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CHARLIE  CHRISTIAN  SOLOGRAPHY

These are the chronicles of Charlie Christian’s recorded legacy.
Listed by date, the solography contains location, personnel, matrix, tune title, and catalog numbers.
Where applicable, alternate titles are listed after the tune title.

Charlie Christian’s solos are outlined below the tune title, as well as other passages in the tune where he can be prominently heard.
The entire discography is not listed in this section—only those recordings on which Christian makes a major audible contribution are outlined.

The catalog numbers can be cross-referenced to the label and album title in the Discography section.
(click on “Catalog Index” at the section headers on this page)
 


An abbreviated version of the Solography is available for  QUICK REFERENCE

And a separate inventory of the  Unissued Charlie Christian Recordings  listed below



CHARLIE CHRISTIAN SOLOGRAPHY
 


1939

 

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AUGUST 19, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents behind vib – 16, 8 bars + riffs on brk,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk)

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: 2MJP 1058,  JA-23
    CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442,
      87998,  CD 11,  CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  GSS 5461,  JSP909,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,
      UPCD 27.63,  VJC-1021-2
           

SEPTEMBER 2, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     MICHIGAN STATE FAIR     DETROIT      NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as August 19)
 
  Aircheck STAR DUST
 
  *  32-bar solo
 
    LP: 54
    CD: 274 1459.60,  DRCD11177,
      DRCD11386,  JSP909,  MJCD 24,
      MJCD 189,  MJCD 9004,  NCD 8845/8846
           

SEPTEMBER 9, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC      NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as August 19)
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents behind vib – 16, 8 bars + riffs on brk,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk)

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    CD: 302 061 755,  DRCD11177,
      DRCD11386,  JSP909,  MJCD 189,
      MMCD-7040 (track 5),  NCD 8845/8846
           

SEPTEMBER 11, 1939          Monday
 
  VICTOR Records     NYC
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY CARTER-as,  CHU BERRY-ts,  COLEMAN HAWKINS-ts,  BEN WEBSTER-ts,
DIZZY GILLESPIE-tpt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,  CLYDE HART-p,  MILT HINTON-b,  COZY COLE-d;
BENNY CARTER-arr.
 
  mx  BS-041406-2 When Lights Are Low
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    LP: AXM6-5536,  NL 89761,  PM 42406
    CD: 66617-2,  88081,  AMSC 612,  MD5-238,  ND 89761,  RP 2036
           
   
 
    mx  BS-041406-1 When Lights Are Low
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Victor 26371
    LP: 430.248,  731.048,  AXM6-5536,  CL89806,  J-1246,  LPM-2318,  P6 11891
    CD: 1003,  1015,  15737,  15825,  16038,  22614,  232094,  232568,  2433-2-RB,  30417,  39032,  4070,  562,
      59.238,  6458-2-RB,  66617-2,  8.120651,  84190-2,  88081,  ACRCD 189,  AMSC 612,  CD 1,  CR 80007,
      DRCD11176,  EN 516,  FA 211,  FABCD351,  JTD 102408,  MD5-238,  MD8-251,  ND 82433,  P1145,
      PROPERBOX 12,  RAJCD 858,  RD 033,  SF CD 40820
           
 
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra   (same personnel + vocal by Hampton);  Benny Carter-arr.
 
    mx  BS-041407-1 ONE SWEET LETTER FROM YOU
 
  •   chord obbl behind voc – 30 bars
 
    78: Victor 26393,  V Disc 360A
    LP: 2MJP 1058,  430.248,  731.048,
      AXM6-5536,  CAL-517,  CDN-138
    CD: 14170,  15 714,  15737,  15825,  20.1960-HI,  20.1979-HI,  222777,  222800,  22614,  231048,  232094,
      232568,  302 061 167,  30417,  53050,  562,  59.238,  6458-2-RB,  66617-2,  8.120621,  84190-2,  88081,
      ACRCD 189,  AMSC 612,  CR 80007,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11176,  EN 516,  FA 211,  GV1359,  JTD 102408,
      MD5-238,  MD8-251,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  ND 89277,  P1145,  PROPERBOX 12,  TPZ 1017
           
 
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra   (same personnel, no vocal)
 
    mx  BS-041408-1 Hot Mallets
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Victor 26371
    LP: 731.048,  AXM6-5536,  CAL-517,  CDN-138,  CL89806,  CLP 1023,  RDC 100
    CD: 1003,  14165,  15 714,  15190,  15737,  22614,  232094,  232096,  232568,  274 1448.49,  3002,  30417,
      562,  59.238,  6458-2-RB,  66528-2,  68778-2,  68949-2,  84190-2,  88081,  ACRCD 189,  AMSC 612,  CD 1,
      CR 80007,  CDSGP0173,  CPCD 8194-2,  DEMPCD 011,  DRCD11176,  EN 516,  FA 211,  JTD 102408,
      MC 024,  MD5-238,  MD7-236,  1145,  P1217,  PAST CD 9789,  PROPERBOX 12,  PROPERBOX 30,
      RAJCD 858,  RPCD 605,  TPZ 1024
           
 
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra   (same personnel, no vocal);  Benny Carter-arr.
 
    mx  BS-041409-1 Early Session Hop
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Victor 26393
           
    LP: 430.248,  731.048,  AXM6-5536,  LPM-501,  LPV-501,  STL-J21
           
    CD: 15 714,  15737,  15861,  222775,  222800,  22614,  232094,  232568,  30417,  4052,  562,  59.238,
      6458-2-RB,  66790-2,  8.120621,  84190-2,  88081,  9683-2-RB,  AMSC 612,  CD 1,  DRCD11176,
      EN 516,  FA 211,  MC 024,  MD5-238,  P1145,  P1245,  PROPERBOX 12,  PROPERBOX 37,  TPZ 1014
           

SEPTEMBER 16, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Shea’s Theater     BUFFALO, NY     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck OPUS LOCAL 802
 
  *  32-bar solo

Rutgers collection 

    < unissued >
           

SEPTEMBER 23, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     ORPHEUM THEATER     ST. PAUL,  MINNESOTA     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as September 16)
 
  Aircheck OPUS ½
 
  chord intro – 8 bars;
chord accents behind bass solo – 12 bars

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: Q-016
           

SEPTEMBER 24, 1939          Sunday

Recorded by Jerry Newhouse 

  “HARLEM BREAKFAST CLUB”     Royalston Avenue     MINNEAPOLIS,  MINNESOTA
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  JERRY JEROME-ts,  FRANKIE HINES-p,  OSCAR PETTIFORD-b.
 
  Jam Session I GOT RHYTHM          [Take 1]
 
  *  32-bar solo;
*  32-bar solo
 
    CD: DRCD11386,  JZCD 379,
      MJCD 189,  UPCD 27.63 (track 4)
 
    Spliced & Incomplete  (preceded by take 2;  pno intro omitted, incomplete ts solo):
      LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,  67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,  SOPZ4-6
      CD: 274 1459.60,  3007-2,  302 061 167,  87998,  ARCD 19213,  CD 11,  DRCD11122,
        DRCD11177,  GV1359,  JSP909,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004
           
   
 
    Jam Session I GOT RHYTHM          [Take 2]
 
  *  32-bar solo;
*  32-bar solo
 
    CD: DRCD11386,  JZCD 379,
      MJCD 189,  UPCD 27.63 (track 3)
 
    Spliced & Incomplete  (incomplete ts solo;  followed by take 1):
      LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,  67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,  SOPZ4-6
      CD: 274 1459.60,  3007-2,  302 061 167,  87998,  ARCD 19213,  CD 11,  DRCD11122,
        DRCD11177,  GV1359,  JSP909,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004
           
   
 
    Jam Session STAR DUST
 
  *  32 + 32-bar solo
 
    LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,  67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 274 1459.60,  3007-2,  302 061 167 (track 7),  87998,  ARCD 19213,  DRCD11122 (track 6),  DRCD11177,
      DRCD11386,  GV1359 (track 6),  JSP909,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004 (disc 1),  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,
      R2CD 8004,  UPCD 27.63
           
   
 
    Jam Session TEA FOR TWO
 
  *  8-bar chord intro;
*  32 + 32-bar solo;
*  32-bar solo.
 
    CD: ARCD 19168,  DRCD11386,
      JZBD022,  MJCD 189,  UPCD 27.63
 
    Incomplete  (first 4 bars of CC intro omitted;  first 8 bars of second ts solo omitted):
      LP: 2BP 220094,  2MJP 1058,  56AP 674-6,  67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,  SOPZ4-6
      CD: 274 1459.60,  3007-2,  302 061 167,  87998,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11177,  GV1359,  JSP909,
        MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004
           

SEPTEMBER 30, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     CHICAGO     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck STAR DUST
 
  *  32-bar solo

Rutgers collection 

    < unissued >
           

OCTOBER 2, 1939          Monday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as September 30)
 
  mx  WCO 26132 A FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents behind vib – 16, 8 bars + riffs on brk,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk).
 
    78: Columbia 35254,
      36721,  C-102
    LP: 56AP 674-6,  62.581,  67268,
      KG 31547,  LPJT 13,  SOPZ4-6,  STL-J05
    CD: 09491,  1064,  14545,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  223505,
      231048,  232094,  232568,  233118,  233423,  4007,  4070,  465679,  467151,  53049,  56059,  67041,
      8.120768,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  AJA 5144,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,  CK 53774,  CK 61445,
      CN1003,  COL 467151,  COL 501035,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  FABCD352,  FDM 36715-2,  GFS561,
      J2K 65807,  JASCD 515,  JTD 102410,  JXK 65750,  KATCD196,  MC 027,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,
      P1489,  PPCD 78129,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  MM 517115,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26132 B FLYING HOME              (HOMEWARD BOUND)
           
  [ same routine as take A ]
           
    78: V Disc 731B
    LP: NOST 7610,  SB-144
    CD: 0193692ERE,  14170,  232094,  232568,  3007-2,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  CCM 3592,  CK 86834,
      DRCD11176,  JZBD022,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  NCD 8821,  R2CD 8004,  TKCF-77074,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26133 A ROSE ROOM
 
  intro – 4 bars;
*  32- bar solo
 
    78: Columbia 35254,
      36720,  C-102
    LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  67233,  CG 30779,
      CJ 40846,  G 30779,  GdJ-41,  LPJT 13,  STL-J12
    CD: 0193692ERE,  066 449,  09491,  1064,  15190,  15817,  15852,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1975-HI,
      232094,  232568,  274 1357.58,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  39332,  4032,  460612,  501646,  53039,
      8.120768,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C2K 45037,  C4K 65564,  C5K 61432,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 61445,
      CK 91494,  CN1003,  COL 501035,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,  FABCD352,  JTD 102410,  JZBD022,
      KATCD196,  MC 027,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,
      SRCS 9612,  UV 129/2
           
    Incomplete  (first 2 beats of CC intro omitted):
      LP: 56AP 674-6,  62.581,  C 76/6,  SM 4025,  SOPZ4-6
      CD: 14535,  30283,  39117,  56027,  FA 218,  TPZ 1017
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26134 A STAR DUST
           
  *  32-bar solo.
 
    EP: B-350
    LP: 33SX 1035,  56AP 674-6,  62.581,
      BBL 7178,  CL 500,  GL 500,  SOPM 162,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 0193692ERE,  066 449,  1064,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,
      232094,  232568,  233423,  465679,  53049,  56059,  67041,  93035,  ABMMCD 1209,  AC4K 65564,
      ACRCD 160,  AJA 5144,  C4K 65564,  CD 11,  CK 45144,  CN1003,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  ESTCD 1,
      FA 022,  FA 211,  FA 218,  FABCD352,  GFS561,  JTD 102410,  JZBD022,  KATCD196,  MC 027,  MJCD 24,
      MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           

OCTOBER 6, 1939              Friday
 
  ASCAP 25th Anniversary Concert     CARNEGIE HALL      NYC
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as September 30)
 
    Concert FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents behind vib – 16, 8 bars + riffs on brk,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk).
 
    LP: ALB 377,  CC 18,  EB 401,
      JA 5181,  KV-106,  LP-435
    CD: 274 1459.60,  53102,  CCM-392-2,  DRCD11177,  EBCD 2103-2,
      FA 244,  JSP909,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040 (track 6),  NOCD5657
           
   
 
    Concert STAR DUST
 
  *  32-bar solo.
           
    LP: 2MJP 1058,  ALB 377,  CC 18,
      EB 401,  JA 5181,   KV-106,  LP-435
    CD: 302 061 755,  53102,  CCM-392-2,  DRCD11177,  EBCD 2103-2,
      JSP909,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040,  NOCD5657,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98
           

OCTOBER 7, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as September 30)
 
  Aircheck MEMORIES OF YOU
 
  *  8-bar solo (bridge)

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: Q-016
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,
      JP1491,  PROPERBOX 98,  UPCD 27.63
           

OCTOBER 9, 1939         Monday
 
  “Empire Room”     WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL      NYC      Mutual Broadcasting System  (WOR)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as September 30)
 
  Aircheck ROSE ROOM
 
  intro – 4 bars;
*  32-bar solo

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 302 061 755,  380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,  CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  NOCD5657,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,  VJC-1021-2
           

OCTOBER 12, 1939          Thursday
 
  VICTOR Records     NYC
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  EARL BOSTIC-as,  HENRY RED ALLEN-tpt,  J.C. HIGGINBOTHAM-tbn,
LIONEL HAMPTON-vib & voc,  CLYDE HART-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  SID CATLETT-d.
 
  mx  BS-042941-1  I’m On My Way From You
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Victor 26476
    LP: 731.048,  AXM6-5536,  CLP 1023,  LPM-2318
    CD: 22614,  232094,  232568,  2433-2-RB,  30417,  562,  88081,
      AMSC 612,  DRCD11176,  JTD 102408,  MD5-238,  ND 82433
           
 
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra   (same personnel, no vocal)
 
    mx  BS-042942-1 HAVEN’T NAMED IT YET
 
  *  16, 8-bar solo  (tpt brk)
 
    78: Victor 26476
    LP: 731.048,  AXM6-5536,  LPM-2318
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1015,  15852,  22614,  232094,  232568,  2433-2-RB,  26369,  274 1459.60,
      302 061 167,  30417,  4032,  562,  59.238,  88081,  ACRCD 189,  ADDCD3131,  AMSC 612,
      CD 1,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11176,  EN 516,  FA 211,  FA 218,  FABCD352,  GV1359,
      KATCD196,  MC 027,  MD5-238,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  ND 82433,  P1145,
      P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 12,  PROPERBOX 98,  TPZ 1017
           
 
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra   (same personnel, vocals by Hampton & Allen)
 
    mx  BS-042943-1 THE HEEBIE JEEBIES ARE ROCKIN’ THE TOWN
 
  •   4-bar chord intro;
obbl behind voc – 32 bars;
obbl behind voc – 12 bars
 
    78: Victor 26423
    LP: AXM6-5536,  J-1246
    CD: 232094,  232568,  30417,  562,  59.238,  88081,  AMSC 612,  DRCD11176,  MD5-238
 
    Incomplete  (first measure of CC intro omitted):
      CD: 22614
           
   
 
    mx  BS-042943-2 THE HEEBIE JEEBIES ARE ROCKIN’ THE TOWN
           
  •   4-bar chord intro;
obbl behind voc – 32 bars,
chord accents behind tbn –12 bars,
obbl behind voc – 4 bars,
obbl behind voc – 12 bars
 
    LP: 741.049,  AXM6-5536
    CD: 22614,  232094,  232568,  AMSC 612,  CDSGP0173,  MD5-238,  RPCD 605,  RP 2036
           

OCTOBER 14, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d;
& guest LOUIS ARMSTRONG-tpt & voc;
+  Orchestra on last sixteen bars before unaccompanied trumpet coda:
          TOOTS MONDELLO-as,  BUFF ESTES-as,  JERRY JEROME-ts,  BUS BASSEY-ts,
          ZIGGY ELMAN-tpt,  JIMMY MAXWELL-tpt,  JOHNNY MARTEL-tpt.
 
