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Louis Armstrong Collection Vol. 1 1923-32 (2CD)

Louis Armstrong Collection Vol. 1 1923-32 (2CD)

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Louis Armstrong was without question one of the most important artists in the development of jazz his technical skill, his powerful presence and his improvisational genius was such that his peers rapidly recognised him as a model, and his work helped shape the way the language of jazz evolved over the years. From quite early in his career, from the late 30s onwards, he became an entertainer who transcended the genres, appearing in many films, and acquiring a role and relevance outside pure jazz, although his influence continued to pervade the way the music was performed, especially during the New Orleans revival of the 50s and 60s.

This collection, however, focuses on that first key decade, when he helped shift the emphasis from collective improvisation to virtuoso solo performance simply through the power and quality of his contribution to the ensembles he played with and led. It includes some of his first recordings as part of the hugely important King Oliver Creole Jazz Band along with selected recordings with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra and Clarence Williams Blue Five, before drawing most particularly on his landmark recordings with his Hot Five and Hot Seven, which are such an important element of the entire jazz canon. The final section of the collection comprises recordings with his orchestra during the early 30s as he developed his technique further and established his role as a singer and entertainer as much as virtuoso trumpeter and cornettist. Its a great value 48-track 2-CD set at budget price, which provides an insight into a vital formative decade of jazz.
 
 
Track Title Artist
1 Just Gone King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
2 Chimes Blues King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
3 Froggie Moore King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
4 Buddy's Habit King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
5 Chattanooga Stomp King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
6 Working Man Blues King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
7 Go 'Long Mule Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra
8 Tell Me Dreamy Eyes Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra
9 Texas Moaner Blues Clarence Williams' Blue Five
10 Copenhagen Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra
11 Cake Walkin' Babies From Home Clarence Williams' Blue Five
12 St Louis Blues Bessie Smith
13 Cold In Hand Blues Bessie Smith
14 I Miss My Swiss Louis Armstong
15 Livin' High Sometimes Clarence Williams' Blue Five
16 Coal Cart Blues Clarence Williams' Blue Five
17 You Can't Shush Katie Clarence Williams' Blue Five
18 Heebie Jeebies Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
19 Cornet Chop Suey Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
20 Muskrat Ramble Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
21 Don't Forget To Mess Around Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
22 Lonesome Blues Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
23 Skid-Dat-De-Dat Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
24 Willie The Weeper Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 Wild Man Blues Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven
2 Potato Head Blues Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven
3 Melancholy Blues Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven
4 12th Street Rag Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven
5 Struttin' With Some Barbecue Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
6 Hotter Than That Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
7 Savoy Blues Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
8 West End Blues Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
9 Basin Street Blues Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five
10 Weather Bird Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines
11 Muggles Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
12 St. James Infirmary Louis Armstrong And His Savoy Ballroom Five
13 Tight Like This Louis Armstrong And His Savoy Ballroom Five
14 Knockin' A Jug Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
15 Mahogany Hall Stomp Louis Armstrong And His Savoy Ballroom Five
16 Ain't Misbehavin' Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
17 (What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
18 Tiger Rag Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
19 Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' On The Corner) Jimmie Rodgers acc. by Louis Armstrong
20 I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra
21 Body And Soul Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra
22 Sweethearts On Parade Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra
23 Star Dust Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
24 All of Me Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra
  • EAN:
    824046204921
  • Discs:
    2
  • Release:
    February 2015
  • Artist:
    Louis Armstrong
  • Product Code:
    FADCD2049
  • Weight:
    0.12kg