Lush Life – Episode February 5, 2021

90 minutes

Celebrating Black History Month, Episode 1: 1920s - 1940s

Tracklist

  • Memphis Blues
    W.C. Handy • Origins of the Blues
  • Last Minute Blues
    Ma Rainey • Ma Rainey, Vol 1 (1923-1924)
  • Dry Southern Blues
    Blind Lemon Jefferson • Blind Lemon Jefferson Vol. 1 (1925 - 1926)
  • Kitchen Man Blues
    Sara Martin • King Oliver in New York 1928
  • Jersey Walk
    Ethel Waters • Complete Jazz Series 1926-1929
  • Black Bottom Stomp
    Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers • Birth of the Hot
  • Jazz Lips
    Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five • The Best of the Hot 5 & Hot 7 Recordings
  • Rosetta
    Lionel Hampton • The Savory Collection, Vol. 1 - Body and Soul
  • Body and Soul
    Coleman Hawkins and His Orchestra • The Savory Collection, Vol. 1 - Body and Soul
  • You Mean So Much to Me
    Lil Hardin Armstrong • 1936-1940 Anthology
  • Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana)
    Henry Red Allen • Original 1933-41 Recordings
  • Jitter Bug
    Cab Calloway • Best of Cab Calloway
  • Undecided
    Ella Fitzgerald • The Complete Decca Singles Vol. 1: 1935-1939
  • Little Joe from Chicago
    Mary Lou Williams • Complete Jazz Series 1927-1940
  • The Jumping Jive
    Lauderic Caton Quartet • Black British Swing: The African Diaspora's Contribution to England's Own Jazz of the 1930s and 1940s
  • Firebird
    Benny Carter • Krazy Kapers
  • Cliff's Boogie Blues
    Sidney Bechet • Complete Jazz Series 1941-1944
  • Oh! Didn’t He Ramble
    Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band • The Legendary Crescent Recording Sessions
  • Blue Lou
    The International Sweethearts of Rhythm • The Best of International Sweethearts of Rhythm
  • The Air-Conditioned Jungle
    Duke Ellington • Duke Ellington: The Great Chicago Concerts
  • Frankie & Johnnie
    Duke Ellington • Duke Ellington: The Great Chicago Concerts