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THE BEST BIG BAND JAZZ - CLASSICS FROM THE 1950S (10 CDS)

THE BEST BIG BAND JAZZ - CLASSICS FROM THE 1950S (10 CDS)

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This 10 CD box set contains twenty rare, classic original big band albums from the 1950s. They range from classics by Count Basie and Duke Ellington via tributes to the latter by 'newcomers' such as Clark Terry and Dizzy Gillespie, on to the cool sounds of Marty Paich, Stan Kenton and Pete Rugolo and the advanced arrangements of Gil Evans, Bill Holman or George Russell.
The list of albums in full are as follows:

Count Basie and His Orchestra - 'April in Paris'
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - The Cosmic Scene
Clark Terry - 'Duke With a Difference'
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - 'A Portrait of Duke Ellington'
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - 'Trane Whistle'
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - 'Taylor Made Jazz'
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - 'At The Monterey Jazz Festival'
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - 'A Message from Birdland'
Gil Evans - 'New Bottle, Old Wine'
Bill Holman - 'In a Jazz Orbit'
Art Farmer - 'Brass Shout'
George Russell and His Orchestra - Jazz in the Space Age'
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - 'Really Big!'
Chico O' Farrill and His Orchestra - 'Jazz North of the Border and South of the Border'
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - 'Skin Deep'
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - 'Adventures in Rhythm'
The Trombones, Inc. - 'They Met at the Continental Divide'
Billy May - 'Big Fat Brass'
Marty Paich - 'The Broadway Bit'
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - 'Kenton with Voices'

CD 1:
Count Basie and His Orchestra - April in Paris
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Corner Pocket
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Did'n You?
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Sweetie Cakes
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Magic
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Shiny Stockings
Count Basie and His Orchestra - What Am I Here for
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Midgets
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Mambo Inn
Count Basie and His Orchestra - Dinner with Friends
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Avalon
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Body and Soul
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Bass-Ment
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Early Autumn
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Jones
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Perdido
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - St. Louis Blues
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Spacemen
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Midnight Sun
Duke Ellington's Spacemen - Take the 'A' Train

CD 2:
Clark Terry - C Jam Blues
Clark Terry - In a Sentimental Mood
Clark Terry - Cotton Tail
Clark Terry - Just Squeeze Me
Clark Terry - Mood Indigo
Clark Terry - Take the A Train
Clark Terry - In a Mellow Tone
Clark Terry - Come Sunday
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - In a Mellow Tone
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Things Ain't What They Used to Be
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Serenade to Sweden
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Chelsea Bridge
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Upper Manhattan Medical Group
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Caravan
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Sophisticated Lady
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Johnny Come Lately
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Perdido
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra - Come Sunday

CD 3:
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Trane Whistle
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Whole Nelson
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - You Are Too Beautiful
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - The Stolen Moment
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Walk Away
Eddie Lockjaw Davis' Big Band - Jaws
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Biddy's Beat
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Theodora
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Mood for Mendes
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Daddy-O
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Cu-Blu
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Day Dreaming
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Can You Tell by Looking At Me
Billy Taylor and His Orchestra - Tune Up!

CD 4:
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Four Brothers
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Like Some Blues Man
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Skoobeedoobee
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Monterey Apple Tree
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - Skylark
Woody Herman's Big New Herd - The Magpie
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Oleo
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Starfire
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - The Mark of Jazz
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Nightlife
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Stella By Starlight
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Lonely Time
Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra - Back in the Satellite Again

CD 5:
Gil Evans - St. Louis Blues
Gil Evans - King Porter Stomp
Gil Evans - Willow Tree
Gil Evans - Struttin' with Some Barbeque
Gil Evans - Lester Leaps in
Gil Evans -'Round Midnight
Gil Evans - Manteca!
Gil Evans - Bird Feathers
Bill Holman - Kissing Bug
Bill Holman - The Man I Love
Bill Holman - Goodbye
Bill Holman - You Go to My Head
Bill Holman - After You've Gone
Bill Holman - Far Down Below
Bill Holman - No Heat
Bill Holman - Theme & Variations #2
Bill Holman - Aura

CD 6:
Art Farmer - Nica's Dream
Art Farmer - Autumn Leaves
Art Farmer - Moanin'
Art Farmer - April in Paris
Art Farmer - Five Spot After Dark
Art Farmer - Stella by Starlight
Art Farmer - Minor Vamp
George Russell and His Orchestra - Chromatic Universe, Part 1
George Russell and His Orchestra - Dimensions
George Russell and His Orchestra - Chromatic Universe, Part 2
George Russell and His Orchestra - The Lydiot
George Russell and His Orchestra - Waltz from Outer Space
George Russell and His Orchestra - Chromatic Universe, Part 3

CD 7:
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Big P
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Old Fashioned Fun
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Mona's Mood
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Dat Dere
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Nails
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - On Green Dolphin Street
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - My Ideal
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Picture of Heath
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Flamingo
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Dance One
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Bright One
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Last One
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Cry Baby Blues
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - It Ain't Necessarily So
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Heat Wave
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Guess What
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Peanut Vendor
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Ill Wind
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Malaguena
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - You Stepped Out of a Dream
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Siboney
The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - No Te Importe Saber

CD 8:
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Skin Deep
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Claxton Hall Swing
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Phalanges
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - For Europeans Only
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Copasetic
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Fascinatin' Rhythm
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Percussionistically Speaking
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - Loris
Louis Bellson and His Orchestra - A Pearl for Louie
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Here's Pete
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - My Funny Valentine
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Mixin' the Blues
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Poinciana (Song of the Tree)
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Rugolo Meets Shearing
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Sambamba
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - King Porter Stomp
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - You Are Too Beautiful
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Jingle Bells Mambo
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - There Will Never Be Another You
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Conversation
Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra - Good Evening Friends Boogie

CD9:
The Trombones, Inc. - Neckbones
The Trombones, Inc. - Dues Blues
The Trombones, Inc. - Long Before I Knew You
The Trombones, Inc. - Soft Winds
The Trombones, Inc. - Tee Jay
The Trombones, Inc. - Lassus Trombone
The Trombones, Inc. - It's All Right With Me
The Trombones, Inc. - Polka Dots and Moonbeams
The Trombones, Inc. - Old Devil Moon
The Trombones, Inc. - Impossible
The Trombones, Inc. - Heat Wave
Billy May - Brassmen's Holiday
Billy May - Autumn Leaves
Billy May - Love Is the Thing
Billy May - Ping Pong
Billy May - Moonlight Becomes You
Billy May - Pawn Ticket
Billy May - Solving the Riddle
Billy May - Invitation
Billy May - The Continental
Billy May - Return of the Zombie
Billy May - On a Little Street in Singapore
Billy May - Jooms Jones

CD 10: 
Marty Paich - It's All Right with Me
Marty Paich - I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Marty Paich - I've Never Been in Love Before
Marty Paich - I Love Paris
Marty Paich - Too Close for Comfort
Marty Paich - Younger Than Springtime/The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
Marty Paich - If I Were a Bell
Marty Paich - Lazy Afternoon
Marty Paich - Just in Time
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Dancing in the Dark
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Sophisticated Lady
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Softly
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Eager Beaver
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Women Usually Do
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - After You
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Temptation
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Walk Softly
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Opus in Chartreuse
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - All About Ronnie
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Interlude
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Lullaby of the Leaves

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