Perfect Jazz: The Best Jazz From The 1920s, 30s, 40s

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Various Artists including Art Tatum, Ella Fitzgerald, Fats Waller, Bunny Berigan, Tommy Dorsey et al
Perfect Jazz: The Best Jazz From The 1920s, 30s, 40s

[ Past Perfect / CD ]

Release Date: Monday 15 September 2008

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Expressive, engaging, virtuosic, challenging, energetic or dynamic - all the adjectival attributes of jazz perfection are here, each track fit to rank with the best in their category.

We've called this compilation 'Perfect Jazz' for that's just what we think it is, especially as it presents examples of the genre which show off the music's greatest practitioners at their creative best.


Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra: St. Louis Blues
The Charleston Chasers: Someday Sweetheart
Frankie Trumbauer/Bix Beiderbecke: Singin' The Blues
Johnny Dodds & His Chicago Boys: 29th and Dearborn
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra: Minnie the Moocher
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Clarinet Lament
Benny Carter & His Swing Quinet: Royal Garden Blues
Art Tatum: Stormy Weather
Count Basie & His Orchestra: One O'Clock Jump
Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra: I Can't Get Started
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra: What Is This Thing Called Love?
Benny Goodman Sextet: Flying Home
Ella Fitzgerald: Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That Cha Do It)
Coleman Hawkins & His Orchestra: Body And Soul
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: The Sidewalks Of New York
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra: When A Woman Loves A Man
Bob Crosby & His Orchestra: King Porter Stomp
Fats Waller & His Rhythm: Cheatin' On Me
Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra: Frisco Frog
Benny Goodman Sextet: On the Alamo
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra: A Fine Romance
Benny Carter: All Of Me
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five: Doug The Jitterbug
Fats Waller: Ain't Misbehavin'