Various

Pioneer Recording Bands 1917-1920


Tracks: 24, total time: 73:14, year: 2003, genre: Classic Jazz

Compilation produced and compiled by Chris Ellis.
Audio restoration and mastering by John R.T. Davies.
CD: Challenge/Retrieval RTR 79043 (2004-05-04), UPC 608917904321.

1.2:58Original Dixieland Jass Band / At the Darktown Strutters' Ball
(Shelton Brooks)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
Tony Sbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-05-31 (mx 77086-4); Columbia A2297.
2.3:24Original Dixieland Jass Band / Indiana
(James F. Hanley//Ballard MacDonald)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
Tony Sbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-05-31 (mx77087-3); Columbia A2297.
3.3:53Original Dixieland Jazz Band / Barnyard Blues
(Nick La Rocca)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
Tony Sbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-08-17; Aeolian Vocalion B1205.
4.3:08Original Dixieland Jazz Band / Ostrich Walk
(Original Dixieland Jazz Band)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
TonySbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-08-17; Aeolian Vocalion B1206.
5.3:10Original Dixieland Jazz Band / Tiger Rag
(Original Dixieland Jass Band)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
TonySbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-08-17; Aeolian Vocalion B1206.
6.2:45Original Dixieland Jazz Band / At the Jass Band Ball
(Larry Shields)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
Tony Sbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-09-03 (mx A-247); Aeolian Vocalion B1205.
7.2:44Original Dixieland Jazz Band / Look at 'Em Doing It Now
(Larry Shields)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
Tony Sbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-11-21 (mx A-435-2); Aeolian Vocalion B1242.
8.2:39Original Dixieland Jazz Band / Reisenweber Rag
(Original Dixieland Jazz Band)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
Larry Shields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
TonySbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-11-24 (mx A-443-1); Aeolian Vocalion B1242.
9.3:29Original Dixieland Jazz Band / Oriental Jazz
(Dinwitty)
Nick LaRocca: cornet
Eddie Edwards: trombone
LarryShields: clarinet
Henry Ragas: piano
Tony Sbarbaro: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-11-24 (mx A444); Aeolian Vocalion B12097.
10.2:56Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band / Slippery Hank
(F.H. Losey)
Walter Kahn: trumpet
Harry Raderman: trombone
Ted Lewis: clarinet, leader
Ernest Cutting: piano
John Lucas: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-06-04 (mx 20062-2); Victor 18321-A.
11.3:21Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band / Yah-De-Dah
(Mel B. Kaufman)
Walter Kahn: trumpet
Harry Raderman: trombone
Ted Lewis: clarinet, leader
Ernest Cutting: piano
John Lucas: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-06-04 (mx 20063-2); Victor 18321-B.
12.3:05Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band / Old Grey Mare
(trad.; arr. Frank Panella)
Walter Kahn: trumpet
Harry Raderman: trombone
Ted Lewis: clarinet, leader
Ernest Cutting: piano
John Lucas: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-08-13 (mx 20504-1); Victor 18369-A.
13.2:49Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band / Beale Street Blues
(W.C. Handy)
Walter Kahn: trumpet
Harry Raderman: trombone
Ted Lewis: clarinet, leader
Ernest Cutting: piano
John Lucas:drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-08-13 (mx 20505-1); Victor18369-B.
14.3:15Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band / Coon Band Contest
(Arthur Pryor)
Walter Kahn: trumpet
Harry Raderman: trombone
Ted Lewis: clarinet, leader
Ernest Cutting: piano
John Lucas:drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-09-10 (mx 20503-4); Victor 18394-B.
15.3:01Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band / Li'l' Liza Jane
(Ada DeLachau; arr. J.L. Burbeck)
Walter Kahn: trumpet
HarryRaderman: trombone
Ted Lewis: clarinet, leader
Ernest Cutting: piano
John Lucas: drums
band: vocals
Recorded New York US-NY, 1917-09-10 (mx 20549-2); Victor 18394-A.
16.3:09New Orleans Jazz Band / Ole Miss
(W.C. Handy)
Frank Christian: cornet
Frank Lhotak: trombone
Achille Baquet: clarinet
Jimmy Durante: piano
Arnold Loyacano: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, c1918-11 (mx 477-B); OKeh 1156-B.
17.2:55New Orleans Jazz Band / Ja-Da
(Carleton/Clark/Meyer)
Frank Christian: cornet
Frank Lhotak:trombone
Achille Baquet: clarinet
Jimmy Durante: piano
Arnold Loyacano: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, c1918-11 (mx 478-B); OKeh 1155-B.
18.2:44Original New Orleans Jazz Band / He's Had No Lovin' for a Long, Long Time
(Tracey/Pinkard)
Frank Christian: cornet
Frank Lhotak: trombone
Achille Baquet: clarinet
Jimmy Durante: piano
Arnold Loyacano: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, c1919-01 (mx 6026); Gennett 4508-B.
19.2:48Original New Orleans Jazz Band / Ja-Da Medley
(Bob Carleton)
Frank Christian: cornet
Frank Lhotak: trombone
Achille Baquet: clarinet
Jimmy Durante: piano
Arnold Loyacano: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, c1919-01 (mx 6027); Gennett4508-A.
20.3:08Gorman's Novelty Syncopators / Barkin' Dog
(Ted Fiorito/Ross Gorman)
Clarence Grancey [or Grancie]: cornet
Keith Pitman: trombone
Ross Gorman: clarinet
Ted Fiorito:piano
Eddie Grossbart: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, 1919-09-27 (mx 76706-1); Columbia A2844.
21.3:16Louisiana Five Jazz Orchestra / Slow and Easy
(Williams/Spencer)
Bernhard "Doc" Berendsohn: cornet
CharlesPanelli: trombone
Alcide Nunez: clarinet
Joe Cawley: piano
Karl Berger: banjo
Anton Lada: drums
Recorded New York US-NY,1919-12-16 (mx 78863-3); Columbia A2949.
22.2:38Jimmy Durante's Jazz Band / Why Cry Blues
(Jimmy Durante/Achille Baquet)
George Hall: cornet
Dave Stryker: trombone
?Achille Baquet: clarinet
Jimmy Durante: piano
John Hountha Stein: drums
Recorded New York US-NY, c1920-05 (mx 7246); Gennett 9045-B.
23.3:01Whiteway Jazz Band / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me
(Swanstone)
Possible roster:
Clarence Grancey [or Grancie]: cornet
Keith Pitman: trombone
Ross Gorman: clarinet, alto sax
Ted Fiorito: piano
Recorded New York US-NY, c1920 (mx 800-2);Paramount 20014-A.
24.3:04Whiteway Jazz Band / Tiger Rag
(Original Dixieland Jazz Band)
Possible roster:
Clarence Grancey [or Grancie]: cornet
Keith Pitman: trombone
Ross Gorman:clarinet, alto sax
Ted Fiorito: piano
Recorded New York US-NY, c1920 (mx 801-2); Paramount 20014-B.


Discid: jazz / 6a112818