Storyville Records

Solo Teddy Wilson Big Band

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Catalogue Number
1088607
Format
8CD Box + DVD
Artist
Teddy Wilson
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Teddy Wilson made national news when he went on tour as part of the Benny Goodman Trio, the swing era’s first interracial group. Teddy Wilson’s style evolved from the influence of Earl Hines, Art Tatum and Fats Waller, achieved a neat, quietly swinging symmetry, mostly in single-note lines, that was revolutionary in jazz and influenced countless musiciansThe box contains 8 CD’s and 1 DVD. There are studio sessions, transcriptions, radio broadcasts and live performances from 1939 to 1983. The DVD is called Boogie Woogie Dream and is a short with Teddy Wilson’s Big Band, Lena Horne, Pete Johnson and Albert Ammons. The 8 CD’s are with solo piano, trio, sextet and big band His trio with guest soloists Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Kai Winding and J.J.Johnson. Ben Webster is soloist on the big band recordings. CD 1 1 Little Things That Mean So Much (Teddy Wilson) A 1:04 2 I Know That You Know (Vincent Youmans-Anne Caldwell) A 2:36 3 Stairway To The Stars (Frank Signorelli-Mitchell Parish-Matty Malneck) A 2:58 4 Exactly Like You (Jimmy McHugh-Dorothy Fields) A 3:45 5 The Man I Love (George & Ira Gershwin) A 2:53 6 Booly-Ja-Ja (Buster Harding) A 2:44 7 Back To Back (Irving Berlin) A 1:51 8 Body And Soul (Johnny Green-Edward Heyman-Robert Sour-Frank Eyton) A 2:53 9 Lonesome Road (Gene Austin-Nat Shilkret) A 3:16 10 Dear Old Southland (Henry Creamer-Turner Layton) A 3:12 11 Little Things That Mean So Much (Teddy Wilson) A (1:54) 12 A Ghost Of A Chance (Victor Young-Ned Washington-Bing Crosby) B 3:00 13 Sunday (Fred Coots-Clifford Grey) B 2:26 14 More Than You Know (VincentYoumans-Billy Rose-Edward Eliscu) B 2:49 15 Summer’s End (Teddy Wilson) B 1:42 16 Goin’ Home Blues (Teddy Wilson) B 2:12 17 Minute Steak (Teddy Wilson) B 1:04 18 Sugar (Maceo Pinkard-Sidney D. Mitchell) B 2:52 19 At Sundown (Walter Donaldson) B 2:31 20 Tuesday Jump (Teddy Wilson) B 2:28 21 The Moon Is Low (Nacio Herb Brown-Arthur Freed) B 2:28 22 Afternoon Blues (Teddy Wilson) B 2:39 23 Little Things That Mean So Much (Teddy Wilson) B 2:28 24 You’re My Favorite Memory (Teddy Wilson-Patricia Johnston) B 2:41 25 Rhythmatics (Teddy Wilson) B 2:19 26 Almost Blues (Teddy Wilson) B 2:33 27 Tempo Positioned (Teddy Wilson) B 2:18 28 Out Of Nowhere (Johnny Green-Edward Heyman) B 2:33 29 Night And Day (Cole Porter) B 2:27 30 Oh! Lady Be Good (George & Ira Gershwin) B 2:38 31 Jumpin’ Off (Teddy Wilson) B 2:52 Total time: 78:19 Teddy Wilson And His Big Band A Karl George, Harold “Shorty” Baker, Gene Price (tp) Jake Wiley, Floyd “Stumpy” Brady, (tb) Rudy Powell (cl, as) Pete Clark (as,bs,cl) Ben Webster, George Irish (ts, cl) Teddy Wilson (p, arr) Al Casey (g) Alfred “Al” Hall (b) J.C. Heard (dr) Thelma Carpenter (vo) Buster Harding (arr.) Radio Broadcast, CBS Studios, New York City, August 