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This series, hosted by Lenny Kessel, presents selections from various rare jazz albums.For series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Meade "Lux" Lewis, piano (1940), The Blues; Variations on a Theme, Lewis on harpsichordFor series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Bugle Call Rag (1932)-Jack Bland, Eddie Connor, Red Allan, Peewee Russell; Mean Old Bed Bug Blues-Peewee Russell, Red allan, others; Spider Crawl; Yellow Dog Blues-Jimmy Lord, Pops Foster; Yes Sir-Rhythm MakersFor series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Art Tatum (piano), Slam Stuart (bass), and Tiny Grimes (guitar) play Boogy Woogy, Soft Winds, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Topsy, The Man I Love, Get Happy (Mid-1940s)For series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Mezz Mezzrow, part I. Coming On With the Come On, Revolutionary Blues, I Ain't Going to Give Nobody None of My Jelly Rolls, Gettin' Together, If You See Me Coming, Everybody Loves My BabyFor series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Mezz Mezzrow, part II. Royal Raredin Blues, Really the Blues, When You and I were Young Maggie, Love You're Not the One for Me, A Melody from the Sky, Blues in DisguiseFor series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Tootin' Through the Roof-Duke Ellington, More Than You Know-Lennie Kesl, Jazz Me Blues-Mezzrow, I Can't Believe You're in Love With Me-Kesl, Yeh Alabamy-Memphis Stompers, Nice Work If You Can Get It-KeslFor series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Art Tatum (piano), Slam Stuart (bass), Tiny Grimes (guitar) play Body and Soul, Dark Eyes, If I Had You, I Know That You Know, and Flying Home (1945)For series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Count Basie, part I: Blue Room (1930), Milin Bird Joys (1932), Honeysuckle Rose (1937), Tom Thumb (1941), Roselyn Shuffle (1937), My Old Flame (1941), Louisiana (early 1940s)For series info, see Item 3397. This prog.: Count Basie, part II: featuring Lester Young, Buck Clayton, Leo Jones, Dicky Wells, and Helen Humes: Hollywood Jump (1939), Easy Does It (1940), Lester Leaps In (late 1940s), Destination Kansas City (late 1940s)

Available Episodes

1968-08-27Count Basie, part II00:28:57
1968-08-23Count Basie, part I00:30:00
1968-08-15Keynote Label00:29:07
1968-08-12Art Tatum, part II00:30:02
1968-07-01Mezz Mezzrow, part I00:29:00
1968-07-01Art Tatum, part I00:29:26
1968-07-01Various Artists00:27:58
1968-07-01Pee Wee Russell00:27:48
1968-07-01Various artists00:29:08
1968-07-01Mezz Mezzrow, part II00:29:24
1968-07-01Meade "Lux" Lewis00:29:23
1968-07-01Rhythm Makers00:28:49
1968-07-01Adrian Rollini00:30:02