Various Artists | Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar | CD Set

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Over 75 artists deliver a style-spanning aural history of jazz guitar on this 4-CD collection. The set begins with ragtime banjo virtuoso Vess Ossman's St. Louis Tickle and culminates with Mike Stern's searing lead on Miles Davis' Fat Time.
In between a –Who's Who" of jazz guitar greats step into the spotlight and do their thing ã from swing to be-bop and funk to avant-garde. The cherry on top of this collection is a hardback book with an introduction by acclaimed jazz guitarist John Scofield, bios for every artist, historical guitar ads, and photos of classic axes and amps.

Disc 1

  1. St. Louis Tickle
    Vess Ossman (banjo) with the Ossman-Dudley Trio
  2. Chain Gang Blues
    Sam Moore
  3. Savoy Blues
    Lonnie Johnson (acoustic guitar), Johnny St. Cyr (12 _string guitar), Louis Armstrong (cornet), Kid Ory (trombone), Johnny Dodds (clarinet), Lil Armstrong (piano)
  4. The Only, Only One (For Me)
    Sol Hoopii (Hawaiian guitar) with Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio.
  5. Add a Little Wiggle
    Eddie Lang (acoustic guitar), Frank Signorelli (piano).
  6. Clowin' the Frets
    Eddie Bush (steel guitar) with the Los Angeles Biltmore Trio
  7. California Blues
    Benny "King" Nawahi (steel guitar, ukelele, banjo) with the Georgia Jumpers
  8. How'm I Doin'/Dinah
    Martha Raye (vocal) with Roy Smeck (acoustic guitar)
  9. Who's Sorry Now
    Billy Banks & His Rhythmakers: Billy Banks (vocal), Henry "Red" Allan (trumpet), Pee Wee Russell (clarinet, tenor sax), Joe Sullivan (piano), Eddie Condon (4-string acoustic guitar), Jack Bland (acoustic guitar), Al Morgan (bass), Zutty Singleton (drums)
  10. Danzon
    Carl Kress (acoustic guitar), Dick McDonough (acoustic guitar)
  11. China Boy
    Candy & Coco: Otto "Coco" Heimel (acoustic guitar), Gene Austin (piano), Candy Candido (bass), Monk Hazel (trumpet mouthpiece, drums)
  12. Minnehaha
    Andy Iona & His Islanders with Sam Koki (electric guitar)
  13. Swingin' on the Strings
    The Ink Spots: Charlie Fuqua (vocal, acoustic guitar, ukelele), Jerry Daniels (vocal, acoustic guitar), Ivory Watson (vocal, acoustic guitar), Orville "Happy" Jones (vocal, bass)
  14. Honeysuckle Rose
    Django Reinhardt (acoustic guitar), Stephane Grappelli (violin), Roger Chaput, Eugene Vees (acoustic guitars), Louis Vola (bass)
  15. Guitar Swing
    Casey Bill Weldon [acoustic guitar, vocal), accompanied by the Brown Bombers of Swing
  16. Love Me or Leave Me
    Kansas City Five: Eddie Durham (electric guitar), Freddie Green (acoustic guitar), Buck Clayton (trumpet), Walter Page (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
  17. Whispering
    Oscar Alemˆn (acoustic guitar)
  18. Pickin' for Patsy
    Jack Teagarden & His Orchestra with Allan Reuss (acoustic guitar)
  19. Little Rock Getaway
    George Barnes (electric guitar), Earl Backus (acoustic guitar), Philip Ward (tenor sax), Taft Moore (bass)
  20. Solo Flight
    Charlie Christian (electric guitar) with Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
  21. Buck Jumpin'
    Al Casey (acoustic guitar), with Fats Waller & His Rhythm: Fats Waller (piano, vocal), Cedric Wallace (bass), Slick Jones (drums)
  22. Twin Guitar Special
    Leon McAuliffe (electric guitar), Eldon Shamblin (electric guitar) with Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
  23. I'm Walkin' This Town
    Teddy Bunn (electric guitar) with The Spirits of Rhythm: Wilbur Daniels, Douglas Daniels (tiples, vocals), Wellman Braud (bass), Leo Watson (drums, vocal)
  24. Palm Springs Jump
    Slim Gaillard (electric guitar, vocal), Ben Webster (tenor sax), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Slam Stewart (bass, vocal), Leo Watson (drums)
  25. Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You
    Nat King Cole Trio (piano), Oscar Moore (electric guitar), Wesley prince (bass)
  26. Red Cross
    Tiny Grimes (electric guitar), Charlie Parker (alto sax), Clyde Hart (piano), Jimmy Butts (bass), Hal West (drums)