  Aircheck Ain’t Misbehavin’
 
  (no CC solos)

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: SPJ 6602
    CD: CLA 1906,  EBCD 2138-2,  MMCD-7040
           
 
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
    Aircheck AC-DC CURRENT
 
  •   4-bar  intro,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars,
*  4-bar solo,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars;
*  4-bar solo;
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 + 8 bars.

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: KV-106,  SPJ 6602,  WMD 196
    CD: 302 061 755,  CCM-392-2,  DRCD11177,  EBCD 2138-2,
      JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040,
      P1491 (track 8),  PROPERBOX 98 (disc 3, track 8),  UPCD 27.63 (track 7)
           

OCTOBER 16, 1939     Monday
 
  “Empire Room”     WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL      NYC      Mutual Broadcasting System  (WOR)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as October 14)
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents behind vib – 16, 8 bars + riffs on brk,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk).

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: SPJ 6602
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  UPCD 27.63
           

OCTOBER 21, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as October 14)
 
  Aircheck SOFT WINDS
 
  theme w/ ens – 32 bars;
boogie riffs – 24 bars  (behind vib),
theme w/ ens – 16 bars,
tag – 6 bars.

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: KV-106,  SPJ 6602,  WMD 196
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004
           

OCTOBER 23, 1939          Monday
 
  “Empire Room”     WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL      NYC      Mutual Broadcasting System  (WOR)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as October 14)
 
  Aircheck MEMORIES OF YOU
 
  *  8-bar solo  (bridge)

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: JA-42,  Q-016
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004,  VJC-1021-2
           

OCTOBER 28, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as October 14)
 
  Aircheck ROSE ROOM
 
  intro – 4 bars;
*  32-bar solo
 
    CD: DRCD11386,  EBCD 2138-2,  MJCD 189,  MMCD-7040
           

OCTOBER 31, 1939          Tuesday  AM
 
  VOCALION Records     LIEDERKRANZ HALL     58th Street & Lexington Avenue      NYC
 
  Ida Cox and her All-Star Band:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  EDMOND HALL-clt,  HOT LIPS PAGE-tpt,  J.C. HIGGINBOTHAM-tbn,
JAMES P. JOHNSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  LIONEL HAMPTON-d,  IDA COX-voc.
 
  mx  25509-2 DEEP SEA BLUES
 
  intro – 4 bars,
obbl behind voc – 8 + 8 bars
 
    LP: CC 56,  Meritt # 5
    CD: 274 1459.60,  AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651,  MJCD 24,  MJCD 9004
           
   
 
    mx  25509-1 DEEP SEA BLUES
 
  intro – 4 bars,
obbl behind voc – 8 + 8 bars
           
    78: Vocalion 05336
    EP: TFE 17136
    LP: Q-048
    CD: AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651,  DRCD11176
           
 
 
  Ida Cox and her All-Star Band:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  HOT LIPS PAGE-tpt,  JAMES P. JOHNSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b, IDA COX-voc.
 
    mx  25510-2 DEATH LETTER BLUES
 
  obbl behind voc – 12 bars;
obbl behind voc – 6 bars.
 
    LP: CC 56, Meritt # 5
    CD: AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651
           
   
 
    mx  25510-1 DEATH LETTER BLUES
 
    obbl behind voc – 12 bars;
obbl behind voc – 8 bars.
 
    78: Vocalion 05336
    LP: CC 56, Q-048
    CD: 574 1301.10,  AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651,  DRCD11176,  FA 018
           
 
 
  Ida Cox and her All-Star Band:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  EDMOND HALL-clt,  HOT LIPS PAGE-tpt,  J.C. HIGGINBOTHAM-tbn,
JAMES P. JOHNSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  LIONEL HAMPTON-d,  IDA COX-voc.
 
    mx  25511-2 ONE HOUR MAMA
           
  intro – 4 bars
   
    LP: RR 1300
    CD: RRCD 1300,  PLS CD 115
           
   
 
    mx  25511-X ONE HOUR MAMA
           
  intro – 4 bars;
tag – 4 bars.
 
    LP: CC 56
    CD: AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651,  DRCD11176
           
   
 
    mx  25511-y ONE HOUR MAMA
 
  intro – 4 bars
[ breakdown ]
 
    LP: CC 56
    CD: AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651
           
   
 
    mx  25511-1 ONE HOUR MAMA
           
  intro – 4 bars;
tag – 4 bars.
           
    78: unreleased Vocalion 05232
        (catalog number assigned, but not released)
    LP: CC 56,  Meritt # 5
    CD: AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651
           

OCTOBER 31, 1939          Tuesday  PM
 
  VOCALION Records     711 Fifth Avenue     NYC
 
  Ida Cox and her All-Star Band:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  EDMOND HALL-clt,  HOT LIPS PAGE-tpt,  J.C. HIGGINBOTHAM-tbn,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  LIONEL HAMPTON-d,  IDA COX-voc.
 
    mx  26239-A FOUR DAY CREEP              [ ’Fore Day Creep ]
 
  obbl behind voc – 12 bars
           
    78: Vocalion 05298
    LP: 67203,  CC 56,  KG 30788,  Q-048
    CD: AFS 1015,  C2K 53407,  CN1003,  DOCD-5651,  DRCD11176
           
   
 
    mx  26240-A PINK SLIP BLUES
 
  •   4-bar chord intro;
obbl behind voc – 12 bars
 
    78: Vocalion 05258
    EP: TFE 17136
    LP: CC 56,  Q-048
    CD: AFS 1015,  DOCD-5651,  DRCD11176
           
   
 
    mx  26241-A HARD TIME BLUES
 
  obbl behind voc – 12 bars
 
    78: Vocalion 05298
    EP: TFE 17136
    LP: CC 56,  Q-048
    CD: AFS 1015,  AJA 5092,  CD DIG 18,  CN1003,  DOCD-5651,  DRCD11176
           
   
 
    mx  26242-A TAKE HIM OFF MY MIND
 
  obbl behind voc – 12 bars
 
    78: Vocalion 05258
    EP: TFE 17136
    LP: CC 56,  Q-048
    CD: AFS 1015,  AJA 5092,  DOCD-5651,  DRCD11176
           

NOVEMBER 4, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
    Aircheck SHIVERS
 
  chord intro – 4 bars,
theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
riffs behind vib – 16, 8 bars,
*  16, 8-bar solo  (clt brk),
chord riffs over theme – 16, 8 bars  (chord accents on bridge).

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: KV-106,  SPJ 6602
           
    CD: DRCD11177,  EBCD 2139-2,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,
      MMCD-7040,   NOCD5657,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,  UPCD 27.63
           

NOVEMBER 6, 1939          Monday
 
  WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC     Mutual Broadcasting System  (WOR)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 4)
 
  Aircheck SHIVERS
 
  *  16, 8-bar solo  (clt brk)

Savory collection 

    < unissued >
           

NOVEMBER 18, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 4)
 
  Aircheck SOUTH OF THE BORDER
 
  •   chord intro – 8 bars,
boogie riffs – 32 bars  (behind clt),
•   8-bar solo  (melody),
boogie riffs – 16 bars  (behind clt);
•   chords – 8 bars.
 
    CD: 302 061 755,  CCM-392-2,  DRCD11386, 
      EBCD 2139-2,  JSP909,  MJCD 189,  MMCD-7040
           

NOVEMBER 22, 1939          Wednesday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 4)
 
  mx  WCO 26284 A MEMORIES OF YOU
 
  *  8-bar solo  (bridge)
 
    78: Columbia 35320
    LP: 56AP 674-6,  62.581,  67268,
      CL 820,  CS 8643,  KG 31547,  P5 15536,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 1064,  232094,  232568,  465679,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,  CK 61445,
      CN1003,  COL 501035,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  JTD 102410,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,
      P1489,  PPCD 78122,  PROPERBOX 98,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26284 B MEMORIES OF YOU
 
  [ same routine as take A ]
 
    EP: RLS 799 (SEGC.9)
    LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,  67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  RP 2067
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26285 A SOFT WINDS
 
  chord intro – 4 bars,
theme w/ ens – 16 + 16 bars;
boogie riffs – 12 + 12 bars  (behind vib),
theme w/ ens – 16 bars,
tag – 8 bars.
 
    LP: NOST 7610,  T-1002
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  NCD 8821,  P1489,  PROPERBOX 98
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26285 B SOFT WINDS
           
  [ same routine as take A ]
           
    78: Columbia 35320
    EP: RLS 799 (SEGC.9)
    LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6,  CL 1036,  SOPZ4-6,  T-1011,  VSLP 213
    CD: 0193692ERE,  066 449,  1064,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  223505,
      232094,  232568,  233423,  465679,  53049,  56059,  67041,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,
      CD 11,  CK 45144,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  GFS561,  KATCD196,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  SMM 517115,
      UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26286 A SEVEN COME ELEVEN
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind vib);
theme riffs w/ ens – 16 bars.
 
    78: Columbia 35349
    EP: 429 729 BE,  B-504,  BBE 12272
    10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
    LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  52538,  56AP 674-6,  62.387,  67233,
      BBL 7172,  CG 30779,  CJ 40846,  CL 652,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,
      KLP 510,  LPJT 13,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,  STL-J12,  VSLP 213
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1064,  14545,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  223505,
      232094,  232568,  233118,  233423,  25DP 5301,  274 1357.58,  4003,  4032,  460612,  50011-2,  501646,
      53049,  56059,  67041,  93035,  ABMMCD 1209,  AC4K 65564,  ACRCD 160,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,
      CD 11,  CDB 1200/3,  CK 40846,  CK 86834,  CK 91494,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,  FABCD352,
      FDM 36715-2,  GFS561,  JSP911,  JTD 102410,  JZBD022,  KATCD196,  MC 027,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,
      P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  SMM 517115,  SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2,  VSOP CD 271
           

NOVEMBER 22, 1939          Wednesday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  TOOTS MONDELLO-as,  BUFF ESTES-as,  JERRY JEROME-ts,  BUS BASSEY-ts,
BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  ZIGGY ELMAN-tpt,  JOHNNY MARTEL-tpt,  JIMMY MAXWELL-tpt,
RED BALLARD-tbn,  VERNON BROWN-tbn,  TED VESELY-tbn,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d;  FLETCHER HENDERSON-arr.
 
  mx  WCO 26290 A HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
 
  *  32-bar solo  (over orch)
 
    78: Columbia 35319
    EP: B-357
    LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,  62.581,  67233,  C 76/6,  CG 30779,  CJ 40588,  CL 524,
      G 30779,   GdJ-41,  GL 524,  JGL 524,  LPJT 13,  P5 15536,  SM 4025,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 1059,  1064,  14535,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  222777,  222800,  2245-2,  232094,  232568,  233423,
      274 1357.58,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  30283,  33036,  39117,  4032,  53049,  56027,  93035,  AC4K 65564,
      AJS 2017,  AVC 542,  C4K 65564,  CK 40588,  COL-6487,  DRCD11176,  EMCD 21,  FDM 36715-2,  GFS561,
      JTD 102410,  JZBD022,  MD7-240,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  P1535,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,
      PROPERBOX 109,  R2CD 40-80,  R2CD 8004,  SF CD 40820,  SMM 517115,  TPZ 1017,  UAE 3510,  UAE 3514,
      UV 129/2
           

NOVEMBER 22, 1939          Wednesday
 
  WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC     CBS Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  *  32-bar solo

Savory collection 

    < unissued >
           

NOVEMBER 25, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Red Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 22)
 
  Aircheck SEVEN COME ELEVEN              (ROAST TURKEY STOMP)
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind vib);
theme riffs w/ ens – 16 bars.

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: 2MJP 1058,  KV-106,
      SPJ 6602,  WMD 196
    CD: 274 1459.60,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,
      MMCD-7040 (track 13),  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,  UPCD 27.63
           

NOVEMBER 27, 1939          Monday
 
  WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC     Mutual Broadcasting System  (WOR)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 22)
 
  Aircheck AC-DC CURRENT
 
  •   4-bar intro,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars,
*  4-bar solo,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars;
*  4-bar chord solo;
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 + 8 bars.

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: 2683 055,  2683 065,  8 50 237,
      GJ-4,  HMJ 1,  JA-42
    CD: 066 449,  14170,  3506,  4032,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  UPCD 27.63 (track 11),
      VJC-1021-2
           

NOVEMBER 29, 1939          Wednesday
 
  WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC     CBS Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 22)
 
  Aircheck OPUS ½
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo

Savory collection 

    < unissued >
           

DECEMBER 2, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Red Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 22)
 
  Aircheck AC-DC CURRENT
 
  •   4-bar intro,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars,
*  4-bar solo,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars;
*  4-bar chord solo;
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 + 8 bars.

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    CD: 7001,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,
      MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,
      PROPERBOX 98,  UPCD 27.63 (track 12)
           

DECEMBER 4, 1939          Monday
 
  WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC     Radio Broadcast
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 22)
 
  Aircheck HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
 
  *  32-bar solo

Savory collection 

    < unissued >
           

DECEMBER 6, 1939          Wednesday
 
  WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC     Radio Broadcast
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 22)
 
  Aircheck SEVEN COME ELEVEN              (ROAST TURKEY STOMP)
 
  *  32-bar solo

Savory collection 

    < unissued >
           

DECEMBER 9, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as November 22)
 
  Aircheck PICK-A-RIB
 
  < unavailable >
 
    < unissued >
           

DECEMBER 16, 1939          Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck DINAH
 
  *  32-bar chord accomp (ampl) on vib solo,
*  32-bar solo

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 302 061 755,  380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040,
      NOCD5657,  P1491,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,
      UPCD 27.63,  VJC-1021-2
           

DECEMBER 20, 1939          Wednesday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as December 16)
 
  mx  WCO 26354 x SHIVERS
 
  chord intro – 4 bars,
theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
riffs behind vib – 16, 8 bars,
*  16, 8-bar solo  (clt brk),
chord riffs over theme – 16 bars
[ breakdown ]
 
    LP: T-1012
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  RP 2067
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26354 A SHIVERS
 
  chord intro – 4 bars,
theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind vib),
*  16, 8-bar solo  (clt brk),
chord riffs over theme – 16, 8 bars  (chord accents on bridge).
 
    78: Columbia 35349
    EP: B-350
    LP: 2MJP 1058,  33SX 1035,  56AP 674-6,  62.581,
      BBL 7178,  CL 500,  GL 500,  P5 15536,  SOPM 162,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1064,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1975-HI,  232094,  232568,  4032,  465679,
      53039,  93035,  ABMMCD 1209,  AC4K 65564,  ACRCD 160,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,
      CN1003,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  FABCD352,  JTD 102410,  JZBD022,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,
      P1106,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 2,  PROPERBOX 98,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26355 A AC-DC CURRENT
           
  •   4-bar intro,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars,
*  4-bar solo,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars;
unison brk w/ clt – 4 bars;
*  4-bar chord solo;
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 + 8 bars.
 
    EP: B-350
           
    LP: 33SX 1035,  52538,  56AP 674-6,
      BBL 7178,  CL 500,  GL 500,  SOPM 162,  SOPZ4-6,  T-1011,  VSLP 213
           
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1064,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,
      232094,  232568,   233423,  39332,  4007,  465679,  53049,  56059,  67041,  93035,
      AC4K 65564,  Black Bird,   C4K 65564,  CD 11,  CECD 003,  CK 45144,  DRCD11176,
      GFS561,  JASCD 515,  KATCD196,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PROPERBOX 98,
      SMM 517115,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26356 A I’M CONFESSIN’
 
  *  8-bar solo  (bridge)
 
    LP: NOST 7610,  STL-J05
    CD: 1064,  274 1357.58,  465679,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,  CN1003,
      DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  FA 218,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  NCD 8821,  P1489,  PROPERBOX 98
           

DECEMBER 21, 1939          Thursday
 
  WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC     Radio Broadcast
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as December 16)
 
  Aircheck HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
 
  *  32-bar solo

Savory collection 

    < unissued >
           

DECEMBER 24, 1939          Sunday
 
  “FROM SPIRITUALS TO SWING”  CONCERT     CARNEGIE HALL      NYC
 
  Kansas City Six:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  LESTER YOUNG-ts,  BUCK CLAYTON-tpt,
FREDDIE GREEN-g,  WALTER PAGE-b,  JO JONES-d.
 
