Riverside Records Discography: 1925-1930

1925

The California Ramblers

Bill Moore, Red Nichols, cornet; Tommy Dorsey, Miff Mole, trombone; Arnold Brillhardt, Freddie Cusick, Bobby Davis, Jimmy Dorsey, sax, clarinet; Irvin Brodsky, piano; Tommy Fellini, banjo; Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Stan King, drums; Ed Kirkeby, leader.
NYC, January 19, 1925
Keep Smiling At TroubleRiverside RLP 1008
* Riverside RLP 1008   Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey - Jazz Of The Roaring Twenties

Baby Bonnie

Theodore Carpenter, cornet; Fats Browne, piano; Ernestine Bomburyero, vocals.
Richmond, IN, January 21, 1925
12133-ALonging BluesGennett 5644, 3041; Silvertone 4027
12134-AHome Sweet Home Blues-
* Gennett 5644   Baby Bonnie - Longing Blues / Home Sweet Home Blues
* Gennett 3041   Baby Bonnie - Longing Blues / Home Sweet Home Blues
* Silvertone 4027   Baby Bonnie - Longing Blues / Home Sweet Home Blues

Bix And His Rhythm Jugglers

Bix Beiderbecke, cornet; Tommy Dorsey, trombone; Don Murray, clarinet; Paul Mertz, piano; Howdy Quicksell, banjo; Tom Gargano, drums.
Richmond, IN, January 26, 1925
12140Toddlin' BluesGennett 5654; Brunswick 02501; Riverside RLP 12-127, (Du) RM 8810; Milestone M-47019
12141Davenport BluesGennett 5654; Brunswick 02206; Hot Record Society HRS 22; Riverside RLP 12-127, (Du) RM 8810; Milestone M-47019
12142Magic Bluesunissued
12142-A--
12142-B--
12143Nobody Knows What It's All About-
12143-A--
12143-B--
* Riverside RLP 12-127   Bix Beiderbecke, Wingy Manone, Muggsy Spanier - On The Road Jazz
* Riverside (Du) RM 8810   The Legendary Bix Beiderbecke 1924-1925
* Milestone M-47019   Bix Beiderbecke And The Chicago Cornets
* Gennett 5654; Session 6   Bix Beiderbecke - Toddlin' Blues / Davenport Blues
* Brunswick 02501   Wolverine Orchestra - Oh Baby / Bix Beiderbecke - Toddlin' Blues
* Brunswick 02206   Bix Beiderbecke - Davenport Blues / Curtis Hitch - Washboard Blues
* Hot Record Society HRS 22   Bix Beiderbecke - Davenport Blues / The Wolverines - Fidgety Feet

Ida Cox With Her Five Blue Spells

Elmer Chambers, cornet; Charlie Green, trombone; Don Redman, soprano sax; Fletcher Henderson, piano; Charlie Dixon, banjo; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Ida Cox, vocals.
Chicago, IL, January, 1925
1999-2Misery BluesParamount 12258; Riverside RLP 12-147
2000-3Graveyard Bound BluesParamount 12251; Riverside RLP 1019
2002-2,3Georgia Hound BluesParamount 12258; Riverside RLP 1019, RLP 12-147
* Riverside RLP 12-147   Ida Cox - The Moanin' Groanin' Blues
* Riverside RLP 1019   Ida Cox With Tommy Ladnier And Joe Smith
* Paramount 12258   Ida Cox - Misery Blues / Georgia Hound Blues
* Paramount 12251   Ida Cox - Graveyard Bound Blues / Mississippi River Blues

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra / The Original Memphis Five / Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra / Trixie's Down Home Syncopators

Louis Armstrong, Elmer Chambers, Howard Scott, cornet; Charlie Green, trombone; Ralph Escudero, tuba; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Don Redman, alto sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Fletcher Henderson, piano; Charlie Dixon, banjo; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Trixie Smith, vocals.
NYC, January, 1925
1995-1,2Everybody Loves My BabyParamount unissued
1996-1,2How Come You Do Me Like You Do-

Trixie Smith

Louis Armstrong, cornet; Charlie Green, trombone; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Lil Hardin, piano; Charlie Dixon, banjo; Trixie Smith, vocals.
NYC, March, 1925
2063-1,2The World's Jazz CrazyParamount 12262; Riverside RLP 1001
2064-1,2The Railroad BluesParamount 12262; Riverside RLP 1001, RLP 12-101
* Riverside RLP 12-101   Young Louis Armstrong
* Riverside RLP 1001   Louis Armstrong Plays The Blues
* Paramount 12262; United Hot Clubs Of America 81/82   Trixie Smith - The World's Jazz Crazy (And So Am I) / The Railroad Blues

The California Ramblers

Bill Moore, Red Nichols, cornet; Tommy Dorsey, Miff Mole, trombone; Arnold Brillhardt, Freddie Cusick, Bobby Davis, Jimmy Dorsey, sax, clarinet; Irvin Brodsky, piano; Tommy Fellini, banjo; Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Stan King, drums; Ed Kirkeby, leader.
NYC, April 2, 1925
CharlestonRiverside RLP 1008
* Riverside RLP 1008   Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey - Jazz Of The Roaring Twenties

Hociel Thomas

unknown, clarinet, violin; Hersal Thomas, piano; Hociel Thomas, vocals.
Richmond, IN, April 6, 1925
12186I Can't Feel Frisky Without My LiquorGennett 3004
12188-AWorried Down With The BluesGennett 3006
12189-BI Must Have It-
* Gennett 3004   Hociel Thomas - I Can't Feel Frisky Without My Liquor / Morning Dove Blues
* Gennett 3006   Hociel Thomas - Worried Down With The Blues / I Must Have It

Marie Grinter

unknown, clarinet, alto sax, violin, piano; Marie Grinter, vocals.
Richmond, IN, April 6, 1925
12185Morning Dove BluesGennett 3004
12187-ALeavin' My Daddy Is Hard To Dounissued
* Gennett 3004   Hociel Thomas - I Can't Feel Frisky Without My Liquor / Morning Dove Blues

The California Ramblers

Bill Moore, Red Nichols, cornet; Tommy Dorsey, Miff Mole, trombone; Arnold Brillhardt, Freddie Cusick, Bobby Davis, Jimmy Dorsey, sax, clarinet; Irvin Brodsky, piano; Tommy Fellini, banjo; Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Stan King, drums; Arthur Hall, vocals; Ed Kirkeby, leader.
NYC, April 22, 1925
The Flapper WifeRiverside RLP 1008
* Riverside RLP 1008   Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey - Jazz Of The Roaring Twenties

Lovie Austin And Her Blues Serenaders

Tommy Ladnier, cornet; Jimmy O'Bryant, clarinet; Lovie Austin, piano; W.E. Burton, drums; Priscilla Stewart, vocals.
Chicago, IL, April, 1925
2094-1Charleston MadParamount 12278; Riverside (Du) RM 8808
2094-2-Paramount 12278; Riverside RLP 1026, RLP 12-154, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2014, (It) MBS 6156
2095-2Charleston, South CarolinaParamount 12278; Riverside RLP 1026, RLP 12-154, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2014
2096-1Heebie JeebiesParamount 12283; Riverside RLP 1026, RLP 12-154, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2014
2097-2Peepin' BluesParamount 12277; Riverside RLP 1026, RLP 12-154, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2014, (It) MBS 6156
2098-2Mojo BluesParamount 12283; Riverside RLP 1026, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2014, (It) MBS 6156
* Riverside (Du) RM 8808   Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders 1924-1926
* Riverside RLP 12-154   Tommy Ladnier - Blues 'N Stomps
* Milestone MLP 2014   Freddie Keppard, Tommy Ladnier - New Orleans Horns
* Riverside RLP 1026   Tommy Ladnier, Vol. 1 - Blues And Stomp
* Paramount 12278   Lovie Austin - Charleston Mad / Charleston, South Carolina
* Paramount 12283   Lovie Austin - Heebie Jeebies / Mojo Blues
* Paramount 12277   Lovie Austin - Peepin' Blues / Jimmy O'Bryant - Georgia Breakdown
* Milestone (It) MBS 6156   Lovie Austin And Her Blues Serenaders (no details)

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band

Hooks Tilford, alto sax; Thomas A. Dorsey, piano; possibly Cedric Odom, drums; unknown, kazoo; unknown, slide whistle; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, May 18 or 19, 1925
2136-1Army Camp Harmony BluesParamount 12284; Milestone MLP 2001
2136-2-Paramount 12284
2137-1Explaining The BluesParamount 12284; Milestone MLP 2001
2137-2-Paramount 12284
2138-1Louisiana Hoo Doo BluesParamount 12290
2139-1Goodbye Daddy Blues-
* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12284   Ma Rainey - Army Camp Harmony Blues / Explaining The Blues
* Paramount 12290   Ma Rainey - Louisiana Hoo Doo Blues / Goodbye Daddy Blues

Jelly Roll Morton's Jazz Trio

Volly De Faut, clarinet; Jelly Roll Morton, piano; W.E. Burton, kazoo.
Chicago, IL, May, 1925
791My GalAutograph 623; Riverside RLP 1027, RLP 12-128, (Du) RM 8816; Milestone MLP 2003, M-47018
792Wolverine Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-128   The Incomparable Jelly Roll Morton
* Riverside (Du) RM 8816   The Incomparable Jelly Roll Morton 1923-1926
* Milestone MLP 2003   The Immortal Jelly Roll Morton
* Milestone M-47018   Jelly Roll Morton 1923/24
* Riverside RLP 1027   Jelly Roll Morton's Kings Of Jazz
* Autograph 623   Jelly Roll Morton - My Gal / Wolverine Blues

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band

Robert Taylor, cornet; Hooks Tilford, clarinet, alto sax; Thomas A. Dorsey, piano; possibly George Williams, banjo; Cedric Odom, drums; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, July 13-18, 1925
2209-1Stormy Sea BluesParamount 12295
2209-2--
2210-2Rough And Tumble BluesParamount 12311; Milestone MLP 2001
2211-1Night Time BluesParamount 12303; Milestone MLP 2001
2211-2-Paramount 12303
2212-2Levee Camp MoanParamount 12295
2213-1Four Day Honory ScatParamount 12303; Milestone MLP 2001
2213-2-Paramount 12303
2214-2Memphis Bound BluesParamount 12311; Milestone MLP 2001
* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12295   Ma Rainey - Stormy Sea Blues / Levee Camp Moan
* Paramount 12311   Ma Rainey - Rough And Tumble Blues / Memphis Bound Blues
* Paramount 12303   Ma Rainey - Night Time Blues / Four Day Honory Scat

The California Ramblers

Bill Moore, Red Nichols, cornet; Tommy Dorsey, Miff Mole, trombone; Arnold Brillhardt, Freddie Cusick, Bobby Davis, Jimmy Dorsey, sax, clarinet; Irvin Brodsky, piano; Tommy Fellini, banjo; Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Stan King, drums; Arthur Hall, vocals; Ed Kirkeby, leader.
NYC, July 15, 1925
ManhattanRiverside RLP 1008
* Riverside RLP 1008   Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey - Jazz Of The Roaring Twenties

The Stomp Six

Muggsy Spanier, cornet; Guy Carey, trombone; Joe Gish, tuba; Volly De Faut, clarinet; Mel Stitzel, piano; Ben Pollack, drums.
Chicago, IL, circa July, 1925
828Why Couldn't It Be Poor Little MeAutograph 626; Riverside RLP 1035, RLP 12-107
829Everybody Loves My Baby-
* Riverside RLP 12-107   Muggsy Spanier - Kid Muggsy's Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1035   Muggsy Spanier And His Bucktown Five
* Autograph 626   The Stomp Six - Why Couldn't It Be Poor Little Me / Everybody Loves My Baby

