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The Essential Louis Armstrong

Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins (clarinet), Buster Bailey (clarinet), Buster Bailey (alto saxophone), Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone), Elmer Chambers (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (cornet), Charlie Green (trombone), Joe Smith (trumpet), Fletcher Henderson (piano), Charlie Dixon...

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Contents

W. Melrose, J. Oliver: Sugar Foot Stomp

Work length2:47
$1.30
$1.70
  • Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra, Fletcher Henderson (piano), Charlie Green (trombone), Joe Smith (trumpet), Elmer Chambers (trumpet), Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone), Coleman Hawkins (clarinet), Buster Bailey (clarinet), Buster Bailey (alto saxophone), Kaiser Marshall (drums), Charlie Dixon (banjo), Don Redman (speaker), Don Redman (clarinet), Don Redman (alto saxophone), Louis Armstrong (cornet)

Clarence Williams, C. Smith, H. Troy: Cake Walking Babies (From Home)

Work length2:55
$1.30
$1.70
  • Clarence Williams' Blue Five, Eva Taylor (vocal), Buddy Christian (banjo), Clarence Williams (piano), Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone), Charlie Irvis (trombone), Louis Armstrong (cornet)

P.V. Reynolds, B. James: Pickin' On Your Baby

Work length3:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Clarence Williams' Blue Five, Eva Taylor (vocal), Buddy Christian (banjo), Clarence Williams (piano), Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone), Charlie Irvis (trombone), Louis Armstrong (cornet)

B. Atkins: Heebie Jeebies

Work length3:01
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five, Louis Armstrong (cornet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Johnny St. Cyr (banjo), Lil Armstrong (piano), Johnny Dodds (clarinet), Kid Ory (trombone)

G. V. Rymal, W. Melrose, M. Bloom: Willie the Weeper

Work length3:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven, Johnny St. Cyr (banjo), Johnny St. Cyr (guitar), Baby Dodds (drums), Lil Armstrong (piano), Johnny Dodds (clarinet), John Thomas (trombone), Louis Armstrong (cornet)

Armstrong, L: Potato Head Blues

Work length3:00
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven, Johnny St. Cyr (banjo), Johnny St. Cyr (guitar), Baby Dodds (drums), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Johnny Dodds (clarinet), Lil Armstrong (trumpet), John Thomas (trombone)

Clarence Williams, J. Oliver: West End Blues

Work length3:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Mancy Carr (banjo), Zutty Singleton (drums), Earl Hines (piano), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Fred Robinson (trombone)

S. Williams: Basin Street Blues

Work length3:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Mancy Carr (banjo), Zutty Singleton (drums), Earl Hines (piano), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Fred Robinson (trombone)

Andrew Hill, L. Armstrong, W. Melrose: Beau Koo Jack

Work length3:03
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Dave Wilborn (banjo), Zutty Singleton (drums), Earl Hines (piano), Don Redman (alto saxophone), Don Redman (clarinet), Fred Robinson (trombone)

Joe Primrose: St. James Infirmary

Work length3:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Mancy Carr (banjo), Zutty Singleton (drums), Earl Hines (piano), Don Redman (alto saxophone), Don Redman (clarinet), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Fred Robinson (trombone)

A. Curl: Tight Like This

Work length3:18
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Mancy Carr (banjo), Zutty Singleton (drums), Earl Hines (piano), Don Redman (alto saxophone), Don Redman (clarinet), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Fred Robinson (trombone)

Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh: I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Work length3:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five, Eddie Condon (banjo), Albert Nicholas (clarinet), Teddy Hill (tenor saxophone), Charlie Holmes (alto saxophone), Pops Foster (bass), Luis Russell (piano), Paul Barbarin (drums), Lonnie Johnson (guitar), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), J.C. Higginbotham (trombone)

Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, H. Brooks: Ain't Misbehavin'

Work length3:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra, Fred Robinson (trombone), Homer Hobson (trumpet), Jimmy Strong (tenor saxophone), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Crawford Wethington (alto saxophone), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Bert Curry (alto saxophone), Carroll Dickerson (violin), Gene Anderson (piano), Zutty Singleton (drums), Mancy Carr (banjo), Louis Armstrong (vocal)

A. Razaf, Fats Waller, H. Brooks: Black And Blue

Work length3:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra, Homer Hobson (trumpet), Jimmy Strong (tenor saxophone), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Crawford Wethington (alto saxophone), Bert Curry (alto saxophone), Carroll Dickerson (violin), Gene Anderson (piano), Gene Anderson (celeste), Zutty Singleton (drums), Mancy Carr (banjo), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Fred Robinson (trombone)