10, 1939 Teddy Wilson Piano Solos B The Keystone Transcriptions. Recorded in New York c. 1939-1940 CD 2 1 You Will Be Sorry (Fred Rose-Gene Autrey) A 2:53 2 Chinatown, My Chinatown (William Jerome-Jean Schwartz) A 2:33 3 Twilight Blue (Teddy Wilson) A 2:56 4 Love Is The Sweetest Thing (Ray Noble) A 2:32 5 Rose Room (Art Hickman-Harry Williams) A 2:37 6 Why Shouldn’t I (Cole Porter) A 2:25 7 Flying Home (Benny Goodman-Lionel Hampton-Sid Robin) B 4:52 8 Indiana (James F. Hanley-Ballard Mac Donald) B 3:06 9 Embraceable You (George & Ira Gershwin) B 4:12 10 A Touch Of Boogie Woogie (Teddy Wilson) B 4:44 11 B-Flat Swing (Teddy Wilson) B 4:50 12 Don’t Be That Way (Benny Goodman-Edgar Sampson-Mitchell Parish) B 3:37 13 Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller-Andy Razaf) B 3:42 14 Mop Mop (Teddy Wilson-J.C.Heard) B 4:53 15 I Got Rhythm (George & Ira Gershwin) B 2:59 16 Rose Room (Art Hickman-Harry Williams) B 4:09 17 Oh! Lady Be Good (George & Ira Gershwin) B 3:28 18 The Way You Look Tonight (Jerome Kern-Dorothy Fields) B 4:21 19 Stompin’ At The Savoy (Benny Goodman-Chick Webb-Edgar Sampson-Andy Razaf) B 3:47 20 You’re My Favorite Memory (Teddy Wilson-Patricia Johnston) B 3:19 21 The Sheik Of Araby (Harry B.Smith-Francis Wheeler-Ted Snyder) B 5:00 Total time:77:03 Teddy Wilson Piano Solos A The Keystone Transcriptions. Recorded in New York c. 1939-1940 Teddy Wilson Sextet B Emmett Berry (tp) Benny Morton (tb) Edmond Hall (cl) Teddy Wilson (p) Slam Stewart (b) Big Sid Catlett (dr) Recorded in New York, June 15th, 1944 CD 3 1 Love (Hugh Martin.Ralph Blane) A 5:14 2 Strollin’ (Horace Silver) A 3:15 3 Flying Home (Benny Goodman-Lionel Hampton-Sid Robin) A 4:54 4 King Porter Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton) A 4:31 5 Medley A 6:07 Serenata (Leroy Anderson-Mitchell Parish) When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Swan) Avalon (Al Jolson-Vincent Rose-Buddy G. De Sylva) 6 Summertime (George & Ira Gershwin) B 6:16 7 You Can Depend On Me (Earl Hines-Charlie Carpenter-Marylin Dunlop) B 7:22 8 I Ain’t Got Nobody (Spencer Williams) B 6:10 9 All Of Me (Seymor B.Simons-Gerald Marks) B 6:37 10 Liza (George & Ira Gershwin) C 4:10 11 Medley C 5:28 Sweet Lorraine (Cliff Burwell-Mitchell Parish) Body And Soul (Johnny Green-Edward Heyman-Robert Sour-FrankEyton) I’ve Got The World On A String (Harold Arlen-Ted Koehler) April In Paris (Otto Harburg-Vernon Duke) 12 Runnin’ Wild (A. Harrington Gibbs-Joe Grey-Leo Woods) C 2.57 13 Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) C 4:25 14 Flying Home (Benny Goodman-Lionel Hampton-Sid Robin) C 4:32 (Incomplete) Total time: 72:12 Teddy Wilson Trio A Teddy Wilson (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Unknown (dr) Recorded at “Benny Klein’s Steakhouse” Ohio, c. 1959 Teddy Wilson Quartet B Edmond Hall (cl) Teddy Wilson (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Bert Dahlander (dr) Recorded at Embers, New York, December 31, 1953-54 Teddy Wilson Trio C Teddy Wilson (p) Arvell Shaw (b) J.C. Heard (dr) Wolf Trap, Washington D.C., 1956 CD 4 1 Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie-Maceo Pinkard-Kenneth Casey) A 2:31 2 Dinah (Harry Akst-Sam M. Lewis-Joe Young) A 2.50 3 Body And Soul (JohnnyGreen-Edward Hyman-Robert Sour-Frank Eyton) A 2:50 4 I Know That You Know (Vincent Youmans-Anne Caldwell) A 1:54 5 I’m Confessin’ (Doc Dougherty-Ellis Reynelds-Al J.Neiburg) A 2:50 6 Whispering (John Schonberger-Richard Coburn-Vincent Rose) A 2:10 7 It’s The Talk Of The Town (Marty Symes-Al J.Neiburg-Jerry Livingston) A 3:23 8 Speculation (Teddy Wilson) A 3:09 9 China Boy (Dick Winfree-Phil Boutelije) A 2:16 10 Theme: Sunny Morning (Teddy Wilson) B 0:32 11 Bye, Bye Blues (Fred Hamm-Dave Bennett-Bert Lown-Chauncy Gray) B 2:09 12 My Man (1) (Maurice Yvain-Chaming Pollock-Jacques Charles-Albert Willemetz) B 3:40 13 Lover Come Back To Me (2) (Sigmund Romberg-Oscar Hammerstein II) B 3:51 14 How High The Moon/Theme: Sunny Morning (1,2) (Morgan Lewis-Nancy Hamilton/Teddy Wilson) B 4:08 15 Theme:Sunny Morning (Teddy Wilson) C 0:48 16 Nobody’s Sweetheart (Gus Kahn-Ernie Erdman-Billy Meyers-Elmer Schoebel)) C 1:32 17 Blues For Trombone (1) (J.J.Johnson) C 4:10 18 I Would Do Most Anything For You (2) (Alexander Hill-Roberto Williams-Claude Hopkins) C 2:20 19 Runnin’ Wild (A.Harrington Gibbs-Joe Grey-Leo Woods) C 1:54 20 I Never Knew/Theme:Sunny Morning (1,2) (Gus Kahn-Ted Fiorito/Teddy Wilson) C 3:52 21 Theme/Theme: Sunny Morning/Runnin’ Wild (Teddy Wilson/A. Harrington Gibbs-Joe Grey-Leo Woods) D 4:06 22 Tenderly (Walter Gross-Jack Lawrence) D 2:57 23 Just One Of Those Things (Cole Porter) D 3:43 24 Moon Glow (Will Hudson-Eddie DeLange-Irving Mills) D 5:14 25 Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) D 3:02 26 All Of Me (Seymour B. Simons-Gerald Marks) D 4:08 27 Tea For Two/Theme (Vincent Youmans-Irving Ceasar) D 1:37 Total time: 77:46 Teddy Wilson All Star Sextet A Charlie Shavers (tp) Red Norvo (vib) Teddy Wilson (p) Remo Palmieri (g) Al Hall (b) Specs Powell (dr) Standard Transcriptions, New York, May-June 1945 Teddy Wilson Trio + Guests B Teddy Wilson (p) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (dr) + Dizzy Gillespie (tp-1) Coleman Hawkins (ts-2) AFRS Transcriptions 13, New York, April 23, 1955 Teddy Wilson Trio + Guests C Teddy Wilson (p) Milt Hinton (b) Jo Jones (dr) + Kai Winding & J.J.Johnson (tb-1) Hank D’Amico (cl-2) AFRS Transcription 14, New York, April 23, 1955 Teddy Wilson Trio D Teddy Wilson (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Bert Dahlander (dr) “One Night Stand” 4953, London House, Chicago, June 23-July 12, 1959 CD 5 1 After You’ve Gone (Henry Creamer-Turner Layton) A 4:17 2 Memories Of You (Eubie Blake-Andy Razaf) B 1:36 3 China Boy (Dick Winfree-Phil Boutelije) B 2:18 4 Whispering (John Schonberger-Richard Coburn-Vincent Rose) C 2:25 5 Body And Soul (Johnny Green-Edward Heyman-RobertSour-Frank Eyton) C 2:02 6 The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else (Gus Kahn-Isham Jones) D 2:32 7 