Episode #76: Herman, Tito, Raymond, and Django

Uploaded: August 6, 2022

Herman meets Puente

Alvin Gilbert Cohn & Willard Palmer Harris: It’s coolin’ time

Johnny Mandel: Sinbad the Sailor

Neil Hefti: Black orchid

Ralph Burns: Fire Island

Woody Hermann & Tito Puente: Cha-cha chick

Mambo herd

New Cha-cha

Latin flight

Alvin Gilbert Cohn: Blue Station

Woody Herman & Tito Puente: Tito meets Woody

Woody Herman: Original No. 2

Prelude a la Cha-cha

Allan Dick Small: Bamba Samba

Woody Herman, reeds

Tito Puente, vibraphone, band leader

Charlie Byrd, guitar (uncredited)

with big band

JAZZ CRG 120008

The Raymond Scott Project

Raymond Scott: Powerhouse

Girl at the typewriter

Dinner music for a pack of hungry cannibals

New Year’s Eve in a haunted house

War dance for wooden Indians

In an 18th Century drawing room

Oil Gusher

Bumpy weather over Newark

Moment whimsical

The toy trumpet

Christmas Night in Harlem

Confusion among a fleet of taxicabs upon meeting with a fare

Peter Tambourine

Raymond Scott Quintette


Django Reinhardt 1937

William Christopher Handy: St. Louis blues*

Gus Deloof: Bouncin’ around*

Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli: Minor swing+

Fletcher Allen: Viper’s dream+

Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli: Swinging with Django+, **

Django Reinhardt: Bolero++

Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli: Mabel++

Reginald Forsythe & Dorothy Fields: Serenade for a wealthy widow***

Michel Warlop: Taj Mahal***

Vincent Youmans: Tea for two***

Vincent Youmans: Tea for two

Gus Deloof: Easy goin’+++

Harlem swing+++

Django Reinhardt, guitar


*Louis Gaste, guitar

*Eugène d’Hellemmes, bass

+Quintette du Hot Club de France

**Michel Warlop, violin

++Quintette du Hot Club de France (augmented)

***Michel Warlop et son orchestre

+++Philippe Brun et son swing band