Ida Cox With Lovie Austin Blues Serenaders

Bob Shoffner, cornet; Jimmy O'Bryant, clarinet; Lovie Austin, piano; Ida Cox, vocals.
Chicago, IL, August, 1925
2242-1,2Mistreatin' Daddy BluesParamount 12298; Riverside RLP 12-147
* Riverside RLP 12-147   Ida Cox - The Moanin' Groanin' Blues
* Paramount 12298   Ida Cox - Southern Woman Blues / Mistreatin' Daddy Blues

Lovie Austin And Her Serenaders

Bob Shoffner, cornet; Jimmy O'Bryant, clarinet; Lovie Austin, piano; W.E. Burton, drums.
Chicago, IL, August, 1925
2219-1Don't Shake It No MoreParamount 12300; Riverside (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2002
2220-1Rampart Street Blues-
2221unknown titleunissued
2222-2Too Sweet For WordsParamount 12313; Riverside (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2002
* Riverside (Du) RM 8808   Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders 1924-1926
* Milestone MLP 2002   The Immortal Johnny Dodds
* Paramount 12300   Lovie Austin - Don't Shake It No More / Rampart Street Blues
* Paramount 12313   Ethel Waters - Craving Blues / Lovie Austin - Too Sweet For Words

The California Ramblers

Bill Moore, Red Nichols, cornet; Tommy Dorsey, trombone; Arnold Brillhardt, Freddie Cusick, Bobby Davis, Jimmy Dorsey, sax, clarinet; Irvin Brodsky, piano; Tommy Fellini, banjo; Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Stan King, drums; Ed Kirkeby, leader.
NYC, September 15, 1925
Sweet ManRiverside RLP 1008, RLP 12-116
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9 & 10 - New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1008   Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey - Jazz Of The Roaring Twenties

Ida Cox

Dave Nelson, cornet; Jesse Crump, organ; Ida Cox, vocals.
Chicago, IL, September, 1925
2293-1Coffin BluesParamount 12318; Riverside RLP 1019, RLP 12-147
2294-1,2Rambling Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-147   Ida Cox - The Moanin' Groanin' Blues
* Riverside RLP 1019   Ida Cox With Tommy Ladnier And Joe Smith
* Paramount 12318   Ida Cox - Coffin Blues / Rambling Blues

Coot Grant - Kid Wesley Wilson Duo

Louis Armstrong, cornet; Charlie Green, trombone; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Lil Hardin, piano; Charlie Dixon, banjo; Coot Grant, Kid Wesley Wilson, vocals.
NYC, circa September, 1925
2280-2Come On Coot, Do That ThingParamount 12317; Riverside RLP 1001
2282-1,2Find Me At The Greasy SpoonParamount 12337; Riverside RLP 1001
* Riverside RLP 1001   Louis Armstrong Plays The Blues
* Paramount 12317   Coot Grant, Kid Wesley Wilson - Come On Coot, Do That Thing / Kid Wesley Wilson - Have Your Chill/I'll Be There
* Paramount 12337   Kid Wesley Wilson - Find Me At The Greasy Spoon / Coot Grant, Kid Wesley Wilson - When Your Man Is Going To Put You Down

Kid Wesley Wilson

possibly Joe Smith, cornet; Fletcher Henderson, piano; Kid Wesley Wilson, vocals.
NYC, circa September, 1925
2284-1When Your Man Is Going To Put You DownParamount 12337; Riverside RLP 1001
* Riverside RLP 1001   Louis Armstrong Plays The Blues
* Paramount 12337   Kid Wesley Wilson - Find Me At The Greasy Spoon / Coot Grant, Kid Wesley Wilson - When Your Man Is Going To Put You Down

The California Ramblers

Bill Moore, Red Nichols, cornet; Tommy Dorsey, Miff Mole, trombone; Arnold Brillhardt, Freddie Cusick, Bobby Davis, Jimmy Dorsey, sax, clarinet; Irvin Brodsky, piano; Tommy Fellini, banjo; Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Stan King, drums; Johnny Ryan, vocals; Ed Kirkeby, leader.
NYC, November 24, 1925
Clap Hands, Here Comes CharleyRiverside RLP 1008
Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue-
* Riverside RLP 1008   Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey - Jazz Of The Roaring Twenties

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band

Joe Smith, cornet; Charlie Green, trombone; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Fletcher Henderson, piano; Charlie Dixon, banjo; Coleman Hawkins, bass sax; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Ma Rainey, vocals.
NYC, early December, 1925
2369-2Slave To The BluesParamount 12332; Milestone MLP 2001, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
2370-1Yonder Come The BluesParamount 12357
2370-2-Paramount 12357; Riverside RLP 12-108
2371-1Titanic Man BluesParamount 12374; Riverside RLP 12-113
2371-2-Paramount 12374
2372-2Chain Gang BluesParamount 12338; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
2373-1Bessemer Bound BluesParamount 12374
2373-2-Paramount 12374; Milestone MLP 2001, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
2374-1Oh, My Babe BluesParamount 12332; Riverside RLP 12-121
2375-2Wringing And Twisting BluesParamount 12338; Riverside RLP 1045, RLP 12-134; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
2376-2Stack O'Lee BluesParamount 12357; Riverside RLP 12-108
* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-113   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 3 & 4 - The Blues / New Orleans Style
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Riverside RLP 12-134   Fats Waller, Ma Rainey, and others - Early And Rare "Collectors Items"
* Milestone MCD-47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12332   Ma Rainey - Slave To The Blues / Oh My Babe Blues
* Paramount 12357   Ma Rainey - Yonder Come The Blues / Stack O'Lee Blues
* Paramount 12374   Ma Rainey - Titanic Man Blues / Besemer Bound Blues
* Paramount 12338   Ma Rainey - Wringing And Twisting Blues / Chain Gang Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson / Deacon L.J. Bates

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1925-January, 1926
11040-1I Want To Be Like Jesus In My HeartParamount 12386
11041-1All I Want Is That Pure Religion-
* Paramount 12386   Deacon L.J. Bates - I Want To Be Like Jesus In My Heart / All I Want Is That Pure Religion

1926

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band

Bernie Young, cornet; Albert Wynn, trombone; Barney Bigard, soprano, alto sax; probably Lil Henderson, piano; possibly Rip Bassett, banjo; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, February 3-18, 1926
2448-1Broken Hearted BluesParamount 12364
2448-2-Paramount 12364; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137; Milestone MLP 2017
2449not traced
2450-
2451-3Jealousy BluesParamount 12364
2451-4-Paramount 12364; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137
2452-1Seeking BluesParamount 12352; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137
2452-2-Paramount 12352
* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12364   Ma Rainey - Broken Hearted Blues / Jealousy Blues
* Paramount 12352   Ma Rainey - Seeking Blues / Mountain Jack Blues

Jelly Roll Morton's Incomparables

Ray Bowling, cornet; unknown, trombone; unknown, alto sax; unknown, tenor sax; Jelly Roll Morton, piano; unknown, banjo; Clay Jefferson, drums.
Richmond, IN, February 23, 1926
12466Milenberg Joysunissued
12466-A--
12467Mr. Jelly LordGennett 3259; Riverside RLP 12-128, (Du) RM 8816; Milestone MCD-47018-2
* Riverside RLP 12-128   The Incomparable Jelly Roll Morton
* Riverside (Du) RM 8816   The Incomparable Jelly Roll Morton 1923-1926
* Milestone MCD-47018-2   Jelly Roll Morton 1923/24
* Gennett 3259   Jelly Roll Morton - Mr. Jelly Lord / Fess Williams - Wimmin Aaah!

Ma Rainey

Jimmy Blythe, piano; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa February, 1926
2466-1Mountain Jack BluesParamount 12352; Riverside RLP 1016, RLP 1045, RLP 12-137; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
2466-2-Paramount 12352
* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MCD-47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12352   Ma Rainey - Seeking Blues / Mountain Jack Blues

Fats Waller

Fats Waller, piano roll.
NYC, circa February, 1926
Squeeze MeQRS 3352; Riverside RLP 1010; Biograph BLP-1005Q
* Biograph BLP-1005Q   Thomas "Fats" Waller 1924-31, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1010   Rediscovered Fats Waller Solos
* QRS 3352, XP 183   Fats Waller - Squeeze Me

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa March, 1926
2471-1Got The BluesParamount 12354
2471-2--
2472-2Long Lonesome Blues-
2473not traced
2474-1Booster BluesParamount 12347
2475-1Dry Southern Blues-
* Paramount 12354   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Got The Blues / Long Lonesome Blues
* Paramount 12347   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Booster Blues / Dry Southern Blues

Fats Waller

Fats Waller, piano roll.
NYC, circa March, 1926
18th Street StrutQRS 3377; Riverside RLP 1010; Biograph BLP-1005Q
* Biograph BLP-1005Q   Thomas "Fats" Waller 1924-31, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1010   Rediscovered Fats Waller Solos
* QRS 3377, Q 151   Fats Waller - 18th Street Strut

Duke Ellington's Washingtonians

Harry Cooper, Leroy Rutledge, trumpet; Charlie Irvis, trombone; Jimmy Harrison, trombone, vocals; Don Redman, clarinet, alto sax; Prince Robinson, clarinet, tenor sax; Otto Hardwick, alto, baritone sax; George Thomas, tenor sax, vocals; Duke Ellington, piano; Fred Guy, banjo; Bass Edwards, tuba; Sonny Greer, drums.
NYC, April 1, 1926
X57-AWanna Go Back Again BluesGennett 3291; Riverside RLP 12-129
* Riverside RLP 12-129   Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson - Birth Of Big Band Jazz
* Gennett 3291   Duke Ellington - Wanna Go Back Again Blues / If You Can't Hold The Man You Love

Lovie Austin And Her Serenaders

Tommy Ladnier or Lee Collins or Natty Dominique, cornet; Kid Ory, trombone; Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Lovie Austin or probably Lil Hardin, piano; Johnny St. Cyr, banjo; W.E. Burton, drums.
Chicago, IL, April, 1926
11096-2Jackass BluesParamount 12361; Riverside RLP 12-114, RLP 12-154, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2002
11097-2Frog Tongue StompParamount 12361; Riverside (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2002
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5 & 6 - South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-154   Tommy Ladnier - Blues 'N Stomps
* Riverside (Du) RM 8808   Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders 1924-1926
* Milestone MLP 2002   The Immortal Johnny Dodds
* Paramount 12361   Lovie Austin - Jackass Blues / Frog Tongue Stomp

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa April, 1926
2543-1Black Horse BluesParamount 12367; Milestone MLP 2004
2544-1Corinna BluesParamount 12367
2544-2-Paramount 12367; Milestone MLP 2004
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12367   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Horse Blues / Corinna Blues

Jimmy Blythe's Washboard Band

Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Jimmy Blythe, piano; Buddy Burton, washboard.
Chicago, IL, May, 1926
2541-1Bohunkus BluesParamount 12368; Riverside RLP 12-104
2542-1Buddy Burton's Jazz-
* Riverside RLP 12-104   Johnny Dodds - Early Recordings By The Great New Orleans Clarinetist
* Paramount 12368   Jimmy Blythe - Bohunkus Blues / Buddy Burton's Jazz

Viola Bartlette With Junie Cobb's Paramount Syncopators

Junie Cobb, cornet; unknown, trombone; Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Lovie Austin, piano; Viola Bartlette, vocals.
Chicago, IL, May, 1926
2554-2Walk Easy 'Cause My Papa's HereParamount 12369; Riverside RLP 12-104
* Riverside RLP 12-104   Johnny Dodds - Early Recordings By The Great New Orleans Clarinetist
* Paramount 12369   Viola Bartlette - Sunday Morning Blues / Walk Easy 'Cause My Papa's Here