A. Razaf, F. Waller, H. Brooks: That Rhythm Man

Work length3:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra, Bert Curry (alto saxophone), Fred Robinson (trombone), Homer Hobson (trumpet), Jimmy Strong (tenor saxophone), Jimmy Strong (clarinet), Crawford Wethington (alto saxophone), Carroll Dickerson (violin), Gene Anderson (piano), Zutty Singleton (drums), Mancy Carr (banjo), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Louis Armstrong (trumpet)

Handy: Saint Louis Blues

Work length2:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Albert Nicholas (alto saxophone), Henry Allen (trumpet), Otis Johnson (trumpet), Teddy Hill (tenor saxophone), Charlie Holmes (clarinet), Charlie Holmes (alto saxophone), Albert Nicholas (clarinet), Pops Foster (bass), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Luis Russell (piano), Paul Barbarin (drums), Will Johnson (guitar), J.C. Higginbotham (trombone)

B. Warner, J. Richmond, C. Bayha: Bessie Couldn't Help It

Work length3:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Luis Russell (piano), J.C. Higginbotham (trombone), Henry Allen (trumpet), Otis Johnson (trumpet), Teddy Hill (tenor saxophone), Charlie Holmes (clarinet), Charlie Holmes (alto saxophone), Pops Foster (bass), Paul Barbarin (drums), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Will Johnson (guitar)

A.J. Neiburg, D. Daugherty, E. Reynolds: I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)

Work length3:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra, Ceele Burke (steel guitar), Leon Elkins (trumpet), William Franz (tenor saxophone), Willie Stark (alto saxophone), Leon Herriford (alto saxophone), Harvey Brooks (piano), Lionel Hampton (drums), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Lawrence Brown (trombone)

E. Blake, A. Razaf: Memories of You

Work length3:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra, Les Hite (alto saxophone), Luther Graven (trombone), Harold Scott (trumpet), George Orendorff (trumpet), Charlie Jones (tenor saxophone), Charlie Jones (clarinet), Marvin Johnson (alto saxophone), Les Hite (baritone saxophone), Joe Bailey (bass), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Henry Prince (piano), Lionel Hampton (vibraphone), Lionel Hampton (drums), Bill Perkins (banjo), Louis Armstrong (vocal)

F. Dabney, C. Mack, L. Brown: Shine

Work length3:19
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra, Sam Marowitz (clarinet), J.J. Johnson (trombone), Urbie Green (trombone), Clark Terry (trumpet), Joe Wilder (trumpet), Raymond Stanfeld (baritone saxophone), Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (flute), Jerome Richardson (clarinet), Dan Trimboli (tenor saxophone), Dan Trimboli (flute), Dan Trimboli (alto saxophone), Sam Marowitz (flute), Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Russell Savakas (bass), Hank Jones (piano), Grady Tate (drums), Warren Hard (percussion), Willard Suyker (guitar), Art Ryerson (guitar), Allen Hanlon (guitar), Louis Armstrong (vocal)

R. Turk, F. Ahlert: Walkin' My Baby Back Home

Work length3:05
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra, Charlie Alexander (piano), Zilner Randolph (trumpet), Albert Washington (tenor saxophone), Albert Washington (clarinet), George James (soprano saxophone), George James (clarinet), George James (alto saxophone), Lester Boone (clarinet), Lester Boone (alto saxophone), John Lindsay (bass), Tubby Hall (drums), Mike McKendrick (guitar), Mike McKendrick (banjo), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Preston Jackson (trombone)

Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh: Blue Again

Work length3:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra, Les Hite (alto saxophone), Luther Graven (trombone), Harold Scott (trumpet), George Orendorff (trumpet), Charlie Jones (tenor saxophone), Charlie Jones (clarinet), Marvin Johnson (alto saxophone), Les Hite (baritone saxophone), Joe Bailey (bass), Henry Prince (piano), Lionel Hampton (drums), Bill Perkins (banjo), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Louis Armstrong (trumpet)

Sam Theard: You Rascal You

Work length3:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Sam Marowitz (flute), Urbie Green (trombone), Clark Terry (trumpet), Joe Wilder (trumpet), Raymond Stanfeld (baritone saxophone), Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (flute), Jerome Richardson (clarinet), Dan Trimboli (tenor saxophone), Dan Trimboli (flute), Dan Trimboli (alto saxophone), Sam Marowitz (clarinet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone), Russell Savakas (bass), Hank Jones (piano), Grady Tate (drums), Warren Hard (percussion), Willard Suyker (guitar), Art Ryerson (guitar), Allen Hanlon (guitar), J.J. Johnson (trombone)