  Concert GOOD MORNING BLUES
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo
 
    LP: 2MJP 1058,  35/064,  8 50 060,
      FJL 401,  J-1248,  Q 16007,  TFL 5187,  VJD 550,  VRS-8523,  VSD-47
    CD: 169/71-2,  232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  302 061 167,  87998,  88048,
      DRCD11122,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,  FA 210,  FA 218,  FDM 36715-2,  GV1359,
      JASMCD 2600,  JSP909,  JZBD022,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 47,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,
      PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  VCD2-47/48,  VMD-79553
           
   
 
    Concert PAGING THE DEVIL
 
    *  12 + 12-bar solo
 
    LP:  35/065,  8 50 061,  FJL 402,
      TFL 5188,  VJD 550,  VRS-8524,  VSD-48
    CD: 0193692ERE,  14171,  169/71-2,  232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  302 061 167,  87998,
      88048,  DCD-773,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,  EMCD 21,  FA 071,  FA 210,  FA 218,
      FDM 36715-2,  GV1359,  JASMCD 2600,  JSP909,  JZBD022,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 47,  MJCD 9004,
      P1491,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  VCD2-47/48
           
   
 
    Concert WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS
 
    *  28-bar solo
   
    LP: 35/064,  8 50 060,  FJL 401,
      J-1248,  Q 16007,  TFL 5187,  VJD 550,  VRS-8523,  VSD-47
 
    CD: 169/71-2,  232094,  232568,  302 061 167,  87998,  88048,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,
      GV1359,  JASMCD 2600,  JSP909,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 47,  MJCD 9004,  VCD2-47/48,  VMD-79553
           

DECEMBER 24, 1939          Sunday
 
  “FROM SPIRITUALS TO SWING”  CONCERT     CARNEGIE HALL      NYC
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
FLETCHER HENDERSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Concert FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents – 16, 8 bars + riffs on brk  (behind vib),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk).
 
    LP: 35/064,  8 50 060,  FJL 401,
      J-1248,  Q 16007,  TFL 5187,  VJD 550,  VRS-8523,  VSD-47
    CD: 066 449,  169/71-2,  274 1357.58,  274 1448.49,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  87998,  88048,
      DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,  FA 218,  JSP909,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  R2CD 8004,
      VCD2-47/48,  VMD-79553
           
   
 
    Concert MEMORIES OF YOU
 
  *  8-bar solo  (bridge)
 
    LP: 35/064,  8 50 060,  FJL 401,
      J-1248,  Q 16007,  TFL 5187,  VJD 550,  VRS-8523,  VSD-47
    CD: 066 449,  169/71-2,  3007-2,  87998,  88048,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,
      FA 218,  JSP909,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040,  R2CD 8004,  VCD2-47/48
           
   
 
    Concert I Got Rhythm
 
  (no CC solos)
           
    LP: 35/064,  8 50 060,  FJL 401,  J-1248,  Q 16007,  TFL 5187,  VJD 550,  VRS-8523,  VSD-47
    CD: 14170,  169/71-2,  88048,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,  JSP909,  VCD2-47/48,  VMD-79553
           
   
 
    Concert HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
 
  •   12-bar intro;
*  32-bar solo;
•   riffs – 16, 8 bars + arpeggios on brk  (w/ vib, clt).
 
    LP: 35/065,  8 50 061,  FJL 402,
      Q 16007,  TFL 5188,  VJD 550,  VRS-8524,  VSD-48
    CD: 066 449,  169/71-2,  87998,  88048,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,  FA 218,
      JSP909,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,  VCD2-47/48,
      VMD-79553
           
   
 
    Concert Stompin’ At The Savoy
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    LP: 35/065,  8 50 061,  FJL 402,  Q 16007,  TFL 5188,  VJD 550,  VRS-8524,  VSD-48
    CD: 066 449,  169/71-2,  88048,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11182,  JSP909,  VCD2-47/48,  VMD-79553
           

DECEMBER 24, 1939          Sunday
 
  “FROM SPIRITUALS TO SWING”  CONCERT     CARNEGIE HALL      NYC
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  LESTER YOUNG-ts,  HARRY EDISON-tpt,
WALTER PAGE-b,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  JO JONES-d,  NICK FATOOL-d;
w/  piano soloists:
          COUNT BASIE,  PETE JOHNSON,  JOE SULLIVAN,
          MEADE LUX LEWIS,  ALBERT AMMONS,  FLETCHER HENDERSON;
+  other members of the Count Basie band:
          EARL WARREN-as,  BUDDY TATE-ts,  JACK WASHINGTON-bs,
          BUCK CLAYTON-tpt,  SHAD COLLINS-tpt,  ED LEWIS-tpt,
          DICKIE WELLS-tbn,  DAN MINOR-tbn,  BENNY MORTON-tbn.
 
  Concert OH, LADY BE GOOD
 
  *  32 + 32 + 32 bar solo;
*  8-bar solo  (bridge)
 
    CD: 302 061 167,  DRCD11177,
      JSP909,  JZBD022,  MJCD 189,
      P1491,  PROPERBOX 98
           
    Incomplete  (pno intro omitted):
      CD: 169/71-2,  DRCD11182
           
    Incomplete  (third chorus of CC’s first solo omitted):
      LP: 35/065,  8 50 061,  FJL 402,  TFL 5188,  VJD 550,  VRS-8524,   VSD-48
      CD: 274 1459.60,  87998,  88048,  FA 210,  MJCD 29,  MJCD 9004,  VCD2-47/48
           
    Incomplete  (third chorus of CC’s first solo omitted, along with 7½ other choruses):
      CD: MMCD-7040 (track 16)
           

DECEMBER 30, 1939     Saturday
 
  “CAMEL CARAVAN”     Radio City Studios     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WEAF)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck PICK-A-RIB
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 11 bars;
theme riffs w/ ens – 11 bars,
*  11 + 12-bar solo
 
    LP: Aircheck 34
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004
           

DECEMBER 31, 1939          Sunday
 
  “FITCH BANDWAGON”     “Empire Room”    WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL     NYC    NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as December 30)
 
  Aircheck TILL TOM SPECIAL
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
“Topsy” riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind vib),
*  32-bar solo,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
“Topsy” riffs w/ ens – 4-bar tag.
 
    Incomplete  (pno intro omitted, incomplete theme):
      LP: JA-42
      CD: 3007-2,  302 061 755,  87998,  DRCD11177,  FA 5221,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,
        MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040,  NOCD5657,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98,
        R2CD 8004,  VJC-1021-2
           

1940

 

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JANUARY 15, 1940          Monday
 
  Shortwave Broadcast to Scandinavia     NBC Studios      Rockefeller Center     NYC     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as December 30)
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents behind vib – 16, 8 bars + riffs on brk,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk).
 
    CD: 1410253,  5262997,  5291134,  NI 2734/35
       
   
 
    Aircheck STAR DUST
 
  *  32-bar solo.
 
    CD: 1410253,  5262997,  5291134,  NI 2734/35
           

FEBRUARY 7, 1940          Wednesday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Metronome All Star Band:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY CARTER-as,  TOOTS MONDELLO-as,  EDDIE MILLER-ts,  CHARLIE BARNET-ts,
BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  HARRY JAMES-tpt,  CHARLIE SPIVAK-tpt,  ZIGGY ELMAN-tpt,
JACK TEAGARDEN-tbn,  JACK JENNEY-tbn,
JESS STACY-p,  BOB HAGGART-b,  GENE KRUPA-d;  FLETCHER HENDERSON-arr.
 
  mx  WCO 26489 x King Porter Stomp
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    LP: T-1012
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26489 A King Porter Stomp
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Columbia 35389,  V Disc 894B
    10: CL 2528
    LP: 20085,  HL 7044,  m-8039,  Q-009
    CD: 232094,  232568,  CDMOIR 591,  DRCD11176,  FA 5050,  PHONT 7668
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26489 B King Porter Stomp
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    LP: NOST 7610
    CD: NCD 8821,  VMP 0111
           
 
 
  Metronome All Star Nine:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY CARTER-as,  EDDIE MILLER-ts,
BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  HARRY JAMES-tpt,  JACK TEAGARDEN-tbn,
JESS STACY-p,  BOB HAGGART-b,  GENE KRUPA-d.
 
  mx  WCO 26490 x ALL STAR STRUT
 
  *  12-bar solo
[ breakdown ]
 
    LP: T-1012
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26490 A ALL STAR STRUT
           
  *  12-bar solo;
chord accents behind bass – 12 bars
 
    78: Columbia 35389,  V Disc 879B
    10: CL 2528
    LP: 20085,  20121,  HL 7044,  m-8039,  Q-009
    CD: 232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,  4032,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,
      CDMOIR 591,  DRCD11176,  FA 5050,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,
      PROPERBOX 98,  SMM 517115,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26490 B ALL STAR STRUT
 
  [ same routine as take A ]
           
    LP: 2BP 220094,  67233,
      CG 30779,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,  m-8039
    CD: 15183,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004
           

FEBRUARY 7, 1940          Wednesday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
COUNT BASIE-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  mx  WCO 26494 A TILL TOM SPECIAL
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
“Topsy” riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind vib),
*  16, 8-bar solo  (pno brk),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
“Topsy” riffs w/ vib – 4-bars tag.
 
    78: Columbia 35404, 37512
    LP: 2MJP 1058
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1098,  15908,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,  274 1357.58,  274 1459.60,
      3247562,  4032,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  FA 218,  JZBD022,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,
      PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  UV 129/2
           
    Incomplete  (pno intro omitted):
      EP: 429 729 BE,  B-504
      10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
      LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  52538,  56AP 674-6,  62.387,  67233,  BBL 7172,  CG 30779,
        CJ 40846,  CL 652,  G 30779,  KLP 510,  LPJT 13,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,  VSLP 213
      CD: 14170,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  25DP 5301,  460612,  501646,  53049,
        56059,  67041,  Black Bird,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,  DRCD11288,  GFS561,  JTD 102410,
        KATCD196,  P1134,  P1489,  PROPERBOX 9,  SRCS 9612
           
   
 
    mx  WCO 26495 A GONE WITH “WHAT” WIND
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 + 12 bars
 
    LP: 460612,  CJ 40846,  T-1009
    CD: 14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  223505,  233118,  233423,
      3007-2,  460612,  501646,  53049,  56059,  67041,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,
      CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 86834,  CK 91494,  DO 25031,  DRCD11288,  EMCD 21,  GFS561,  JSP911,
      JTD 102410,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  R2CD 40-80,  R2CD 8004,  RP 2067,  SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26495 B GONE WITH “WHAT” WIND
 
    [ same routine as take A ]
 
    78: Columbia 35404
    EP: B-2011
    10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
    LP: 2BP 220094,  52538,  56AP 674-6,  62.387,  67233,  BBL 7172,
      CG 30779,  CL 652,  G 30779,  KLP 510,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,
      STL-J22,  VSLP 213
    CD: 1098,  15908,  232094,  232568,  25DP 5301,  274 1459.60,  4032,  93035,
       AC4K 65564,  AJA 5144,  C4K 65564,  CN1003,  DRCD11176,  FA 244,  JZBD022,
      MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  UV 129/2
           

MARCH 19, 1940         Tuesday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck GONE WITH “WHAT” WIND
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 + 12 bars

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: SPJ 6602,  WMD 196
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,
      MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,
      PROPERBOX 98,  UPCD 27.63
           

APRIL 3, 1940          Wednesday
 
  World Broadcasting System  ( for COLUMBIA Records )     HOLLYWOOD
[ matrices assigned on April 10, 1940 ]
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  mx  WCO 26718 A THE SHEIK OF ARABY
 
  intro w/ ens – 16 bars;
*  32-bar solo;
*  4-bars;  4-bars
 
    78: Columbia 35466
    EP: RLS 799 (SEGC.11)
    10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
    LP: 56AP 674-6,  62.581,  P5 15536,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1098,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1979-HI,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233118,
      274 1459.60,  4032,  465679,  53050,  56058,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  AJA 5144,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,
      DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  JTD 102410,  JZBD022,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,
      PROPERBOX 98,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26718 B THE SHEIK OF ARABY
 
          [ same routine as take B ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,
      C4K 65564,  RP 2067
           
   
 
  mx  WCO (none) UNTITLED TUNE
           
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk);
*  12-bar solo;
theme w/ ens – 16 bars,
*  4-bar interlude
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,
      C4K 65564,  RP 2067
           
   
 
  mx  WCO (none) UNTITLED TUNE             (Breakdown)
           
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk);
*  12-bar solo
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,
      C4K 65564,  RP 2067
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26719 A POOR BUTTERFLY
 
  *  8-bar solo   (“A” section)
 
    78: Columbia 35466,  36722,  C-102
    EP: RLS 799 (SEGC.11)
    LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6,  SOPZ4-6,  T-1011,  VSLP 213
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1098,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,
      465679,  53049,  93035,  Black Bird,  CK 45144,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  GFS561,  MJCD 40,
      MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PROPERBOX 98,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26719 x POOR BUTTERFLY
           
  [ breakdown ]   (no CC)
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,
      C4K 65564,  RP 2067
           

APRIL 5, 1940         Friday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  Aircheck SOFT WINDS
 
  < unavailable >
 
    < unissued >
           

APRIL 6, 1940         Saturday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  Aircheck GONE WITH “WHAT” WIND
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 + 12 bars
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,
      JSP909,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,
      NOCD5657,  VJC-1021-2
           

APRIL 10, 1940          Wednesday
 
  World Broadcasting System  ( for COLUMBIA Records )     HOLLYWOOD
[ matrices assigned on April 16, 1940 ]
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  mx  WCO 26743 A I SURRENDER, DEAR
 
  *  16-bar solo   (A/A sections)
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26743 B I SURRENDER, DEAR
 
  [ same routine as take A ]
 
    78: Columbia 35482
    EP: RLS 799 (SEGC.10)
    LP: 56AP 674-6,  62.581,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 1131,  15908,  205798-203,  232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  465679,  93035,
      AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,  CN1003,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  FA 218,
      JTD 102410,  JZBD022,   MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PPCD 78122,  PRMCD 6092,
      PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26743 x I SURRENDER, DEAR
 
  [ rehearsal of last 8 bars only ]  (CC noodling)
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,
      C4K 65564,  RP 2067
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26743 y I SURRENDER, DEAR
 
  [ breakdown ]   (no CC)
           
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,
      C4K 65564,  RP 2067
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26744 A GRAND SLAM              (BOY MEETS GOY)     (BOY MEETS GIRL)
 
  intro riffs w/ ens – 8 bars;
*  12 + 12-bar solo
 
    CD: 93035,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26744 B GRAND SLAM              (BOY MEETS GOY)     (BOY MEETS GIRL)
 
  [ same routine as take A ]
 
    78: Columbia 35482,  36722,  C-102
    EP: RLS 799 (SEGC.10)
    LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  56AP 674-6,
      62.581,  67233,  CG 30779,  CJ 40846,  G 30779,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1131,  20.1960-HI,  20.1975-HI,  205798-203,  232094,  232568,  4032,  460612,
      501646,  53039,  8.120768,  93035,  ABMMCD 1209,  AC4K 65564,  ACRCD 160,  C4K 65564,
      CK 40846,  CK 86834,  CK 91494,  CN1003,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,  FABCD352,  JASMCD 2539,
      JSP911,  JZBD022,  KATCD196,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,
      SMM 517115,  SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           

APRIL 12, 1940         Friday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  Aircheck THE SHEIK OF ARABY
 
  intro verse w/ ens – 16 bars;
*  32-bar solo

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: ALB 377,  GOJ-1005,
      JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 3007-2,  302 061 755,  380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,  CLP 1150-2,
      DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  EMCD 21,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,
      MMCD-7040 (track 18),  NOCD5657,  R2CD 8004,  UPCD 27.63 (track 15),  VJC-1021-2
           

APRIL 13, 1940          Saturday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  Aircheck SOFT WINDS
 
  chord intro – 4 bars,
theme w/ ens – 16 + 16 bars;
boogie riffs – 12 + 12 bars  (behind vib),
theme w/ ens – 16 bars,
tag – 8 bars.
 