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa May, 1926
1053-2Got The BluesParamount 12354
1054-2,4Long Lonesome Blues-
same session.
2557-1Jack O'Diamonds BluesParamount 12373
2557-2-Paramount 12373, 14022; Riverside RLP 1014; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
2558-2Chock House BluesParamount 12373, 14022; Riverside RLP 1053; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
* Milestone MLP 2007   Blind Lemon Jefferson, Vol. 2
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Riverside RLP 1014   The Folk Blues Of Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Riverside RLP 1053   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
* Paramount 12354   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Got The Blues / Long Lonesome Blues
* Paramount 12373   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Jack O'Diamonds Blues / Chock House Blues
* Paramount 14022   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Jack O'Diamonds Blues / Chock House Blues

Duke Ellington's Washingtonians

Charlie Jackson, Bubber Miley, trumpet; Joe Nanton, trombone; Prince Robinson, clarinet, tenor sax; Otto Hardwick, alto, baritone sax; Duke Ellington, piano; Fred Guy, banjo; Bass Edwards, tuba; Sonny Greer, drums.
NYC, June 21, 1926
X190Animal CrackersGennett 3342; Riverside RLP 12-129
X191-ALil' Farina-
* Riverside RLP 12-129   Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson - Birth Of Big Band Jazz
* Gennett 3342   Duke Ellington - Animal Crackers / Lil' Farina

Ma Rainey

Lil Henderson, piano; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1926
2631-1Trust No ManParamount 12395; Riverside RLP 12-121; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MCD-47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12395   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement / Trust No Man

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band

Homer Hobson, cornet; Albert Wynn, trombone; Tom Brown, clarinet, alto sax; Doc Cheatham, soprano sax; Lil Henderson, piano; Rip Bassett, banjo; Ben Thigpen, drums; unknown, musical saw; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1926
2627-1Down In The BasementParamount 12395; Riverside RLP 12-121; Milestone MLP 2017
2628-1Sissy BluesParamount 12384; Riverside RLP 1045
2629-2Broken Soul Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12395   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement / Trust No Man
* Paramount 12384   Ma Rainey - Sissy Blues / Broken Soul Blues

Jimmy Blythe's Ragmuffins

Freddie Keppard, trumpet; unknown, trombone; Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Jimmy Blythe, piano; unknown, drums; Trixie Smith, vocals #1.
Chicago, IL, July 26, 1926
1. 2602-1Messin' AroundParamount 12376; Riverside RLP 1015
2. 2603-1Adam's AppleParamount 12376; Riverside RLP 1015, RLP 12-135, (Du) RM 8816
* Riverside RLP 12-135   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2 - In The Alley
* Riverside (Du) RM 8816   The Incomparable Jelly Roll Morton 1923-1926
* Riverside RLP 1015   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2
* Paramount 12376   Jimmy Blythe - Messin' Around / Adam's Apple

James P. Johnson

James P. Johnson, piano roll.
NYC, July, 1926
CharlestonQRS 3143; Riverside RLP 1011
Harlem Choc'late Babies On ParadeQRS 3526; Riverside RLP 1011, RLP 12-105
Make Me A Pallet On The FloorQRS 3626; Riverside RLP 1011
* Riverside RLP 12-105   James P. Johnson Rare Solos
* Riverside RLP 1011   James P. Johnson, Vol. 1 - Early Harlem Piano
* QRS 3143   James P. Johnson - Charleston
* QRS 3526   James P. Johnson - Harlem Choc'late Babies On Parade
* QRS 3626   James P. Johnson - Make Me A Pallet On The Floor

Junie Cobb's Hometown Band

Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Junie Cobb, clarinet, alto sax; Jimmy Blythe or Tiny Parham, piano; Eustern Woodfork, banjo.
Chicago, IL, August, 1926
East Cost TrotRiverside RLP 12-104
Chicago Buzz-
* Riverside RLP 12-104   Johnny Dodds - Early Recordings By The Great New Orleans Clarinetist

Lovie Austin And Her Serenaders

Shirley Clay, cornet; Albert Wynn, trombone; Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Lovie Austin, piano; Houston Woodfork, banjo; Henry Williams, vocals #1,4.
Chicago, IL, August, 1926
1. 2621-1Chicago Mess AroundParamount 12380; Riverside RLP 12-104, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2011
2. 2622-1Galion Stomp-
3. 2623-2In The Alley BluesParamount 12391; Riverside RLP 1002, RLP 12-135, (Du) RM 8808; Milestone MLP 2011
4. 2624-2Merry Maker's Twine-
* Riverside RLP 12-104   Johnny Dodds - Early Recordings By The Great New Orleans Clarinetist
* Riverside (Du) RM 8808   Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders 1924-1926
* Milestone MLP 2011   Johnny Dodds - Chicago Mess Around
* Riverside RLP 12-135   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2 - In The Alley
* Riverside RLP 1002   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 1 - Dixieland Trumpers
* Paramount 12380   Lovie Austin - Chicago Mess Around / Galion Stomp
* Paramount 12391   Lovie Austin - In The Alley Blues / Merry Maker's Twine

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1926
2016-4Beggin' BackParamount 12394
2018-1,2Old Rounders Blues-
* Paramount 12394   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Beggin' Back / Old Rounders Blues

Freddie Keppard And His Jazz Cardinals

Freddie Keppard, cornet; Eddie Vincent, trombone; Jimmy O'Bryant, clarinet; Arthur Campbell, piano; Jasper Taylor, woodblock; Papa Charlie Jackson, vocals #2.
Chicago, IL, September, 1926
1. 2651Stock Yards StrutParamount 12399; Riverside RLP 1005, RLP 12-131
2. 2653-1Salty DogParamount 12399; Riverside RLP 1005, RLP 12-114
* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5 & 6 - South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1005   Louis Armstrong, and others - New Orleans Horns
* Paramount 12399; United Hot Clubs Of America 73/74   Freddie Keppard - Salty Dog / Stock Yards Strut

Cliff Jackson

Cliff Jackson, piano roll.
NYC, September, 1926
Hock Shop BluesQRS 3616; Riverside RLP 12-115; Biograph BLP-1001Q
* Riverside RLP 12-115   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 7 & 8 - Chicago Style / Harlem
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Biograph BLP-1001Q   Various Artists - Parlor Piano 1917-27 - Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls
* QRS 3616   Cliff Jackson - Hock Shop Blues

Leola B. Wilson

B.T. Wingfield, cornet; Tiny Parham, piano; Leola B. Wilson, vocals.
Chicago, IL, September or October, 1926
3021-1Dishrag BluesParamount 12403; Riverside RLP 12-153
* Riverside RLP 12-153   Various Artists - Piano, Brass And Blues
* Paramount 12403   Leola B. Wilson - Dishrag Blues / Rolling Mill Blues

Johnny Dodds

Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Tiny Parham, piano.
Chicago, IL, fall 1926
4332Oh, DaddyParamount 12471; Riverside RLP 12-114; Milestone MLP 2002
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5 & 6 - South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Milestone MLP 2002   The Immortal Johnny Dodds
* Paramount 12471   Vance Dixon's Pencils - Sweet Patunia / Dodds And Parham - Oh Daddy

Red And Miff's Stompers

Red Nichols, cornet; Miff Mole, trombone; Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet, alto sax; Alfie Evans, alto sax; Arthur Schutt, piano; Joe Tarto, tuba; Victor Berton, drums.
Edison, NY, October 13, 1926
11245-AAlabama StompEdison 51854; Riverside RLP 1048
11245-B-
11245-C-
11246-AStampedeEdison 51854; Riverside RLP 1048, RLP 12-116
11246-B-
11246-C-
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9 & 10 - New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1048   Red Nichols, Miff Mole - New York Jazz Of The Twenties
* Edison 51854   Red And Miff's Stompers - Alabama Stomp / Stampede

Blythe's Washboard Ragmuffins

Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Jimmy Blythe, piano; Jimmy Bertland, washboard; and others.
Chicago, IL, October 26, 1926
2749-2Ape ManParamount 12428; Riverside RLP 1002, RLP 12-135
2750-2Your FolksParamount 12428; Riverside RLP 1015, RLP 12-135
* Riverside RLP 12-135   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2 - In The Alley
* Riverside RLP 1002   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 1 - Dixieland Trumpers
* Riverside RLP 1015   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2
* Paramount 12428   Jimmy Blythe - Ape Man / Your Folks

Red And Miff's Stompers

Red Nichols, cornet; Miff Mole, trombone; Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet, alto sax; Alfie Evans, alto sax; Arthur Schutt, piano; Joe Tarto, tuba; Victor Berton, drums.
Edison, NY, November 10, 1926
11291-AHurricaneEdison 51878; Riverside RLP 1048
11291-B-
11291-C-
11292-BBlack Bottom StompEdison 51878; Riverside RLP 1048
11292-C-
* Riverside RLP 1048   Red Nichols, Miff Mole - New York Jazz Of The Twenties
* Edison 51878   Red And Miff's Stompers - Hurricane / Black Bottom Stomp

James P. Johnson

James P. Johnson, piano roll.
NYC, November, 1926
SugarQRS 3108; Riverside RLP 12-105
* Riverside RLP 12-105   James P. Johnson Rare Solos
* QRS 3108   James P. Johnson - Sugar

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa November, 1926
3066-1Stocking Feet BluesParamount 12407; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
3066-2-Paramount 12407
3067-1That Black Snake Moan-
3067-2-Paramount 12407; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
3070-1Wartime BluesParamount 12425
3076-1Broke And HungryParamount 12443
3076-2-Paramount 12443; Riverside RLP 1014; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
3077-1Shuckin' Sugar BluesParamount 12454
3077-2-Paramount 12454; Riverside RLP 1014, RLP 12-112; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
* Milestone MLP 2013   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Snake Moan
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone MLP 2007   Blind Lemon Jefferson, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 12-112   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 1 & 2 - Backgrounds / Ragtime
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1014   The Folk Blues Of Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12407   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Stocking Feet Blues / That Black Snake Moan
* Paramount 12425   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Wartime Blues / Booger Rooger Blues
* Paramount 12443   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Broke And Hungry / Bad Luck Blues
* Paramount 12454   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Shuckin' Sugar Blues / Rabbit Foot Blues

Ma Rainey

probably Jimmy Blythe, piano; Blind Blake, guitar; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa November, 1926
405Morning Hour BluesParamount 12455; Milestone MLP 2017, MCD-47021-2
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone MCD-47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12455   Ma Rainey - Morning Hour Blues / Weeping Woman Blues

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Boys

probably B.T. Wingfield, cornet; Junie Cobb, clarinet; Jimmy Blythe or Tiny Parham, piano; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa November, 1926
407-2Weeping Woman BluesParamount 12455
408-2Soon This MorningParamount 12438; Riverside RLP 1032, RLP 12-137
* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Riverside RLP 1032   Various Artists - The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12455   Ma Rainey - Morning Hour Blues / Weeping Woman Blues
* Paramount 12438   Ma Rainey - Don't Fish In My Sea / "Ma" Rainey's Black Bottom (mistitled as Soon This Morning)

Jasper Taylor's State Street Boys

Natty Dominique, cornet; Eddie Ellis, trombone; Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Tiny Parham, piano; Jasper Taylor, washboard.
Chicago, IL, late 1926
If Must Be The BluesRiverside RLP 12-104
State Street Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-104   Johnny Dodds - Early Recordings By The Great New Orleans Clarinetist

Rev. J.M. Gates

Rev. J.M. Gates, sermon.
NYC, circa December 6, 1926
GEX-362Amazing GraceGennett 6013
GEX-363I Know I Got ReligionGennett 6034
GEX-364I'm So Glad Trouble Don't Last AlwaysGennett 6019
GEX-365I'm Going To Heaven If It Takes My LifeGennett 6034; Riverside RLP 12-112
GEX-366Waiting At The Beautiful GateGennett 6042
GEX-367I'm Gonna Die With A Staff In My HandGennett 6019
GEX-368-AYou Belong To That Funeral TrainGennett 6042
GEX-369I'll Be SatisfiedGennett 6013
* Riverside RLP 12-112   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 1 & 2 - Backgrounds / Ragtime
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Gennett 6013; Paramount 12782   Rev. J.M. Gates - Amazing Grace / I'll Be Satisfied
* Gennett 6034   Rev. J.M. Gates - I Know I Got Religion / I'm Going To Heaven If It Takes My Life
* Gennett 6019   Rev. J.M. Gates - I'm So Glad Trouble Don't Last Always / I'm Gonna Die With A Staff In My Hand
* Gennett 6042   Rev. J.M. Gates - Waiting At The Beautiful Gate / You Belong To That Funeral Train

