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Don Redman, Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter, Lucky Millinder - Big Bands Uptown Volume 1 (1931 - 1943) MP3 FLAC


1Lucky Millinder And His OrchestraApollo Jump
Written-By – Ernest Puree, Lucky Millinder, Prince Robinson
2Don Redman And His OrchestraTrouble Why Pick On Me
Vocals – Lois DeppeWritten-By – Don Redman
3Claude Hopkins And His OrchestraZozoi
Written-By – Snaer, Hopkins, Norman
4Benny Carter And His OrchestraPom Pom
Written-By – Benny Carter
5Claude Hopkins And His OrchestraMonkey Business
Written-By – Hopkins, Norman
6Don Redman And His OrchestraShakin' The African
Vocals – Don RedmanWritten-By – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
7Don Redman And His OrchestraChant Of The Weed
Written-By – Don Redman, Irving Mills
8Lucky Millinder And His OrchestraShipyard Social Function
Written-By – Lucky Millinder, Tab Smith
9Benny Carter And His OrchestraSerenade To A Sarong
Written-By, Saxophone, Soloist – Benny Carter
10Benny Carter And His OrchestraO.K. For Baby
Written-By – Benny Carter
11Claude Hopkins And His OrchestraKing Porter Stomp
Written-By – Ferd (Jelly Roll) Morton
12Lucky Millinder And His OrchestraMason Flyer
Written-By – Lucky Millinder, Tab Smith
13Don Redman And His OrchestraI Heard
Written-By, Vocals – Don Redman
14Claude Hopkins And His OrchestraChasing All The Blues Away
Vocals – Ovie AlstonWritten-By – Hopkins, Alston
15Lucky Millinder And His OrchestraLittle John Special
Written-By – Lucky Millinder
16Benny Carter And His OrchestraNight Hop
Written-By – Benny Carter


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
DL 79242Don Redman, Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter, Lucky Millinder Don Redman, Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter, Lucky Millinder - Big Bands Uptown Volume 1 (1931 - 1943) ‎(LP, Comp)DeccaDL 79242US1969


  • Alto SaxophoneBilly Bowen (tracks: B6, B7, B8), Gene Johnson (tracks: A5 to A8), George Dorsey (tracks: B1 to B4), George James (tracks: B5), Tab Smith (tracks: B6, B7, B8), Ted Barnet (tracks: B5)
  • Alto Saxophone, ClarinetCarter (tracks: B1 to B4)
  • BanjoTalcott Reeves (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Baritone SaxophoneErnest Purce (tracks: B5, B6, B7, B8)
  • BassAbe Bolar (tracks: B5), Bob Ysaguire (tracks: A1 to A4), George Duvivier (tracks: B8), Hayes Alvis (tracks: B1 to B4), Henry Turner (tracks: A5 to A8), Nick Fenton (tracks: B6, B7)
  • Clarinet, Alto SaxophoneEdward Inge (tracks: A1 to A4), Rupert Cole (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone SaxophoneEdmond Hall (tracks: A5 to A8)
  • Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, VocalsRedman (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • DrumsKeg Purnell (tracks: B1 to B4), Manzie Johnson (tracks: A1 to A4), Panama Francis (tracks: B5, B6, B7, B8), Pete Jacobs (tracks: A5 to A8)
  • GuitarTrevor Bacon (tracks: B5, B6, B7, B8), Ulysses Livingston (tracks: B1 to B4), Walter Jones (tracks: A5 to A8)
  • IllustrationVictor Kalin
  • Liner NotesStanley Dance
  • PianoBill Doggett (tracks: B5, B6, B7), Hopkins (tracks: A5 to A8), Horace Henderson (tracks: A1 to A4), Ray Tunia (tracks: B8), Sonny White (tracks: B1 to B4)
  • Tenor SaxophoneBobby Sands (tracks: A5 to A8), Dave Young (tracks: B6, B7), Mike Hedley (tracks: B8), Robert Carroll (tracks: A1 to A4), Sam Taylor (tracks: B8), Sammy Davis (tracks: B1 to B4), Stafford Simon (tracks: B1 to B4, B5, B6, B7)
  • TromboneBenny Morton (tracks: A1 to A4), Claude Jones (tracks: A1 to A4), Ed Morant (tracks: B5), Fernando Arbello (tracks: A5 to A8), Floyd Brady (tracks: B5), Fred Norman (tracks: A5 to A8), Fred Robinson (tracks: A1 to A4), Gene Simon (tracks: B8), George Stevenson (tracks: B5, B6, B7, B8), Joe Britton (tracks: B6, B7, B8), Milt Robinson (tracks: B1 to B4), Sandy Williams (tracks: B1 to B4)
  • TrumpetAlbert Snaer (tracks: A5 to A8), Archie Johnson (tracks: B5), Bill Coleman (tracks: B1 to B4), Dizzy Gillespie (tracks: B6, B7), Frank Humphries (tracks: B8), Henry Allen (tracks: A1 to A4), Joe Guy (tracks: B8), Langston Curl (tracks: A1 to A4), Leonard Davis (tracks: A1 to A4), Ludwig Jordan (tracks: B8), Milton Fletcher (tracks: B8), Nelson Bryant (tracks: B5, B6, B7), Russell Smith (tracks: B1 to B4), Shad Collins (tracks: B1 to B4), Sylvester Lewis (tracks: A5 to A8), William "Chiefie" Scott (tracks: B5, B6, B7)
  • Trumpet, VocalsOvie Alston (tracks: A5 to A8)


Simulated Stereo.

Tracks A1, A2 recorded New York City, 24 Sept., 1931.
Tracks A3, A4 recorded New York City, 15 Oct., 1931.
Tracks A5, A6 recorded New York City 14 Sept., 1934.
Tracks A7, A8 recorded New York City 22 Oct., 1934.
Tracks B1 to B4 recorded New York City, 20 May, 1940.
Track B5 recorded New York City, 5 Sept., 1941.
Tracks B6, B7 recorded New York City, 29 July, 1942.
Track B8 recorded New York City, 19 Oct., 1943.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Matrix): 7-11828
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Matrix): 7-11829
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Runout Stamped): 7 11828 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Runout Stamped): 7 11829 3

Don Redman, Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter, Lucky Millinder - Big Bands Uptown Volume 1 (1931 - 1943) MP3 FLAC
Performer: Don Redman, Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter, Lucky Millinder
Genre: Jazz
Title: Big Bands Uptown Volume 1 (1931 - 1943)
Country: US
Released: 1969
Style: Swing
MP3 album: 2728 mb
FLAC album: 1588 mb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 472
Source: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
№ Cat: DL 79242
Label: Decca