Disc 2

  1. Ol' Man Rebop
    Bill de Arango (guitar), Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Don Byas (tenor sax), Milt Jackson (vibes), Al Haig (piano), Ray Brown (bass), J.C. Heard (drums)\
  2. On Green Dolphin Street
    Barney Kessel (guitar), Ray Brown (bass), Shelly Manne (drums)
  3. What Is This Thing Called Love
    George Van Eps (guitar), Alvin Stoller (bongos)
  4. Body and Soul
    Jimmy Raney (guitar), Sonny Clark (piano), Red Mitchell (bass), Bobby White (drums)
  5. My Baby Just Cares for Me
    Tony Bennett (vocal), Chuck Wayne (guitar), Charles Panely (trumpet), Dave Schildkraut (alto sax), Carmen Dimauro (tenor sax), Harvey Leonard (piano), Clyde Lombardi (bass), Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
  6. Running Wild
    Les Paul (guitars), Mary Ford (vocal)
  7. Mountain Melody
    Chet Atkins (guitar), Jack Shock (guitar), Marvin Hughes (piano), Ernie Newton (bass)
  8. Yardbird Suite
    Tal Farlow (guitar), Eddie Costa (piano), Vinnie Burke (bass)
  9. The Boy Next Door
    Johnny Smith (guitar)
  10. Tocata
    Laurindo Almeida (guitar), Bud Shank (alto sax), Harry Babasin (bass), Roy Harte (drums)
  11. I've Got You Under My Skin
    Bill Evans (piano), Jim Hall (guitar)
  12. ?guas de Mar?o (Waters of March)
    Jo†o Giberto (acoustic guitar, vocal), Stan Getz (tenor sax), Al Dailey (piano), Steve Swallow (bass), Billy Hart (drums), Airto Moreira (caxixi, bells), Ray Armando frigideira, conchas), Rubens Bassini (ganza), Heloisa Buarque de Hollanda (Miucha) (vocal)
  13. Bluesette
    Toots Thielemans (guitar, whistling), Peter Jacques (organ), Jimmy Woode (bass), Conny Svensson (drums)
  14. Midnight Blue
    Kenny Burrell (guitar), Major Holley (bass), Bill English (drums), Ray Barretto (congas)
  15. Unit 7
    Wes Montgomery (guitar), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), Jimmy Cobb (drums)
  16. Naptown Blues
    Herb Ellis (guitar), Oscar Peterson (piano), Sam Jones (bass), Bobby Durham (drums)
  17. Move
    Hank Garland (guitar), Gary Burton (vibes), Joe Benjamin (bass), Joe Morello (drums)
  18. Easy Living
    Howard Roberts (guitar), Pete Jolly (piano), Red Mitchell (bass), Stan Levey (drums)
  19. Jean de Fleur
    Grant Green (guitar), Joe Henderson (tenor sax), Bobby Hutcherson (vibes), Duke Pearson (piano), Bob Cranshaw (bass), Al Harewood (drums)
  20. Night and Day
    Joe Pass (guitar), John Pisano (guitar), Jim Hugart (bass), Colin Bailey (drums)