    CD: 87998,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  VJC 1021-2
           

APRIL 19, 1940         Friday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  Aircheck I SURRENDER, DEAR
 
  *  16-bar solo

Savory collection 

    < unissued >
           

APRIL 26, 1940         Friday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  Aircheck THE SHEIK OF ARABY
 
  intro verse w/ ens – 16 bars;
*  32-bar solo
[ incomplete recording  (21 bars are missing from the last 2 choruses) ]

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    CD: UPCD 27.63 (track 16)
           
    Incomplete  (ending fades out, omitting partial clt solo):
      CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  P1491,  PROPERBOX 98
           

APRIL 27, 1940          Saturday
 
  “THE COCOANUT GROVE”     AMBASSADOR HOTEL     LOS ANGELES     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as March 19)
 
  Aircheck POOR BUTTERFLY
 
  *  8-bar solo   (“A” section)
 
    Incomplete  (omits first chorus [clt melody] & first 14½ bars of the second [vib solo] ):
      CD: MJCD 189
           

APRIL 30, 1940         Tuesday
 
  World Broadcasting System  ( for COLUMBIA Records )     HOLLYWOOD
[ matrices assigned on May 9, 1940 ]
 
  Fred Astaire with Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d,  FRED ASTAIRE-voc & tap dance;
& Orchestra:
          TOOTS MONDELLO-as,  LES ROBINSON-as,  JERRY JEROME-ts,  BUS BASSEY-ts,
          ZIGGY ELMAN-tpt,  JIMMY MAXWELL-tpt,  IRVING GOODMAN-tpt,
          RED BALLARD-tbn,  VERNON BROWN-tbn,  TED VESELY-tbn;   FLETCHER HENDERSON-arr.
 
  mx  WCO 26809 X JUST LIKE TAKING CANDY FROM A BABY
 
  •   “Honeysuckle Rose” riffs w/ ens – 8 bars
 
    CD: MD7-240
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26809 y JUST LIKE TAKING CANDY FROM A BABY
           
          < unavailable >
           
    < unissued >
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26809 A JUST LIKE TAKING CANDY FROM A BABY
 
  •   “Honeysuckle Rose” riffs w/ ens – 8 bars
 
    78: Columbia 35517
    CD: 1059,  1131,  98345,  A 28427,  C2K 44233,  CDMOIR 516,  COL-9558,
      DRCD11176,  FABCD352,  JSP911,  MC 006,  MD7-240,  MJCD 189,  PHONT 7668
           

MAY 28, 1940         Tuesday
 
  “PEACOCK COURT”     THE MARK HOPKINS HOTEL     SAN FRANCISCO     Mutual / Don Lee Broadcasting Systems
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck SEVEN COME ELEVEN
 
  intro w/ ens – 8 bars,
theme riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (w/ clt, behind vib);
theme riffs w/ ens – 16 bars.
 
    LP: Aircheck 16,  LP-15077
    CD: 302 061 755,  DRCD11177,  JRCDRG-1015,  JSP909,  JUCD 2041,
      MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040 (track 20),  NOCD5657
           

JUNE 4, 1940         Tuesday
 
  “PEACOCK COURT”     THE MARK HOPKINS HOTEL     SAN FRANCISCO     Mutual / Don Lee Broadcasting Systems
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet   (same personnel as May 28)
 
  Aircheck SIX APPEAL
 
  chord intro – 4-bars;
*  16-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 16 + 16 bars,
chord tag – 2 bars  (w/ vib).
 
    LP: Aircheck 16,  LP-15077
           
    CD: DRCD11177,  JRCDRG-1015,  JSP909,  JUCD 2041,
      MJCD 40,  MJCD 9004,  MMCD-7040,  NOCD5657,
      P1491,  PROPERBOX 98
           

JUNE 11, 1940     Tuesday
 
  World Broadcasting System  ( for COLUMBIA Records )     HOLLYWOOD
[ matrices assigned on June 20, 1940 ]
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
DUDLEY BROOKS-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  mx  WCO 26940 B SIX APPEAL
 
  chord intro – 4-bars;
*  16-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 16 + 16 bars,
chord tag – 2 bars  (w/ vib).
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26940 C SIX APPEAL
 
  [ same routine as take B ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26940 x SIX APPEAL
 
  chord intro – 4-bars;
*  16-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 16 + 4 bars
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26940 A SIX APPEAL
 
  [ same routine as take B ]
 
    78: Columbia 35553
    EP: 429 729 BE,  B-504
    10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
    LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  52538,  56AP 674-6,  62.387,  67233,
      BBL 7172,  CG 30779,  CJ 40846,  CL 652,  G 30779,  KLP 510,
      SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,  VSLP 213
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1131,  14545,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,
      232094,  232568,  233423,  25DP 5301,  274 1459.60,  460612,  501646,  53049,  56059,  67041,
      93035,  AC4K 65564,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,
      GFS561,  JZBD022,  KATCD196,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,
      RPCD 605,  SMM 517115,  SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26940 y SIX APPEAL
 
  chord intro – 4-bars;
*  16-bar solo
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26940 z SIX APPEAL
 
  chord intro – 4-bars
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26941 B THESE FOOLISH THINGS
 
  *  4-bar chord intro  (behind clt);
*  8-bar solo  (bridge)
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26941 x THESE FOOLISH THINGS
 
  *  4-bar chord intro  (behind clt)
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26941 A THESE FOOLISH THINGS
 
  [ same routine as take B ]
 
    78: Columbia 35553,  37512
    LP: 56AP 674-6,  P5 15536,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 1131,  232094,  232568,  3007-2,  465679,  93035,  A 28427,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,
      CN1003,  COL-9558,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,  FA 218,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PPCD 78114,
      PPCD 78122,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26942 A GOOD ENOUGH TO KEEP              (Air Mail Special)
 
  theme w/ ens – 32 bars;
*  32-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 32 bars.
 
    LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,
      67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,
      GdJ-48,  LPJT 13,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 066 449,  09491,  1131,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  233423,
      274 1357.58,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  39332,  4032,   465679,  467151,  53049,  56059,  67041,  93035,
      AC4K 65564,  AJA 5144,  C4K 65564,  CD 11,  CK 45144,  COL 467151,  DRCD11176,  EGR 2001,
      FA 211,  FA 218,  GFS561,  JASCD 515,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  P1489,  PROPERBOX 98,
      R2CD 8004,  SRCS 9612
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26942 B GOOD ENOUGH TO KEEP              (Air Mail Special)
 
  [ same routine as take A ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26942 C GOOD ENOUGH TO KEEP              (Air Mail Special)
 
  [ same routine as take A ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,
      CK 86834
           

JUNE 22, 1940         Saturday
 
  “CATALINA CASINO”     SANTA CATALINA ISLAND     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
 
  •   12-bar intro;
*  32-bar solo
[ cut off ]

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,
      MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004
           
   
 
    Aircheck SIX APPEAL
 
  chord intro – 4-bars;
*  16-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 11 bars     [ cut off ]

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
           
    CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  FA 218,
      JSP909,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 44,
      MJCD 9004,  UPCD 27.63,  VJC-1021-2
           

JUNE 25, 1940         Tuesday
 
  World Broadcasting System  ( for COLUMBIA Records )     HOLLYWOOD
[ matrices assigned on July 3, 1940 ]
 
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  TOOTS MONDELLO-as,  LES ROBINSON-as,  JERRY JEROME-ts,  BUS BASSEY-ts,
BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  ZIGGY ELMAN-tpt,  JIMMY MAXWELL-tpt,  IRVING GOODMAN-tpt,
RED BALLARD-tbn,  VERNON BROWN-tbn,  TED VESELY-tbn,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d,  HELEN FORREST-voc;  LES HITE-arr.
 
  mx  WCO 26982 C LI’L BOY LOVE
 
  (rhythm guitar only)
 
    < unissued >
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26982 B LI’L BOY LOVE
 
  *  6 -bar solo  (bridge)   [2 bars by orch]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26982 x LI’L BOY LOVE
 
  (false start — no solo)
 
    < unissued >
           
   
 
  mx  WCO 26982 A LI’L BOY LOVE
 
  [ same routine as take B ]
 
    78: Columbia 35594
    LP: 50,  6014
    CD: 1131,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  CCM-245-2,
      MJCD 189,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  UV 129/2
           

JUNE 30, 1940         Sunday
 
  “CATALINA CASINO”     SANTA CATALINA ISLAND     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  LIONEL HAMPTON-vib,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck AC-DC CURRENT
 
  •   4-bar intro,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars,
*  4-bar solo,
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 bars;
*  4-bar chord solo;
unison brk w/ clt – 4 bars;
theme riffs w/ ens – 8 + 8 bars.

a Jerry Newhouse recording 

    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 302 061 755,  380123,  389123,  3899442,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  VJC-1021-2
           

Mid-1940

 

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OCTOBER 4, 1940         Friday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  “Eddy Howard – Orchestra under Direction of Teddy Wilson”
   
  octet:  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BUD FREEMAN-ts,  EDMOND HALL-clt,  BILL COLEMAN-tpt,  BENNY MORTON-tbn,
TEDDY WILSON-p,  BILLY TAYLOR-b,  YANK PORTER-d,  EDDY HOWARD-voc.
 
  mx  CO 28794-1 Old Fashioned Love
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Columbia 35771
    CD: 1256,  C2K 52942,  DRCD11176,  RP 2043
           
 
 
  quintet:  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BILL COLEMAN-tpt,
TEDDY WILSON-p,  BILLY TAYLOR-b,  YANK PORTER-d,
EDDY HOWARD-voc.
 
    mx  CO 28795-1 STARDUST
 
  *  8-bar solo   (“A” section)
 
    78: Columbia 35771,  37992,  C-158
    10: CL 6067
    CD: 302 061 167 (track 14),  C2K 52942,  COL-7591,  DRCD11122 (track 9),
      DRCD11176,  GV1359 (track 9),  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004 (disc 4),  RP 2043
           
 
 
  octet  (as above)
 
    mx  CO 28796-1 Exactly Like You
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Columbia 35915,  37992,  C-158
    10: CL 6067
    CD: 1256,  C2K 52942,  COL-7591,  DRCD11176,  RP 2043
           
 
 
  octet  (as above)
 
    mx  CO 28797-1 WRAP YOUR TROUBLES IN DREAMS
 
  *  4-bar chord intro
 
    78: Columbia 35915,  37994,  C-158
    10: CL 6067
    CD: 302 061 167,  C2K 52942,  COL-7591,
      DRCD11122,  DRCD11176,  GV1359,  RP 2043
           
    Incomplete  (first note of CC intro omitted):
      CD: MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004
           
   
 
    mx  CO 28797-w WRAP YOUR TROUBLES IN DREAMS
 
  *  4-bar chord intro
 
    < unissued >  
           
   
 
    mx  CO 28797-x WRAP YOUR TROUBLES IN DREAMS
 
  *  4-bar chord intro
 
    < unissued >  
           
   
 
    mx  CO 28797-y WRAP YOUR TROUBLES IN DREAMS
 
  *  4-bar chord intro
 
    < unissued >  
           
   
 
    mx  CO 28797-z WRAP YOUR TROUBLES IN DREAMS
 
  *  4-bar chord intro
 
    < unissued >  
           

OCTOBER 28, 1940          Monday
 
  COLUMBIA RECORDING STUDIOS     NYC
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,
COUNT BASIE-p,  WALTER PAGE-b,  JO JONES-d.
 
  Rehearsal TUNE UP & BLUES
 
  •   8 bars   [ false start ]
 
    LP: BLJ 8021,  va-7997
    CD: 302 061 755,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,
      DRCD11176,  FA 210,  FA 218,  FDM 36715-2,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  VJC-1021-2
           
 
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  LESTER YOUNG-ts,  BUCK CLAYTON-tpt,
COUNT BASIE-p,  FREDDIE GREEN-g,  WALTER PAGE-b,  JO JONES-d.
 
    Rehearsal AD-LIB BLUES
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ts – 2 bars;
riffs w/ ts – 10 bars,
riffs – 10 bars   (fade out)     [ cut off ]
 
    LP: BLJ 8021,  JA-6,
      JA-42,  va-7997
    CD: 232094,  232568,  274 1448.49,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  302 061 167,  302 061 755,  380106,  389106,
      87998,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  AJA 5176,  BMCD 1006,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11116,  DRCD11176,  EMCD 21,
      FA 210,  FA 218,  FABCD352,  FDM 36715-2,  GSS 5461,  JZCL-5005,  JZBD022,  MC 027,  MD4-239,  MJCD 44,
      MJCD 9004,  P1130,  P1489,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 8,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  VJC-1021-2
           
 
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  LESTER YOUNG-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  BUCK CLAYTON-tpt,
COUNT BASIE-p,  FREDDIE GREEN-g,  WALTER PAGE-b,  JO JONES-d.
 
    Rehearsal WHOLLY CATS
 
  *  12 + 12 + 12-bar solo
 
    LP: BLJ 8021,  JA-6,
      JA-42,  va-7997
    CD: 232094,  232568,  3007-2,  302 061 755,  380106,  389106,  87998,  93035,  AC4K 65564,
      BMCD 1006,  C4K 65564,  CD DIG 2,  DRCD11176,  EMCD 21,  JZCL-5005,  MD4-239,
      MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  NOCD5657,  P1490,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  SMM 517115,
      VJC-1021-2
           
   
 
    Rehearsal DICKIE’S DREAM              (CHARLIE’S DREAM)
 
  *  16-bar solo   (A/A sections)
 
    LP: BLJ 8021,  JA-6,
      JA-42,  va-7997
    CD: 232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,  380106,  389106,  4032,  87998,  93035,
      AC4K 65564,  BMCD 1006,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  JZCL-5005,
      MD4-239,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  P1490,  PROPERBOX 98,  VJC-1021-2
           
   
 
    Rehearsal I NEVER KNEW
 
  *  16, 8-bar solo  (pno brk)
 
    LP: 3035-2,  BLJ 8021,
      C 76/6,  JA-6,  JA-42,
      LPJT 13,  SM 4025,  va-7997
    CD: 14171,  14535,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,
      3007-2,  30283,  380106,  389106,  39117,  53049,  56027,  56059,  67041,  87998,  93035,  AC4K 65564,
      AVC 542,  BMCD 1006,  C4K 65564,  CPCD 8194-2,  DRCD11176,  EMCD 21,  FA 218,  GFS561,
      JZCL-5005,  KATCD196,  MD4-239,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  NOCD5657,  P1130,  P1490,
      PROPERBOX 8,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  VJC-1021-2
           
   
 
    Rehearsal DICKIE’S DREAM              (LESTER’S DREAM)
 
  *  16-bar solo   (A/A sections)
 
    LP: BLJ 8021,  JA-6,
      JA-42,  LPJT 13,  va-7997
    CD: 14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,
      274 1459.60,  380106,  389106,  53049,  56059,  67041,  87998,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  BMCD 1006,
      C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  FA 210,  FABCD352,  GFS561,  JZBD022,  JZCL-5005,  MC 027,  MD4-239,
      MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  NOCD5657,  P1130,  P1490,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 8,  PROPERBOX 98,
      VJC-1021-2
           

NOVEMBER 4, 1940         Monday
 
  Democratic Presidential Campaign Rally    MADISON SQUARE GARDEN     NYC     CBS, NBC, Mutual radio networks
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COUNT BASIE-p,  WALTER PAGE-b,  JO JONES-d.
 
