Session #3 1940-1950

Playlist par DJ Mitch (Michel Caillat)

Quelques jalons indispensables

1. Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra, Conga Brava
(Tizol-Ellington) Chicago, March 15, 1940. Victor
2. Django Reinhardt & Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France, Nuages
(Reinhardt) Paris, December 13, 1940. Swing
3. Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, Solo Flight
(Christian-Goodman-Mundy) New York, March 4, 1941. Columbia
4. Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra, Chocolate Shake
(Ellington-Webster) Hollywood, June 26, 1941. Victor
5. Jay McShann And His Orchestra, The Jumpin’ Blues
(Parker-McShann / Charlie Parker) New York, July 2, 1942. Decca
6. Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra, Johnny Come Lately
(Strayhorn) Hollywood, June 26, 1942. Victor
7. Oscar Aleman Y Su Quinteto De Swing, Bésame Mucho
(Consuelo Velázquez) Buenos Aires, September 7, 1943. Odeon
8. Coleman Hawkins & His Orchestra, Yesterdays
(Kern) New York, February 16, 1944. Apollo
9. Lester Young and Rhythm Section, I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
(Young-Washington-Crosby) New York, May 1, 1944. Savoy
10. Billy Eckstine & His Orchestra, Blowing The Blues Away
(Eckstine-Valentine; a: Valentine) New York, December 5, 1944. De Luxe
11. Billie Holiday With Bob Haggart And His Orchestra, Don’t Explain
(Holiday-Herzog) New York, August 14, 1945. Decca
12. Charlie Parker’s Ri Bop Boys, Ko Ko
(Chas Parker) New York, November 26, 1945. Savoy
13. Dizzy Gillespie Sextet, Oop Bop Sh’ Bam
(Brown-Fuller-Gillespie) New York, May 15, 1946. Musicraft
14. Thelonious Monk Sextet, Thelonious
(Monk) New York, October 15, 1947. Blue Note
15. Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra, Manteca
(Gillespie-Fuller-Pozo) New York, December 30, 1947. Victor
16. Charlie Parker All-Stars, Parker’s Mood
(Parker) New York, September 18, 1948. Savoy
17. Bud Powell’s Modernists, 52nd Street Theme
(Monk) New York, August 8, 1949. Blue Note

Spirituals et Gospels

18. Bozie Sturdivant And The Congregation of Silent Grove Baptist Church Congration, (When I’ve Done The Best I Can) I Want My Crown
(Strurdivant) Clarksdale, Miss., August 1942. Library of Congress
19. Reverend Kelsey And His Congregation, Little Boy
Washington, c. October 1948. MGM
20. Elder Charles Beck And His Religion In Rhythm, You’ve Got To Move
Unknown location, c. December 1948. Gotham
21 The Soul Stirrers, Does Jesus Care
Chicago, December 21, 1948. Aladdin

Le côté rock

22. Robert Petway, Catfish Blues
(Petway) Chicago, March 28, 1941. Bluebird
23. Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five, Choo Choo Ch’Boogie
(Horton-Darling-Gabler) New York, January 23, 1946. Decca
24. Joe Turner With Bill Moore’s Lucky Seven Band, My Gal Is A Jockey
(Joe Turner) Los Angeles, January 23, 1946. National
25. Amos Milburn, Down The Road Apiece
(D. Raye) Los Angeles, September 12, 1946. Aladdin
26. Delta John (John Lee Hooker), Goin’ Mad Blues
(Hooker) Detroit, c. November 1948. Regent
27. Jimmy Preston And His Prestonians, Rock The Joint
(Harry Crafton-Don Keene-Doc Bagby) Philadelphia, c. May 1949. Gotham
28. Jimmy McCracklin And His Blues Blasters, Just Won’t Let Her Go
(McCracklin-Taub) Oakland, October 10, 1949. Modern