viernes, julio 31, 2009

Los Noé

The Noahs

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El señor y la señora Noé y su pequeña arca

Charlie Parker Quintet
Dexterity (1947)
Dial 1032

Charlie Parker Quintet: Miles Davis (tp) Charlie Parker (as) Duke Jordan (p) Tommy Potter (b) Max Roach (d). New York, October 28, 1947

jueves, julio 30, 2009


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Ramiro Gulbekian, su perro y su caracol / Ramiro Gulbekian, his dog and his snail

Artie Shaw and his Orchestra
I get a kick out of you (1950)
(Cole Porter)
Decca 24869

Artie Shaw and his Orchestra: Don Fagerquist, Don Paladino, Dale Pierce, Victor Ford (tp) Sonny Russo, Porky Cohen, Freddy Zito, Bart Varsalona (tb) Artie Shaw (cl) Herb Steward, Frank Socolow (as) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (ts) Danny Bank (bar) Gil Barrios (p) Jimmy Raney (g) Dick Niveson (b) Irv Kluger (d) Gene Roland (arr) . New York, January 3, 1950

miércoles, julio 29, 2009


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Le Docteur Comandon et son Chien Aspidistra

Oscar Peterson Duo
Squatty roo (1950)
Clef/Mercury 8940

Oscar Peterson Duo: Oscar Peterson (p) Ray Brown (b). New York, August 1950

martes, julio 28, 2009



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Jimmie Rodgers
Jimmie Rodgers Visits The Carter Family (1931)
(Jimmie Rodgers)
Victor 23574

lunes, julio 27, 2009



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Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra
I’m Pop-eye the sailor man (1935)
Columbia FB-1054

Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra: Henry Hall (dir) Burton Gillis (vcl) rest undisclosed. London, 1935

domingo, julio 26, 2009



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Arthur Collins and Byron Harlan
Underneath The Tango Moon (1914)
Edison 2159

sábado, julio 25, 2009



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Erskine Hawkins and his 'Bama State Collegians
Satan does the rhumba (1939)
Bluebird B10456

Erskine Hawkins and his 'Bama State Collegians: Erskine Hawkins, Wilbur Bascomb, Marcellus Green (tp) Sam Lowe (tp,arr) Edward Sims, Robert Range (tb) William Johnson (as) Jimmy Mitchelle (as) Paul Bascomb (ts) Haywood Henry (bar) Avery Parrish (p) Skeeter Best (g) Leemie Stanfield (b) James Morrison (d) Billie Daniels, Merle Turner (vcl). New York, October 2, 1939

viernes, julio 24, 2009

Pescador y Sardina

Fisherman and Sardine

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Benny Carter and his Orchestra
Fish fry (1940)
Vocalion 5458

Benny Carter and his Orchestra: Benny Carter (tp,as) Joe Thomas, Lincoln Mills, Russell Smith, Irving Randolph (tp) James Archey, Vic Dickenson (tb) James Powell, Carl Frye (as) Stanley Payne, Coleman Hawkins (ts) Eddie Heywood (p) Ulysses Livingston (g) Hayes Alvis (b) William Purnell (d) Roy Felton (vcl). New York, January 30, 1940

jueves, julio 23, 2009


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Fats Waller and his Rhythm
Little curly hair in a high chair (1940)
Bluebird B10698

Fats Waller and his Rhythm: Gene Sedric (cl,ts) Fats Waller (vcl,p) John Smith (g) Cedric Wallace (b) Slick Jones (d). New York, April 11, 1940

miércoles, julio 22, 2009

Historia Natural 1: El Ergastolo

Natural History 1: The Ergastolo

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Jimmie Lunceford and his Orchestra
Bugs parade (1940)
Columbia 35547

Jimmie Lunceford and his Orchestra: Gerald Wilson, Paul Webster, Snooky Young (tp) Elmer Crumbley, Russell Bowles (tb) Trummy Young (tb) Willie Smith (cl,as) Dan Grissom (cl,as) Jimmie Lunceford (as) Ted Buckner (as) Joe Thomas (cl,ts) Earl Carruthers (cl,as,bar) Edwin Wilcox (p) Al Norris (g) Moses Allen (b) Jimmy Crawford (d) Billy Moore (arr). New York, January 5, 1940

martes, julio 21, 2009



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Military District of Washington Band
Old soldiers never die
V-DISC 141B2

lunes, julio 20, 2009



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Peerless Quartet
I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier (1914)
Columbia A-1697

Peerless Quartet: no recording details. Info on the vocal quartet click here. Info & lyrics on this remarkable anti-war song song click here.

domingo, julio 19, 2009

La última vez que vi París

The last time I saw Paris

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Kate Smith
The last time I saw Paris (1940)
Columbia 35802

sábado, julio 18, 2009

Italianos del futuro

Italians of the future

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Rosemary Clooney
Mambo italiano (1954)
(Bob Merrill)
Columbia 40361

Rosemary Clooney acc. by undisclosed Orchestra dir. by Paul Weston and male vocal chorus "The Mello Men". Los Angeles, September 23, 1954.

viernes, julio 17, 2009

En la Vía Láctea

In the Milky Way

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La vida en la Vía Láctea / Life in the Milky Way

Teresa Brewer with the Dixieland All Stars
Music, music, music (1949)
London 30023

