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The V-Disc All Stars Featuring Woody Herman, The Catalina Sextette - Dave Matthews - Bill Stegmeyer - Clark Terry - Roy Eldridge, Bob Haggart
Mostly Instrumentals Part One

Compil. UK 2012 on Sounds Of Yester Year label
Jazz and Pop (Swing, Big Band, Vocal, Bop)

This CD compiles many V-Discs transcribed during World War II for distribution to military personnel around the world. Some tracks have been issued commercially in different collections. Group names are from the booklet, not the tray card, as several tracks are incorrect there and the full band names are in the booklet.

        
Musicians
The V-Disc All Stars 1943-1949 US
album by
PortraitWoody Herman cl, as, 1913-1987 US
clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals, album by
PortraitDave Matthews as, sax, *1967 US
tenor saxophone, album by
Bill Stegmeyer cl, 1916-1968 US
clarinet, album by
PortraitClark Terry tr, fh, 1920-2015 US
trumpet, album by
PortraitRoy Eldridge tr, 1911-1989 US
trumpet, trumpet, album by
PortraitBob Haggart b, 1914-1998 US
bass, leader, album by
PortraitHerbie Fields ts, cl, 1919-1958 US
alto saxophone
Ray DeGeer
alto saxophone
PortraitToots Mondello as, sax, 1911-1992 US
alto saxophone
Bob Dawes bs, sax, US
baritone saxophone
PortraitAl Hall b, 1915-1988 US
bass
PortraitBilly Taylor Sr. b, 1906-1986 US
bass
PortraitChubby Jackson b, 1918-2003 US
bass
Russ Morhoff
bass
PortraitSingleton Palmer b, tu, cor, 1913-1993 US
bass
PortraitTrigger Alpert b, 1916-2013 US
bass, bass
C.T. Strickland
bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
PortraitErnie Caceres bs, cl, 1911-1971 US
clarinet
Mahlon Clark cl, as, 1923-2007 US
clarinet
PortraitPeanuts Hucko cl, 1918-2003 US
clarinet
Bunny Shawker dr,
drums
Earl Martin
drums
Glen Waller
drums
PortraitHarold "Doc" West dr, 1915-1951 US
drums
PortraitJimmy Crawford dr, 1910-1980 US
drums
PortraitJohnny Blowers dr, 1911-2006 US
drums, drums
PortraitSpecs Powell dr, 1922-2007 US
drums, drums
Allen Hanlon g, US
guitar
PortraitBilly Bauer g, 1915-2005 US
guitar
Danny Perri g, US
guitar
PortraitHy White g, 1915-2011 US
guitar
Mike Bryan g, 1916-1972 US
guitar
PortraitBilly Rowland p, hps, 1910-1985
piano, piano
Bunky Parker p,
piano
Mark McIntyre p, 1916-1970 US
piano
PortraitMarty Napoleon p, 1921-2015 US
piano
PortraitNat Jaffe p, 1918-1945 US
piano
PortraitRalph Burns p, 1922-2001 US
piano
PortraitStan Freeman p, 1920-2001 US
piano
PortraitArt Drelinger ts, sax, as, 1916-2001 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitBen Webster ts, 1909-1973 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitDon Byas ts, 1912-1972 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitFlip Phillips ts, sax, 1915-2001 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitGeorgie Auld ts, 1919-1990 US
tenor saxophone
Nick Caiazza sax, ts, *1914 US
tenor saxophone
Pat Leonard
tenor saxophone
William "Weasel" Parker b, 1952-1992 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitBill Harris tb, 1916-1973 US
trombone
PortraitLou McGarity tb, 1917-1971 US
trombone
Mort Bullman tb, US
trombone
PortraitTrummy Young tb, 1912-1984 US
trombone
PortraitAl Killian tr, 1916-1950 US
trumpet
PortraitCharlie Shavers tr, 1920-1971 US
trumpet
PortraitChris Griffin tr, *1915
trumpet
Manuel Stevens
trumpet
PortraitRay Wetzel tr, 1924-1951 US
trumpet
PortraitMarjorie Hyams vib, 1920-2012 US
vibraphone
Nat Jaffe And His V-Disc Jumpers
performer on track
Woody Herman And His V-Disc All Stars
performer on track
Vanderbilt Stars US
performer on track
Catalina Sextette
performer on track
Roy Eldridge And His V-Disc Little Jazz Band
performer on track
Clark Terry And His Section Eights
performer on track
Bob Haggart And His Boys
performer on track
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1The Jeep's Jumpin'Nat Jaffe And His V-Disc Jumpers4:44
2Northwest PassageWoody Herman And His V-Disc All Stars5:58
3Somebody Loves MeWoody Herman And His V-Disc All Stars4:56
4John Hardy's WifeWoody Herman And His V-Disc All Stars4:25
5Vanderbilt IVVanderbilt Stars5:50
6Billie Bauer's TuneVanderbilt Stars4:28
7Now Hear ThisCatalina Sextette2:36
8SkrontchCatalina Sextette2:39
9UndecidedCatalina Sextette2:56
10Five O'Clock DragDave Matthews (2)3:23
11SnareheadDave Matthews (2)2:55
12Tea For TwoBill Stegmeyer5:04
13I've Found A New BabyRoy Eldridge And His V-Disc Little Jazz Band4:18
14Old Rob RoyRoy Eldridge And His V-Disc Little Jazz Band3:42
15Boy Meets HornRoy Eldridge And His V-Disc Little Jazz Band3:51
16Billy's BounceClark Terry And His Section Eights5:16
17PhlangesClark Terry And His Section Eights2:51
18SleepClark Terry And His Section Eights2:25
19Stand Still StanleyBob Haggart And His Boys5:04
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