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THE  CHARLIE  CHRISTIAN  LEGACY

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SEPTEMBER  11,  1939     Monday VICTOR Records
  RCA Studios,  NYC
 

 
  32  BARS Key of   E Quarter Note =   184 Time:   2:16
 
 
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  8-Bar Intro  +   3 CHORUSES:
 
      4  bars  –  drums [ Intro ]
      4  bars  –  rhythm section [ Intro ]
 
    16  bars  –  trumpet
      8  bars  –  alto sax
      8  bars  –  tenor sax
 
    32  bars  –  vibes
 
    16  bars  –  vibes (over ens riffs)
      8  bars  –  vibes
      8  bars  –  vibes (over ens riffs)
 
 

 
Personnel:
 
  Lionel Hampton and Orchestra
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar
  BENNY CARTER alto sax
  CHU BERRY tenor sax  (ts solo)
  COLEMAN HAWKINS tenor sax
  BEN WEBSTER tenor sax
  DIZZY GILLESPIE trumpet
  LIONEL HAMPTON vibes
  CLYDE HART piano
  MILT HINTON bass
  COZY COLE drums
 
 

Composed by: Lionel Hampton
 
©   VALDÉS   6/30/19


 

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C&A:

The soloists all have good outings on this tune, including the trumpet player with the first significant solo of his career (which he launches with a quote from Irving Berlin’s Cheek to Cheek).

 


 
Issued Recordings:
 
  [ 78 ] Victor 26371 (b/w When Lights Are Low)
 
  [ LP ] Bluebird AXM6-5536 (side G, track 5)
  His Master’s Voice CLP 1023 (side B, track 1)
  Reader’s Digest / RCA RDC 100 (side K, track 5)
  RCA CL89806 (side B, track 4)
  RCA Black & White 731.048 (side A, track 3)
  RCA Black & White PM 42417 (side A, track 5)
  RCA Camden CAL-517 (side A, track 3)
  RCA Camden CDN-138 (side A, track 3)
 
  [ CD ] Acrobat ACRCD 189 (track 21)
  Avid AMSC 612 (disc 2, track 4)
  Black & Blue 59.238 2 (track 18)
  Bluebird 6458-2-RB (track 20)
  Bluebird 66528-2 (disc 1, track 6)
  CDS RPCD 605 (track 12)
  Charly CPCD 8194-2 (disc 1, track 1)
  Chrisly CR 80007 (disc 2, track 17)
  Classics 562 (track 3)
  Definitive DRCD11176 (disc 1, track 3)
  Emporio DEMPCD 011 (disc 2, track 7)
  Empress 1003 (disc 2, track 1)
  Empress RAJCD 858 (track 1)
  Encyclopedia EN 516 (track 13)
  FD Music / EPM 15190 2 (disc 1, track 21)
  Flapper / Pavilion PAST CD 9789 (track 4)
  Frémeaux FA 211 (disc 1, track 14)
  Jazz Archives / EPM 15737 2 (track 22)
  Jazz Archives / EPM 15825 2 (track 16)
  Jazz Greats MC 024 (track 13)
  Jazz Legends 3002 (track 3)
  Jazzterdays JTD 102408 (track 17)
  Laserlight / Delta 15 714 (track 7)
  Le Chant du Monde 274 1359.60 (disc 1, track 20)
  Le Jazz / Charly CD 1 (track 17)
  Makin’ Friends / BMG 14165 2 (disc 1, track 2)
  Masters of Jazz R2CD 8017 (disc 1, track 12)
    Membran 232094 [see Album Index]
    Membran 232096 [see Album Index]
    Membran 232568 [see Album Index]
  Mosaic MD7-236 (disc 6, track 8)
  Mosaic MD5-238 (disc 3, track 14)
  Music Memoria 30417 (track 11)
  Music Memoria 88081 2 (track 1)
  Prestige Vintage Jazz CDSGP0173 (track 7)
  Proper P1145 (track 19)
  Proper P1217 (track 2)
  Proper PROPERBOX 12 (disc 1, track 19)
  Proper PROPERBOX 30 (disc 1, track 2)
  Pulse / Kaz PLS CD 418 (track 17)
  RCA Jazz Tribune Nº 74 22614 2 (disc 2, track 4)
  RCA Victor 68778-2 (track 22)
  RCA Victor 68949-2 (disc 2, track 22)
  RCA Victor 84190-2 (track 20)
  Topaz Jazz / Pavilion TPZ 1024 (track 14)
 



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