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Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music ()


In conjunction with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' ten-part 2000 PBS special, Columbia/Legacy and Verve teamed up to issue a special series of reissues covering much of the history of 20th century jazz. The central release of this program is the five-CD box set Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music, its 94 selections covering the history of 20th century jazz, from 1917 to the mid-'90s. Chronologically, the set is very skewed toward the first 50 years of that time span; there is only just under a CD's worth of music ...

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  1. Stardust
  2. Soon One Mornin' (Death Come A-Creepin' in My Room)
  3. Memphis Blues
  4. Livery Stable Blues
  5. Charleston (South Carolina)
  6. Chimes Blues
  7. Backwater Blues
  8. The Pearls
  9. Dead Man Blues
  10. Wild Cat Blues
  11. Cake Walking Babies from Home
  12. Sugar Foot Stomp
  13. Heebie Jeebies
  14. Potato Head Blues
  15. West End Blues
  16. The Mooche
  17. East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
  18. Black Beauty
  19. Mood Indigo
  20. There Ain't No Sweet Man (Worth the Salt of My Tears)
  21. Singin' the Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home)
  22. Riverboat Shuffle
  23. Hotter Than 'Ell
  24. I Got Rhythm
  25. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  26. Echoes of Harlem
  27. Moten Swing
  28. St. Louis Blues
  29. Ain't Misbehavin'
  30. For Dancers Only
  31. King Porter Stomp
  32. Rose Room
  33. Sing, Sing, Sing
  34. Jumpin' at the Woodside
  35. Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
  36. Lester Leaps In
  37. Oh, Lady Be Good
  38. Without Your Love
  39. Strange Fruit
  40. God Bless the Child
  41. Three Little Words
  42. Rebecca
  43. Harlem Congo
  44. A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  45. Shine
  46. Dear Old Southland
  47. Body and Soul
  48. Cotton Tail
  49. Take the "A" Train
  50. Begin the Beguine
  51. In the Mood
  52. Well, Git It!
  53. Solitude
  54. Drum Boogie
  55. Salt Peanuts
  56. Groovin' High
  57. Koko
  58. Scrapple from the Apple
  59. Embraceable You
  60. Get Happy
  61. Epistrophy
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Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music
2000, Columbia/Legacy

UPC: 074646143223


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