An album which traces the development of jazz during its early recorded history and featuring the greatest names in early jazz including Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington and many more. Seminal recordings by trailblazing jazz artists who paved the way for what has become a global phenomenon. Includes the instrumental brilliance of soloists including Eddie Lang, Bix Beiderbecke and Earl Hines. Following on from the success of other American roots titles in the Rough Guide range, 'The Rough Guide to the Roots of Jazz' is the perfect overview of the emerging styles and key performers of early jazz on one album.
Vinyl tracklisting: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band - Dippermouth Blues / Eddie Lang - Eddie’s Twister / Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers - Doctor Jazz / Earl Hines - I Ain’t Got Nobody And Nobody Cares For Me / Freddie Keppard’s Jazz Cardinals - Salty Dog / Frankie Trumbauer and his Orchestra - Way Down Yonder In New Orleans / Duke Ellington and his Orchestra - Black And Tan Fantasy / Louis Armstrong Orchestra - Muggles / Original Dixieland Jazz Band - Tiger Rag / James P. Johnson - Carolina Shout / Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang - Ol’ Man River / New Orleans Rhythm Kings - Bugle Call Blues / Fats Waller - Muscle Shoals Blues / Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra - The Stampede
Release Date 10th Sept 2021