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Thanks for listening and commenting. Many of the older recordings are available on many reissues; I have pictured the albums from which I got the tracks. Here's the first half:

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1. Kenny Clarke and his 52nd Street Boys: Royal Roost (recorded for the French Swing label; from The Bebop Revolution on RCA)
Fats Navarro, Kenny Dorham (tp) Sonny Stitt (as) Ray Abrams (ts) Eddie De Verteuil (bar) Bud Powell (p) John Collins (g) Al Hall (b) Kenny Clarke (d); September 5, 1946, NYC

Dorham plays the first trumpet solo.

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2. Dave Brubeck: - You'll Never Know (from Indian Summer, Telarc). March 8/9, 2007, NYC

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3. Bradford/Gjerstad Quartet: and me, me and you (from Silver Cornet, Nessa)
Bobby Bradford (cnt) Frode Gjerstad (as) Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (b) Frank Rosaly (d); March 30, 2014, Baltimore, MD

The unusual title is the result of the three track titles forming a little poem:
    Silver Cornet tells   
    a story about you        
    and me, me and you        

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4. New Orleans Feetwarmers: I've Found a New Baby (from Sidney Bechet: The Victor Sessions Master Takes 1932-43, RCA)
Tommy Ladnier (tp) Teddy Nixon (tb) Sidney Bechet (sop-1,cl-2) Hank Duncan (p) Ernest Wilson Myers (b,vcl) Morris Morand (d) September 15, 1932, NYC


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5. Yusef Lateef: Koko's Tune (from Into Something, Prestige/New Jazz)
Yusef Lateef (ts) Herman Wright (b) Elvin Jones (d);December 29, 1961, Van Gelder Studios
 

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6. Anthony Braxton: Composition 138A (Ballade) (from 19 [Solo] Compositions, 1988, New Albion); April 8, 1988, Cambridge, Mass.

 

 

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Dammit, I have the Bradford/Gjerstad. Haven't had it long enough or listened to it enough to have it internalized, though.

Damn good record, thanks for including it here!

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The second half:

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7. Metronome All Stars: "One O'Clock Jump" (from The Metronome All-Star Bands (RCA)
Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Cootie Williams (tp) Tommy Dorsey, J.C. Higginbotham (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) Toots Mondello, Benny Carter (as) Coleman Hawkins, Tex Beneke (ts) Count Basie (p) Charlie Christian (g) Artie Bernstein (b) Buddy Rich (d); January 16, 1941, NYC

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8. The Allman Brothers Band with Roy Haynes: "Afro Blue" (from Jones Beach Theather, Wantagh, NY 6/27/06, ABB Instant Live)

Gregg Allman (org) Derek Trucks, Warren Hayes (g) Oteil Burbridge (b) Marc Quinones (perc) Roy Haynes (d); June 27, 2006, Wantagh, NY

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9. Teddy Bunn: Jackson's Nook (Selective 78)
Pony Poindexter (as) Jerome Parsons (p) Teddy Bunn (g,vcl) Curtis Counce (b) Bryan Allen (d); 1949, LA
 

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10. Dixieland Jug Blowers with Johnny Dodds: Memphis Shake (from Johnny Dodds: Blue Clarinet Stomp, RCA)
Johnny Dodds (cl) Lockwood Lewis (as,vcl) Clifford Hayes (vln) Cal Smith, Freddy Smith, Curtis Hayes (bj) Henry Clifford (jug) Earl McDonald (jug); December 11, 1926, Chicago
 

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11. Eddie Costa - What's To Ya (from House of Blue Lights, Dot)
Eddie Costa (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Paul Motian (d); January 29 & February 2, 1959, NYC

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12. Sonny Boy Williamson - I See a Man Downstairs (aka "One Way Out") (from Don't Send No Flowers, Charly)
Sonny Boy Williamson (vcl,hca) [aka Rice Miller (vcl,hca) ] acc by Joe Harriott (as) Alan Skidmore (ts) Brian Auger (org) Jimmy Page (g) Ricky Brown (b) Micky Waller (d); April, 1965, London

 

 

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So Motian on the Eddie Costa track...I'll have to listen to this yet again.  

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This is a thoroughly enjoyable BFT. Thanks for putting it together for us, Jeff.

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