  Aircheck GONE WITH “WHAT” WIND
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo,
riffs – 12 + 12 + 12 bars  (w/ clt),
riffs – 8 bars  (behind clt)
 
    LP: 19-119,  BE-KOG 14800,  Q-016
    CD: 274 1357.58,  302 061 755,  DRCD11177,
      FA 218,  JSP909,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,
      NOCD5657,  R2CD 8004
           

NOVEMBER 7, 1940          Thursday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
COUNT BASIE-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  HARRY JAEGER-d.
 
  mx  CO 29027-W WHOLLY CATS
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt),
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars.
 
    LP: JA-6,  va-7997
    CD: 380106,  389106,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29027-X WHOLLY CATS
 
  [ same routine as take W ]
 
    LP: 2BP 220094,  2MJP 1058,
      56AP 674-6,  67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  SOPZ4-6,  va-7997
    CD: AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29027-Y WHOLLY CATS
 
  [ same routine as take W ]
 
    LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,
      67233,  CG 30779,  CG 33566,  G 30779,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 93035,  A2 33566,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  EMCD 21,  J2K 75057,
      JUCD 2013,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  R2CD 8004,  W2K 75057
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29027-z WHOLLY CATS
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt)
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,
      C4K 65564,  JUCD 2013
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29027-1 WHOLLY CATS
 
  [ same routine as take W ]
 
    78: Columbia 35810  [most issues],
      V Disc 880A
    EP: B-504,  BBE 12272
    10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
    LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6,  62.387,  BBL 7172,  CL 652,
      KLP 510,  LPJT 13,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,  VSLP 213
    CD: 09491,  1131,  15908,  232094,  232568,  25DP 5301,  274 1459.60,  4032,  93035,
      ABMMCD 1209,  AC4K 65564,  ACRCD 160,  AJA 5144,  C4K 65564,  CK 86834,
      CN1003,  DRCD11176,  JZBD022,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  NI 2016,  P1490,
      PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  SIGNCD2278,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29027-2 WHOLLY CATS
 
  [ same routine as take W ]
 
    78: Columbia 35810  [some issues]
    LP: 460612,  CJ 40846,  CJ 40886,  STL-J05
    CD: 0193692ERE,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,
      460612,  501646,  53049,  56059,  67041,  8.120768,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  Black Bird,  C4K 65564,
      CCM 3592,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 40886,  CK 91494,  DRCD11288,  FABCD352,  GFS561,  JSP911,
      JTD 102410,  KATCD196,  MC 027,  MJCD 44,  MJCD 9004,  P1134,  PROPERBOX 9,  SRCS 9612,
      TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29028-3 ROYAL GARDEN BLUES
 
  *  8-bar solo;
*  8-bar solo;
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 48 bars  (behind clt).
 
    LP: JA-6
    CD: 274 1357.58,  274 1459.60,  380106,  389106,  93035,
      AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  FA 218,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 67
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29028-2 ROYAL GARDEN BLUES
 
  *  8-bar solo;
*  8-bar solo;
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 48 bars  (behind clt).
 
    LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,  67233,
      CG 30779,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,  LPJT 13,  SOPZ4-6,  va-7997
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 67
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29028-1 ROYAL GARDEN BLUES
 
  *  8-bar solo;
*  8-bar solo;
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind pno),
riffs w/ ens – 48 bars  (behind clt).
 
    78: Columbia 35810
    LP: 460612,  56AP 674-6,
      62.581,  CJ 40846,  SOPZ4-6,  va-7997
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1131,  14545,  15183,  15817,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,
      222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,  4003,  4032,  460612,  501646,  53049,  56059,
      67041,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  AVC 530,  C4K 65564,  CAD 466,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,
      CN1003,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,  FABCD352,  GFS561,  JSP911,  JUCD 2013,  KATCD196,
      MC 027,  MJCD 67,  P1490,  PROPERBOX 98,  SRCS 9612,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29029-2 AS LONG AS I LIVE
 
  *  8-bar solo  (bridge)
 
    LP: 460612,  CJ 40846
    CD: 14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,  233423,  460612,  501646,  53049,  56059,
      67041,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,  DRCD11288,  GFS561,
      JTD 102410,  KATCD196,  MJCD 67,  SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29029-1 AS LONG AS I LIVE
 
  [ same routine as take 2 ]
 
    78: Columbia 35901,  36723,
      C-102;  V Disc 714B
    EP: B-350
    LP: 2BP 220094,  33SX 1035,  56AP 674-6,  62.581,  67233,
      BBL 7178,  CG 30779,  CL 500,  G 30779,  GL 500,  SB-144,
      SOPM 162,  SOPZ4-6,  STL-J05
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1131,  232094,  232568,  93035,  ABMMCD 1209,  AC4K 65564,  ACRCD 160,
      C4K 65564,  CCM 3592,  DRCD11176,  FABCD352,  MJCD 67,  P1490,  PRMCD 6092,
      PROPERBOX 98,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29030-v BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  12 + 4-bar solo
[ breakdown ]
 
    LP: va-7997
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  FA 218,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 67,  SMM 517115
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (omits last 4 bars of CC solo;  spliced w/ take -W):
      LP: JA-6
      CD: 380106,  389106
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29030-W BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars.
 
    LP: va-7997
    CD: 274 1357.58,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  EMCD 21,  FA 218,
      FDM 36715-2,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 67,  R2CD 8004,  SMM 517115
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (omits intro & theme;  spliced w/ take -v):
      LP: JA-6
      CD: 380106,  389106
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29030-X BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind clt).
 
    LP: va-7997
    CD: 274 1459.60,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  EMCD 21,  FA 218,
      FDM 36715-2,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 67,  R2CD 8004,  SMM 517115
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (omits choruses after CC solo;  spliced w/ take -Z):
      LP:  JA-6
      CD: 380106,  389106
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29030-y BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  10-bar solo
[ breakdown ]
 
    LP: va-7997
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  EMCD 21,  FA 218,
      FDM 36715-2,  JUCD 2013,  MJCD 67,  R2CD 8004,  SMM 517115
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29030-Z BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind clt).
 
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,
      JUCD 2013,  MJCD 189
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (omits intro & theme;  spliced w/ take -X):
      LP: JA-6
      CD: 380106,  389106
           
    Incomplete  (omits intro & theme):
      CD: MJCD 67,  R2CD 8004
           
   
 
    mx  CO 29030-1 BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind clt).
 
    78: Columbia 35901,  V Disc 714B
    EP: B-350
    LP: 2BP 220094,  33SX 1035,  460612,  56AP 674-6,  62.581,  67233,
      BBL 7178,  CG 30779,  CJ 40846,  CL 500,  G 30779,  GL500,  SB-144,
      SOPM 162,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1131,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,
      232094,  232568,  233423,  4032,  460612,  501646,  53049,  93035,  AC4K 65564,  Black Bird,
      C4K 65564,  CCM 3592,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 86834,  CK 91494,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,
      GFS561,  JTD 102410,  JUCD 2013,  JZBD022,  MJCD 67,  MJCD 189,  NI 2016,  P1490,
      PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           

NOVEMBER 19, 1940          Tuesday
 
  “THE MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM”     Martin Block Show      WNEW Radio     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
COUNT BASIE-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  HARRY JAEGER-d.
 
  Aircheck BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 + 12 bars  (behind clt).
 
    LP: JA-23,  SPJ 6602
    CD: 302 061 755,  380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,
      MJCD 67,  NOCD5657,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98,
      VJC-1021-2
           
   
 
    Aircheck WHOLLY CATS
           
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt),
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars.
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,
      FA 218,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 67,
      VJC-1021-2
           
   
 
    Aircheck HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
 
  •   12-bar intro;
*  32-bar solo;
arpeggios – 8 bars  (bridge, behind clt),
riffs – 8 bars  (w/ clt, ts).
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 302 061 755,  380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 67,  NOCD5657,  P1492,
      PROPERBOX 98,  VJC-1021-2
           

DECEMBER 10, 1940          Tuesday
 
  “WE THE PEOPLE”     CBS Radio Network     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet   (same personnel as November 19)
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  *  16, 8-bar solo  (pno brk)
  [ partial ]  (acetate disc runs out during clt solo)

Rutgers collection 

    < unissued >
           

DECEMBER 19, 1940          Thursday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
KEN KERSEY-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  HARRY JAEGER-d.
 
  mx  CO 29259-5 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  theme w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars,
*  8-bar solo,
(ens refrain – 4 bars),
*  8-bar solo,
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars;
theme w/ ens – 12 bars,
coda – 4 bars.
 
    LP: JA-6 (side 1, track 7a) “Rehearsal”
    CD: 380106 & 389106   (track 7a),
      93035                       (disc 3, track 9a),
      AC4K 65564           (disc 3, track 9a),
      C4K 65564              (disc 3, track 9a),
      MJCD 67                  (track 12a)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29259-x BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  theme w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 5 bars  (behind tpt)
[ breakdown ]
 
    LP: JA-6 (side 1, track 7b) “Rehearsal”
    CD: 380106 & 389106   (track 7b),
      93035                       (disc 3, track 9b),
      AC4K 65564           (disc 3, track 9b),
      C4K 65564              (disc 3, track 9b),
      MJCD 67                  (track 12b)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29259-4 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  theme w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars
*  8 + 12-bar solo,
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars;
theme w/ ens – 12 bars,
coda – 4 bars.
 
    LP: JA-6 (side 2, track 5) “2nd Rehearsal”
    CD: 380106 & 389106   (track 13),
      39332,
      4032                         (track 17),
      465679,
      93035                       (disc 3, track 10),
      AC4K 65564           (disc 3, track 10),
      C4K 65564              (disc 3, track 10),
      CD11,
      CK 45144,
      EGR 2001,
      MJCD 67                  (track 13)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29259-3 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  [ same routine as take 4 ]
 
    CD: 93035               (disc 3, track 11),
      AC4K 65564    (disc 3, track 11),
      C4K 65564       (disc 3, track 11),
      MJCD 67           (track 15)
           
    Spliced  (complete, however 20-bar CC solo from take -2 is spliced between CC solo & ts solo):
      LP: JA-6 (side 2, track 7)
      CD: 380106, & 389106   (track 15),
        ABMMCD 1209      (track 18),
        ACRCD 160             (track 18)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only last 2 choruses & tag, spliced after part of take -2):
      CD: MJCD 67   (track 14)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29259-y BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  theme w/ ens – 10 bars
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035              (disc 4, track 17),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 4, track 17),
      C4K 65564       (disc 4, track 17)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29259-z BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  [ false start ]   (no CC)
 
    CD: 93035              (disc 4, track 18),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 4, track 18),
      C4K 65564       (disc 4, track 18)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29259-2 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  [ same routine as take 4 ]
 
    CD: 93035              (disc 3, track 12),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 12),
      C4K 65564       (disc 3, track 12)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 20-bar CC solo, spliced before end of take -3):
      CD: MJCD 67   (track 14)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 20-bar CC solo, spliced within complete take -3):
      LP: JA-6   (side 2, track 7)
      CD: 380106, & 389106   (track 15),
        ABMMCD 1209      (track 18),
        ACRCD 160             (track 18)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29259-1 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  [ same routine as take 4 ]
 
    LP: 2BP 220094   (side 3, track 5),
56AP 674-6    (side 5, track 1),
67233              (side 3, track 5),
CG 30779       (side 3, track 5),
G 30779          (side 3, track 5),
SOPZ4-6         (side 5, track 1),
T-1004
    CD: 1154,
274 1357.58,
274 1459.60,
93035               (disc 3, track 1),
AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 1),
C4K 65564      (disc 3, track 1),
DRCD11176   (disc 3, track 5),
FA 218,
JUCD 2013       (track 9),
JZBD022,
MJCD 67           (track 16),
P1490,
PRMCD 6092,
PROPERBOX 98,
R2CD 8004       (disc 2, track 4)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo, spliced w/ 2 takes from 15 Jan 41):
      EP: B-504
      10: P 07.931 R
      LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6  (side 5, track 6),
        62.387,  BBL 7172,  CL652,
        KLP 510,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6  (side 5, track 6),
        VSLP 213
      CD: 25DP 5301
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo, spliced w/ 4 CC solos from 15 Jan 41):
      LP: P6 11891
      CD: RD 033
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29260-3 I CAN’T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE
 
  *  16-bar solo   (A/B sections)
 
    LP: JA-6   (side 1, track 6)
    CD: 380106 & 389106   (track 6),
      93035                      (disc 3, track 13),
      AC4K 65564          (disc 3, track 13),
      C4K 65564              (disc 3, track 13),
      MJCD 68                 (track 6)
           
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29260-x I CAN’T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE
 
  < unavailable >
 
    < unissued >
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29260-2 I CAN’T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE
 
  [ same routine as take 3 ]
 
    LP: JA-6   (side 2, track 2)
    CD: 380106 & 389106   (track 10),
      93035                       (disc 3, track 14),
      AC4K 65564           (disc 3, track 14),
      C4K 65564              (disc 3, track 14),
      MJCD 68                  (track 2)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29260-1 I CAN’T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE
 
  [ same routine as take 3 ]
 
    78: Columbia 36755
    LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6,  62.581,  67233,
      CG 30779,   G 30779,  LPJT 13,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1154,  14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,
      222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,  274 1459.60,  465679,
      53049,  56059,  67041,
      93035               (disc 3, track 2),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 2),
      Black Bird,
      C4K 65564      (disc 3, track 2),
      CK 45144,
      EGR 2001,  DRCD11176,  FA 218,  GFS561,  JTD 102410,
      JZBD022,
      MJCD 68          (track 3),
      P1490,  PROPERBOX 98,
      TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29261-x GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT              (GILLY)
 
  intro – 4 bars,
theme riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind clt);
*  2-bar solo; 6-bar solo  (12-bar cadenza),
riffs w/ ens – 2 bars
[ breakdown ]
 
    CD: 93035               (disc 4, track 19),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 4, track 19),
      C4K 65564      (disc 4, track 19),
      JUCD 2013      (track 10),
      MJCD 189,
      SMM 517115
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29261-3 GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT              (GILLY)
 
  intro – 4 bars,
theme riffs – 16, 8 bars   (behind tpt),
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind clt);
*  2-bar solo; 6-bar solo   (12-bar cadenza),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars    (clt/tpt/ts/tpt on bridge),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars + arpeggios on bridge.
 
    EP: RLS 799 (SEGC.11)
    LP:: T-1011
    CD: 15908,
      232094,
      232568,
      4032                 (track 18),
      93035               (disc 2, track 25),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 2, track 25),
      C4K 65564      (disc 2, track 25),
      JUCD 2013     (track 11),
      MJCD 68         (track 5),
      UV 129/2         (disc 2, track 1)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29261-2 GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT              (GILLY)
 
  [ same routine as take 3 ]
 
    LP: JA-6 (side 2, track 8)
    CD: 232094,  232568,
      380106 & 389106   (track 16),
      465679,
      93035                       (disc 2, track 26),
      AC4K 65564           (disc 2, track 26),
      Black Bird,
      C4K 65564               (disc 2, track 26),
      CK 45144,
      EGR 2001,
      JUCD 2013              (track 12),
      MJCD 68                 (track 6),
      UV 129/2                 (disc 2, track 2)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29261-1 GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT              (GILLY)
 
  [ same routine as take 3 ]
 
    EP: B-350
    LP: 2BP 220094,  33SX 1035,
      52538,
      56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 3),
      67233,
      BBL 7178,  CG 30779,  CL 500,
      G 30779,  GL 500,  SOPM 162,
      SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 3),
      VSLP 213
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1154,
      232094,  232568,  4007,
      93035                 (disc 2, track 13),
      AC4K 65564     (disc 2, track 13),
      C4K 65564        (disc 2, track 13),
      DRCD11176      (disc 3, track 7),
      JUCD 2013        (track 13),
      MJCD 68            (track 4),
      P1490,
      PHONT 7668,
      PROPERBOX 98,
      UV 129/2            (disc 1, track 23)
           

DECEMBER 25, 1940          Tuesday
 
  Radio Broadcast  (location unknown)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
BERNIE LEIGHTON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  HARRY JAEGER-d.
 