C. Muse, O. Rene, L. Rene: When It's Sleepy Time Down South

Work length3:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Harold Scott (trumpet), George Orendorff (trumpet), Charlie Jones (tenor saxophone), Charlie Jones (clarinet), Marvin Johnson (alto saxophone), Henry Prince (piano), Lionel Hampton (vibraphone), Lionel Hampton (drums), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Bill Perkins (banjo), Les Hite (baritone saxophone), Les Hite (alto), Luther Graven (trombone)

Sidney Arodin, Hoagy Carmichael: Lazy River

Work length3:04
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra

Mitchell Parish, H. Carmichael: Stardust

Work length3:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Lionel Hampton (vibraphone), Harold Scott (trumpet), George Orendorff (trumpet), Charlie Jones (tenor saxophone), Charlie Jones (clarinet), Marvin Johnson (alto saxophone), Joe Bailey (bass), Henry Prince (piano), Lionel Hampton (drums), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Bill Perkins (banjo), Les Hite (baritone saxophone), Les Hite (alto), Luther Graven (trombone)

S. Gorrell, H. Carmichael: Georgia On My Mind

Work length3:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Lionel Hampton (vibraphone), Harold Scott (trumpet), George Orendorff (trumpet), Charlie Jones (tenor saxophone), Charlie Jones (clarinet), Marvin Johnson (alto saxophone), Joe Bailey (bass), Henry Prince (piano), Lionel Hampton (drums), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Bill Perkins (banjo), Les Hite (baritone saxophone), Les Hite (alto), Luther Graven (trombone)

R. MacGimsey: Shadrack

Work length2:33
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  • Louis Armstrong With The Lyn Murray Singers, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Lynn Murray (vocal)

Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh: On the Sunny Side of the Street

Work length2:56
Album only
Album only
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Lee Blair (guitar), Paul Barbarin (drums), Luis Russell (piano), Red Callender (bass), Charlie Holmes (alto saxophone), Bingie Madison (tenor saxophone), J.C. Higginbotham (trombone)

trad.: When The Saints Go Marching In

Work length2:42
Album only
Album only
  • Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Lee Blair (guitar), Paul Barbarin (drums), Luis Russell (piano), Red Callender (bass), Charlie Holmes (alto saxophone), Bingie Madison (tenor saxophone), J.C. Higginbotham (trombone)

Carmichael, H: Rockin' Chair

Work length5:08
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His All Stars, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Jack Teagarden (trombone), Jack Teagarden (vocal), Sid Catlett (drums), Dick Cary (piano), Bob Haggart (bass), Peanuts Hucko (clarinet), Bobby Hackett (cornet)

A. Lewis, L. Stock, V. Rose: Blueberry Hill

Work length2:51
Album only
Album only
  • Gordon Jenkins, His Ochestra and Choir, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Billy Butterfield, Will Bradley (trombone), Yank Lawson (trumpet), ARTIE DRELINGER (tenor saxophone), Tom Parshley (tenor saxophone), Hymie Schertzer (alto saxophone), Milt Yaner (alto saxophone), Jack Lesberg (bass), Carl Poole, Johnny Blowers (drums), Bernie Leighton (piano), Carl Kress (guitar), Louis Armstrong (vocal)

Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill, Marc Blitzstein: Mack the Knife

Work length3:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His All Stars, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Barrett Deems (drums), Billy Kyle (piano), Arvell Shaw (bass), Edmond Hall (clarinet), Trummy Young (trombone)

Handy: Aunt Hagar's Children Blues

Work length4:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His All Stars, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Barrett Deems (drums), Billy Kyle (piano), Arvell Shaw (bass), Barney Bigard (clarinet), Trummy Young (trombone)

A. Razaf, Fats Waller: Honeysuckle Rose

Work length2:53
$1.30
$1.70
  • Louis Armstrong & His All Stars, Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Barrett Deems (drums), Billy Kyle (piano), Arvell Shaw (bass), Trummy Young (trombone)

Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern: A Fine Romance

Work length3:50
Album only
Album only
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Louis Armstrong (vocal), Herb Ellis (guitar), Louis Bellson (drums), Oscar Peterson (piano), Ray Brown (bass)

George Douglas, George David Weiss: What a Wonderful World

Work length2:18
Album only
Album only
  • Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Jerome Richardson (flute), Tommy Goodman (director), Warren Hard (percussion), Grady Tate (drums), Russell Savakas (bass guitar), Willard Suyker (guitar), Art Ryerson (guitar), Allen Hanlon (guitar), Hank Jones (piano), Raymond Stanfeld (saxophone), Raymond Stanfeld (baritone), Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (clarinet), Dan Trimboli (tenor), Dan Trimboli (flute), Dan Trimboli (alto saxophone), Sam Markowitz (flute), Sam Markowitz (clarinet), Sam Markowitz (alto saxophone), J.J. Johnson (trombone), Urbie Green (trombone), Clark Terry (trumpet), Joe Wilder (trumpet)