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Remarkable Women of Jazz Blues and Swing


Five programs surveying the often overlooked Women of Jazz.


Eight-decades of singers, composers, arrangers and instrumentalists playing sax, guitar and piano, from the earliest days of jazz to the present.

                                                                          International Sweethearts of Rhythm,
                                                                                                trombone section


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Pt. 1 - Remarkable Women of Jazz

Women of Jazz 1A.mp3
MARY LOU WILLIAMS BLUES  --  Six Men & a Girl, 1940
HARMONY GRITS  --  Mary Lou Williams Girl Stars, 1946
LOW CEILING  --  Beryl Booker Trio, 1946
OOPS! MY LADY  --  Beryl Booker Trio, 1946
DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE  --  Madeleine Peyroux, 2004
DON’T CRY BABY  --  Madeleine Peyroux, 2004
BOOGIE MISTERIOSO  --  Mary Lou Williams Girl Stars, 1946
WAY DOWN THAT LONELY ROAD  --  Harlem Hamfats, w/ Alberta Smith, Ann Cooper, 1939
MINNIE THE MOOCHER  --  Valaida Snow, London, 1937
LIMEHOUSE BLUES  --  Mary Lou Williams Trio, 1944

Women of Jazz 1B.mp3
OR LEAVE ME ALONE  --  Lil Hardin Armstrong and her Swing Band, 1936
MOANIN’ LOW  --  Roaring Seven Jazzband, Zenja Damm, vocal, 1981
HE MAY BE YOUR MAN  --  Helen Humes, 1945
I WOULD IF I COULD  --  Helen Humes, 1944
HOLE IN THE WALL  --  The Jazz Classics w/ Liesel Mack vocal, 1983
GALVANISING  --  International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1944
   



Pt. 2 - Remarkable Women of Jazz

Women of Jazz 2A.mp3
LOVELY LIZA LEE  --  Mills Cavalcade Orchestra, 1935
BIG CITY BLUES  --  Annette Hanshaw, 1929
I’VE FOUND A NEW BABY  --  Ethel Waters, 1926
MY HANDY MAN  --  Ethel Waters, 1928
THE BLACK BOTTOM  --  Roaring Seven Jazzband, Zenja Damm vocal, 1981
DON’T TAKE MY BLACK BOTTOM AWAY  --  Janet Klein & her Parlor Boys, 2004
LITTLE WHITE LIES  --  Annette Hanshaw, 1930
I WANT TO BE BAD  --  Helen Kane, 1929

Women of Jazz 2B.mp3
MARY’S IDEA  --  Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy, 1930
TRAVELIN' BLUES  --  Lovie Austin and her Blues Serenaders, 1924
STEPPIN’ ON THE BLUES  --  Lovie Austin and her Blues Serenaders, 1924
DON’T BE LIKE THAT  --  Lee Morse, 1928
HE’S A GOOD MAN TO HAVE AROUND  --  Lee Morse, 1929
(WHAT DO I CARE WHAT) SOMEBODY SAID  --  Lee Morse, 1927
HE HADN’T UP TILL YESTERDAY  --  Sophie Tucker, 1928
PU-LEEZE! MR.HEMINGWAY!  --  Elsie Carlisle, 1932
WILD PARTY  --  Ina Ray Hutton & her Melodears, 1934
   


Pt. 3 - Remarkable Women of Jazz

Women of Jazz 3A.mp3
TUXEDO JUNCTION  --  International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1945
LOCH LOMOND  --  Maxine Sullivan, 1937
BLUE SKIES  --  Maxine Sullivan and her Orchestra, 1937
WITCH DOCTOR  --  Ina Ray Hutton & her Melodears, 1934
BABY DEAR  --  Mary Lou Williams and her Kansas City Seven, 1940
D.D.T.  --  Mary Lou Williams Girl Stars, 1945
YOU AIN’T BEEN LIVIN’ RIGHT  --  Blanche Calloway and her Band, 1935
LOUISIANA LIZA  --  Blanche Calloway and her Band, 1935
 