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1926
3088-2Booger Rooger BluesParamount 12425
3089-1Rabbit Foot BluesParamount 12454; Milestone MLP 2004, M-47022
3090-2Bad Luck BluesParamount 12443; Riverside RLP 1053; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone MLP 2007   Blind Lemon Jefferson, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1053   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
* Paramount 12425   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Wartime Blues / Booger Rooger Blues
* Paramount 12454   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Shuckin' Sugar Blues / Rabbit Foot Blues
* Paramount 12443   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Broke And Hungry / Bad Luck Blues

Leroy Pickett - Tiny Parham Apollo Syncopators

B.T. Wingfield, cornet; Charlie Lawson, trombone; Junie Cobb, clarinet, alto sax; unknown, tenor sax; Leroy Pickett, violin; Tiny Parham, piano; Jimmy Bertland, drums.
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1926
4053-1Alexander Where's That BandParamount 12441; Riverside RLP 1017
4054-1Mojo Strut-
* Riverside RLP 1017   Apollo Syncopators And Jazz Wizards - Jazz Collectors Item, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12441   Leroy Pickett, Tiny Parham - Alexander Where's That Band / Mojo Strut

Ma Rainey

possibly Leroy Pickett, violin; Blind Blake, guitar; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1926
4019-2Little Low Mama BluesParamount 12419
4020-1Grievin' Hearted Blues-
4020-2-Paramount 12419; Riverside RLP 12-108
Jimmy Blythe, piano; Ma Rainey, vocals.
4021-2Don't Fish In My SeaParamount 12438; Riverside RLP 1032, RLP 12-137
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-137   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2 - Broken-Hearted Blues
* Riverside RLP 1032   Various Artists - The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12419   Ma Rainey - Little Low Mama Blues / Grievin' Hearted Blues
* Paramount 12438   Ma Rainey - Don't Fish In My Sea / "Ma" Rainey's Black Bottom (mistitled as Soon This Morning)

1927

John Williams's Synco Jazzers

Henry McCord, trumpet; Bradley Bullett, trombone; John Williams, alto, baritone sax; Mary Leo Burley aka Mary Lou Williams, piano; Joe Williams, banjo; Robert Price, drums.
Chicago, IL, February, 1927
4187-2Down In GallionParamount 12457; Riverside RLP 1040
4188-1,2Goose Grease-
* Riverside RLP 1040   Various Artists - Jazz Collectors Item, Vol. 2 - Rare Examples Of Early Jazz
* Paramount 12457   John Williams - Down In Gallion / Goose Grease

Charles Pierce And His Orchestra

Dick Feigie, Muggsy Spanier, cornet; Frank Teschemacher, clarinet; Charles Pierce, alto sax; Ralph Rudder, tenor sax; Dan Liscomb, piano; Stuart Branch, guitar; Johnny Mueller, bass; Paul Kettler, drums.
Chicago, IL, circa February, 1927
20399-1Bull Frog BluesParamount 12619; Riverside RLP 1004, RLP 12-107
20400-2China BoyParamount 12619; Riverside RLP 1004, RLP 12-107, RLP 12-115
* Riverside RLP 12-107   Muggsy Spanier - Kid Muggsy's Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-115   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 7 & 8 - Chicago Style / Harlem
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1004   Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher - Muggsy, Tesch And The Chicagoans
* Paramount 12619; United Hot Clubs Of America 1/2   Charles Pierce - China Boy / Bull Frog Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Atlanta, GA, March 14, 1927
80523-BBlack Snake MoanOKeh 8455
80524-BMatch Box Blues-
80525-B'Stillery Bluesunissued
80526-BWoman Labor Man-
* OKeh 8455   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Snake Moan / Match Box Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals, speech.
Atlanta, GA, March 15, 1927
80527-BMy Easy RiderOKeh unissued
80528-BElder Green's In Town-
80529-BEnglish Stop Time-
80536-BLaboring Man Away From Home-

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa April, 1927
4423-2Easy Rider BluesParamount 12474; Milestone MLP 2004, M-47022
4424-2Match Box Blues-
same session.
4446-4-Paramount 12474
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12474   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Easy Rider Blues / Match Box Blues

Buddy Boy Hawkins

Buddy Boy Hawkins, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa April, 1927
4415-1Shaggy Dog BluesParamount 12489; Riverside RLP 1039
4419-2Jailhouse Fire Blues-
* Riverside RLP 1039   Various Artists - Backwoods Blues
* Paramount 12489   Buddy Boy Hawkins - Shaggy Dog Blues / Jailhouse Fire Blues

Johnny Dodds

Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Tiny Parham, piano.
Chicago, IL, circa April, 1927
4413-1Loveless LoveParamount 12483; Riverside RLP 1015, RLP 12-135
4414-2Nineteenth Street Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-135   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2 - In The Alley
* Riverside RLP 1015   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2
* Paramount 12483   Johnny Dodds - Loveless Love / Nineteenth Street Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson

George Perkins, piano; Blind Lemon Jefferson, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa May, 1927
4491-5Rising High Water BluesParamount 12487; Riverside RLP 12-113; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
4514-1Weary Dogs BluesParamount 12493
4514-2--
4515-2Right Of Way BluesParamount 12510
* Riverside RLP 12-113   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 3 & 4 - The Blues / New Orleans Style
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Milestone MLP 2007   Blind Lemon Jefferson, Vol. 2
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12487   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Rising High Water Blues / Teddy Bear Blues
* Paramount 12493   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Weary Dogs Blues / Hot Dogs
* Paramount 12510   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Right Of Way Blues / Black Snake Dream Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson

George Perkins, piano; Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1927
4567-1Teddy Bear BluesParamount 12487
4567-2-Paramount 12487; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
George Perkins, piano; Blind Lemon Jefferson, vocals.
4577-2Black Snake Dream BluesParamount 12510
* Milestone MLP 2007   Blind Lemon Jefferson, Vol. 2
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12487   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Rising High Water Blues / Teddy Bear Blues
* Paramount 12510   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Right Of Way Blues / Black Snake Dream Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson And His Feet

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocal comments, tap dance.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1927
4578-3Hot DogsParamount 12493
* Paramount 12493   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Weary Dogs Blues / Hot Dogs

Deacon L.J. Bates

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1927
4579-1He Arose From The DeadParamount 12585, 12585 (alt.)
* Paramount 12585   Deacon L.J. Bates - He Arose From The Dead / See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
* Paramount 12585 (alt.)   Deacon L.J. Bates - He Arose From The Dead / Where Shall I Be

Edison Jazz All Stars

Billy Keyes, Chelsea Quealey, trumpet; Chuck Campbell, trombone; ??? Allen, tuba; Bobby Davis, Bob Fallon, alto sax, clarinet; Sam Ruby, tenor sax; Ted Black, piano; Tommy Fellini, banjo; Jimmy Wilson, drums.
NYC, July 15, 1927
Miss Annabelle LeeRiverside RLP 1008
* Riverside RLP 1008   Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey - Jazz Of The Roaring Twenties

State Street Ramblers

Natty Dominique, cornet; Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Jimmy Blythe, piano; Baby Dodds, washboard.
Richmond, IN, August 15, 1927
12990The Weary Way BluesGennett 6232; Riverside RLP 12-104
12991-ACootie Stomp-
* Riverside RLP 12-104   Johnny Dodds - Early Recordings By The Great New Orleans Clarinetist
* Gennett 6232   State Street Ramblers - The Weary Way Blues / Cootie Stomp

Ma Rainey

Shirley Clay, cornet; probably Al Wynn or Kid Ory, trombone; Claude "Hop" Hopkins, piano; unknown, banjo; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, August, 1927
4707-1Misery BluesParamount 12508; Riverside RLP 1045
4708-2Dead Drunk BluesParamount 12508; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021
4709-1Slow Driving MoanParamount 12526; Milestone MLP 2001, M-47021
* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12508   Ma Rainey - Misery Blues / Dead Drunk Blues
* Paramount 12526   Ma Rainey - Gone Daddy Blues / Slow Driving Moan

Ma Rainey And Her Georgia Band

Shirley Clay, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; unknown, tuba; Claude "Hop" Hopkins, piano; unknown, banjo; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1927
4682-2Big Boy BluesParamount 12548
4683-2Blues Oh BluesParamount 12566; Riverside REP 107, RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021
Shirley Clay, trumpet; Kid Ory, trombone; unknown, tuba; Claude "Hop" Hopkins, piano; unknown, banjo; Ma Rainey, vocals; unknown male speech.
4690-3Damper Down BluesParamount 12548
4691-2Gone Daddy BluesParamount 12526; Milestone MLP 2001, M-47021
4692-1Oh, Papa BluesParamount 12566; Riverside REP 107, RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MLP 2001   The Immortal Ma Rainey - First Of The Great Blues Singers
* Riverside REP 107   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12548   Ma Rainey - Big Boy Blues / Damper Down Blues
* Paramount 12566   Ma Rainey - Blues Oh Blues / Oh, Papa Blues
* Paramount 12526   Ma Rainey - Gone Daddy Blues / Slow Driving Moan

Blind Lemon Jefferson / Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa September, 1927
20039-2Struck Sorrow BluesParamount 12541
20040-2Rambler Blues-
* Paramount 12541   Lemon Jefferson - Struck Sorrow Blues / Rambler Blues

Will Ezell Solo

Will Ezell, piano.
Chicago, IL, circa September, 1927
4786-2Barrel House WomanParamount 12549; Riverside RLP 1043
4787-2West Coast Rag-
* Riverside RLP 1043   Will Ezell
* Paramount 12549   Will Ezell - Barrel House Woman / West Coast Rag

Blind Lemon Jefferson / Deacon L.J. Bates

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa October, 1927
20064-1Chinch Bug BluesParamount 12551
20065-1Deceitful Brownskin Woman-
20065-2--
20066-1Sunshine SpecialParamount 12593
20066-2-Paramount 12593; Riverside RLP 1053; Milestone MLP 2007
20070-2Gone Dead On You BluesParamount 12578
20073-2Where Shall I BeParamount 12585 (alt.)
20074-1See That My Grave Is Kept CleanParamount 12585
20074-2--
20075-2One Dime BluesParamount 12578
20076-2Lonesome House BluesParamount 12593; Riverside RLP 1014; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
* Milestone MLP 2007   Blind Lemon Jefferson, Vol. 2
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Riverside RLP 1053   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
* Riverside RLP 1014   The Folk Blues Of Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12551   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Chinch Bug Blues / Deceitful Brownskin Woman
* Paramount 12593   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Sunshine Special / Lonesome House Blues
* Paramount 12578   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Gone Dead On You Blues / One Dime Blues
* Paramount 12585 (alt.)   Deacon L.J. Bates - He Arose From The Dead / Where Shall I Be
* Paramount 12585   Deacon L.J. Bates - He Arose From The Dead / See That My Grave Is Kept Clean

Clarence Williams' Orchestra

Ed Allen, cornet; Ed Cuffee, trombone; Buster Bailey, clarinet, alto sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Clarence Williams, piano; Cyrus St. Clair, sousaphone.
NYC, circa October, 1927
2887-2Snake 'Em UpParamount 12587; Riverside RLP 1017
2888-2Jingles-
* Riverside RLP 1017   Apollo Syncopators And Jazz Wizards - Jazz Collectors Item, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12587   Clarence Williams - Snake 'Em Up / Jingles

Jungle Kings

Muggsy Spanier, cornet; Frank Teschemacher, clarinet; Mezz Mezzrow, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Eddie Condon, banjo; Jim Lannigan, tuba; George Wettling, drums; Red McKenzie, vocals.
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1927
20563Friar's Point ShuffleParamount 12654; Riverside RLP 1004, RLP 12-107, RLP 12-115
Darktown Strutters' BallParamount 12654; Riverside RLP 1004, RLP 12-107
* Riverside RLP 12-107   Muggsy Spanier - Kid Muggsy's Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-115   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 7 & 8 - Chicago Style / Harlem
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1004   Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher - Muggsy, Tesch And The Chicagoans
* Paramount 12654; United Hot Clubs Of America 3/4   Jungle Kings - Friar's Point Shuffle / Darktown Strutters' Ball

Meade "Lux" Lewis Solo

Meade "Lux" Lewis, piano.
Chicago, IL, December 27, 1927
20246-2Honky Tonk Train BluesParamount 12896; Columbia 37336, S-10005; Riverside RLP 1009, RLP 12-134, (Du) RM 8806; Milestone MLP 2009
* Riverside RLP 12-134   Fats Waller, Ma Rainey, and others - Early And Rare "Collectors Items"
* Riverside (Du) RM 8806   Various Artists - Honky Tonk Train
* Milestone MLP 2009   Various Artists - Boogie Woogie Rarities 1927-1932
* Riverside RLP 1009   Various Artists - Pioneers Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12896   Mead Lux Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Charles Avery - Dearborn Street Breakdown
= Broadway 5063   Hatch Seward - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Billie Barnes - Dearborn Street Breakdown
* Columbia 37336, DCH-360, DZ-999; Signature 65101   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Charlie Spand - Hastings St.
* Columbia S-10005   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Louis Armstrong - ???