Poor Butterfly (John Golden-Raymond Hubble) D 1:57 8 Runnin’ Wild (A. Harrington Gibbs-Joe Grey-Leo Ward) D 2:18 9 Flying Home (Benny Goodman-Lionel Hampton-Sid Robin) E 2:22 10 I’ve Got The World On A String (Harold Arlen-Ted Koehler) E 2:07 11 Just One Of Those Things (Cole Porter) E 3:35 12 Stomping At The Savoy (BennyGoodman-Chick Webb-Edgar Sampson-Andy Razaf) F 3:45 13 Air Mail Special (Charlie Christian-Benny Goodman) F 3:45 14 Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) F 5:03 15 I’ve Got Rhythm (George & Ira Gershwin) F 4:12 16 Liza (George & Ira Gershwin-Gus Kahn) G 3:15 17 It Had To Be You (Isham Jones-Gus Kahn) G 3:47 18 Someone To Watch Over Me (George & Ira Gershwin) H 1:26 19 Three Little Words (Bert Kalmar-Harry Ruby) I 2:41 20 Tea For Two (Vincent Youmans-Irving Caesar-Otto Harbach) J 3:32 21 Avalon (Al Jolson-Vincent Rose-Buddy G. De Sylva) J 2:43 22 You’re Driving Me Crazy (Walter Donaldson) J 2:14 Total time: 64:06 Teddy Wilson Trio A Teddy Wilson (p) Gene Ramey (b) Jo Jones (dr) One Night Stand USA, 1956 Teddy Wilson Trio B Teddy Wilson (p) Unknown (b & dr) One Night Stand, London House, Chicago, February 5, 1956 Teddy Wilson Trio C Teddy Wilson (p) Gene Ramey (b) Jo Jones (dr) One Night Stand, London House, Chicago, February 26, 1956 D same, February 1956 E same, March 3, 1956 Teddy Wilson Trio F Teddy Wilson (p) Milt Hinton (b) Specs Powell (dr) Bandstand USA, New York, April 1956 Teddy Wilson Trio G Teddy Wilson (p) Al Lucas (b) Jo Jones (dr) One Night Stand, London House,Chicago, August 1956 Teddy Wilson Trio H Teddy Wilson (p) Al Lucas (b) Bobby Donaldson (dr) Cameo Club, New York, December 29, 1956 Teddy Wilson Trio I Teddy Wilson (p) Milt Hinton (b) Unknown (dr) Mitch Miller Show, New York, 1956 Teddy Wilson Trio J Teddy Wilson (p) Unknown (b & dr) Basin Street Club, New York, 1956 CD 6 1 Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller-Andy Razaf) 5:00 2 I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter (Joe Young-Fred Ahlert) 5:16 3 Medley 3:19 I’ve Got A Feeling I’m Falling (Billy Rose-Harry Link-Fats Waller) Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Fats Waller-Andy Razaf-Harry Brooks) 4 St. Louis Blues (W.C.Handy) 6:15 5 Medley 3:55 In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington-Irving Mills-Mann Kurtz) Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington-Irving Mills-Barney Bigard) 6 Perdido (Juan Tizol-Harry Link-Ervin Drake) 4;41 7 Satin Doll (Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn-Johnny Mercer) 3:22 8 Take The “A” Train (Billy Strayhorn) 4:25 9 Body And Soul (Johnny Green-Edward Heyman-Robert Sour-Frank Eyton) 3:28 10 Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) 3:58 11 Avalon (Al Jolson, Vincent Rose, Buddy G. De Sylva) 5:00 12 Moon Glow (Will Hudson-Eddie DeLange- Irving Mills) 4:49 13 I’ll Remember April (Gene DePaul-Don Raye-Patricia Johnston) 6:01 14 Who Cares (Jack Yellen-Milton Ager) 2:58 15 Someone To Watch Over Me (George & Ira Gershwin) 2:56 16 