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Your poise! Your pose! That cute fantastic nose! You’re mighty like a knockout, you’re mighty like a rose I’m sold, I’m hooked, the well known goose is cooked You got me little fella; I’m sunk, I’m gone, I’m hooked



 (Source: harrybelafontes)Your poise! Your pose! That cute fantastic nose! You’re mighty like a knockout, you’re mighty like a rose I’m sold, I’m hooked, the well known goose is cooked You got me little fella; I’m sunk, I’m gone, I’m hooked



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Your poise! Your pose! That cute fantastic nose!
You’re mighty like a knockout, you’re mighty like a rose
I’m sold, I’m hooked, the well known goose is cooked
You got me little fella; I’m sunk, I’m gone, I’m hooked

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I’ll Be Around | Billie Holiday



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I’ll Be Around | Billie Holiday

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Jazz banjoist/guitarist Johnny St. Cyr plays & sings Eh, La Bas, a Creole dance tune, and talks with ethnomusicologist/folklorist Alan Lomax in 1949.

(Source: research.culturalequity.org)

mudwerks:




 Thelonious Monk | Well You Needn’t



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 Thelonious Monk | Well You Needn’t



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Thelonious Monk | Well You Needn’t

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loveparisoftheplains:

Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra, 1923
One of the most important ‘Territory Bands’ of the 1920s, Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra recorded extensively, starting in 1923 for OKeh, then moving to Victor in 1926, where they made many fine records until Moten’s untimely death during surgery in 1933. L-R: Herman ‘Woody’ Walder, Lammar Wright, Moten, Mary H. Bradford (vocalist), William G. Little (vocalist), Ada Brown (vocalist), Thamon Hayes, Sam Tall, Willie Hall.

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Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra, 1923

One of the most important ‘Territory Bands’ of the 1920s, Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra recorded extensively, starting in 1923 for OKeh, then moving to Victor in 1926, where they made many fine records until Moten’s untimely death during surgery in 1933. L-R: Herman ‘Woody’ Walder, Lammar Wright, Moten, Mary H. Bradford (vocalist), William G. Little (vocalist), Ada Brown (vocalist), Thamon Hayes, Sam Tall, Willie Hall.

Celluloid Improvisations ♫

Celluloid Improvisations is an archive of jazz (and jazz influenced and/or related) music preserved on 16mm sound film, videotape, laserdisc and DVD. The collection includes more than 4,000 separate titles, and while the archive’s holdings focus on jazz, they also include such related forms of American music as blues, Swing, Western Swing, ‘pop’, rhythm and blues, country-western, vernacular dance, vaudeville and variety arts.
Untitled Blues | Jess Stacy (piano), Muggsy Spanier (trumpet), George Wettling (drums), Bob Casey (bass) // recorded 1944



 (Source: labelleboheme)Untitled Blues | Jess Stacy (piano), Muggsy Spanier (trumpet), George Wettling (drums), Bob Casey (bass) // recorded 1944



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Untitled Blues | Jess Stacy (piano), Muggsy Spanier (trumpet), George Wettling (drums), Bob Casey (bass) // recorded 1944

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jazz-swing:




 The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Three To Get Ready [ Their Last TimeOut 1967]



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 The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Three To Get Ready [ Their Last TimeOut 1967]



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The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Three To Get Ready [ Their Last TimeOut 1967]

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Roy Eldridge // photo courtesy of the J. Wills Sayre Photographs Collection at the University of Washington

Roy Eldridge // photo courtesy of the J. Wills Sayre Photographs Collection at the University of Washington

(Source: digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu)

joeacollege:

Billie Holliday appears as a guest on the Eddie Condon Floor Show. (1948)

joeacollege:

Billie Holliday appears as a guest on the Eddie Condon Floor Show. (1948)