July 30, 1999
Only the coolest of the cool got nicknamed by
Lester Young (So long Harry "Sweetie Pie" Edison)

ArtistSelectionAlbum   (Label / Date)

Don Byas
Bud Powell


A Tribute to Cannonball
(Columbia '61)
George Russell and His Smalltet A Concerto for Billy the Kid Mirage: Avant-Garde and Third-Stream Jazz
(New World '56)
Sidney Bechet Save It, Pretty Mama Bechet of New Orleans
(RCA Victor '40)

James "Pat the Humming Bird"

Humming Blues

Down in

early '30s)

Don Redman and His Orchestra

Shakin' the African


(Classics '31)
Sleepy John Estes Floating Bridge 1929-1940
(Folkways '37)
Scrapper Blackwell Down South Blues The Virtuoso Guitar of...
(Yazoo '31)


Lewis's Little Girl Done Stole a
Black Cat Bone

Alabama Slide Guitar
(Arhoolie '71)
Blind Bogus Ben Covington The Voice of a Pork Chop Alabama: Black Country Dance Bands
(Document '28)

Marshall Owens Try Me One More Time Alabama Blues
(Yazoo '31)
Dumisani Maraire and Ephat Mujuru Chemutengure Shona Spirit: Mbira Masters of
(Music of the World '96)
Dewey Balfa / Marc Savoy /
D.L. Menard
Dans Le Coeur de la Ville En Bas du Chêne Vert
(Arhoolie '77)
Sol K. Bright Papio Tickling the Strings
(Harlequin '34)
Ina Rae Hutton and Her Melodears Witch Doctor Forty Years of Women in Jazz
(Jass '34)

Howard Wusterhausen and the Lone
Star Ramblers
When You Are Near Wanderers Swing
(Krazy Kat Mid-'50s)


Snuffy's Talking Blues

Pioneer of the Bluegrass Banjo
(Arhoolie '62)
Ola Belle Reed Sing Me a Song My Epitaph
(Folkways '76)

Phil Tanner The Gower Reel World Library of Folk & Primitive
Music: England
(Rounder '51)

Boban Marcovic's Brass Band

Hani Rumba

Unblocked: Music of Eatern

(Ellipsis Arts)
Hadiye Yusupova Chanson Classique Ouzbekistan: Les Grandes Voix du Passé
(Ocora '59)
Stephen Rwangyezi Ruyomba Kikwabanga
(Pan '93)

Bulasio Araya with
the Abanyabyata
Royal Horn Band


Royal Court Music From Uganda
(SWP '50)
Ayinla Omowura A Joji Ki'Boni'le Du Le Ayinla Omowura and His Apala Group
(EMI Mid-'70s)
Cast Recording Impendulo Ka Qamatha Clarence Wilson's "Meropa"

Cleve Pozar

Eleguá-Olokun Ending

Let's Try
It Again

(HD '99)

Billie Holiday You're Just a No Account The Quintessential Billie Holiday
Volume 8
(Columbia '39)
Thelma Houston Don't Leave Me This Way Don't Leave Me This Way
(Tamla '77)


I'll Always Love My Mama

Cowboys to Girls
(Legacy '73)
Bobby Patterson I got a Suspicion All Platinum Funk
(Charly '77)

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