Dixieland Thumpers

Natty Dominique, cornet; Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Jimmy Blythe, piano; Jimmy Bertland, drums, washboard.
Chicago, IL, December, 1927
20240-1Oriental ManParamount 12594; Riverside RLP 1002, RLP 12-131; Milestone MLP 2002
20241-2Sock That ThingParamount 12594; Riverside RLP 1002, RLP 12-135
Weary Way BluesRiverside RLP 1002, RLP 12-135
There'll Come A Day-
* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Milestone MLP 2002   The Immortal Johnny Dodds
* Riverside RLP 12-135   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2 - In The Alley
* Riverside RLP 1002   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 1 - Dixieland Trumpers
* Paramount 12594   Dixieland Thumpers - Oriental Man / Sock That Thing

Tiny Parham And His Forty-Five

unknown, cornet; Kid Ory, trombone; Artie Starks, clarinet, alto sax; Tiny Parham, piano; possibly Mike McKendrick, banjo.
Chicago, IL, December, 1927
20206-4Jim Jackson's Kansas City BluesParamount 12586; Riverside RLP 1017
20207-3A Little Bit Closer-
* Riverside RLP 1017   Apollo Syncopators And Jazz Wizards - Jazz Collectors Item, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12586   Tiny Parham - Jim Jackson's Kansas City Blues / A Little Bit Closer

Bobby Grant

Bobby Grant, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1927
20204-3Nappy Head BluesParamount 12595; Riverside RLP 1039
20212-2Lonesome Atlanta Blues-
* Riverside RLP 1039   Various Artists - Backwoods Blues
* Paramount 12595   Bobby Grant - Nappy Head Blues / Lonesome Atlanta Blues

Ma Rainey

possibly Shirley Clay, cornet; Albert Wynn, trombone; possibly Artie Starks, clarinet; unknown, piano; unknown, drums; Ma Rainey, vocals; unknown male talking.
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1927
20228-3Blues The World Forgot, Part 1Paramount 12647
20229-2"Ma" Rainey's Black BottomParamount 12590; Riverside RLP 1016; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20230-2Blues The World Forgot, Part 2Paramount 12647
20231-2Hellish RagParamount 12612
20232-1Georgia Cake WalkParamount 12590
20233-1New Bo-Weavil BluesParamount 12603; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MCD-47021-2
20233-2-Paramount 12603; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021
20234-1Moonshine BluesParamount 12603; Riverside RLP 1045; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021
20235-3Ice Bag PapaParamount 12612
* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MCD-47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1016   Ma Rainey, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1045   Ma Rainey, Vol. 3
* Paramount 12647   Ma Rainey - Blues The World Forgot, Part 1 & 2
* Paramount 12590   Ma Rainey - "Ma" Rainey's Black Bottom / Georgia Cake Walk
* Paramount 12612   Ma Rainey - Hellish Rag / Ice Bag Papa
* Paramount 12603   Ma Rainey - New Bo-Weavil Blues / Moonshine Blues

no information

unknown artists.
circa 1927
Gone Dead TrainRiverside RLP 1039
Tell Me Baby-
Mr. Conductor Man-
Big Bill Blues-
South African BluesRiverside RLP 1040
Piggly Wiggly-
Maxwell Street Stomp-
Good Time Mama-
I've Got It All-
Mid The Pyramids-
* Riverside RLP 1039   Various Artists - Backwoods Blues
* Riverside RLP 1040   Various Artists - Jazz Collectors Item, Vol. 2 - Rare Examples Of Early Jazz

1928

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra

Tommy Ladnier, Joe Smith, cornet; Russell Smith, trumpet; Charlie Green, Jimmy Harrison, trombone; June Coles, tuba; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Don Pasquall, alto sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Fletcher Henderson, piano; Charlie Dixon, banjo; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Don Redman, arranger.
NYC, early 1928
2859Hop OffParamount 12550; Riverside RLP 12-115
* Riverside RLP 12-115   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 7 & 8 - Chicago Style / Harlem
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Paramount 12550   Fletcher Henderson - Hop Off / Lousiana Stompers - Rough House Blues

Shirley English

Bert Cobb, tuba; Tiny Parham, piano; Shirley English, vocals.
Chicago, IL, February, 1928
20346-2Transom BluesParamount 12610; Riverside RLP 12-153
20352-1Tuba Lawdy Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-153   Various Artists - Piano, Brass And Blues
* Paramount 12610   Shirley English - Transom Blues / Tuba Lawdy Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa February, 1928
20374-1See That My Grave Is Kept CleanParamount 12608
20375-1Lemon's Worried BluesParamount 12622
20375-2 or 3-Paramount 12622; Milestone MLP 2004
same session.
20380-2Mean Jumper BluesParamount 12631; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
20381-3Balky Mule BluesParamount 12631; Riverside RLP 1014; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
same session.
20387-2Change My Luck BluesParamount 12639; Milestone MLP 2007, M-47022
20388-2Prison Cell BluesParamount 12622; Milestone MLP 2004, M-47022
same session.
20363-2Blind Lemon's Penitentiary BluesParamount 12666; Riverside RLP 1053; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
20364-2'Lectric Chair BluesParamount 12608
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone MLP 2007   Blind Lemon Jefferson, Vol. 2
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone MLP 2013   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Snake Moan
* Riverside RLP 1014   The Folk Blues Of Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Riverside RLP 1053   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
* Paramount 12608   Blind Lemon Jefferson - 'Lectric Chair Blues / See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
* Paramount 12622   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Lemon's Worried Blues / Prison Cell Blues
* Paramount 12631   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Mean Jumper Blues / Balky Mule Blues
* Paramount 12639   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Change My Luck Blues / Lemon's Cannon Ball Blues
* Paramount 12666   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues / Long Lastin' Lovin'

Charles Pierce And His Orchestra

Charlie Altier, cornet; Maurice Bercov, clarinet; Charles Pierce, alto sax; Ralph Rudder, tenor sax; Dan Liscomb, piano; Stuart Branch, guitar; Johnny Mueller, bass; Paul Kettler, drums.
Chicago, IL, March, 1928
20469-3Jazz Me BluesParamount 12640; Riverside RLP 1004, RLP 12-127
20470-4Sister Kate-
* Riverside RLP 12-127   Bix Beiderbecke, Wingy Manone, Muggsy Spanier - On The Road Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1004   Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher - Muggsy, Tesch And The Chicagoans
* Paramount 12640; United Hot Clubs Of America 71/72   Charles Pierce - Jazz Me Blues / (I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My) Sister Kate

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa March, 1928
20401-1Lemon's Cannon Ball BluesParamount 12639
20402Low Down Mojo Bluesunissued
same session.
20407-2Long Lastin' Lovin'Paramount 12666; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
20408-2Piney Woods Money MamaParamount 12650; Milestone MLP 2004, M-47022
* Milestone MLP 2013   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Snake Moan
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12639   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Change My Luck Blues / Lemon's Cannon Ball Blues
* Paramount 12666   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues / Long Lastin' Lovin'
* Paramount 12650   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Piney Woods Money Mama / Low Down Mojo Blues

Chicago Rhythm Kings

Marty Marsala, cornet; Frank Teschemacher, clarinet; Mezz Mezzrow, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Eddie Condon, banjo, vocals; Jim Lannigan, tuba; Gene Krupa, drums; Red McKenzie, vocals.
Chicago, IL, April 6, 1928
C1885-AThere'll Be Some Changes MadeBrunswick 4001; Riverside RLP 1012
C1886-AI've Found A New Baby-
* Riverside RLP 1012   Art Hodes' Chicago Rhythm Kings
* Brunswick 4001, 80063, 01739, 03413, A-81111, A-500205; United Hot Clubs Of America 7/8; Decca Y-5947; Polydor 580013   Chicago Rhythm Kings - I've Found A New Baby / There'll Be Some Changes Made

State Street Ramblers

Natty Dominique, cornet; unknown, alto sax; Jimmy Blythe, piano; W.E. Burton, washboard.
Richmond, IN, April 23, 1928
13686My BabyGennett 6454; Riverside RLP 1036
13687Oriental ManGennett 6692; Riverside RLP 1036
13688-APleasure MadGennett 6454; Riverside RLP 1036
13690-ASome Do And Some Don'tGennett 6552; Riverside RLP 1036
13691Tack It DownGennett 6485; Riverside RLP 1036
* Riverside RLP 1036   Jimmy Blythe's State Street Ramblers
* Gennett 6454   State Street Ramblers - My Baby / Pleasure Mad
* Gennett 6692   State Street Ramblers - Oriental Man / St. Louis Nightmare
* Gennett 6552   State Street Ramblers - Some Do And Some Don't / Endurance Stomp
* Gennett 6485   State Street Ramblers - Tack It Down / Shanghai Honeymoon

Charles Pierce And His Orchestra

Muggsy Spanier, cornet; Jack Read, trombone; Frank Teschemacher, clarinet, alto sax; Charles Pierce, alto sax; Ralph Rudder, tenor sax; Dan Liscomb, piano; Stuart Branch, guitar; Johnny Mueller, bass; Paul Kettler, drums.
Chicago, IL, April, 1928
20534-2Nobody's SweetheartRiverside RLP 1004, RLP 12-127
* Riverside RLP 12-127   Bix Beiderbecke, Wingy Manone, Muggsy Spanier - On The Road Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1004   Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher - Muggsy, Tesch And The Chicagoans

Blind Blake

Johnny Dodds, clarinet; Blind Blake, guitar, vocals; Jimmy Bertland, woodblock, slide whistle.
Chicago, IL, circa April, 1928
20520-2C.C. Pill BluesRiverside RLP 1015; Milestone MLP 2002
20521-3Hot PotatoesRiverside RLP 1002, RLP 12-135
20522-2Southbound RagRiverside RLP 12-104
* Milestone MLP 2002   The Immortal Johnny Dodds
* Riverside RLP 12-135   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2 - In The Alley
* Riverside RLP 12-104   Johnny Dodds - Early Recordings By The Great New Orleans Clarinetist
* Riverside RLP 1015   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 1002   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 1 - Dixieland Trumpers