  Aircheck WHOLLY CATS
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo
  [ partial ]  (to sign-off)

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JANUARY 15, 1941          Wednesday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
COUNT BASIE-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  JO JONES-d.
 
  mx  CO 29512-4 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  theme w/ ens – 12 +12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
refrain w/ ens -4 bars
*  8 + 12-bar solo;
theme w/ ens – 12 bars,
coda – 4 bars.
 
    CD:  93035               (disc 3, track 15),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 15),
      C4K 65564       (disc 3, track 15),
      JUCD 2013,
      MJCD 189
           
    Incomplete  (intro, 8 choruses, 2-chorus CC solo, then fade out):
      CD: DRCD11176,  MJCD 68   (track 10)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (intro, 8 choruses, 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other takes from this date):
      LP: 2BP 220094,
        56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 4),
        67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,
        SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 4)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other CC solo takes from this date & 1 CC solo from 19 Dec 40):
      LP: P6 11891
      CD: RD 033
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29512-3 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  [ same routine as take 4 ]
 
    CD: 93035               (disc 3, track 16),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 16),
      C4K 65564      (disc 3, track 16),
      JUCD 2013,  MJCD 189
           
    Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo, then fades out):
      CD: MJCD 68   (track 9),
        R2CD 8004
           
    Spliced  (complete, but spliced w/ take -2 CC solo from this date & 1 CC solo from 19 Dec 40):
      EP: B-504
      10: P 07.931 R
      LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 6),
        62.387,  BBL 7172,  CL 652,
        KLP 510,  SOPM 155,
        SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 6),
        VSLP 213
      CD: 25DP 5301
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other takes from this date):
      LP: 2BP 220094,
        56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 4),
        67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,
        SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 4)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other CC solo takes from this date & 1 CC solo from 19 Dec 40):
      LP: P6 11891
      CD: RD 033
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29512-2 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  [ same routine as take 4 ]
 
    78: Columbia 36039
    EP: B-350
    LP: 2MJP 1058,  33SX 1035,
      56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 5),
      BBL 7178,  CL 500,
      GL 500,  SOPM 162,
      SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 5),
      STL-J22
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1202,  15908,
      222777,  222800,  232094,
      232568,  233423,  4018,
      93035               (disc 3, track 3),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 3),
      C4K 6556        (disc 3, track 3),
      CK 86834,
      JUCD 2013,
      MJCD 68   (track 8),
      P1490,
      PROPERBOX 98,
      UV 129/2
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ take -3 from this date & 1 CC solo from 19 Dec 40):
      EP: B-504
      10: P 07.931 R
      LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 6),
        62.387,  BBL 7172,  CL 652,
        KLP 510,  P6 11891,  SOPM 155,
        SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 6),
        VSLP 213
      CD: 25DP 5301
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other takes from this date):
      LP: 2BP 220094,
        56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 4),
        67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,
        SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 4)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other CC solo takes from this date & 1 CC solo from 19 Dec 40):
      LP: P6 11891
      CD: RD 033
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29512-1 BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  [ same routine as take 4 ]
 
    LP: 460612,  CJ 40846,
      NOST 7612,  T-1006
    CD: 14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,
      205798-203,  460612,  501646,
      53049,  56059,  67041,
      93035               (disc 3, track 17),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 17),
      C4K 65564      (disc 3, track 17),
      CK 40846,  CK 91494,
      DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,
      FABCD352,  GFS561,  JTD 102410,
      JUCD 2013,  KATCD196,  MC 027,
      MJCD 68   (track 7),
      NCD 8822,  SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017
       
    Spliced & Incomplete  (2-chorus CC solo, last 3 choruses, tag;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other takes from this date):
      LP: 2BP 220094,
        56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 4),
        67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,
        SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 4)
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only 2-chorus CC solo;  spliced
                w/ the 3 other CC solo takes from this date & 1 CC solo from 19 Dec 40):
      LP: P6 11891
      CD: RD 033
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29513-1 ON THE ALAMO
 
  *  8-bar solo   (“A” section)
 
    78: Columbia 35938,  37513;
      V Disc 55B
    EP: B-350
    LP: 2BP 220094,  33SX 1035,  56AP 674-6,  62.581,  67233,
      BBL 7178,  CG 30779,  CL 500,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,  GL 500,
      SOPM 162,  SOPZ4-6
    CD: 1202,  20.1960-HI,  20.1975-HI,  232094,  232568,  465679,  53039,  93035,
      AC4K 65564,  AJA 5144,  AVC 542,  C4K 65564,  CK 45144,  DRCD11176,
      EGR 2001,  JTD 102410,  MJCD 68,  P1490,  PPCD 78129,  PRMCD 6092,
      PROPERBOX 98,  TPZ 1017,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29514-2 I FOUND A NEW BABY
 
  intro riffs w/ ens – 4 bars;
*  32-bar solo,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (behind pno)
 
    LP: 2BP 220094,
      56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 9),
      67233,  CG 30779,
      G 30779,  LPJT 13,
      SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 9)
    CD: 0193692ERE,  15852,
      93035                      (disc 3, track 5),
      ABMMCD 1209   (track 19),
      AC4K 65564         (disc 3, track 18),
      ACRCD 160           (track 19),
      C4K 65564            (disc 3, track 5),
      MJCD 68                (track 13),
      P1490,  PRMCD 6092,
      PROPERBOX 98,
      UV 129/2   (disc 2, track 6)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29514-1 I FOUND A NEW BABY
 
  [ same routine as take 2 ]
 
    78: Columbia 36039,
      36721,  C-102
    LP: 460612,  468130,
      56AP 674-6   (side 5, track 8),
      62.581,  CJ 40846,
      P6 11891,
      SOPZ4-6   (side 5, track 8)
    CD: 1202,  14545,  15908,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  205798-203,  222777,  222800,
      232094,  232568,  233423,  274 1357.58,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  460612,  501646,
      53049,  56059,   67041,
      93035               (disc 3, track 18),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 5),
      C4K 65564      (disc 3, track 18),
      CK 40846,  CK 91494,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,  EMCD 21,  FA 218,
      FABCD352,  FDM 36715-2,  GFS561,  GSS 5461,  JTD 102410,  JZBD022,
      KATCD196,  MC 027,  MJCD 68  (track 12),  R2CD 8004,  RD 033,  SMM 517115,
      SRCS 9612,  TPZ 1017
           
   
The Charioteers session listed after the next tune actually takes place at this point during a sextet session late-night/early-morning break
   
           
   
(JANUARY 15/16, 1941)
 
  mx  CO 29519-x GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
 
  < unavailable >
 
    < unissued >
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29519-3 GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
 
  intro – 4 bars,
theme riffs – 16, 8 bars   (behind tpt),
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind clt);
*  2-bar solo; 6-bar solo   (12-bar cadenza),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars    (piano on bridge),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars + arpeggios on bridge.
 
    EP: B-504
    LP: 52538,
      56AP 674-6 (side 5, track 10),
      62.387,
      BBL 7172,
      CL 652,
      KLP 510,
      SOPM 155,
      SOPZ4-6 (side 5, track 10),
      VSLP 213
    CD: 232094,  232568,
      25DP 5301,  465679,
      93035               (disc 3, track 19),
      ABMMCD 1209       (track 20),
      AC4K 65564    (disc 3, track 19),
      ACRCD 160              (track 20),
      C4K 65564       (disc 3, track 19),
      CK 45144,
      MC 006,
      EGR 2001,
      MJCD 68                   (track 16),
      SMM 517115,
      UV 129/2         (disc 2, track 10)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29519-2 GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
 
  [ same routine as take 3 ]
 
    LP: JA-6 (side 2, track 3),
      NOST 7612
    CD: 380106,
      389106,
      93035               (disc 3, track 20),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 20),
      C4K 65564      (disc 3, track 20),
      DRCD11176,
      NCD 8822,
      MJCD 68          (track 15)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29519-1 GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
 
  [ same routine as take 3 ]
 
    78: Columbia 35938
           
    10: B 07 907 R,
      P 07.931 R
    LP: T-1011
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1202,
      232094,  232568,
      93035               (disc 3, track 6),
      AC4K 65564   (disc 3, track 6),
      C4K 65564      (disc 3, track 6),
      FABCD352,
      MJCD 68          (track 14),
      P1490,
      PRMCD 6092,
      PROPERBOX 98,
      UV 129/2          (disc 2, track 7)
           

JANUARY 16, 1941          Thursday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  The Charioteers:
BILLY WILLIAMS-lead tenor voc,  EDDIE JACKSON-second tenor voc,
IRA WILLIAMS-baritone voc,  HOWARD DANIEL-bass voc,
JAMES SHERMAN-pno;
with  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  WALTER PAGE-b,  JO JONES-d.
 
  mx  CO 29515-1 I’ll Forget
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Columbia 35981
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29516-1 Why Is a Good Gal So Hard to Find?
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Columbia 35942
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29517-1 May I Never Love Again
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Columbia 35942
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29518-1 Between Friends
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Columbia 35981
           

JANUARY 16, 1941          Thursday
 
  VICTOR Records     NYC
 
  Metronome All Star Band:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY CARTER-as,  TOOTS MONDELLO-as,  COLEMAN HAWKINS-ts,  TEX BENEKE-ts,
BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,  ZIGGY ELMAN-tpt,  HARRY JAMES-tpt,
J.C. HIGGINBOTHAM-tbn,  TOMMY DORSEY-tbn,
COUNT BASIE-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  BUDDY RICH-d.
 
  mx  OA-060331-1 Bugle Call Rag
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    78: Victor 27314
    LP: 731.089,  CAL-426,  CDN-122,  LCP-14,  RDC 100
    CD: 232094,  232568,  66617-2,  7636-2-RB,  AFS 1026-6,
      CDMOIR 591,  DRCD11176,  FA 5050,  MD8-251,  ND 89277
           
 
 
  Metronome All Star Band   (same personnel);  JIMMY MUNDY-arr.
           
  mx  OA-060332-1 ONE O’CLOCK JUMP              (ALL STAR JUMP)
 
  *  12-bar solo
 
    78: Victor 27314
    LP: 731.089,  CAL-426,  CDN-122,  LCP-14,  RDC 100
    CD: 15184,  232094,  232568,  28562,  66617-2,  68779-2,  68949-2,  7636-2-RB,  AFS 1026-6,
      CDMOIR 591,  DRCD11176,  FA 5050,  MD8-251,  MJCD 68,  ND 89277,  P1153,  PROPERBOX 14
           

FEBRUARY 5, 1941          Wednesday
 
  Reeves Sound     NYC     BLUE NOTE Records
 
  Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet:
CHARLES CHRISTIAN (unamplified),  EDMOND HALL-clt,  MEADE LUX LEWIS-cel,  ISRAEL CROSBY-b.
 
  mx  R 3459 JAMMIN’ IN FOUR
 
  *  12 + 12 + 12 + 12 + 12-bar solo,
•   12 + 12-bar chord accomp  (behind bass solo)
 
    78: Blue Note 18
    10: BLP 5026,  TOJJ-5026
    LP: 2MJP 1058,  B-6505,  K23P-9282,  MR6-109,  NR-8101
    CD: 14578,  21260,  222764,  222800,  232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,  302 061 167,  53199,  830,  96581,
      AJA 5410,  AMSC 553,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11176,  FA 218,  FABCD352,  FADCD2059,  GV1359,
      JZBD022,  MC 027, MD4-109,  MJCD 68,  P1490,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,
      RD 112,  TOCJ-66010,  TPZ 1069
           
   
 
  mx  R 3460 EDMOND HALL BLUES
 
  *  4-bar chord intro
 
    78: Blue Note 18
    10: BLP 5026,  TOJJ-5026
    LP: B-6505,  K23P-9282,  MR6-109,  NR-8101
    CD: 14578,  21260,  222764,  222800,  232094,  232568,  53199,  830,
      AJA 5410,  DRCD11176,  MD4-109,  TOCJ-66010,  TPZ 1069
           
    Incomplete  (first 2 beats of CC intro omitted):
      CD: MJCD 68
           
   
 
  mx  R 3461-1 PROFOUNDLY BLUE
 
  *  4-bar chord intro,
*  12 + 12 + 12-bar solo
 
    78: Blue Note 17
    45: Blue Note 45-1634
    10: BLP 5001,  TOJJ-5001
    LP: B-6505,  BN-LA 158-G2,  BST 89902,
      K23P-9282,  LPJT 13,  MR6-109,  NR-8101,  STL-J12
    CD: 066 466,  14535,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  21260,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,  233423,
      302 061 167,  30283,  39117,  53049,  56027,  830,  92465,  92547,  95698,  96427,  AJA 5410,  AVC 531,
      DRCD11122,  DRCD11176,  EMCD 21,  GV1359,  GFS561,  MD4-109,  MJCD 68,  P1134,  P1490,  PCD-5796,
      PRMCD 6020,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 9,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 40-80,  R2CD 8004,  TOCJ-66010,
      TPZ 1017,  TPZ 1069
           
    Incomplete  (fade out 6½ bars after CC solo):
      LP: C 76/6,  SM 4025
           
   
 
  mx  R 3461-2 PROFOUNDLY BLUE
 
  *  4-bar chord intro,
*  12 + 12 + 12-bar solo
 
    10: BLP 5026,  TOJJ-5026
    LP: B-6505,  K23P-9282,  MR6-109,  NR-8101
    CD: 14578,  21260,  222764,  222800,  232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,  53199,  DOCD-5561,  DRCD11176,
      FA 218,  MD4-109,  MJCD 68,  P1490,  PROPERBOX 98,  RD 112,  RP 2043,  TOCJ-66010
           
   
 
  mx  R 3462 CELESTIAL EXPRESS
 
  boogie riffs – 12 + 12 bars  (behind clt);
boogie riffs – 12 + 12 bars  (behind clt)
 
    78: Blue Note 17
    10: BLP 5026,  TOJJ-5026
    LP: B-6505,  K23P-9282,  MR6-109,  NR-8101
    CD: 14578,  21260,  222764,  222800,  232094,  232568,  830,  AMSC 553,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11176,
      FADCD2059,  GV1359,  MD4-109,  MJCD 68,  P1490,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  TOCJ-66010,  TPZ 1069
           

FEBRUARY 10, 1941          Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Aircheck WHOLLY CATS
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt),
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars.
 
    LP: Från Staterna
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 74,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98
           
 
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet & Guest:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d;
w/ guest  RED NORVO-xylo;
+ Goodman Orchestra on final chorus:
          GUS BIVONA-as,  LES ROBINSON-as,  PETE MONDELLO-ts,
          SKIP MARTIN-bs,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,
          BILLY BUTTERFIELD-tpt,  IRVING GOODMAN-tpt,
          CUTTY CUTSHALL-tbn,  LOU McGARITY-tbn,  MIKE BRYAN-g.
           
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  intro – 1 bar,
theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (tpt brk),
*  32-bar solo  (over ens riffs),
chord accents – 16 bars  (behind xylo)
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars  (on bridge behind ts)
chord accents – 8 bars  (behind xylo);
chord accents – 6 bars  (bridge)
 
    LP: Från Staterna
           
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 74,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98
           

FEBRUARY 16, 1941          Sunday
 
  “FITCH BANDWAGON”      NYC     NBC Radio Network
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
BILL ROWLAND-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Aircheck GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
 
  intro – 4 bars,
theme riffs – 16, 8 bars   (behind tpt),
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind clt);
*  2-bar solo; 6-bar solo   (12-bar cadenza),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars    (tpt on bridge),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars + arpeggios on bridge.
 
