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“For Dancers Only” (1937) Jimmie Lunceford/Sy Oliver; “Christopher Columbus” (1936) Fletcher Henderson

“For Dancers Only” Composed and arranged by Sy Oliver. Recorded by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra on June 15, 1937 for Decca in New York. Jimmie Lunceford, directing: Eddie Tompkins, Paul Webster, Sy Oliver, trumpets; Elmer Crumbley, Russell Bowles, Eddie Durham, trombones; Willie Smith and Dan Grissom, alto saxophones; Joe Thomas and Ed Brown, tenor […]

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“Boo-Wah Boo-Wah” Cab Calloway (1940), with Chu Berry and Dizzy Gillespie

  “Boo-Wah Boo-Wah” Composed by Larry Clinton; arranged by Buster Harding Recorded by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra for OKeh Records on August 5, 1940 in New York City. Cab Calloway, vocal, directing: Mario Bauza, first trumpet; Lammar Wright, John B. “Dizzy” Gillespie, trumpets;Tyree Glenn, Quentin “Butter” Jackson, Frederic H. “Keg” Johnson, trombones; Hilton Jefferson, […]

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