Joe Venuti

Joe Venuti, violin; Frank Signorelli, piano; Eddie Lang, guitar.
NYC, June 21, 1928
45812-1Doin' ThingsRCA "X" LVA 3036
45812-2-Bluebird B-10280
45812-3-Victor 21561
45813-1Wild CatBluebird B-10280
45813-2-RCA "X" LVA 3036
45813-3-Victor 21561
* RCA "X" LVA 3036   Joe Venuti And Eddie Lang
* Bluebird B-10280   Joe Venuti - Doin' Things / Wild Cat
* Victor 21561   Joe Venuti - Doin' Things / Wild Cat

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1928
20636-1Low Down Mojo BluesParamount 12650; Milestone MLP 2004, M-47022
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12650   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Piney Woods Money Mama / Low Down Mojo Blues

Dixie Four

Jimmy Blythe, W.E. Burton, piano; Bill Johnson, bass; Marcus Norman, drums, washboard, effects.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1928
20657-1Five O'Clock StompParamount 12674; Riverside RLP 1031
20659-2South Side Stomp-
* Riverside RLP 1031   Jimmy Blythe - South Side Piano
* Paramount 12674   Dixie Four - Five O'Clock Stomp / South Side Stomp

Ma Rainey And Her Tub Jug Washboard Band

Georgia Tom Dorsey, piano; Martell Pettiford, banjo; Herman Brown, kazoo, washboard, tub bass; Carl Reid, jug, jazzhorn; Ma Rainey, vocals; band moaning effects.
Chicago, IL, circa June, 1928
20661-1Black Cat, Hoot Owl BluesParamount 12687; Riverside RLP 12-134; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20662-3Log Camp BluesParamount 12804
20663-2Hear Me Talking To YouParamount 12668; Riverside RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20664-2Hustlin' BluesParamount 12804
20665-2Prove It On Me BluesParamount 12668; Riverside RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20666-1Victim Of The BluesParamount 12687; Riverside RLP 12-108; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20667-1Traveling BluesParamount 12706
20667-2-Paramount 12706; Riverside RLP 1003
20668-1Deep Moanin' BluesParamount 12706
20668-2-Paramount 12706; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021
* Riverside RLP 12-134   Fats Waller, Ma Rainey, and others - Early And Rare "Collectors Items"
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone MCD-47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1003   Ma Rainey, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12687   Ma Rainey - Black Cat, Hoot Owl Blues / Victim Of The Blues
* Paramount 12804   Ma Rainey - Log Camp Blues / Hustlin' Blues
* Paramount 12668   Ma Rainey - Hear Me Talking To You / Prove It On Me Blues
* Paramount 12706   Ma Rainey - Traveling Blues / Deep Moanin' Blues

Marie Grinter With The State Street Ramblers

Baldy McDonald, clarinet; unknown, alto sax; Jimmy Blythe, piano; Bill Johnson, bass; Marcus H. Norman, drums; Buddy Burton, kazoo, vocal effects; Marie Grinter, vocals.
Richmond, IN, July 18, 1928
14068Road House BluesGennett 6551; Champion 15590
14069St. Louis ManGennett 6738
14070-AWest Virginia Bluesunissued
14071Do Right BluesGennett 6551
* Gennett 6551   Marie Grinter - Road House Blues / Do Right Blues
* Champion 15590   Marie Grinter - Road House Blues / ???
* Gennett 6738   Marie Grinter - St. Louis Man / Charleston Blues

State Street Ramblers

Baldy McDonald, clarinet; unknown, alto sax; Jimmy Blythe, piano; Bill Johnson, bass; Marcus H. Norman, drums; W.E. Burton, washboard.
Richmond, IN, July 18, 1928
14065-BEndurance StompGennett 6552; Riverside RLP 1036
14066Tuxedo StompGennett 6589; Riverside RLP 1036
14067-CBrown-Skin MamaGennett 6569; Riverside RLP 1036
* Riverside RLP 1036   Jimmy Blythe's State Street Ramblers
* Gennett 6552   State Street Ramblers - Some Do And Some Don't / Endurance Stomp
* Gennett 6589   State Street Ramblers - Tuxedo Stomp / Tell Me, Cutie
* Gennett 6569   State Street Ramblers - Brown-Skin Mama / How Would You Like To Be Me

Marie Grinter

Buddy Burton, piano; Marie Grinter, vocals.
Richmond, IN, July 19, 1928
14081-ACharleston BluesGennett 6738
14082Treated Wrong Bluesunissued
* Gennett 6738   Marie Grinter - St. Louis Man / Charleston Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa July, 1928
20749-2Competition Bed BluesParamount 12728
20750-2Lock Step BluesParamount 12679
20751-1,2Hangman's Blues-
same session.
20772-2Sad News BluesParamount 12728
unknown, piano; Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
20788-1How Long How LongParamount 12685
* Paramount 12728   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Competition Bed Blues / Sad News Blues
* Paramount 12679   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Lockstep Blues / Hangman's Blues
* Paramount 12685   Blind Lemon Jefferson - How Long How Long / Tampa Red - Through Train Blues

Ida Cox

B.T. Wingfield, cornet; Jesse Crump, organ; Ida Cox, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa July, 1928
20703-2Born Orchard BluesParamount 12664; Riverside RLP 1007
20708-2Western Union BluesParamount 12664; Riverside RLP 1007, RLP 12-147
20712-2FogyismParamount 12690; Riverside RLP 1007, RLP 12-147
20714-1Tree Top Tail PapaParamount 12690; Riverside RLP 1007
* Riverside RLP 12-147   Ida Cox - The Moanin' Groanin' Blues
* Riverside RLP 1007   King Oliver Plays The Blues
* Paramount 12664   Ida Cox - Born Orchard Blues / Western Union Blues
* Paramount 12690   Ida Cox - Fogyism / Tree Top Tail Papa

Clarence Williams - King Oliver - Ed Allen

Ed Allen, King Oliver, cornet; possibly Ed Cuffee, trombone; Arville Harris, clarinet, alto sax; Benny Waters, clarinet, tenor sax; unknown, sax; Clarence Williams, piano; LeRoy Harris, banjo; Cyrus St. Clair, sousaphone.
Long Island City, NY, August, 1928
Speakeasy BluesRiverside RLP 1033
Long Deep And Wide-
* Riverside RLP 1033   Clarence Williams With King Oliver Or Ed Allen

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1928
20815-2Lockstep BluesParamount 12679; Milestone MLP 2004, M-47022
20816-2Hangman's Blues-
20817not traced
20818-2Christmas Eve BluesParamount 12692
20819-2Happy New Year Blues-
20820-1Maltese Cat BluesParamount 12712
20821-1D B Blues-
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12679   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Lockstep Blues / Hangman's Blues
* Paramount 12692   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Christmas Eve Blues / Happy New Year Blues
* Paramount 12712   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Maltese Cat Blues / D B Blues

Ida Cox

possibly B.T. Wingfield, cornet; unknown, clarinet, soprano sax; possibly Tiny Parham, piano; Ida Cox, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1928
20766-1Worn Down Daddy BluesParamount 12704; Riverside RLP 1019
20768-1You Stole My Man-
* Riverside RLP 1019   Ida Cox With Tommy Ladnier And Joe Smith
* Paramount 12704   Ida Cox - Worn Down Daddy Blues / You Stole My Man

Will Ezell Solo

Will Ezell, piano.
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1928
20824-2Mixed Up RagParamount 12688; Riverside RLP 1043
* Riverside RLP 1043   Will Ezell
* Paramount 12688   Will Ezell - Mixed Up Rag / Old Mill Blues

Clarence Williams Orchestra

Ed Allen, King Oliver, cornet; Ed Cuffee or Charlie Irvis, trombone; Arville Harris, clarinet, alto sax; Benny Waters, clarinet, tenor sax; Benny Moten, sax, clarinet; Clarence Williams, piano; LeRoy Harris, banjo; Cyrus St. Clair, sousaphone.
Long Island, NY, circa August, 1928
151Long, Deep And WideQRS R 7004; Riverside RLP 12-130
152-ASpeak Easy Blues-
153Squeeze MeQRS R 7005; Riverside RLP 12-130
154-ANew Down Home Rag-
* Riverside RLP 12-130   King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Clarence Williams - Back O' Town
* QRS R 7004   Clarence Williams - Long Deep And Wide / Speak Easy Blues
* QRS R 7005   Clarence Williams - Squeeze Me / New Down Home Rag

Ma Rainey

Georgia Tom Dorsey, piano; Tampa Red, drums; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa September, 1928
20878-1Daddy, Goodbye BluesParamount 12963; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20879-1Sleep Talking BluesParamount 12760
20879-2-Paramount 12760; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20880-2Tough Luck BluesParamount 12735; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021
20881-1Blame It On The BluesParamount 12760; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20882-2Sweet Rough ManParamount 12926; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20883-3Runaway BluesParamount 12902; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
Georgia Tom Dorsey or Eddie Miller, piano; Ma Rainey, vocals.
20885-2Screech Owl BluesParamount 12735
20886-1Black Dust BluesParamount 12926
Georgia Tom Dorsey, piano; Tampa Red, guitar; Ma Rainey, vocals.
20897-1Leaving This MorningParamount 12902; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2017, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
20898-1Black Eye Blues
20898-2-Paramount 12963; Riverside RLP 1003; Milestone MLP 2008, M-47021, MCD-47021-2
* Milestone MLP 2008   Ma Rainey - Blame It On The Blues
* Milestone M-47021   Ma Rainey
* Milestone MLP 2017   Ma Rainey - Down In The Basement
* Milestone MCD-47021-2   Ma Rainey
* Riverside RLP 1003   Ma Rainey, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12963   Ma Rainey - Daddy, Goodbye Blues / Black Eye Blues
* Paramount 12760   Ma Rainey - Sleep Talking Blues / Blame It On The Blues
* Paramount 12735   Ma Rainey - Tough Luck Blues / Screech Owl Blues
* Paramount 12926   Ma Rainey - Sweet Rough Man / Black Dust Blues
* Paramount 12902   Ma Rainey - Runaway Blues / Leaving This Morning

Anna Bell

Ed Allen, cornet; Arville Harris, clarinet; Clarence Williams, piano; Cyrus St. Clair, sousaphone; Anna Bell, vocals.
Long Island City, NY, circa September, 1928
173-A,BKitchen Woman BluesQRS R 7008; Riverside RLP 1033
174-BLock Step Blues-
* Riverside RLP 1033   Clarence Williams With King Oliver Or Ed Allen
* QRS R 7008   Anna Bell - Kitchen Woman Blues / Lock Step Blues

Richard M. Jones And His Jazz Wizards

Elisha Herbert, cornet; Honore Dutrey, trombone; Artie Starks, clarinet; unknown, alto sax; Richard M. Jones, piano.
Chicago, IL, October, 1928
Hot And ReadyRiverside RLP 1017
It's A Low-Down Thing-
* Riverside RLP 1017   Apollo Syncopators And Jazz Wizards - Jazz Collectors Item, Vol. 1

Ma Rainey And Papa Charlie Jackson

Papa Charlie Jackson, banjo, vocals; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa October, 1928
20921-AMa And Pa Poorhouse BluesParamount 12718
* Paramount 12718   Ma Rainey - Ma And Pa Poorhouse Blues / Big Feeling Blues

Clarence Williams - King Oliver - Ed Allen

Ed Allen, King Oliver, cornet; Ed Cuffee, trombone; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Arville Harris, clarinet, alto sax; Benny Waters, clarinet, tenor sax; Clarence Williams, piano, vocals.
Long Island City, NY, November, 1928
270BozoQRS R 7034; Riverside RLP 1033
271Bimbo-
272-ALongshoreman's BluesQRS R 7040; Riverside RLP 1033
* Riverside RLP 1033   Clarence Williams With King Oliver Or Ed Allen
* QRS R 7034   Clarence Williams - Bozo / Bimbo
* QRS R 7040   Clarence Williams - Longshoreman's Blues / I'm Through