    Incomplete  (first 2 bars of CC intro omitted):
      CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  MJCD 74
           

FEBRUARY 17, 1941          Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
MILT RASKIN-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Aircheck BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  theme w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars
*  8-bar solo,
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars;
theme w/ ens – 12 bars,
coda – 4 bars.
 
    LP: Från Staterna
           
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379, MJCD 74,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98
       

FEBRUARY  19, 1941          Wednesday
 
  “AMERICA IN SWINGTIME”    2nd annual  American Music Festival     NYC     Municipal Broadcasting System  (WNYC)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Aircheck ROSE ROOM
 
  *  5-bar solo     < end of 24-bar solo >
 
    < unissued >  
           
   
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars   (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo,
chord accents – 16 bars   (behind tpt)
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars         (on bridge behind ts)
chord accents – 8 bars     (behind tpt);
riffs w/ ens – 16 bars
chord accents – 8 bars   (on bridge behind bass).
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars.
 
    < unissued >  
           
   
 
  Aircheck THE BLUES
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo
 
    < unissued >  
           
   
 
  Aircheck The Sheik of Araby
 
  (no CC solos)
 
    CD: 7001
           
   
 
  Aircheck Body and Soul                  < omit Christian, Goodman, Williams >
 
  (no CC)
 
    < unissued >  
           
   
 
  Aircheck GONE WITH “WHAT” WIND
 
  *  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 + 12 bars,
riffs – 12 bars  (behind clt).
 
    CD: 7001
           
   
 
  Aircheck STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY
 
  theme behind M.C.
     •   8 bars – “Sa-voy” chords   (w/ ens),
     •   8 bars – chord riffs            (behind ens),
     *  8-bar solo                            (over ens),
     •   8 bars – riffs                        (over ens),
     •   3 bars – obbl                        (behind ens)             [ sign-off ]
 
    < unissued >  
           

FEBRUARY 24, 1941          Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
COUNT BASIE-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Aircheck GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
 
  intro – 4 bars,
theme riffs – 16, 8 bars   (behind tpt),
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind clt);
*  2-bar solo;  6-bar solo   (12-bar cadenza),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars     (piano on bridge),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars + arpeggios on bridge.
 
    LP: Från Staterna
    CD: 1410253,  5262997,  5291134,  7001,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,
      MJCD 74,  NI 2734/35,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98
           

MARCH 3, 1941         Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
MILT RASKIN-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Aircheck SIX APPEAL              (MY DADDY ROCKS ME)
 
  chord intro – 4-bars;
*  16-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 16 + 16 bars,
chord tag (w/ ens) – 2 bars.
           
    Incomplete  (CC intro omitted):
      LP: Från Staterna
      CD: 302 061 755,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 74
           
 
 
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  SKIP MARTIN-as,  GUS BIVONA-as,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  PETE MONDELLO-ts,
BOB SNYDER-bs,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,
COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,  ALEC FILA-tpt,  JIMMY MAXWELL-tpt,  IRVING GOODMAN-tpt,
LOU McGARITY-tbn,  CUTTY CUTSHALL-tbn,
MIKE BRYAN-g,  MILT RASKIN-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d;  JIMMY MUNDY-arr.
           
  Aircheck SOLO FLIGHT              (CHONK, CHARLIE, CHONK)
 
  *  2-bar unaccomp intro,
*  16-bar solo,                                             [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                             [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                             [B]
*  8-bar solo, 4-bar unaccomp break,        [A]
*  2-bar coda.
 
    LP: BE-KOG 14800,  Q-016
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  MJCD 74,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98
           

MARCH 4, 1941         Tuesday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  SKIP MARTIN-as,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  PETE MONDELLO-ts,
BOB SNYDER-bs,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,
COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,  ALEC FILA-tpt,  JIMMY MAXWELL-tpt,  IRVING GOODMAN-tpt,
LOU McGARITY-tbn,  CUTTY CUTSHALL-tbn,
MIKE BRYAN-g,  JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d;  JIMMY MUNDY-arr.
 
  mx  CO 29865-1 SOLO FLIGHT
 
  *  2-bar unaccomp intro,
*  16-bar solo,                                        [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                        [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                        [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                        [B]
*  8-bar, 4-bar solo;                               [A]
*  8-bar solo, 4-bar unaccomp brk       [A]
 
    78: Columbia 36684
    LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,
      56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 1),
      62.581,  67233,  C 76/6,
      CG 30779,  CJ 40846,
      G 30779,  SM 4025,
      SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 1)
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1202,  14535,  15184,  15817,  15852,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,  232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,
      30283,  39117,  003,  460612,  501646,  53049,  56027,  93035 (disc 4, track 4),  AC4K 65564 (disc 4, track 4),  AMSC 676,
      B0019485-02,  BVDCD1021,  C4K 65564 (disc 4, track 4),  C4K 86462,  CB 85972,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,  CN1003,
      COL 481263,  COL 485360,  COL 491244,  RCD11176,  DRCD11288,  FA 218 (disc 2, track 8),  GFS561,  GSS 5461,
      JSP911,  KATCD196,  KAZ CD 301,  MD7-240 (disc 3, track 5),  MJCD 74 (track 7),  NI 2016,  NOT2CD380,  P1134,
      P1490,  PRMCD 6020,  PRMCD 6057,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 9,  PROPERBOX 98,  SIGNCD2278,
      MM 517115,  SMM 517651,  SRCS 9612,  STCD 251,  TPZ 1017,  TPZ 1032,  TPZS 1030,  UV 129/2 (disc 2, track 15)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29865-2 SOLO FLIGHT
 
  [ same routine as take 1 ]
 
    EP: B-504
    LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 2),
      62.387,  BBL 7172,  CJ 40834,  CL 652,
      KLP 510,  LPJT 13,  NOST 7615,  SOPM 155,
      SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 2),  STL-J12,  VSLP 213
           
    CD: 232094,  232568,  25DP 5301,  274 1357.58,  33036,  4032,  9076,  9126,
      93035 (disc 4, track 7),  A 24382,  AC4K 65564 (disc 4, track 7),  C4K 65564 (disc 4, track 7),
      CK 40834,  EMCD 21,  FA 218 (disc 2, track 9),  FABCD352,  FDM 36715-2,  FDM 36756-2,
      JZBD022,  MC 006,  MC 027,  MD7-240 (disc 3, track 21),  MJCD 74 (track 8),  NCD 8822,  P1536,
      PROPERBOX 109,  R2CD 8004,  UV 129/2 (disc 2, track 16)
           

MARCH 10, 1941         Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  GENE KRUPA-d.
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars   (clt brk),
*  32-bar solo   (over ens riffs),
chord accents – 16 bars   (behind tpt)
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars   (on bridge behind ts)
chord accents – 8 bars   (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars   (drums brk).
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 302 061 755,  87998,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,
      MJCD 74,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98,  VJC-1021-2
           
    Fragmented  (the last ten bars are placed at the beginning of the following track):
      CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442
           
    Incomplete  (the last ten bars are omitted):
      CD: CLP 1150-2
           

MARCH 13, 1941          Thursday
 
  COLUMBIA RECORDING STUDIOS     NYC
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Pre-Rehearsal Jam RIFFIN’ AROUND                      [ partially included in releases entitled “Waitin’ for Benny” ]
 
  *  176 bars - free improvisation.
 
    LP: T-1006
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  FA 218,  MJCD 74,  UV 129/2
       
    Incomplete  (only the last 73 bars are included in “Waitin’ for Benny”)
      EP: B-2011,  BBE 12272
      LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  52538,   56AP 674-6,  62.387,  67233,
        BBL 7172,  CG 30779,  CJ 40846,  CL 652,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,
        KLP 510,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,  STL-J12,  VSLP 213
      CD: 1236,  2245-2,  232094,  232568,  25DP 5301,  460612,  501646,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,
        CN1003,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11288,  EMCD 21,  ESTCD 1,  FABCD352,  GV1359,  JZBD022,
        KATCD196,  MC 027,  NOT2CD380,  P1134,  PRMCD 6020,  PROPERBOX 9,  R2CD 40-80,
        R2CD 8004,  SRCS 9612
           
   
 
  Pre-Rehearsal Jam A SMO-O-O-OTH ONE                      [ also included in releases entitled “Waitin’ for Benny” ]
 
  *  32 bars   (theme riffs, w/ chord accents on bridge),
*  6 bars   (riffs);
*  10-bars;
*  4-bars.
 
    LP: T-1006
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  FA 218,  MJCD 74,  UV 129/2
       
    Complete  (included in “Waitin’ for Benny”):
      EP: B-2011,  BBE 12272
      LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  52538,   56AP 674-6,  62.387,  67233,
        BBL 7172,  CG 30779,  CJ 40846,  CL 652,  G 30779,  GdJ-48,
        KLP 510,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,  STL-J12,  VSLP 213
      CD: 1236,  2245-2,  232094,  232568,  25DP 5301,  460612,  501646,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,
        CN1003,  DRCD11122,  DRCD11288,  EMCD 21,  ESTCD 1,  FABCD352,  GV1359,  JZBD022,
        KATCD196,  MC 027,  NOT2CD380,  P1134,  PRMCD 6020,  PROPERBOX 9,  R2CD 40-80,
        R2CD 8004,  SRCS 9612
           
   
 
  Pre-Rehearsal Jam I CAN’T BELIEVE THAT YOU’RE IN LOVE WITH ME
 
  *  25-bar solo          [ cut off ]
 
  *  20 + 32 + 32 + 32 + 24-bar solo;
*  2-bar chord ending.
 
    LP: T-1006
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  JZBD022,  MJCD 74,  UV 129/2
       
 
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  Pre-Rehearsal Jam ROSE ROOM
 
  *  8-bar intro,
*  32-bar solo;
*  32 + 32 + 32-bar solo.
 
    LP: T-1006
    CD: 93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  JZBD022,  MJCD 74,  UV 129/2
       
    Incomplete  (last two choruses only):
      CD: 274 1459.60 (disc 2, track 14a)
           
   
 
  Pre-Rehearsal Jam I HADN’T ANYONE TILL YOU
 
  *  32-bar solo,
*  8-bar chord accomp   (behind ts solo);
*  8 bars.
 
    LP: T-1006
    CD: 274 1459.60 (disc 2, track 14b),
      93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  DRCD11176,  JZBD022,  MJCD 74,  UV 129/2
           
   
 
  Pre-Rehearsal Jam BLUES IN B
 
  *  12 + 12 + 12 + 12 + 12-bar solo.
 
    LP: T-1006
    CD: JZBD022,  MJCD 74
       
    Incomplete  (only the last measure is omitted):
      EP: B-504
      LP: 2BP 220094,  460612,  52538,  56AP 674-6,  62.387,  67233,
        BBL 7172,  CG 30779,  CJ 40846,  CL 652,  G 30779,  KLP 510,
        SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6,  VSLP 213
      CD: 1236,  232094,  232568,  25DP 5301,  274 1459.60,  460612,  501646,
        93035,  AC4K 65564,  C4K 65564,  CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,  CN1003,
        DRCD11122,  DRCD11176,  DRCD11288,  EMCD 21,  GV1359,  KATCD196,
        R2CD 40-80,  R2CD 8004,  SRCS 9612,  UV 129/2
           

MARCH 13, 1941          Thursday
 
  COLUMBIA STUDIOS     NYC
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  DAVE TOUGH-d.
 
  mx  CO 29942-X A SMO-O-O-OTH ONE
 
  chord intro – 4 bars,
theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars,
riffs behind ts -16, 8 bars,
theme w/ ens – 16 bars
*  8-bar solo  (bridge)
theme w/ ens – 8 bars,
coda – 2 bars.
 
    EP: B-2011
    10: P 07.931 R
    LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 5),
      62.387,  67268,  BBL 7172,  CL 652,
      KG 31547,  KLP 510,  LPJT 13,
      SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 5),
      VSLP 213
    CD: 53049,  AJA 5144,  AJS 271,  FABCD352,
      JSP911,  JTD 102410,  MC 027,  TRT CD 193
           
    Incomplete  (first chord of CC intro omitted):
      CD: 14545,  20.1960-HI,  20.1969-HI,
        205798-203,  25DP 5301,  39032,
        56059,  67041,  ABMMCD 1209,
        93035 (disc 3, track 21),
        AC4K 65564 (disc 3, track 21),
        ACRCD 160,  AVC 530,
        C4K 65564 (disc 3, track 21),
        CCM 3592,  CECD 003,
        GFS561,  MJCD 74 (track 13),
        SMM 517115
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29942-1 A SMO-O-O-OTH ONE
 
  [ same routine as take X ]
 
    LP: T-1004
    CD: 232094,  232568,
      39332,  465679,  467151,
      93035 (disc 3, track 22),
      AC4K 65564 (disc 3, track 22),
      Black Bird,
      C4K 65564 (disc 3, track 22),
      CK 45144,  COL 467151,
      DO 25031,  EGR 2001,  JASCD 515,
      MJCD 74 (track 11),
      UV 129/2 (disc 2, track 11)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29942-2 A SMO-O-O-OTH ONE
 
  [ same routine as take X ]
 
    78: Columbia 36099,  V Disc 187A
    EP: B-350
    LP: 20085,  20121,  33SX 1035,  56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 6),
      BBL 7178,  CL 500,  GL 500,  SOPM 162,  SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 6)
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1236,  15908,  222777,  222800,  232094,  232568,
      233423,  274 1459.60,  4032,
      93035 (disc 3, track 7),
      AC4K 65564 (disc 3, track 7),
      C4K 65564 (disc 3, track 7),
      CN1003,  DRCD11176,  FA 244,  GRF311,  MJCD 74 (track 12),
      P1490,  PROPERBOX 98,  SIGNCD2278,  UV 129/2 (disc 2, track 8)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29943-2 GOOD ENOUGH TO KEEP              (AIR MAIL SPECIAL)
 
  theme w/ ens – 32 bars,
*  32-bar solo;
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind ts),
riffs w/ ens – 32 bars.
 
    LP: 460612,  CJ 40846,  NOST 7615
CD: 15184,  15817,  460612,  501646,
      93035 (disc 3, track 23),
      AC4K 65564 (disc 3, track 23),
      Black Bird,
      C4K 65564 (disc 3, track 23),
      CD 11,  CK 40846,  CK 91494,
      DRCD11288,  FABCD352,  JTD 102410,
      KATCD196,  MC 027,  MJCD 75 (track 2),
      NCD 8822,  SMM 517115,  SRCS 9612
           
    Spliced  (complete, but spliced w/ CC solo, incomplete clt solo, 8 bars of riffs from take -1):
      EP: 429 729 BE,  B-504,  BBE 12272
      10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
      LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 7a),
        62.387,  BBL 7172,  CL 652,  GdJ-41,
        KLP 510,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 7a),
        VSLP 213
      CD: 25DP 5301
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only theme & CC solo;  spliced w/ incomplete CC solo & subsequent choruses from take -1):
      LP: 2BP 220094,  52538,  56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 8a),
        67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 8a)
           
   
 
  mx  CO 29943-1 GOOD ENOUGH TO KEEP              (AIR MAIL SPECIAL)
 
  [ same routine as take 2 ]
 
    78: Columbia 36099,  36720,
C-102;  V Disc 253A
    LP: 20085,  20121,  2MJP 1058,  SB-142,  STL-J05
    CD: 0193692ERE,  1236,  15908,
      232094,  232568,  274 1459.60,
      4032,  4626,  93035 (disc 3, track 8),
      AC4K 65564 (disc 3, track 8),
      C4K 65564 (disc 3, track 8),
      CCM 3592,  CK 61445,
      COL 501035,  DRCD11176,
      EMCD 21,  FA 218,  FDM 36715-2,
      GRF311,  JZBD022,  MJCD 75 (track 1),
      P1490,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,
      R2CD 8004,  SB-1004,  ST 35,  UV 129/2
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only CC solo, incomplete clt solo, 8 bars of riffs;  spliced w/ complete take -2):
      EP: 429 729 BE,  B-504,  BBE 12272
      10: B 07 907 R,  P 07.931 R
      LP: 52538,  56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 7b),
        62.387,  BBL 7172,  CL 652,  GdJ-41,
        KLP 510,  SOPM 155,  SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 7b),
        VSLP 213
      CD: 25DP 5301
           
    Spliced & Incomplete  (only incomplete CC solo & subsequent choruses;  spliced w/ theme & CC solo from take -2):
      LP: 2BP 220094,  56AP 674-6 (side 6, track 8b),
        67233,  CG 30779,  G 30779,  SOPZ4-6 (side 6, track 8b)
           

MARCH 17, 1941         Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet   (same personnel as March 13)
 
  Aircheck GOOD ENOUGH TO KEEP              (AIR MAIL SPECIAL)
 
  theme w/ ens – 32 bars,
*  32-bar solo;
riffs – 16 bars  (behind ts)
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars  (bridge)
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars  (coda).
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 302 061 755,  380123,  389123,
      3899442,  87998,  CLP 1150-2,
      DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,
      JZCL-5005,  MJCD 75 (track 3),
      NOCD5657,  JSP909,
      P1492,  PROPERBOX 98,
      VJC-1021-2
           

APRIL 7, 1941         Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     Manhattan Center     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet   (same personnel as March 13)
 
  Aircheck WHOLLY CATS
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
*  12 + 12-bar solo,
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind clt),
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars  (behind tpt),
theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars.
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,
      JSP909,  MJCD 75
           

APRIL 14, 1941         Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     Manhattan Center     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet   (same personnel as March 13)
 
  Aircheck IDA,   SWEET AS APPLE CIDER
 
  *  32-bar solo;
*  4 bars – free improv
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,
      FABCD352,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,  MC 027,
      MJCD 75,  NOCD5657,  P1492,  PRMCD 6092,
      PROPERBOX 98,  R2CD 8004,  VJC-1021-2
           
   
 
    Aircheck BREAKFAST FEUD
 
  theme w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 bars  (behind tpt);
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars
*  8 + 12-bar solo,
refrain w/ ens – 4 bars;
theme w/ ens – 12 bars,
coda – 4 bars.
 