Women of Jazz 3B.mp3
TAURUS MOOD  --  Mary Lou Williams Trio, 1944
LAWD, YOU MADE THE NIGHT TOO LONG  --  Barbara Lashley, 1983
CENTRAL AVENUE BOOGIE  --  International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1944
DIGGIN’ DYKES  --  International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1944
VI VIGOR  --  International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1946
BUGLE CALL RAG  --  International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1944
AMONG MY SOUVENIRS  --  Etta Jones w/ J.C. Heard & his Orchestra, 1946
I MAY BE WONDERFUL  --  Pete Johnson’s All Stars, Etta Jones vocal, 1947
ROLL ‘EM  --  Mary Lou Williams, 1977
    


Pt. 4 - Remarkable Women of Jazz

Women of Jazz 4A.mp3
I NEED LOVIN’  --  Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys, 1934
CONVERSATION  --  Mary Lou Williams Girl Stars, 1946
‘LONG ABOUT MIDNIGHT  --  Banu Gibson, 1998
JUST A CRAZY SONG  --  Blanche Calloway, 1931
CRAZY PEOPLE  --  The Boswell Sisters, 1932
TRUCKIN’  --  Ina Ray Hutton’s Melodears, 1936
HIGH STEPPIN’  --  Ina Ray Hutton’s Melodears. 1936
MELODEAR SWING  --  Ina Ray Hutton’s Melodears, 1937
A WOMAN’S PLACE IS IN THE GROOVE (Sycamore Blues)  --  Vivien Garry Qunitet, 1946
OPERATION MOP (Edna’s Stomp)  --  Vivien Garry Qunitet, 1946

Women of Jazz 4B.mp3
ZONKY  --  Six Men and a Girl [Mary Lous Williams], 1940
EXACTLY LIKE YOU  --  Ginger Smock feat with Rosy McHargue Orch, KTLA-TV, LA 1953
STRANGE BLUES  --  Cecil Count Carter, 1953
I’M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE  --  Vivien Garry Quintet, 1946
BLUE PRELUDE  --  Helen Humes with Bill Dogget Octet, 1945
BE-BABA-LEBA  --  Helen Humes with Bill Dogget Octet, 1945
DON’T GET IT TWISTED  --  International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1946
PLACE DE BROUCKERE  --  Yvonne Blanc, 1943
PIA’S BOOGIE  --  Pia Beck [& her Trio], 1950
   


Pt. 5 - Remarkable Women of Jazz

Women of Jazz 5A.mp3
FROGGY BOTTOM  --  Mary Lou Williams, 1944
BIG BUTTER & EGG MAN  --  Lil Hardin & Sidney Bechet, 1952
JAZZ BABY  --  Banu Gibson and the New Orleans Hot Jazz Orchestra, 1983
SHAKE THAT THING  --  Ethel Waters, 1925
COFFIN BLUES  --  The Jazz Classics, Liesel Mack vocal, 1983
DOWN ON THE DELTA  --  Boswell Sisters
LOUISIANA  --  Banu Gibson and the New Orleans Hot Jazz Orchestra, 1983

Women of Jazz 5B.mp3
NIGHTLIFE  --  Mary Lou Williams, 1930
BLUES AT MARY LOU’S  --  Mary Osborne with MaryLou Williams Girl Stars, 1945
RHUMBA REBOP  --  Mary Osborne with Mary Lou Williams Girl Stars, 1945
DOWNHEARTED BLUES  --  Alberta Hunter w/ Lovie Austin & her Blues Serenaders, 1961
GIN MILL SPECIAL  --  The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1944
UP THE COUNTRY BLUES  --  Sippie Wallace, 1982
YONDER COMES THE BLUES  --  Liesel Mack and the Jazz Classics, 1983
SWEET GEORGIA BROWN  --  The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1944
CARELESS LOVE  --  Madeleine Peyroux, 2004
  














Blanche Calloway


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