S’Wonderful (George & Ira Gershwin) 3:54 Total time: 69:24 Teddy Wilson Trio Teddy Wilson (p) Hugo Rasmussen (b) Ed Thigpen (dr) Recorded live at Jazzhus Slukefter, Copenhagen, May 21, 1979 CD 7 1 S’Wonderful (George & Ira Gershwin) 3:04 2 Someday Sweetheart (John Spikes-Benjamin Spikes) 3:03 3 The Sheik Of Araby (Harry B. Smith-Francis Wheeler-Ted Snyder) 3:20 4 More Than You Know (Vincent Youmans-William Rose-Edward Eliscu) 3:02 5 Nobody’s Sweetheart (Gus Kahn-Ernie Erdman-Billy Meyers-Elmer Schoebel) 3:44 6 Rose Room (Art Hickman-Harry Williams) 4:14 7 China Boy (Dick Winfree-Phil Boutelije) 4:19 8 Sweet Sue (Will J.Harris-Victor Young) 2:25 9 Moon Glow (Will Hudson-Eddie De Lange-Irving Mills) 2:47 10 Exactly Like You (Dorothy Fields-Jimmy McHugh) 3:20 11 Sweet Lorraine (Cliff Burwell-Mitchell Paris) 3:40 12 Whispering (John Schonberger-Richard Coburn-Vincent Rose) 3:32 13 How High The Moon (Morgan Lewis-Nancy Hamilton) 4:00 14 Keeping Out Of Mischief Now (Fats Waller) 4:26 15 Don’t Be That Way (Benny Goodman-Edgar Sampson-Mitchell Parish) 4:41 16 Somebody Loves Me (George & Ira Gershwin) 3:36 17 St. Louis Blues (W.C.Handy) 5:29 18 I’ll Remember April (Don Raye-Gene De Paul-Patricia Johnston) 5:03 Total time: 67:55 TEDDY WILSON TRIO Teddy Wilson (p) Jesper Lundgaard (b) Ed Thigpen (dr) Recorded at Studio 38, Copenhagen, June 15, 1980 CD 8 1 Shiny Stockings (Frank Foster) A 4:02 2 Undecided (Charlie Shavers-Sid Robin) A 3:44 3 Like Someone In Love (Jimmy Van Heusen-Johnny Burke) A 2:25 4 Imagination (Jimmy Van Heusen-Johnny Burke) A 2:40 5 I Hadn’t Anyone ‘Till You (Ray Noble) A 2:25 6 Fools Rush In (Johnny Mercer-Rube Bloom) A 2:29 7 Tea For Two/Wilson talks (Vincent Youmans-Irving Caesar) B 6:10 8 Body And Soul/Wilson talks (Johnny Green-Edward Heyman-Robert Sour-Frank Eyton) B 4:26 9 After You’ve Gone (Henry Creamer-Turner Layton) B 3:08 10 Medley B 3:50 I Can’t Get Started (Vernon Duke) Moon Glow (Will Hudson-Eddie De Lange-Irving Mills) 11 Sweet Georgia Brown/Wilson talks (Ben Bernie-Maceo Pinkard-Kenneth Casey) B 3:42 12 Shiny Stockings (Frank Foster) B 3:10 13 Li’l Darling (Neal Hefti) B 3:09 14 One O’Clock Jump/Wilson talks (Count Basie) B 3:40 15 Medley (George & Ira Gershwin) B 5:26 It Ain’t Necessarily So Bess, You Is My Woman Summertime 16 But Not For Me/Wilson talks (George & Ira Gershwin) B 2:29 17 Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington) B 1:39 18 Duke Ellington Medley (Duke Ellington) B 3:42 In A Sentimental Mood It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing 19 Billy Strayhorn Medley/Wilson talks (Billy Strayhorn) B 5:07 Lush Life Take The “A” Train Total time: 67:32 Teddy Wilson Trio A Teddy Wilson (p) Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b) William Schiøpffe (dr) Recorded at Danish Radio, Copenhagen, December 6, 1968 B Teddy Wilson solo. Recorded live at Jersie Forsamlingshus, Jersie, Denmark, May 30, 1983

Personnel

Teddy Wilson - piano

Teddy Wilson's Orchestra

Tracklisting