    Incomplete  (pno intro omitted):
      LP: SPJ 6602,  WMD 196
      CD: DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 75,  NOCD5657
           

APRIL 28, 1941         Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     Manhattan Center     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet   (same personnel as March 13)
 
  Aircheck SONG OF THE ISLANDS
 
  *  4-bar intro,
*  16- bar solo
 
    LP: Från Staterna
    CD: DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 75,
      NOCD5657,  P1492,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98
           

MAY 1, 1941         Thursday
 
  “SHENANDOAH APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL”     Armory Hall     ALEXANDRIA, VA     Mutual Broadcasting System
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet   (same personnel as March 13)
 
  Aircheck  A SMO-O-O-OTH ONE              (MOPPIN’ IT UP)
 
  chord intro – 4 bars;
*  32-bar solo

Rutgers collection 

    < unissued >
           

MAY 5, 1941         Monday
 
  “WHAT’S NEW? – THE OLD GOLD SHOW”     Manhattan Center     NYC     NBC Radio Network  (WJZ)
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
TEDDY WILSON-p,  ARTIE BERNSTEIN-b,  JO JONES-d;
+  Goodman Orchestra on final chorus:
          LES ROBINSON-as,  JIMMY HORVATH-as,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  PETE MONDELLO-ts,
          SKIP MARTIN-bs,  BILLY BUTTERFIELD-tpt,  JIMMY MAXWELL-tpt,  IRVING GOODMAN-tpt,
          CUTTY  CUTSHALL-tbn,  LOU McGARITY-tbn,  MIKE BRYAN-g;  SKIP MARTIN-arr.
 
  Aircheck FLYING HOME
 
  chord accents – 16 bars  (behind tpt)
*  8-bar solo  (bridge)
chord accents – 8 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (pno brk)
 
    LP: Q-016
    CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  MJCD 75
           

MAY 8, 1941         Thursday
 
  “MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE”     208 West 118th Street     Hotel Cecil     HARLEM      NYC
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  RUDY WILLIAMS-as,
DON BYAS-ts,  KERMIT SCOTT-ts,
JOE GUY-tpt,  HOT LIPS PAGE-tpt,
“Tex”-p,  NICK FENTON-b,  KENNY CLARKE-d.
 
  Jam Session STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY
 
  riffs – 24 bars  (behind ts),
•   riffs – 32 bars  (behind tpt),
*  32 + 32-bar solo;
chord accents – 10 bars  (behind as),
*  collective improvisation – 5 choruses,
•   tag – 2 bars.
 
    CD: MJCD 189
           

MAY 12, 1941         Monday
 
  “MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE”     208 West 118th Street     Hotel Cecil     HARLEM      NYC
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  JOE GUY-tpt,
KENNY KERSEY-p,  NICK FENTON-b,  KENNY CLARKE-d.
 
  Jam Session TOPSY     (SWING TO BOP)     (CHARLIE’S CHOICE)
                             (IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING)
 
  *  27 + 32 + 32 + 32 + 32 + 32 + 2-bar solo;
*  32 + 32 + 32-bar solo
 
    10: ESJ-1,  LD 035,  LDE 002
    LP: 1233,  500114,  5233,  6919,
      ALB 377,  BJS 4042,  CPT-548,  CPTS-5548,  ES-548,  FS-219,  FS-259,  HR-101-EV,  JA 5122,
      PRE 640,  S-53976,  SL-5001-EV,  SOC 996,  SOC 1036,  STL-J12,  VG 405,  VRM 36025,  VRMS 325,
      YS-7071-EV
    CD: 008,  0156,  17 032,  232096,  232568,  274 1459.60,  30CY-1436,  32 944,  35C38-7223,  373,  40 012,
      50354,  55001,  600135,  87998,  Black Bird,  CD 11,  CDR0158,  CDR0418,  CM 15001,  CPCD 8194-2,
      DRCD11288,  JZCL-5005,  MUS-55001,  NI-4020,  OJCCD-1932-2,  OJCCD-3702-2,  TKCZ-36013,
      TKCZ-79502,  TPZ 1028,  UAE 3066
           
    Incomplete  (Vox 78-rpm rendition w/ added crowd noise):
      78: VSP 302  
      CD: DRCD11122,  DRCD11177,   EMCD 21,  FA 218,  FA 235,  FDM 36715-2,
        GV1359,  JSP909,  JZBD022,  MJCD 75,  P1134,  P1492,  PRMCD 6020,
        PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 9,  PROPERBOX 98,  PVCD114,  R2CD 8004
           
    Incomplete  (second CC solo omitted – fades out after first CC solo):
      LP: LPJT 13
      CD: 4017,  4032,  CN1003,  FABCD352,  FDM 36689-2,  MC 027,  RANDB030
           
   
 
  Jam Session STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY
 
  theme w/ tpt – 12 bars, 8 bars  (tpt brk);
*  32 + 32 + 32-bar solo;
*  32 + 32 + 32-bar solo,
chord accents – 19 bars  (behind tpt),
tag w/ tpt – 4 bars.
 
    78: VSP 302
    10: ESJ-1,  LD 035,  LDE 002
    LP: 1233,  500114,  5233,  6919,  ALB 377,  BJS 4042,  CPT-548,  CPTS-5548,  ES-548,
      FS-219,  FS-259,  HR-101-EV,  JA 5122,  PRE 640,  SL-5001-EV,  SOC 996,  SOC 1036,
      UPF-181,  VG 405,  VRM 36025,  VRMS 325,  YS-7071-EV
    CD: 008,  232096,  232568,  274 1459.60,  3007-2,  30CY-1436,  35C38-7223,  55001, 600135,  87998,
      DRCD11122,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11197,  DRCD11288,  EMCD 21,  FA 218,  FDM 36715-2,  GV1359,
      JSP909,  JZBD022,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 75,  MUS-55001,  NI-4020,  OJCCD-1932-2,  P1492,  PLATCD 509,
      PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  PVCD114,  R2CD 8004,  TKCZ-36013,  TKCZ-79502,  TPZ 1028
           

MAY 1941
 
  “MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE”     208 West 118th Street     Hotel Cecil     HARLEM      NYC
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  DON BYAS-ts,  JOE GUY-tpt,
unknown-tpt,  unknown-p,  unknown-b,  unknown-d.
 
  Jam Session HONEYSUCKLE ROSE     (UP ON TEDDY’S HILL)
 
  *  32 + 32 + 32 + 32-bar solo;
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs – 16, 8 bars  (behind tpt),
riffs – 16 bars
*  8-bar solo  (bridge)
chord accents – 8 bars,
chord accents – 2 bars  (tag).
 
    10: ESJ-4,  LD 158
    LP: 1233,  500114,  5233,  6919,  ALB 377,  BJS 4042,  CPT-548,  CPTS-5548,  ES-548,
      FS-219,  FS-259,  HR-101-EV,  JA 5122,  PRE 640,  SL-5001-EV;  SOC 996,  SOC 1036,
      UPF-181,  VG 405,  VRM 36025,  VRMS 325,  YS-7071-EV
    CD: 008,  0156,  17 032,  232096,  232568,  274 1459.60,  30CY-1436,  35C38-7223,  373,
      50354,  55001,  600135,  87998,  CM 15001,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11288,  FA 046,  FDM 36715-2,
      JSP909,  JZBD022,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 45,  MJCD 75,  MUS-55001,  NI-4020,  OJCCD-1932-2,
      P1492,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  R2 70717,  TKCZ-36013,  TKCZ-79502,  UAE 3066
           
   
 
  Jam Session  I GOT RHYTHM     (DOWN ON TEDDY’S HILL)
                                               (RHYTHM-A-NING)     (PAGING DR. CHRISTIAN)
 
  *  16 + 32 + 32-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 16 bars
arpeggios – 8 bars  (bridge, behind tpt)
riffs w/ ens – 8 bars
 
    10: ESJ-4,  LD 158
    LP: 107,  2MJP 1058,  500114,  VG 405
    CD: 232096,  232568,  600135,  87998,  DRCD11177,  JSP909,  MJCD 75,
      OJCCD-1932-2,  P1492,  PRMCD 6092,  PROPERBOX 98,  TKCZ-36013,
      TKCZ-79502
           

MAY 1941
 
  Clark Monroe’s  “THE UPTOWN HOUSE”     198 West 134th Street     HARLEM     NYC
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  DON BYAS-ts,  JOE GUY-tpt,
ALLEN TINNEY-p,  EBENEZER PAUL-b,  TAPS MILLER-d.
 
  Jam Session I GOT RHYTHM     (GUY’S GOT TO GO)
 
  *  32 + 32-bar solo,
riffs w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (tpt brk).
 
    10: ESJ-4,  LD 158
    LP: 1233,  500114,  5233,  6919,  ALB 377,  BJS 4042,  CPT-548,  CPTS-5548,  ES-548,
      FS-219,  FS-259,  HR-101-EV,  JA 5122,  PRE 640,  SL-5001-EV;  SOC 996,  SOC 1036,
      UPF-181,  VG 405,  VRM 36025,  VRMS 325,  YS-7071-EV
    CD: 008,  0156,  17 032,  232096,  232568,  302 061 167,  302 061 755,  30CY-1436,  35C38-7223,
      373,  484,  50354,  55001,  600135,  87998,  Black Bird,  CM 15001,  CN1003,  DRCD11177,
      FA 046,  FDM 36715-2,  GRF011,  JSP909,  JZBD022,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 75,  MUS-55001,
      NI-4020,  OJCCD-1932-2,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98,  TKCZ-36013,  TKCZ-79502,  UAE 3066,  VBCD 306
       
 
 
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  RUDY WILLIAMS-as,  DON BYAS-ts,
HOT LIPS PAGE-tpt,  JOE GUY-tpt,
ALLEN TINNEY-p,  EBENEZER PAUL-b,  TAPS MILLER-d.
 
  Jam Session STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY     (LIPS FLIPS)
                                                                  (ON WITH CHARLIE CHRISTIAN)
 
  *  32 + 32 + 16-bar solo
 
    10: ESJ-4,  LD 158
    LP: 1233,  500114,  5233,  6919,  ALB 377,  BJS 4042,  CPT-548,  CPTS-5548,  ES-548,
      FS-219,  FS-259,  HR-101-EV,  JA 5122,  PRE 640,  S-53976,  SL-5001-EV,  SOC 996,
      SOC 1036,  VG 405,  VRM 36025,  VRMS 325,  YS-7071-EV
    CD: 008,  0156,  17 032,  232096,  232568,  302 061 167,  30CY-1436,  35C38-7223,  373,  50354,  55001,
      600135,  87998,  CM 15001,  DRCD11177,  FDM 36715-2,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,  MJCD 75,  MUS-55001,
      NI-4020,  OJCCD-1932-2,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98,  TKCZ-36013,  TKCZ-79502,  UAE 3066
           

MAY 28, 1941         Wednesday
 
  “MONTE PROSER DANCE CARNIVAL”     MADISON SQUARE GARDEN      NYC     Mutual Broadcasting System
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  WALTER IOOSS-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck BENNY’S BUGLE
 
  theme riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
*  12 + 12-bar solo;
riffs w/ ens – 12 bars,
riffs w/ ens – 12 + 12 + 12 + 12 bars  (behind clt).
 
    LP: ALB 377,  JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 380123,  389123,  3899442,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  JSP909,  MJCD 75,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98
           
    Incomplete  (two choruses of the closing riffs omitted):
      CD: 87998,  JZCL-5005,  VJC-1021-2
           

JUNE 6, 1941         Friday
 
  “MONTE PROSER DANCE CARNIVAL”     MADISON SQUARE GARDEN      NYC     Mutual Broadcasting System
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
TEDDY WILSON-p,  WALTER IOOSS-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck ROSE ROOM
 
  intro – 4 bars;
*  24-bar solo     [A/B/A sections]
 
    Incomplete  (first measure of CC intro omitted):
      LP: 2MJP 1058
      CD: DRCD11177,  JSP909,  JZCD 379,  MJCD 75
           

JUNE 1941
 
  “MONTE PROSER DANCE CARNIVAL”     MADISON SQUARE GARDEN      NYC     Mutual Broadcasting System
 
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  LES ROBINSON-as,  GENE KINSEY-as,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  PETE MONDELLO-ts,
SKIP MARTIN-bs,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,
COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,  BILLY BUTTERFIELD-tpt,  CHRIS GRIFFIN-tpt,
LOU McGARITY-tbn,  CUTTY CUTSHALL-tbn,
TEDDY WILSON-p,  WALTER IOOSS-b,  NICK FATOOL-d;  JIMMY MUNDY-arr.
 
  Aircheck SOLO FLIGHT              (CHONK, CHARLIE, CHONK)
 
  *  2-bar unaccomp intro,
*  16-bar solo,                                        [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                        [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                        [A]
*  16-bar solo,                                        [B]
*  8-bar, 4-bar solo;                               [A]
*  8-bar solo, 4-bar unaccomp brk       [A]
 
    LP: ALB 377,  BE-KOG 14800,
      JA 5181,  JA-23
    CD: 222777,  222800,  233423,  302 061 755,  380123,  389123,  3899442,  87998,
      CLP 1150-2,  DRCD11177,  DRCD11386,  FA 218,  JSP909,  JZCL-5005,
      MJCD 75,  P1492,  PROPERBOX 98,  VJC-1021-2
           

JUNE 1941
 
  “MONTE PROSER DANCE CARNIVAL”     MADISON SQUARE GARDEN      NYC     Mutual Broadcasting System
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet:
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN,  GEORGIE AULD-ts,  BENNY GOODMAN-clt,  COOTIE WILLIAMS-tpt,
JOHNNY GUARNIERI-p,  WALTER IOOSS-b,  NICK FATOOL-d.
 
  Aircheck STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY
 
  •   theme w/ ens – 16, 8 bars  (“Sa-voy” chords),
*  22-bar solo                                         [ cut off ]
 
    CD: MJCD 189
           

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