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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, October 22, 2023 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Fletcher Henderson Orchestra v/ Don Redman My Papa Doesn't Two-Time No Time Anthology of Scat Singing Vol 1 rec 1924 possibly the first recording of scat singing
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra The Mooche Duke: The Columbia Years Columbia rec 1928
Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards I'm Tellin' The Birds, I'm Tellin' The Bees Singin' In The Rain ASV Living Era re 1926
Annette Hanshaw w/ Joe Venuti's Blue Four Under The Moon Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti The New York Sessions JSP
Jean Goldkette & His Orchestra v/ The Revelers Sunny Disposish The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five Heebie Jeebies Hot Fives and Sevens JSP often credited as the first scat recording but 2 years after "My Papa Doesn't Two-Time No Time"
Artie Shaw Orchestra Gotta Be This Or That The Complete 1945 Spotlight Band Recordings Hep
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra Twee-Twee-Tweet Are You Hep To The Jive?
Ace Harris And His Sunset Royals Hurly Burly Sounds of Harlem Vol 1 Hep
Count Basie Orchestra Shorty George Complete Decca Recordings RCA
Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra Jumpin' For Joy Classic Brunswick & Columbia Teddy Wilson Sessions Mosaic
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra Whistle While You Work Begin the Beguine RCA
Oscar Peterson Someday My Prince Will Come Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle Verve
Perez Prado & His Orchestra Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho Pops and Prado RCA Victor
Judy Holliday An Occasional Man Sex Kittens in Hi-Fi: The Blondes DRG
Frank Sinatra o/ Nelson Riddle I've Got The World On A String The Capitol Years Capitol
Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune Capitol Collector's Series Capitol
Dinah Washington TV Is The Thing This Year The Dinah Washington Story Mercury
Count Basie Orchestra Tickle Toe The Essential Count Basie Vol. II GREAT request!
Bechet-Spanier Big Four Sweet Sue Ragtime Jazz Olympic
Benny Goodman Sextet feat Charlie Christian Gone With What Wind The Original Guitar Hero Columbia/Legacy
Bechet-Spanier Big Four That's a Plenty Ragtime Jazz Olympic
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Cotton Tail Big Ben Proper UK
Benny Goodman Orchestra Honeysuckle Rose The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert Columbia another killer request!
Plas Johnson Pink Panther/It Had Better Be Tonight Mondo Hollywood Capitol great request for Mancini!
Quincy Jones Orchestra Theme from Peter Gunn Quincy Jones Explores the Music of Henry Mancini Verve hope you enjoy Quincy Jones' take on Mancini
Blossom Dearie Charade May I Come In? UMVD let's hear a whole set of Mancini
Henry Mancini Breakfast at Tiffany's Ultra Swank Living I believe this is from the movie
Audrey Hepburn Moon River Music from the Films of Audrey Hepburn Best Original Song 1961, this performance from the movie
Peggy Lee Days of Wine and Roses Capitol Sings The Best Movie Songs Capitol Best Original Song 1962
Glenn Miller Orchestra Little Brown Jug The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 RCA one last request to round out the show!
Ben Selvin & His Orchestra I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight This Is The Roaring 20s, Vol 1