Little Things That Mean So Much I Know That You Know Stairway To The Stars Exactly Like You The Man I Love Booly-ja-Ja Back To Back Body And Soul Lonesome Road Dear Old Southland I Can't Get Started/Moon Glow Little Things That Mean So Much A Ghost Of A Chance Sunday More Than You Know Summer's End Goin' Home Blues Minute Steak Sugar At Sundown Tuesday Jump The Moon Is Low Afternoon Blues Little Things That Mean So Much Yoiu're My Favorite Memory Rhythmatics Almost Blues Tempo Positioned Out Of Nowhere Oh! Lady Be Good Jumpin' Off You Will Be Sorry Chinatown, My Chinatown Twilight Blue Love Is The Sweetest Thing Rose Room Why Shouldn't I Flying home Embraceable You A Touch Of Boogie Woogie B-Flat Swing Honeysuckle Rose Mop Mop I've Got Rhythm Rose Room Oh! Lady Be Good The Way You Look Tonight Stompin' At The Savoy You're My Favorite Memory The Sheik Of Araby Love Strollin' Flying Home King Porter Stomp Serenata/When Yor Lover Has Gone/Avalon Summertime You Can Depend On Me I Ain't Got Nobody I'm Confessin' Liza Sweet Lorraine/Body And Soul/I've Got The World On A String/April In Paris Runnin' Wild Basin Street Blues Flying Home All Of Me Dinah Body And Soul I Know That You Know I'm Confessin' Whispering It's The Talk Of The Town Speculation China Boy Sunny Morning Bye Bye Blues My Man Lover Come Back To Me How High The Moon/Sunny Morning Sunny Morning Nobody's Sweethart Blues For Trombone After You've Gone I Would Do Most Anything For You Runnin' Wild I Never Knew/Sunny Morning Sunny Morning/Runnin' Wild Tenderly Just One Of Those Things Moon Glow Autumn In New York All Of Me Tea For Two After You've Gone Memories Of You China Boy Whispering Body And Soul The One OI Love Belongs To Somebody Else Poor Butterfly Runnin' Wild Flying Home I've Got The world On A String Just OLne Of Those Things Stomping At The Savoy Air Mail Special Basin Street Blues I've Got Rhythm Liza It Had To Be You Someone To Watch Over Me Three Little Words Tea For Two Avalon You're Driving Me Crazy Honeysuckle Rose I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter Medley St. Louis Blues In A Sentimental Mood - Mood Indigo Perdido Satin Doll Take The A Train Body And Soul Basin Street Blues Avalon Moonglow I'll Remember April Who Cares? Someone To Watch Over Me S'Wonderful S'Wonderful Someday Sweetheart The Sheik Of Araby More Than You Know Nobody's Sweetheart China Boy Sweet Sue Moon Glow Exactly Like You Sweet Lorraine Whispering How High The Moon Keeping Out Of Mischief Now Don't Be That Way Somebody Loves Me China Boy I'll Remember April Shiny Stockings Undecided Like Someone In Love Imagination I Hadn't Anyone 'Till You I Hadn't Anyone 'Till You Fools Rush In Tea For Two Body And Soul After You've Gone Sweet Georgia Brown Shiny Stockings Li'l Darling One O'Clock Jump It Ain't Necessarily So/BEss You Is My Woman Now/Summertime But Not For Me Sophisticated Lady In A Sentimental Mood/It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing Lush Life/Take The A Train

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