Sara Martin With Clarence Williams Orchestra

King Oliver, cornet; Ed Allen, cornet #1-3; Charlie Irvis, trombone #1; Charlie Green, trombone #2-4; Arville Harris, clarinet #2-4; Benny Waters, clarinet, tenor sax #1; Ed Whittet, alto sax #1; Clarence Williams, piano; Buddy Christian, banjo #1; Cyrus St. Clair, sousaphone; Sara Martin, vocals #2-4.
Long Island, NY, November, 1928
1. 271BimboQRS R 7034; Riverside RLP 12-131
2. 276-AHole In The WallQRS R 7035; Riverside RLP 12-130
3. 277-ADon't Turn Your Back To Me-
4. 278Death String Me BluesParamount 12841; Riverside RLP 1007, RLP 12-130
* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-130   King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Clarence Williams - Back O' Town
* Riverside RLP 1007   King Oliver Plays The Blues
* QRS R 7034   Clarence Williams - Bozo / Bimbo
* QRS R 7035   Sara Martin - Hole In The Wall / Don't Turn Your Back To Me
* Paramount 12841   Sara Martin - Death String Me Blues / Mistreating Man Blues

Clarence Williams - King Oliver - Ed Allen

Ed Allen, King Oliver, cornet; Ed Cuffee, trombone; Arville Harris, clarinet, alto sax; Benny Waters, clarinet, tenor sax; Clarence Williams, piano, vocals; LeRoy Harris, banjo.
Long Island City, NY, December, 1928
308Beau-Koo-JackQRS R 7044; Riverside RLP 1033
309-ASister Kate-
* Riverside RLP 1033   Clarence Williams With King Oliver Or Ed Allen
* QRS R 7044   Clarence Williams - Beau-Koo-Jack / Sister Kate

Sara Martin With Clarence Williams Orchestra

King Oliver, cornet; Charlie Green, trombone; Clarence Williams, piano; Cyrus St. Clair, sousaphone; Sara Martin, vocals.
Long Island, NY, December, 1928
305-AMean Tight MamaQRS R 7043; Riverside RLP 1007, RLP 12-130
306Mistreatin' Man BluesQRS R 7042; Riverside RLP 1007, RLP 12-130
307-AKitchen Man BluesQRS R 7043; Riverside RLP 1007, RLP 12-130
* Riverside RLP 12-130   King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Clarence Williams - Back O' Town
* Riverside RLP 1007   King Oliver Plays The Blues
* QRS R 7043   Sara Martin - Mean Tight Mama / Kitchen Man Blues
* QRS R 7042   Sara Martin - Death Sting Me Blues / Mistreatin' Man Blues

Ma Rainey And Papa Charlie Jackson

Papa Charlie Jackson, banjo, vocals; Ma Rainey, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa December, 1928
21044-1Big Feeling BluesParamount 12718; Riverside REP 107, RLP 12-108
* Riverside RLP 12-108   Ma Rainey - Classic Blues
* Riverside REP 107   Ma Rainey
* Paramount 12718   Ma Rainey - Ma And Pa Poorhouse Blues / Big Feeling Blues

Barrelhouse Five

Natty Dominique, trumpet; Jimmy O'Bryant, clarinet; Jimmy Blythe, piano; Jasper Taylor, drums.
Chicago, IL, 1928
1515Mama Stayed OutParamount 12851; Riverside RLP 12-114
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5 & 6 - South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Paramount 12851   Barrelhouse Five - Hot Lovin' / Mama Stayed Out

Clarence Williams

Ed Allen, King Oliver, cornet; Ed Cuffee, trombone; Arville Harris, Benny Waters, clarinet, sax; Clarence Williams, piano; LeRoy Harris, banjo; Cyrus St. Clair, sousaphone.
NYC, 1928
268Midnight StompQRS R 7033; Riverside RLP 12-115
* Riverside RLP 12-115   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 7 & 8 - Chicago Style / Harlem
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* QRS R 7033   Clarence Williams - Wildflower Rag / Midnight Stomp

1929

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa January, 1929
21095-3Eagle Eyed MamaParamount 12739
21096-1Dynamite Blues-
same session.
21110-2Disgusted BluesParamount 12933
same session.
21132-1Competition Bed BluesParamount 12728
21133-1Sad News Blues-
* Paramount 12739   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Eagle Eyed Mama / Dynamite Blues
* Paramount 12933   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Disgusted Blues / The Cheaters Spell
* Paramount 12728   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Competition Bed Blues / Sad News Blues

Eddie's Hot Shots

Leonard Davis, trumpet; Jack Teagarden, trombone, vocals; Happy Caldwell, tenor sax; Mezz Mezzrow, C melody sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Eddie Condon, banjo; George Stafford, drums.
NYC, February 8, 1929
48345-1I'm Gonna Stomp, Mr. Henry LeeVictor V 38046; RCA "X" LX 3005
48345-2-Bluebird B-10168; RCA "X" LX 3005; RCA Victor LPV-528
48346-1That's A Serious ThingBluebird B-10168; RCA Victor LPV-528
48346-2-Victor V 38046; RCA "X" LX 3005
* RCA Victor LPV-528   Jack Teagarden
* RCA "X" LX 3005   Eddie Condon's Hot Shots
* Victor V 38046   Eddie's Hot Shots - I'm Gonna Stomp, Mr. Henry Lee / That's A Serious Thing
* Bluebird B-10168   Eddie's Hot Shots - I'm Gonna Stomp, Mr. Henry Lee / That's A Serious Thing

Paramount Pickers

Johnny Dodds, clarinet; possibly Jimmy Blythe or Tiny Parham, piano; Bob Robinson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa February, 1929
21184-1Steal AwayParamount 12779; Riverside RLP 1015; Milestone MLP 2002
21185-1Salty DogParamount 12779
21185-2-Paramount 12779; Riverside RLP 1015, RLP 12-135
* Milestone MLP 2002   The Immortal Johnny Dodds
* Riverside RLP 12-135   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2 - In The Alley
* Riverside RLP 1015   Johnny Dodds, Vol. 2
* Paramount 12779   Paramount Pickers - Steal Away / Salty Dog

Will Ezell Solo

Will Ezell, piano.
Chicago, IL, circa February, 1929
21144-2Bucket Of BloodParamount 12773; Riverside RLP 1043
21145-2Heifer DustParamount 12753; Riverside RLP 1043
21146-1Playing The DozenParamount 12773; Riverside RLP 1043
* Riverside RLP 1043   Will Ezell
* Paramount 12773   Will Ezell - Bucket Of Blood / Playing The Dozen
* Paramount 12753   Will Ezell - Barrel House Woman / Heifer Dust

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa March, 1929
21196-1Peach Orchard MamaParamount 12801; Riverside RLP 1053; Milestone MLP 2016, M-47022
21197-1Oil Well BluesParamount 12771; Milestone MLP 2016, M-47022
21198-1Tin Cup BluesParamount 12756; Milestone MLP 2013
21199-1Big Night BluesParamount 12801; Riverside RLP 1053
21200-1Empty House BluesParamount 12946
21201-2Saturday Night Spender BluesParamount 12771
21202-1That Black Snake Moan No. 2Paramount 12756; Riverside RLP 1014; Milestone MLP 2013
* Milestone MLP 2016   Various Artists - The Blues Tradition - Notable Performances By Early Bluesmen (1927-1932)
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone MLP 2013   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Snake Moan
* Riverside RLP 1053   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
* Riverside RLP 1014   The Folk Blues Of Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Paramount 12801   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Peach Orchard Mama / Big Night Blues
* Paramount 12771   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Oil Well Blues / Saturday Night Spender Blues
* Paramount 12756   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Tin Cup Blues / That Black Snake Moan No. 2
* Paramount 12946   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Empty House Blues / Bootin' Me 'Bout

Charlie Davenport

Cow Cow Davenport, piano.
Richmond, IN, April 1, 1929
14985Solw DragParamount 12800; Riverside RLP 1009
14986-AAtlanta RagGennett 6869; Riverside RLP 12-112
* Riverside RLP 12-112   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 1 & 2 - Backgrounds / Ragtime
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1009   Various Artists - Pioneers Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12800   Charlie Davenport - Chimes Blues / Solw Drag
* Gennett 6869   Charlie Davenport - Slow Drag / Atlanta Rag

Frank Melrose Solo

Frank Melrose, piano.
Chicago, IL, April, 1929
21228-2Whoopee StompParamount 12764; Riverside RLP 1004
* Riverside RLP 1004   Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher - Muggsy, Tesch And The Chicagoans
* Paramount 12764   Broadway Rastus - Rock My Soul / Whoopee Stomp

Napoleon's Emperors

Phil Napoleon, trumpet; Tommy Dorsey, trombone; Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet, alto sax; Joe Venuti, violin; Frank Signorelli, piano; Eddie Lang, guitar; Joe Tarto, bass; Stan King, drums.
NYC, May 14, 1929
53615-3Mean To MeVictor V 38057; RCA "X" LVA 3036
53616-2My Kinda Love-
* RCA "X" LVA 3036   Joe Venuti And Eddie Lang
* Victor V 38057   Napoleon's Emperors - Mean To Me / My Kinda Love

Napoleon's Emperors

Phil Napoleon, trumpet; Tommy Dorsey, trombone; Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet, alto sax; Joe Venuti, violin; Frank Signorelli, piano; Eddie Lang, guitar; Joe Tarto, tuba; Ted Napoleon, drums.
NYC, May 23, 1929
53506-2Gettin' Hot (Waterloo)RCA "X" LVA 3036
53507-2Anything (as Thunder In My Dreams)Victor V 38069; Bluebird B-7093
53508-1You Can't Cheat A CheaterVictor V 38069
53508-2-RCA "X" LVA 3036
* RCA "X" LVA 3036   Joe Venuti And Eddie Lang
* Victor V 38069   Napoleon's Emperors - Anything (as Thunder In My Dreams) / You Can't Cheat A Cheater
* Bluebird B-7093   Napoleon's Emperors - Anything (as Thunder In My Dreams) / ???

Alice Moore

Ike Rodgers, trombone; Henry Brown, piano; Alice Moore, vocals.
Richmond, IN, August 16, 1929
15448Prison Blues (Country Farm Blues)Paramount 12868; Riverside RLP 1013
15449-AMy Man Blues-
* Riverside RLP 1013   The Fabulous Trombones Of Ike Rodgers
* Paramount 12868   Alice Moore - Prison Blues (Country Farm Blues) / My Man Blues

Henry Brown

Ike Rodgers, trombone; Henry Brown, piano.
Richmond, IN, August 16, 1929
15455Henry Brown BluesParamount 12825; Riverside RLP 1009
* Riverside RLP 1009   Various Artists - Pioneers Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12825   Henry Brown - Twenty First Street Stomp / Henry Brown Blues

Ike Rodgers

Ike Rodgers, trombone; Henry Brown, piano; Alice Moore, comments.
Richmond, IN, August 16, 1929
15446It Hurts So GoodParamount 12816; Riverside RLP 1013
15451Screamin' The Blues-
21st Street StompRiverside RLP 1013
* Riverside RLP 1013   The Fabulous Trombones Of Ike Rodgers
* Paramount 12816   Ike Rodgers - It Hurts So Good / Screamin' The Blues

Charles Spand

Charles Spand, piano, vocals; Blind Blake, guitar.
Richmond, IN, August 17, 1929
15455Moanin' The BluesParamount 12856; Riverside RLP 1009
* Riverside RLP 1009   Various Artists - Pioneers Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12856   Charles Spand - Ain't Gonna Stand For That / Moanin' The Blues

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa August, 1929
21400-2Peach Orchard MamaParamount 12801
21402-2Big Night Blues-
* Paramount 12801   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Peach Orchard Mama / Big Night Blues