Disc 3

  1. Clockwise
    George Benson (guitar), Ronnie Cuber (baritone sax), Lonnie Smith (organ), Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
  2. Just Friends
    Pat Martino (guitar), Trudy Pitts (organ), Mitch Fine (drums)
  3. A Taste of Honey
    Lenny Breau (guitar), Ron Halldorson (bass), Reg Kellin (drums)
  4. How Insensitive
    Charlie Byrd (acoustic guitar)
  5. Gypsy Queen
    Gabor Szabo (guitar), Ron Carter (bass), Chico Hamilton (drums), Victor Pantoja (percussion), Willie Bobo (percussion)
  6. June the 15, 1967
    Larry Coryell (guitar), Gary Burton (vibes), Steve Swallow (bass), Roy Haynes (drums)
  7. As We Used to Sing
    Sonny Sharrock (guitar), Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax), Charnett Moffett (bass), Elvin Jones (drums)
  8. Should Be Reversed
    Derek Bailey (acoustic guitar)
  9. Manic Depression
    Jimi Hendrix (guitar), Noel Redding (bass), Mitch Mitchell (drums)
  10. Birds of Fire
    John McLaughlin (guitar) with The Mahavishnu Orchestra: Jerry Goodman(violin), Jan Hammer (keyboards), Rick Laird (bass), Billy Cobham (drums)
  11. Coral
    Mick Goodrick (guitar), Gary Burton (vibes), Abraham Laboriel (bass), Harry Blazer (drums)
  12. Ralph's Piano Waltz
    John Abercrombie (guitar), Jan Hammer (organ), Jack deJohnette (drums)
  13. The Prowler
    Ralph Towner (classical guitar)
  14. Bright Size Life
    Pat Metheny (guitar), Jaco Pastorius (bass), Bob Moses (drums)
  15. Aqui, Oh! (Check This Out)
    Toninho Horta (electric and acoustic guitars, vocal) and ensemble
    Midnight in San Juan
    Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, keyboards), unknown tenor sax, Ronnie Foster, Barney Finch, Mark Nilan (keyboards), Abraham Laboriel (bass), Harvey Mason (drums, percussion), Paulinho da Costa (percussion)


Disc 4

  1. Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)
    Carlos Santana (guitars), Tom Coster (keyboards), David Brown (bass), Ndugu Leon Chancler (drums, percussion), Armando Peraza (congas, bongos)
  2. Inner City Blues
    Phil Upchurch (guitar), Arthur Adams (rhythm guitar), Joe Sample (piano), Chuck Rainey (bass), Harvey Mason (drums), Bobbye Hall (percussion)
  3. Thumper
    Eric Gale (guitar), Grover Washington, Jr. (tenor sax), Bob James (keyboards), Richard Tee (keyboards), Willie Weeks (bass), Steve Gadd (drums), Ralph McDonald (percussion) and horn section.
  4. Spiral
    Larry Carlton (guitar) with The Crusaders: Wayne Henderson (trombone), Wilton Felder (tenor sax), Joe Sample (keyboards), Robert "Pops" Popwell (bass), Stix Hooper (drums, percussion)
  5. Captain Fingers
    Lee Ritenour (360 systems polyphonic guitar synthesizer) and ensemble
  6. Mr. Spock
    Allan Holdsworth (guitar) with Tony Williams Lifetime: Tony Williams (drums), Alan Pasqua (keyboards), Tony Newton (bass)
  7. Race with Devil on Spanish Highway
    Al DiMeola (guitar, timbales), Barry Miles (electric piano, piano, Mini-Moog), Anthony Jackson (bass), Lenny White (drums), Mingo Lewis (congas)
  8. Cause We've Ended as Lovers
    Jeff Beck (guitar), Max Middleton (keyboards), Phil Chenn (bass), Richard Bailey (drums, percussion)
  9. Church
    James Blood Ulmer (guitar), Charles Burnham (violin), Warren Benbow (drums)
  10. Ron Carter
    Bill Frisell (guitar, loops), Ron Miles (trumpet), Curtis Fowlkes (trombone), Billy Drewes (alto sax), Greg Leisz (lap steel guitar), David Piltch (bass), Kenny Wolleson (drums)
  11. Hottentot
    John Scofield (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), Chris Wood (bass), Billy Martin (drums)
  12. Postizo
    Marc Ribot (guitar), John Medeski (organ), Brad Jones (bass), EJ Rodriguez (drums and percusion), Madeline Hunt-Erhlich, Mattan Ingram, Miles Ingram, EJ Rodriguez (vocals)
  13. Fat Time
    Mike Stern (guitar), Miles Davis (trumpet), Marcus Miller (bass0, Al Foster (drums), Sammy Figueroa (percussion)