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Volume 1
COTTON CLUB STOMP

(CD NAXOS / 8 120509)

1927 to 1931



Cotton club stomp / Mood indigo / Rockin' in rhythm / Misty mornin' / The mooche / Ring dem bells / Three little words / Double check stomp / The blues with a feeling / Jubilee stomp / Creole love call / Harlem river quiver (Brown berries) / Black beauty / Hot feet / Saratoga swing / Shoot 'em Aunt Tillie / Black and tan fantasy / It's a glory.

Volume 2
IT DON'T MEAN A THING - CLASSIC RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120526)

1930 to 1934

Sing, you sinners / St. James infirmary / It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing / St. Louis blues (take 1) / St. Louis Blues (take 2) / Creole love call / Lazy Rhapsody / Blue ramble / Stormy weather / Light'nin' / Sophisticated lady / Harlem speaks / Hyde park / I've got the world on a string / Solitude / Creole rhapsody (parts 1 and 2).

Volume 3
REMINISCING IN TEMPO - CLASSIC RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120589)

1932 to 1935

Merry-go round / Slippery horn / Dallas doings / Rude interlude / Dear old Stouthland / Daybreak express / Delta serenade / Stompy Jones / Ebony rhapsody / My old flame / Moonglow / Indigo echoes / Tough truckin’ / Truckin’ / In a sentimental mood / Reminiscing in tempo / Showboat shuffle.

Volume 4
ECHOES OF HARLEM - CLASSIC RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120682)

1936 to 1938



Clarinet lament (Barney’s concerto) / Echoes of Harlem (Cootie’s concerto) / I don’t know why I love you so / Kissin’ my baby good-night / Yearning for love (Lawrence’s concerto) / Trumpet in spades (Rex’s concerto) / It was a sad night in Harlem / Exposition swing / Mood indigo – Solitude / Sophisticated lady – In a sentimental mood / The new Birmingham breakdown / Scattin’ at the Kit Kat / I’ve got to be a rug cutter / The new East St. Louis toodle-o / Caravan / All god’s chilum got rhythm / Prologue to Black and tan fantasy / The new Black and tan fantasy / Diminuendo in blue / Crescendo in blue.

Volume 5
BRAGGIN' IN BRASS - CLASSIC RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120706)

1939



Stepping into swing society / The gal from Joe’s / I let a song go out of my heart / Braggin’ in brass / Dinah’s in a jam / You gave me gate (and I’m swingin’) / Pyramid / When my sugar walks down the street / A gypsy without a song / Watermelon man / Please forgive me / Lambeth walk / Prelude to a kiss / Buffet flat / T.T. on toast / Blue light (Transblucency) / Old King Dooji / Boys meets horn / Mighty like the blues / Slap happy.

Volume 6
TOOTIN' THROUGH THE ROOF - CLASSIC RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120729)

1939 - 1940



Doin’ the voom voom / Serenade to Sweden / Portrait of the Lion / Lady in blue / Solid, old man / In a mizz / I’m checkin’ out, go’om bye / A lonely buoyancy / The sergeant was shy / I never felt this way before / Grievin’ / Weely (A portrait of Billy Strayhorn) / Tootin’ through the roof / Blues / Plucked again / Solitude / Stormy weather / Mood indigo / Sophisticated lady.

Volume 7
COTTON TAIL - CLASSIC RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120738)

1940

Jack the bear / Morning glory / Ko-ko / Concerto for Cootie (Do nothing till you hear from me) / Me and you / Cotton tail / Never no lament (Don’t get around much anymore / Dusk / Bojangles / A portrait of Bert Williams / Harlem air shaft / Sepia panorama / In a mellotone / Five o’clock whistle / Warm valey / Chlo-e / Across the track blues / The sidewalk of New York / Flamingo / Rumpus in Richmond.

Volume 8
JUMP FOR JOY - CLASSIC RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120743)

1941 to 1942

Take the A train / Jumpin’ punkins / Blue Serge / John Hardy’s wife / Dear old Southland / Solitude / Just settin’ and a-rockin’ / Chocolate shake / I got it bad and that ain’t good / The brown-skin gal (In the Calico gown) / Jump for jive / Chelsea bridge / Perdido / Moon mist / C jam blues / What am I here for ? / Johnny came lately / A slip of the up / Sentimental lady (I didn’t know about you) / Main stem.

Volume 9
BLACK BROWN & BEIGE - ORIGINAL RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120809)

1943 to 1945



Rockin' in rhythm / Boy meets horn / Hop, skip and jump / Do nothing till you hear from me / Blue skies / Mood indigo / Three cent stomp / Caravan / It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) / Creole love call / Rose room / Work song / Come sunday / The blues / West indian dance / Emancipation Celebration / Sugar hill penthouse / Carnegie blues.

Volume 10
AIR CONDITIONED JUNGLE - ORIGINAL RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120810)

1945

Midriff / I don't know about you / I'm beginning to see the light / Mood to be wooed / Blue cellophane / Hit me with a hot note and watch me bounce / Subtle slough / Frantic fantasy (Prairie fantasy) / The air-conditioned jungle / Tonight i shall sleep / The minor goes muggin' / I ain't got nothing but the blues / Downbeat shuffle / (Otto, make that) Riff staccato / The kissing bug / Passion flower / Everything but you / Hollywood hangover.

Volume 11
TIME'S A-WASTIN' - ORIGINAL RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120811)

1945 - 1946



Balcony serenade / Dancers in love / Coloratura / Tonk / Drawing room blues / Rockabye river / Suddenly it jumped / Transblucency / Just squeeze me (But please don' t tease me) / A gathering in a clearing / Pretty woman / Memphis blues / St. Louis blues / Beale street blues / Royal garden blues / My honey's lovin’ arms / Swamp fire / Royal garden blues / My honey's lovin’ arms / Swamp fire.

Volume 12
BLUE ABANDON - RADIO TRANSCRIPTIONS & CONCERT RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120812)

1946



Crosstown / Magenta haze / The eighth veil / Blue abandon / Sono / Tip toe topic / Hey, baby / Fickle fling / The unbooted character / The suburbanite / Moon mist / Double roof / A flower is a lonesome thing / The mooche / Deep South suite : Introduction by Leonard Feather - Magniolas dripping with molasses - Hearsay or Orson Welles - Nobody was lookin' - Happy-go-lucky local.

Volume 13
JAM-A-DITTY - ORIGINAL RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120813)

1946 - 1947



Diminuendo in blue / Magenta haze / Blue skies / Happy-go-lucky local / The beautiful indians part 1 : Hiawatha / The beautiful indians part 2 : Minnehaha / Flippant flurry / Golden feather / Tulip or turnip / Overture to a jam session / It shouldn’t happen to a dream / Jam-a-ditty / Who struck John ? / How high the moon / Frustration / Blue Lou / Far away blues / Park at 106th.

Volume 14
LOVE YOU MADLY - ORIGINAL RECORDINGS

(CD NAXOS / 8 120814)

1947 to 1953



Sultry serenade / Hy’a sue / Golden cress / Don’t get around much anymore / Progressive gavotte / Love you madly / Build that railroad (Sing that song) / Fancy dan / V.I.P.’s boogie / Monologue (Pretty and the wolf) / Jam with Sam / Deep night / Please be kind / Smada / Take the ‘A’ train / Rock-skippin’ at the Blue Note / Satin doll / Skin deep.