“Four Brothers” (1947) Woody Herman with Zoot Sims, Serge Chaloff, Herbie Steward and Stan Getz/ (1971) Billy May with Justin Gordon, Bill Perkins, Don Lodice and Don Raffell

“Four Brothers” Composed and arranged by Jimmy Giuffre. Recorded by Woody Herman and His Orchestra for Columbia on December 27, 1947 in Hollywood. Woody Herman, clarinet, directing: Stan Fishelson or Bernie Glow (Glotzer), first trumpet; [..]

“Limehouse Blues” (1934) Fletcher Henderson with Red Allen, Buster Bailey, Keg Johnson and Ben Webster/ (1935) Benny Goodman with Bunny Berigan, Jack Lacey and Arthur Rollini

“Limehouse Blues” Composed by: Philip Braham (music) and Douglas Furber (lyric)(*); arranged by Benny Carter. Recorded by Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra for Decca on September 11, 1934 in New York. Fletcher Henderson, piano, directing: [..]

“Opus One” (1944) Tommy Dorsey/Sy Oliver with Buddy DeFranco/Glen Gray (1959) with Gus Bivona/Gene Krupa (1945) with Anita O’Day and Don Fagerquist

“Opus One”(*) Composed and arranged by Sy Oliver. Recorded by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra for Victor on November 14, 1944 in Hollywood. Tommy Dorsey, first trombone, directing: George Seaberg, Vito Mangano, Dale Pierce, Roger [..]

“Blue Lou” (1936) Fletcher Henderson with Roy Eldridge and Chu Berry/(1939) Metronome All-Stars with Bunny Berigan, Eddie Miller, Jack Teagarden, Sonny Dunham and Benny Goodman

“Blue Lou” Composed by Edgar Sampson; arranged by Horace Henderson. Recorded by Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra for Vocalion on March 27, 1936 in Chicago. Fletcher Henderson, directing: Joe Thomas, first trumpet; Dick Vance and [..]

“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: [..]