Here are some of the greatest jazz artists of the 20th century - from the early pioneers through Be Bop and on to more progressive musicians - in 17 rare, vintage performances. Many of these numbers were performed live on TV and have never been available before. As a special bonus there's All This Jazz, a fascinating overview featuring commentary from jazz greats Red Holloway, Ernie Watts and Gerald Wilson.
Tracklisting: 1. Duke Ellington - Creole Rhapsody (1933) 2. Cab Calloway - Long About Midnight (1935) 3. Louis Armstrong - Shine (1942) 4. Dizzy Gillespie - Be Bop (1946) 5. Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts (1946) 6. Count Basie - Count Basie Boogie (1949) 7. Buddy Rich - Ad-lib Drum Solo (1955) 8. Lionel Hampton - Flying Home (1957) 9. Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Oscar Peterson Trio, Nat King Cole - Stompin' at the Savoy (1957) 10. Nelson Riddle Orchestra - Dig-A-Dig-A-Doo (1957) 11. Louis Armstrong - You Rascal You (1964) 12. Louis Armstrong - Back Home in Indiana (1964) 13. Lionel Hampton - I Got Rhythm (1969) 14. Herbie Mann - There is a Mountain (1969) 15. Earl "Fatha" Hines - Hesitation Blues (1977) 16. Grover Washington Jr. - A Secret Place (1977) 17. Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea - Someday My Prince Will Come (1979)