Various - Jazz Volume 4: Jazz Singers
  • Singer: Various
  • Title: Jazz Volume 4: Jazz Singers
  • Size MP3 ver: 1352 mb
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  • Genre: Jazz
  • Rating: 4.4 of 5
  • Label: Folkways Records ‎– FJ 2804
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
    Country: US
    Date of released: 1958
    Category: Jazz
    Style: Big Band
Various - Jazz Volume 4: Jazz Singers

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A1 Louis Armstrong All Of Me
Alto Saxophone – George James , Lester BooneBanjo – Mike McKendrickBass – John LindsayDrums – Tubby HallOrchestra – Louis Armstrong Orchestra*Piano – Charlie AlexanderTenor Saxophone – Albert Washington Trombone – Preston JacksonTrumpet – Louis Armstrong, Zilmer Randolph*
A2 Baby Cox The Mooche
Alto Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBanjo – Fred GuyBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Wellman BraudClarinet – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerGuitar – Lonnie Johnson Orchestra – Duke Ellington Orchestra*Piano – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe NantonTrumpet – Arthur Whetsel*, Bubber Miley
A3 George Thomas Baby Won't You Please Come Home?
Band – McKinney's Cotton PickersBanjo – Dave WilbornBass – Billy Taylor*Drums – Cuba AustinPiano – James P. Johnson*Saxophone – Don Redman, George Thomas, Prince RobinsonTrombone – Edward Cuffee*Trumpet – John Nesbitt, Langston Curl
A4 Jelly Roll Morton Doctor Jazz
Band – Jelly Roll Morton And His Red Hot Peppers*Bass – John LindsayClarinet – Omer SimeonCornet – George Mitchell Drums – Andrew Hillaire*Guitar – John St. Cyr*Piano – Jelly Roll MortonTrombone – Kid Ory
A5 Cab Calloway Margie
Bass – Al MorganDrums – Le Roy Maxey*Guitar – Morris WhiteOrchestra – Cab Calloway's Orchestra*Piano – Bennie PayneSaxophone – Andrew Brown , Arville Harris, Eddie Barefield, Walter ThomasTrombone – De Priest Wheeler*, Harry Wright*Trumpet – Doc Cheatham, Edwin Swayzee, Lammar Wright
A6 Bing Crosby Louisiana
Accordion – Mario PerryBanjo – Mike PingitoreBaritone Saxophone – Min LeibrookBass – Steve Brown Orchestra – Paul Whiteman Orchestra*Piano – Lennie Hayton, Roy BargySaxophone – Charles Strickfadden*, Chester Hazlitt*, Frankie Trumbauer, Hal MacLean , Izzy Friedman, Jack Mayhew, Nye Mayhew, Rube CrozierTrombone – Bruce Cullen*, Jack Fulton, Tommy Dorsey, Willy Hall*Trumpet – Bix Beiderbecke, Bob Mayhew, Charlie Margulies*, Henry BusseTuba – Mike Trifficante*Violin – Gaylord*, Bowman*, Dieterle*, Malneck*, Russell*
A7 Ivy Anderson* It Don't Mean A Thing
Alto Saxophone – Johnny HodgesBanjo – Fred GuyBaritone Saxophone – Harry CarneyBass – Wellman BraudClarinet – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerOrchestra – Duke Ellington Orchestra*Piano – Duke EllingtonTrombone – Joe Nanton, Lawrence BrownTrumpet – Arthur Whetsel*, Cootie Williams, Freddy Jenkins
A8 Ella Fitzgerald Organ Grinder's Swing
Band – Her Savoy Eight*Bass – Beverly PeerClarinet, Baritone Saxophone – Pete Clark Drums – Chick WebbGuitar – John TrueheartPiano – Tommy FulfordTenor Saxophone – Teddy McRaeTrombone – Sandy WilliamsTrumpet – Taft Jordan
A9 Jimmy Rushing Don't You Miss Your Baby?
Alto Saxophone – Earl Warren*, Jack WashingtonBass – Walter PageDrums – Joe Jones*Guitar – Freddy Green*Orchestra – Count Basie OrchestraPiano – Count BasieTenor Saxophone – Hershal Evans*, Lester YoungTrombone – Benny Morton, Dan Minor, Eddie DurhamTrumpet – Buck Clayton, Edward Lewis*, Harry Edison
A10 Helen O'Connell Keep A Knockin'
Alto Saxophone – Charles Frazier, Milton Yaner*, Sam RubinowitchBass – Jack RyanDrums – Buddy Schultz*Orchestra – Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra*Piano, Arranged By – Joe Lippmann*Tenor Saxophone – Herbie HaymerTrombone – Bobby Byrne, Don Matteson, Sonny LeeTrumpet – Ralph Muzzillo*, Shorty Cherock*, Sy Baker
A11 Leo Watson Jingle Bells
Bass – Vivien GarryDrums – Harold West*Ensemble – Vic Dickenson Quintet*Guitar – Arvin GarrisonPiano – J. Lipschitz*Trombone – Vic Dickenson
A12 Dizzy Gillespie, Ken Hagood*, Ensemble* Oopapada
Alto Saxophone – Howard Johnson , John Brown Baritone Saxophone – Cecil PayneBass – Al McKibbonDrums – Kenny ClarkeDrums [Congo Drums] – Chano PozoOrchestra – Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra*Piano – John Lewis Tenor Saxophone – George Nicholas , James Moody, Joe GaylesTrombone – Ted Kelly, William ShepherdTrumpet – Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Elmon Wright, Matthew McKay
A13 Billie Holiday Sugar
Alto Saxophone – Benny CarterBass – Milton Hinton*Clarinet – Ernie PowellDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Danny BarkerOrchestra – Teddy Wilson Orchestra*Piano – Teddy WilsonTrumpet – Roy Eldridge
A14 Fats Waller, Una Mae Carlisle I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Alto Saxophone, Clarinet – Gene SedricBand – Fats Waller And His Rhythm*Bass – Cedric WallaceDrums – Slick JonesGuitar – John Smith Piano – Fats WallerTrumpet – John Hamilton
B1 Bessie Smith A Good Man Is Hard To Find
Guitar – Lincoln Conway*Piano – Porter Grainger
B2 Dallas Jug Band* You Gotta Have That Thing
Wood Block, Washboard, Cowbell, Kazoo, Jug, Whistle, Performer [String Instrument] – Unknown Artist
B3 Ma Rainey Traveling Blues
Band – Her Tub Jug Washboard Band*
B4 Cripple Clarence Lofton Strut That Thing
Drum – Unknown ArtistPiano – Unknown Artist
B5 Bertha Chippe Hill* Trouble In Mind
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Richard M. Jones
B6 Champion Jack Dupree Jitterbug
Guitar – Brownie McGheeHarmonica – Sonny TerryRecorded By – M. Asch*
B7 Sonny Terry Fox Chase
Harmonica – Sonny TerryWashboard – "Oh" Red*


  • Compiled By [Edited By], Liner Notes – Frederic Ramsey, Jr.*
  • Design [Cover] – Ronald Clyne


The tracks on side one are not the complete tracks, just snippets of varying length.

Library of Congress Catalogue Card No. RA 58-79
© 1958 Folkways Records and Services Corp. 43 W. 61st St., N.Y.C., U.S.A.

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Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FP 59 Various Jazz Volume 4: Jazz Singers ‎(LP, Comp) Folkways Records FP 59 US 1951
FJ 2804 Various Jazz Volume 4: Jazz Singers ‎(LP, Comp) Folkways Records FJ 2804 US 1958


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