“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: [..]

“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 [..]

Happy New Year! “In the Mood” (1941) Glenn Miller with Tex Beneke, Al Klink and Billy May/”What Is This Thing Called Love?” (1942) Tommy Dorsey with Connie Haines, Ziggy Elman and Buddy Rich

“In the Mood” Composed by Joe Garland; arranged by Glenn Miller, with input from Eddie Durham and Chummy MacGregor. Recorded live in performance from a CBS Chesterfield radio show by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra [..]