I.                    Possible recordings found in the Supplementary Listening/Sources for Listening section, listed at the end of each chapter in Mark Gridley's Concise Guide to Jazz.




II.                 EARLY PERIOD(New Orleans and Chicago)




Louis Armstrong (trumpet)


The Hot Fives (1925, w/Johnny Dodds, Kid Ory), Columbia 44049


The Hot 5's & Hot 7's (1927-28, w/Dodds, Earl Hines), Columbia 44422


Armstrong & Ellington Complete Sessions, Capitol Records, CDP 7938442


Laughin Louie (1932-33), RCA/Bluebird 9759




Bessie Smith (vocal)


The Collection (1932-33), w/L. Armstrong, C. Hawkins, F. Henderson), Columbia 44441




Sidney Bechet (Soprano Sax)


The Victor Sessions  Master Takes (1932-43), RCA/Bluebird 2402 (3 CD Boxed Set).




Bix Beiderbecke


Singin the Blues, Columbia 45450


Memories of You, Biograph 112




King Oliver


Louis Armstrong/King Oliver, Milestone 47017


Jelly Roll Morton


His complete Victor Recordings, RCA/Bluebird 2631








Count Basie


Any Jazz big band recording




Duke Ellington


Any Jazz big band recording




Art Tatum


The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 7, Pablo 2405 430



Benny Carter


Jazz Giant (w/ Ben Webster), OJCCD-167-2 (Contemporary 7555)


Benny Carter Song Book, Music Masters Jazz 01612-65134-2










Dizzy Gillespie


The Complete RCA Recordings, RCA/Bluebird 66528-2


Compact Jazz - D. Gillespie Big Band - Verve Records 314 511 393-2




Charlie Parker


Compact Jazz  (w/Miles), Polygram/Verve 833 288


Bird at St. Nicks, OJCCD-041-2, (Jazz Workshop 500)


The Quintet at Massey Hall, OJCCD-044-2 (Debut 124)




Thelonius Monk


Quartet/Misterioso, OJCCD-206-2, Riverside 1133


5 by Monk 5, OJCCD-362-2, Riverside 1150


At Town Hall, OJCCD-039-2, Jazzland 46




Bud Powell


The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1 & 2, Blue Note 81504








Dexter Gordon


Homecoming: Live at Village Vanguard, Columbia 46824


Bouncin w/Dex, Inner City 2060


A Swingin Affair, Blue Note 84133


Doin' Alright, Blue Note 84077


Sextet in N.Y., OJCCD-035-2, Riverside 1157


Portrait of Cannonball Adderley, OJCCD-361-2, Riverside 269


Somethin' Else, Blue Note




Sonny Rollins


Saxophone Colossus, OJCCD-291-2, 7079


Tenor Madness, OJCCD-124-2, Prestige 7047


Rollins + 4, OJCCD-243-2, Prestige, 7038




Clifford Brown


Memorial, OJCCD-017-2, Prestige 7055




Horace Silver


Song for my Father, Blue Note Records, CDP 584 185


Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers, Blue Note, BST (8)  81518




Art Blakey


Ugetsu, OJCCD-090-2, Riverside 9464








John Coltrane


Soultrane, OJCCD-021-2, Prestige 7142


Giant Steps, Atlantic Records, LTZ-K-15197


My Favorite Things, Atlantic Records


Ascension, Impulse Records






Betty Carter


Look What I Got, Polygram Records


Sarah Vaughn, Sassy Sings, SAGA Label










Ornette Coleman


Free Jazz, 1960 (Atlantic 1364, CD/LP)


The Shape of Jazz to Come, 1959 (Atlantic 1317)




Art Ensemble of Chicago


People of Sorrow, Nessa Records




Eric Dolphy


Out to Lunch, Blue Note Records 84163




Anthony Braxton


3 Compositions of New Jazz, Delmark Records




Albert Ayler

Spiritual Unity




George Russell


The Jazz Workshop, RCA Victor





Other styles not listed:










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