Teresa Brewer with the Dixieland All Stars: Teresa Brewer (vcl) acc. by Max Kaminsky (tp) Cutty Cutshall (tb) Ernie Caceres (bar) Jack Pleis (p) Danny Perri (g) Eddie Safranski (b) George Wettling (d). New York, c. late 1949

jueves, julio 16, 2009

Próximo Futuro

Near Future

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En un próximo futuro / In a near future

Blue Ribbon Boys
Futuristic jungleism (1931)
Banner 32240

Blue Ribbon Boys: Wardell Jones, Shelton Hemphill, Eddie Anderson (tp) Harry White, Henry Hicks (tb) Crawford Wethington (cl,as,bar) Ted McCord, Castor McCord (cl,ts) Edgar Hayes (p,arr) Benny James (bj) Hayes Alvis (b) Willie Lynch (d) George Morton (vcl). New York, May 12, 1931

miércoles, julio 15, 2009

El Perro de Carpaccio

Carpaccio's Dog

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Don Charles and the Singing Dogs
Oh! Susanna (1955)
RCA Victor 6344

martes, julio 14, 2009

Annuit Coeptis

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Lord Beginner & Invader
Yankee Dollar (1946)
DISC 5008

lunes, julio 13, 2009


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Natalia de Andrade
Pulsar aquí para escuchar / Click to hear

Natalia de Andrade: Más información pulsar aquí / More info click here

domingo, julio 12, 2009



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(Dibujado anoche en la oscuridad) / (Drawn last nite in the dark)

Charlie Parker with strings
Dancing in the dark (1950)
Mercury/Clef 11086

Charlie Parker with strings: Joseph Singer (fhr) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (as) Bernie Leighton (p) Ray Brown (b) Buddy Rich (d) Sam Caplan, Howard A. Kay, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (vln) Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Joe Lippman (arr,cond). New York, July 5, 1950

sábado, julio 11, 2009

Corazón II

Heart II

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Stan Freberg
Heartbreak Hotel (1956)
Capitol 3480

viernes, julio 10, 2009

Sombrero Rojo II

Red hat II

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University Six
That's a good girl (1926)
Harmony 262-H

University Six: Roy Johnston (tp) Abe Lincoln (tb) Bobby Davis (cl,sop,as) Spencer Clark (bassax) Jack Russin (p) Tommy Felline (bj) Herb Weil (d,kazoo). New York, September 22, 1926

jueves, julio 09, 2009

Remando II

Rowing II

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Glenn Miller and his Orchestra
Song of the Volga boatmen (1941)
Bluebird 11029

Glenn Miller and his Orchestra: Dale McMickle, Ray Anthony, Johnny Best (tp) Billy May (tp) Glenn Miller (tb) Paul Tanner, Jimmy Priddy, Frank D'Annolfo (tb) Hal McIntyre, Wilbur Schwartz (cl,as) Ernie Caceres (as,bar) Tex Beneke (ts) Al Klink (ts) Chummy MacGregor (p) Jack Lathrop (g) Herman "Trigger" Alpert (b) Maurice Purtill (d) . New York, January 17, 1941

miércoles, julio 08, 2009



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Leo Reisman & his Orchestra
My Window Of Dreams (1928)
Columbia 1603

martes, julio 07, 2009


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Kay Kyser and his Orchestra
Horses don't bet on people (1945

lunes, julio 06, 2009



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Vaughn Monroe
Black Denim trousers and motorcycle boots (1955)
RCA Victor 6260

domingo, julio 05, 2009



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Billie Holiday and her Orchestra
Ghost of yesterday (1940)
Okeh 5609

Billie Holiday and her Orchestra: Billie Holiday (vcl) Roy Eldridge (tp) Jimmy Powell, Carl Frye (as) Kermit Scott (ts) Sonny White (p) Lawrence Lucie (g) John Williams (b) Harold "Doc" West (d). New York, February 29, 1940

sábado, julio 04, 2009

Dibujante de historietas

Comics artist

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Mickey Mantle and Teresa Brewer
I love Mickey (1956)
Coral 61700

viernes, julio 03, 2009

Ultimo paisaje

Last landscape

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Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra
Far away blues (1947)
Sunrise 2006

Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra: Taft Jordan (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Johnny Hodges (as) A1 Sears (ts) Billy Strayhorn (p) Oscar Pettiford (b) Wilbur DeParis (d). New York, late 1947

jueves, julio 02, 2009



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Woody Herman and his Orchestra
Irresis-table you (1944)
(Don Raye-Gene DePaul)
Decca 18603

Woody Herman and his Orchestra: Robert Guyer, Ray Wetzel, Neal Hefti, Mario Serritello (tp) Alex Esposito, Edward Bennett, Ed Kiefer (tb) Woody Herman (cl,vcl) Ernie Caceres (bar) Charles DiMaggio, Skippy DeSair (as) Budd Johnson, Pete Mondello (ts) Ralph Burns (p) Hy White (g) Chubby Jackson (b) Cliff Leeman (d) Frances Wayne (vcl). New York, March 23, 1944

miércoles, julio 01, 2009


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Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra
Sepia panorama [Night house] (1940)
Victor 26731

Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra: Rex Stewart (cnt) Cootie Williams, Wallace Jones (tp) Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence Brown (tb) Barney Bigard (cl,ts) Johnny Hodges (as,sop) Otto Hardwick (as, bassax) Ben Webster (ts) Harry Carney (bar,as,cl) Duke Ellington (p) Fred Guy (g) Jimmy Blanton, Billy Taylor (b) Sonny Greer (d). New York, July 24, 1940