The Sound of Jazz is a 1957 edition of the CBS television series Seven Lively Arts, and was one of the first major programs featuring jazz to air on American network television. The Sound of Jazz brought together 32 leading musicians from the swing era including Count Basie, Lester Young, Ben Webster, Billie Holiday, Jo Jones and Coleman Hawkins; the Chicago style players of the same era, like Henry "Red" Allen, Vic Dickenson, and Pee Wee Russell; and younger 'modernist' musicians such as Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk, and Jimmy Giuffre. These players played separately with their compatriots (see the song list below), but also joined to combine various styles in one group, such as Red Allen's group and the group backing Billie Holiday on "Fine and Mellow". Side 1 : 1. Wild man blues - Red Allen All-Stars 2. Rosetta - Red Allen All-Stars 3. Fine and mellow - Billie Holiday (vo), Doc Cheatham, Roy Eldridge (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Lester Young (ts) Mal Waldron (p) Danny Barker (g) Jim Atlas (b) Jo Jones (d) 4. Blues - Pee Wee Russell, Jimmy Giuffre, Danny Barker, Jo JonesSide 2: 1. I Left My Baby - Count Basie All-Stars 2. The Train and the River - the Jimmy Giuffre Trio 3. Nervous - Mal Waldron 4. Dickie's dream - Count Basie All-Stars.
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