“Jack the Bear” (1940) Duke Ellington with Jimmie Blanton, Barney Bigard, Cootie Williams, Harry Carney and Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton / (1959) Glen Gray with Mike Rubin, Gus Bivona, Shorty Sherock, Chuck Gentry and Si Zentner

“Jack the Bear” Composed and arranged by Duke Ellington. Recorded by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra for Victor on March 6, 1940 in Chicago. Duke Ellington, piano, directing: Wallace Jones, first trumpet; Cootie Williams, trumpet; [..]

“South Rampart Street Parade” (1937) Bob Crosby, Ray Bauduc, Bob Haggart, Yank Lawson, Eddie Miller / (1959) Glen Gray with Conrad Gozzo, Gus Bivona, Shorty Sherock and Nick Fatool

“South Rampart Street Parade” Composed by Ray Bauduc and Bob Haggart; arranged by Bob Haggart. Recorded by Bob Crosby and His Orchestra for Decca on November 16, 1937 in Los Angeles. Bob Haggart, bass, directing: [..]