Bessie Smith

Joe Smith, cornet; Russell Smith, trumpet; Charlie Green, trombone; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Happy Caldwell, tenor sax; James P. Johnson, piano; Charlie Dixon, banjo; Harry Hull, bass; Kaiser Marshall, drums; Bessie Smith, vocals; The T. Rosamund Johnson And The Hall Johnson Choir, mixed vocal chorus.
film soundtrack, NYC, circa August, 1929
NY39St. Louis Blues, Part 1Circle J 1016; Riverside RLP 1032, RLP 12-113, RLP 12-121
NY40St. Louis Blues, Part 2-
NY41St. Louis Blues, Part 3Circle J 1017; Riverside RLP 1032, RLP 12-113, RLP 12-121
NY42St. Louis Blues, Part 4-
* Riverside RLP 12-113   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 3 & 4 - The Blues / New Orleans Style
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Riverside RLP 1032   Various Artists - The Great Blues Singers
* Circle J 1016   Bessie Smith - St. Louis Blues, Part 1 & 2
= Circle S 6   Bessie Smith
* Circle J 1017   Bessie Smith - St. Louis Blues, Part 3 & 4
= Circle S 6   Bessie Smith

Will Ezell

Baby James, cornet; Will Ezell, piano, vocals; Blind Roosevelt Graves, guitar; Uaroy Graves, tambourine.
Richmond, IN, September 20, 1929
15649-AJust Can't Stay HereParamount 12855; Riverside RLP 1043
15650Pitchin' Boogie-
* Riverside RLP 1043   Will Ezell
* Paramount 12855   Will Ezell - Pitchin' Boogie / Just Can't Stay Here

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson, guitar, vocals.
Gennett Studios, Richmond, IN, September 24, 1929
15664Bed Springs BluesParamount 12872
15665-AYo Yo Blues-
15666Mosquito MoanParamount 12899; Riverside RLP 1014; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
15667Southern Woman Blues-
15668Bakershop BluesParamount 12852; Riverside RLP 1053; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
15669Pneumonia BluesParamount 12880; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
15670-ALong Distance MoanParamount 12852; Riverside RLP 1053; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
15671That Crawlin' Baby BluesParamount 12880; Milestone MLP 2013, M-47022
15672Fence Breakin' Yellin' BluesParamount 12921
15673Cat Man Blues-
15674The Cheaters SpellParamount 12933
15675Bootin' Me 'BoutParamount 12946; Milestone MLP 2004
* Milestone MLP 2013   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Black Snake Moan
* Milestone M-47022   Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Milestone MLP 2004   The Immortal Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Riverside RLP 1014   The Folk Blues Of Blind Lemon Jefferson
* Riverside RLP 1053   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blind Lemon's Penitentiary Blues
* Paramount 12872   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Bed Springs Blues / Yo Yo Blues
* Paramount 12899   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Mosquito Moan / Southern Woman Blues
* Paramount 12852   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Bakershop Blues / Long Distance Moan
* Paramount 12880   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Pneumonia Blues / That Crawlin' Baby Blues
* Paramount 12921   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Fence Breakin' Yellin' Blues / Cat Man Blues
* Paramount 12933   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Disgusted Blues / The Cheaters Spell
* Paramount 12946   Blind Lemon Jefferson - Empty House Blues / Bootin' Me 'Bout

Blind Leroy Garnett

Blind Leroy Garnett, piano; James Wiggins, speech #1.
Richmond, IN, October 12, 1929
1. 15766Count 'Em DownParamount 12879; Riverside RLP 1009
2. 15767Louisiana Glide-
* Riverside RLP 1009   Various Artists - Pioneers Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12879   Blind Leroy Garnett - Count 'Em Down / Louisiana Glide

James Wiggins

James Wiggins, harmonica, vocals; Blind Leroy, piano.
Richmond, IN, October 12, 1929
15764-AMy Lovin' BluesParamount 12878; Riverside RLP 1052
15765-AWeary Heart Blues-
(rest unknown titles)Riverside RLP 1052
* Riverside RLP 1052   Various Artists - Classic Blues
* Paramount 12878   James Wiggins - My Lovin' Blues / Weary Heart Blues

Boyd Senter

Mickey Bloom, James Migliore, trumpet; Herb Winfield, trombone; Jimmy Dorsey, Boyd Senter, clarinet, alto sax; Fud Livingston, clarinet, tenor sax; Jack Russell, piano; Carl Kress, guitar; unknown, bass; Stan King, drums, kazoo; Dan Calker, vocals.
NYC, October 29, 1929
57031-3Sweetheart BluesVictor 22464
57032-1,2,3Copenhagen
57033-2No-OneVictor 22464
57034-3Basin Street BluesVictor 22303
* Victor 22464   Boyd Senter - Sweetheart Blues / No-One
* Victor 22303   Boyd Senter - Basin Street Blues / Copenhagen

Charles Avery Solo

Charles Avery, piano.
Chicago, IL, circa October, 1929
21438-2Dearborn Street BreakdownParamount 12896; Riverside RLP 1034, (Du) RM 8806; Milestone MLP 2009
* Riverside (Du) RM 8806   Various Artists - Honky Tonk Train
* Milestone MLP 2009   Various Artists - Boogie Woogie Rarities 1927-1932
* Riverside RLP 1034   Various Artists - Pioneers Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 2
* Paramount 12896   Mead Lux Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Charles Avery - Dearborn Street Breakdown
= Broadway 5063   Hatch Seward - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Billie Barnes - Dearborn Street Breakdown

Ida Cox

Roy Palmer, trombone; unknown, clarinet; possibly Tiny Parham, piano; Ida Cox, vocals.
Chicago, IL, circa October, 1929
21416-2I'm So GladParamount 12965; Riverside RLP 1032
21418-1Jail House Blues-
* Riverside RLP 1032   Various Artists - The Great Blues Singers
* Paramount 12965   Ida Cox - I'm So Glad / Jail House Blues

The Mound City Blue Blowers

Glenn Miller, trombone; Pee Wee Russell, clarinet; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Eddie Condon, banjo; Jack Bland, guitar; Al Morgan or Pops Foster, bass; Gene Krupa, drums; Red McKenzie, comb, vocals.
NYC, November 14, 1929
57145-3Hello LolaVictor V 38100; RCA "X" LX 3005
57146-3One Hour (If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight)Victor V 38100; RCA "X" LX 3005; RCA Victor LPV-501
* RCA Victor LPV-501   Coleman Hawkins - Body And Soul
* RCA "X" LX 3005   Eddie Condon's Hot Shots
* Victor V 38100   The Mound City Blue Blowers - Hello Lola / One Hour (If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight)

Wesley Wallace Solo

Wesley Wallace, piano.
Grafton, WI, November 15, 1929
L-184-2No. 29Paramount 12958; Riverside RLP 1009, RLP 12-114, (Du) RM 8806; Milestone MLP 2009
L-185-1Fanny Lee BluesParamount 12958; Riverside RLP 1009, (Du) RM 8806
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5 & 6 - South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside (Du) RM 8806   Various Artists - Honky Tonk Train
* Milestone MLP 2009   Various Artists - Boogie Woogie Rarities 1927-1932
* Riverside RLP 1009   Various Artists - Pioneers Of Boogie Woogie, Vol. 1
* Paramount 12958   Wesley Wallace - No. 29 / Fanny Lee Blues

The Mound City Blue Blowers

Jack Teagarden, trombone, vocals; Eddie Condon, banjo, vocals; Jack Bland, guitar, vocals; Pops Foster, bass; Josh Billings, drums; Red McKenzie, comb, vocals.
NYC, November 25, 1929
56151-1Tailspin BluesVictor V 38087; RCA "X" LX 3005; RCA Victor LPV-528
56152-3Never Had A Reason To Believe In You-
* RCA Victor LPV-528   Jack Teagarden
* RCA "X" LX 3005   Eddie Condon's Hot Shots
* Victor V 38087   The Mound City Blue Blowers - Tailspin Blues / Never Had A Reason To Believe In You

Boyd Senter

Mickey Bloom, James Migliore, trumpet; Herb Winfield, trombone; Jimmy Dorsey, Boyd Senter, clarinet, alto sax; Fud Livingston, clarinet, tenor sax; Jack Russell, piano; Carl Kress, guitar; unknown, bass; Stan King, drums, kazoo; Dan Calker, vocals.
NYC, November 25, 1929
57032-5CopenhagenVictor 22303; RCA "X" LX 3005
57033-4No-OneVictor 22464
57033-5-
* RCA "X" LX 3005   Eddie Condon's Hot Shots
* Victor 22303   Boyd Senter - Basin Street Blues / Copenhagen
* Victor 22464   Boyd Senter - Sweetheart Blues / No-One

Ike Rodgers

Ike Rodgers, trombone; and others.
Richmond, IN, circa 1929
Nickel's Worth Of LiverRiverside RLP 1013
Good Chib Blues-
Barrel House Flat-
* Riverside RLP 1013   The Fabulous Trombones Of Ike Rodgers

1930

Barbecue Joe And His Hot Dogs

Wingy Manone, trumpet, vocals; George Walters, clarinet; Joe Dunn, tenor sax; Maynard Spencer, piano; Dash Burkis, drums.
Richmond, IN, August 28, 1930
16950-CSnake That ThingChampion 16192; Riverside RLP 1030
16951Tar Raper StompChampion 16153; Riverside RLP 1030, RLP 12-127
* Riverside RLP 12-127   Bix Beiderbecke, Wingy Manone, Muggsy Spanier - On The Road Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1030   Wingy Manone's Dixieland Jazz
* Champion 16192   Barbecue Joe And His Hot Dogs - Snake That Thing / Big Butter And Egg Man
* Champion 16153   Barbecue Joe And His Hot Dogs - Tar Raper Stomp / Tin Roof Blues

Barbecue Joe And His Hot Dogs

Eddie Camden, Bob Pierce, trumpet #4; Wingy Manone, trumpet, vocals; Miff Frink, trombone; George Walters, clarinet; Joe Dunn, tenor sax; Maynard Spencer, piano; unknown, banjo; Orville Haynes, tuba; Dash Burkis, drums.
Richmond, IN, September 19, 1930
1. 17058Up The CountryGennett 7320; Riverside RLP 1030, RLP 12-115, RLP 12-127
2. 17059-ETin Roof BluesChampion 16153; Riverside RLP 1030, RLP 12-127
3. 17060Weary BluesGennett 7320; Riverside RLP 1030, RLP 12-127
4. 17061Big Butter And Egg ManChampion 16192; Riverside RLP 1030, RLP 12-127
* Riverside RLP 12-115   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 7 & 8 - Chicago Style / Harlem
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-127   Bix Beiderbecke, Wingy Manone, Muggsy Spanier - On The Road Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1030   Wingy Manone's Dixieland Jazz
* Gennett 7320; Champion 16127; Savoy 500   Barbecue Joe And His Hot Dogs - Up The Country / Weary Blues
* Champion 16153   Barbecue Joe And His Hot Dogs - Tar Raper Stomp / Tin Roof Blues
* Champion 16192   Barbecue Joe And His Hot Dogs - Snake That Thing / Big Butter And Egg Man

Joe Venuti's Blue Four

Pete Pumiglio, clarinet, baritone sax; Joe Venuti, violin; Frank Signorelli, piano; Eddie Lang, guitar; Henry Burbig, speech.
NYC, October 7, 1930
63700-1The Wild DogVictor 23021; RCA "X" LVA 3036
64301-1Really BlueVictor 23021
1022-1Dialogue On Willam Tell (Henry Burbig Speech) (trial)
* RCA "X" LVA 3036   Joe Venuti And Eddie Lang
* Victor 23021   Joe Venuti - The Wild Dog / Really Blue

George Hannah

Meade "Lux" Lewis, piano; George Hannah, vocals.
Chicago, IL, October, 1930
L-560-1Molasses Sopper BluesParamount 13048; Riverside RLP 12-153
L-562-1Freakish Man BluesParamount 13024; Riverside RLP 12-153
* Riverside RLP 12-153   Various Artists - Piano, Brass And Blues
* Paramount 13048   George Hannah - Molasses Sopper Blues / Alley Rat Blues
* Paramount 13024   George Hannah - Boy In The Boat / Freakish Man Blues