The First Esquire Concert ()

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The First Esquire Concert - Various Artists
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  1. Intro/Esquire Bounce
  2. Basin Street Blues
  3. I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You)
  4. Tea for Two
  5. Buck Jumpin'
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  1. Intro/Esquire Bounce
  2. Basin Street Blues
  3. I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You)
  4. Tea for Two
  5. Buck Jumpin'
  6. Flyin' on a V-Disc
  7. Squeeze Me
  8. Billie's Blues
  9. I Got Rhythm
  10. Sweet Lorraine
  11. Esquire Blues
  12. Honeysuckle Rose
  13. Jammin on Vibes Blues National Anthem
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Wartime cheerleading combines with jazz artistry on this 1990 reissue covering a 1944 concert held at the Metropolitan Opera House featuring artists selected in a poll by Esquire magazine. It was originally recorded for release on V-discs by the army and had never been released intact until now. Poll winners included Louis Armstrong, Art Tatum Jack Teagarden, Coleman Hawkins and Barney Bigard, as well as vocalists Billie Holiday and Mildred Bailey. This is simply astonishing swing era jazz, played and sung with brilliance, ...

The First Esquire Concert 1991, Laserlight

UPC: 018111572323

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