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Title The real Kansas City of the '20s, '30s & '40s [sound recording].

Publication Info. [New York] : Columbia/Legacy : Columbia/Legacy, [1996]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Description 1 compact disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Note Produced for reissue by Michael Brooks ; executive producer, Steve Berkowitz.
Reissue of original recordings, May 1925-Nov. 17, 1941.
Compact disc.
Program notes and performer biographies, written by Frank Driggs, on container insert.
Contents Kater Street rag (Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra) (2:30) -- Boot to boot (Jesse Stone & his Blues Serenaders) (2:58) -- Won't you come over to my house? (Julia Lee, with George E. Lee's Novelty Singing Orchestra) (2:48) -- Paseo Street (strut) (George E. Lee's Novelty Singing Orchestra) (2:40) -- Blue devil blues (Walter Page's Blue Devils) (2:45) -- Prince of wails (Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra) (2:49) -- Queer notions (Fletcher Henderson & his orchestra) (2:49) -- Lotta sax appeal (Andy Kirk & his 12 Clouds of Joy) (2:54) -- Lady be good (Jones-Smith, Inc.) (3:05);
Rockin' and swingin' (Don Albert & his orchestra) (2:38) -- Western (Moten) swing (Carolina Cotton Pickers) (2:29) -- Swinging at the Chat and Chew (Original Yellow Jackets) (2:51) -- Life goes to a party (Harry James & his orchestra) (2:50) -- Cherry red (Pete Johnson & his Boogie Woogie Boys) (2:53) -- Lester leaps in (Count Basie's Kansas City Seven) (3:13) -- T-town blues (Ernie Fields & his orchestra) (2:52) -- Tickle toe (Count Basie & his orchestra) (2:36) -- Baby, look at you (Pete Johnson & his Boogie Woogie Boys) (3:01) -- Little Joe from Chicago (Mary Lou Williams) (2:34);
I left my baby (Count Basie & his orchestra) (3:12) -- My gal Sal (Harlan Leonard & his Rockets) (2:56) -- Swingmatism (Jay McShann & his orchestra) (2:40) -- Harvard blues (Count Basie & his orchestra) (3:18) -- Smooth sailing (Horace Henderson & his orchestra) -- Long gone blues (Billie Holiday & her orchestra) (3:04).
Performer Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra, Jesse Stone & his Blues Serenaders, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Harry James, and many more.
Subject Jazz -- Missouri -- Kansas City.
Popular music -- Missouri -- Kansas City.
Added Author Moten, Bennie, 1894-1935, performer.
Stone, Jesse, performer.
Lee, Julia, 1902-1958, performer.
Lee, George E., performer.
Page, Walter, performer.
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952, performer.
Kirk, Andy, 1898-1992 performer.
Albert, Don, 1908-1980, performer.
James, Harry, 1916-1983, performer.
Johnson, Pete, 1904-1967, performer.
Basie, Count, 1904-1984, performer.
Fields, Ernie, performer.
Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981 performer.
Leonard, Harlan, 1905-1983, performer.
McShann, Jay, performer.
Henderson, Horace, performer.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959, performer.
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra, performer.
Blues Serenaders, performer.
Blue Devils (Musical group), performer.
Twelve Clouds of Joy (Musical group), performer.
Carolina Cotton Pickers Orchestra, performer.
Original Yellow Jackets (Musical group), performer.
Harry James Orchestra, performer.
Kansas City Seven (Count Basie), performer.
Added Title Real Kansas City of the 1920s, 1930s & 1940s
Standard No. 7464648552
Music No. CK 64855 Columbia/Legacy

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