Music CD Ken Burns Jazz: Story of American Music Box (CD)  

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The Ken Burns Jazz: Story of American Music Box is a 5-CD box set released in conjunction with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' 10-part 2000 PBS special. Columbia/Legacy and Verve teamed up to issue t... Read More

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The Ken Burns Jazz: Story of American Music Box is a 5-CD box set released in conjunction with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' 10-part 2000 PBS special. Columbia/Legacy and Verve teamed up to issue these 94 selections from the history of 20th century jazz between 1917 and the mid-'90s.

Features performances from many of the music's giants: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and up to Wynton Marsalis and Cassandra Wilson.

Features
  • Disc 1
  • 1.Stardust - 3:35 (Armstrong, Louis)
  • 2.Soon One Mornin' (Death Come A-Creepin' in My Room) - 3:13 (McDowell,
  • Mississippi Fred)
  • 3.Memphis Blues - 2:38 (Europe, Jim Europe Infantry Band)
  • 4.Livery Stable Blues - 3:07 (Original Dixieland Jazz Band)
  • 5.Charleston (South Carolina) - 1:49 (Johnson, James [01] P.)
  • 6.Chimes Blues - 2:51 (King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band)
  • 7.Backwater Blues - 3:18 (Smith, Bessie)
  • 8.The Earls - 2:50 (Morton, Jelly Roll)
  • 9.Dead Man Blues - 3:15 (Morton, Jelly Roll & His Red Hot Peppers)
  • 10.Wild Cat Blues - 3:01 (Williams, Clarence Blue Five)
  • 11.Cake Walking Babies from Home - 2:56 (Williams, Clarence Blue Five)
  • 12.Sugar Foot Stomp - 2:50 (Henderson, Fletcher)
  • 13.Heebie Jeebies - 2:53 (Armstrong, Louis & His Hot Five)
  • 14.Potato Head Blues - 2:56 (Armstrong, Louis & His Hot Seven)
  • 15.West End Blues - 3:19 (Armstrong, Louis & His Hot Five)
  • 16.The Mooche - 3:14 (Ellington, Duke)
  • 17.East St. Louis Toodle-Oo - 2:53 (His Washingtonlans / Ellington, Duke)
  • 18.Black Beauty - 3:02 (Ellington, Duke)
  • 19.Mood Indigo - 3:09 (Jungle Band)
  • 20.There Ain't No Sweet Man (Worth the Salt of My Tears) - 3:30
  • (Whiteman, Paul)
  • 21.Singin' the Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home) - 3:01 (Trumbauer, Frankie)
  • 22.Riverboat Shuffle - 3:09 (Trumbauer, Frankie)
  • 23.Hotter Than 'Ell - 2:56 (Henderson, Fletcher)
  • 24.I Got Rhythm - 3:04 (Waters, Ethel)
  • Disc 2
  • 1.It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - 3:11 (Ellington,
  • Duke)
  • 2.Echoes of Harlem - 3:02 (Ellington, Duke)
  • 3.Moten Swing - 3:25 (Moten, Bennie & the Kansas City Orchestra)
  • 4.St. Louis Blues - 3:03 (Armstrong, Louis)
  • 5.Ain't Misbehavin' - 3:14 (Armstrong, Louis)
  • 6.For Dancers Only - 2:40 (Lunceford, Jimmie)
  • 7.King Porter Stomp - 3:17 (Goodman, Benny)
  • 8.Rose Room - 2:39 (Goodman, Benny Group)
  • 9.Sing, Sing, Sing - 2:59 (Goodman, Benny)
  • 10.Jumpin' at the Woodside - 3:14 (Basie, Count)
  • 11.Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today) - 2:56 (Basie, Count)
  • 12.Lester Leaps In - 2:27 (Basie, Count / Kansas City 5, 6 & 7)
