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“The Best of Ken Burns Jazz”

(Columbia CK 61439, 2000)

I never saw the complete series, but I would be willing to sit and watch.

  1. LOUIS ARMSTRONG – Star Dust
  2. JELLY ROLL MORTON’S RED HOT PEPPERS – Dead Man’s Blues
  3. NOBLE SISSLE feat. SIDNEY BECHET – Dear Old Southland
  4. FRANKIE TRAUMBAUER feat. BIX BEIDERBECKE – Singing’ The Blues
  5. LOUIS ARMSTRONG – St. Louis Blues
  6. DUKE ELLINGTON – The Mooche
  7. FLETCHER HENDERSON – Hotter Than ‘Ell
  8. BENNY GOODMAN – King Porter Stomp
  9. ARTIE SHAW – Begin The Beguine
  10. DUKE ELLINGTON – Cotton Tail
  11. COUNT BASIE – Jumpin’ At The Woodside
  12. BILLIE HOLIDAY – Solitude
  13. DIZZY GILLESPIE feat. CHARLIE PARKER – Groovin’ High
  14. THELONIOUS MONK – Straight, No Chaser
  15. SARAH VAUGHN – They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  16. DAVE BRUBECK – Take 5 (45rpm version)
  17. HORACE SILVER – Doodlin’
  18. JOHN COLTRANE – Giant Steps
  19. MILES DAVIS – So What
  20. LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA – Take The “A” Train

This is a simple single disc “Best Of” for the “Ken Burns Jazz” film.  There is a 5CD slightly more comprehensive CD set that exists, but I only found the 1CD version.

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