  • 13.Oh, Lady Be Good - 2:43 (Jones-Smith, Inc.)
  • 14.Without Your Love - 3:11 (Holiday, Billie)
  • 15.Strange Fruit - 2:49 (Holiday, Billie)
  • 16.God Bless the Child - 8:40 (Heywood, Eddie / Holiday, Billie)
  • 17.Three Little Words - 3:10 (Tatum, Art)
  • 18.Rebecca - 2:59 (Turner, Big Joe [50s] / Johnson, Pete)
  • 19.Harlem Congo - 3:15 (Webb, Chick)
  • 20.A-Tisket, A-Tasket - 3:08 (Webb, Chick)
  • 21.Shine - 2:54 (Reinhardt, Django / Quartet Du Hot Club De France)
  • 22.Dear Old Southland - 2:34 (Sissle, Noble)
  • Disc 3
  • 1.Body and Soul - 3:04 (Hawkins, Coleman)
  • 2.Cotton Tail - 3:14 (Ellington, Duke)
  • 3.Take the "A" Train - 2:57 (Ellington, Duke)
  • 4.Begin the Beguine - 3:16 (Shaw, Artie)
  • 5.In the Mood - 3:36 (Miller, Glenn [1])
  • 6.Well, Git It! - 3:03 (Dorsey, Tommy [1])
  • 7.Solitude - 3:16 (Heywood, Eddie / Holiday, Billie)
  • 8.Drum Boogie - 3:09 (Krupa, Gene)
  • 9.Salt Peanuts - 3:15 (Gillespie, Dizzy)
  • 10.Groovin' High - 2:42 (Gillespie, Dizzy Sextet)
  • 11.Koko - 2:56 (Charlie Parker's Reboppers)
  • 12.Scrapple from the Apple - 3:00 (Parker, Charlie Quintet)
  • 13.Embraceable You - 3:46 (Parker, Charlie Quintet)
  • 14.Get Happy - 2:53 (Powell, Bud Trio)
  • 15.Epistrophy - 3:08 (Monk, Thelonious)
  • 16.Straight, No Chaser - 2:57 (Monk, Thelonious)
  • 17.Manteca - 3:09 (Gillespie, Dizzy)
  • 18.Moon Dreams - 3:20 (Davis, Miles Nonet)
  • 19.Just Friends - 3:33 (Parker, Charlie)
  • 20.Rockin' Chair - 3:07 (Armstrong, Louis)
  • 21.They Can't Take That Away from Me - 2:43 (Vaughan, Sarah)
  • 22.Walking Shoes - 3:12 (Baker, Chet / Mulligan, Gerry)
  • 23.Fine and Mellow - 8:01 (Holiday, Billie)
  • Disc 4
  • 1.Doodlin' - 6:46 (Silver, Horace / Blakey, Art & the Jazz Messengers)
  • 2.I Get a Kick Out of You - 7:42 (Brown, Clifford [Jazz] / Roach, Max)
  • 3.St. Thomas - 6:44 (Rollins, Sonny)
  • 4.Django - 7:05 (Modern Jazz Quartet)
  • 5.Take Five - 5:25 (Brubeck, Dave Quartet)
  • 6.So What - 9:23 (Davis, Miles Sextet)
  • 7.Giant Steps - 4:46 (Coltrane, John Quartet)
  • 8.Rick Kick Shaw - 6:06 (Taylor, Cecil Trio)
  • 9.Chronology - 6:07 (Coleman, Ornette)
  • 10.Original Faubus Fables - 9:15 (Mingus, Charles)
  • 11.Acknowledgement {From a Love Supreme} - 7:47 (Coltrane, John Quartet)
  • Disc 5
  • 1.Hello, Dolly! - 2:24 (Armstrong, Louis)
  • 2.Desafinado - 5:50 (Byrd, Charlie / Getz, Stan [1])
  • 3.In a Sentimental Mood - 4:16 (Coltrane, John / Ellington, Duke)
  • 4.Tourist Point of View - 5:08 (Ellington, Duke)
  • 5.E.S.P. - 5:29 (Davis, Miles Quintet)
  • 6.Spanish Key [Single Version] - 2:51 (Davis, Miles)
  • 7.Birdland - 5:58
  • 8.Mister Magic - 9:01 (Washington, Grover Jr.)
  • 9.Rockit - 3:56 (Hancock, Herbie)
  • 10.Un Ange en Danger - 3:50 (Carter, Ron / MC Solaar)
  • 11.Tanya - 7:26 (Gordon, Dexter)
  • 12.Soon All Will Know - 3:36 (Marsalis, Wynton)
  • 13.Death Letter - 4:14 (Wilson, Cassandra)
  • 14.Armstrong, Louis - 5:34 (Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra)
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