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Miscellaneous Django Reinhardt

Django Reinhardt has been influential in so many ways to music. This page will be used to highlight some complimentary Django material. This will include DVD's, Django tributes, and artists that Django influenced. 

Stephanne Grappelli: A Life in the Jazz Century
David Grisman
Chet Atkins 
Gypsy Jazz
Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar
Muddy Waters

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Stephanne Grapelli:
A Life in the Jazz Century
 
Product Description
Note DVD bonus features include: 11 bonus chapters; 7 music archive clips-rare & unedited; story-teller's chronicle; promo; alternative commentary; research notes; bibliography/discography; key websites; multiphone selection (programmable audio CD); Music on Earth timeline "Jazz comes to Europe"; rare stills photo montage; Stephane's Montmartre map. 
Summary Stephane Grappelli tells his own story of a 77-year career. Contains all known film footage of Django Reinhardt including 7 minutes of the Hot Club Quintet of France. 
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David Grisman

David Grisman, the mandolin innovator released his debut album under his name in 1977, The David Grisman Quintet. The influences of Django are unmistakable, they even cover "Minor Swing" and several additional tracks in concert. His unique approach merged bluegrass and jazz. Though, it is sounds more bluegrass oriented. 

The roots of the David Grisman Quintet formed in 1975. However, the roots actually began with a group called The Great American String Band. This band primarily played some live performances in the California. Presently there are no releases. Thejerrysite.com has set lists. From it, we included one of them and the personnel, notice the Django influences.
6-12-1974 Keystone, Berkeley, CA
Set 1 (39 minutes)
Colored Aristocracy
Cedar Hill
I'll Be A Gambler If You Deal The Cards
My Plastic Banana Is Not Stupid
Moonlight Waltz
Swing '42
Methodist Preacher
Limehouse Blues

Set 2 (54 minutes)
Bud's Bounce
Dawg's Bull
Russian Lullaby
Virgin's Lament
Sheik of Araby
Billy In The Low Ground
Dawg's Rag
Sweet Georgia Brown
Swing '42

Great American String Band (4-20-1974 to 6-13-1974)
Jerry Garcia - banjo, vocals
David Grisman - mandolin, vocals
David Nichtern - guitar, vocals
Richard Greene - fiddle
Taj Mahal - bass (4-20-1974 only)
Buell Neidlinger - bass (4-26-1974 to 6-13-1974)

Notice Jerry Garcia was in the band. They also played together in the bluegrass band, Old and In the Way, along with Peter Rowan, Vassar Clements, and John Kahn. Then in 1991 they began another partnership called Garcia Grisman.  

The David Grisman Quintet  
Product Description
This 1977 release (recorded in 1976 in Berkeley) shows the beginnings of Dawg Music and how it helped change the face of acoustic music. This album features the fine musicianship of Darol Anger and Tony Rice and the whole Dawg gang is at their best!

"They started calling them Dawg music, The weird tunes that were no longer bluegrass, Not only jazz, tunes with a difference...The Dawg's own music. - Janice Bain Don't believe that a debut album recorded in 1976 could still sound this professional and up to date?
From Acousticdisc.com

1977 release date
1. E.M.D. 
2. Swing 51 
3. Opus 57 
4. Blue Midnite 
5. Pneumonia 
6. Minor Swing 
7. Fish Scale 
8. 16-16 
9. Richochet 
10. Dawg's Rag 

Primary
David Grisman - mandolin, vocals 
Darol Anger - mandolin, violin, vocals 
Tony Rice - guitar, vocals 
Todd Phillips - mandolin 
Bill Amatneek - bass 

Supplementary
Vassar Clements - violin 
Bill Keith - banjo 
Ricky Skaggs - vocals 
Tony Trischka - banjo 
Buck White - mandolin 
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Stephane Grappelli and David Grisman Live  
Product Description
Recorded live in concert on September 20, 1979, at the Berklee Center for the Performing Arts, Boston; except for Satin Doll which was recorded on September 7, 1979, at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco. 

Released in 1981
Producer - David Grisman 
Recording engineer - Bill Wolf 
Tracks
1. Shine 
2. Pent-up House 
3. Misty 
4. Sweet Georgia Brown 
5. Tiger Rag (Hold That Tiger) 
6. Satin Doll 
7. Swing '42 
8. Medley: Tzigani/Tisztorza/Fulginiti 

Musicians
Stephane Grappelli - violin 
David Grisman - mandolin 
Mike Marshall - mandolin, guitar (on Shine) 
Mark O'Connor - guitar, violin (on Shine) 
Rob Wasserman - bass 

Tiny Moore - electric mandolin (on Satin Doll) 
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The Early Years 1946-1957  
Chet Atkins was influenced by Django Reinhardt. His earliest material makes it obvious. However, he didn't just copy the riffs and personnel line-up. Rather, he had his style to the guitar arrangements. As for personnel, with the Colorado Mountain Boys he used a fiddle player, but after that just on occasion. He also used accordion and lots of mandolin.

Chet Atkins, The Early Years 1946-1957, on the JSP label, covers quite a bit of material is very reasonably priced. The release made his previous set, Galloping Guitar: The Early Years, irrelevant as it includes all the material on that plus another 40 or so songs. 

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Disc: 1
1. Guitar Blues (Picking the Blues) - Chester Atkins & the All-Star Hillbillies 
2. Brown Eyes - Chester Atkins & the All-Star Hillbillies 
3. Ain'tcha Tired Of Makin' Me Blue - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
4. I'm Gonna Get Tight - Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys 
5. Canned Heat - Chet Atkins 
6. Standing Room Only - Chet Atkins 
7. Don't Hand Me That Line - Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys 
8. Bug Dance - Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys 
9. (I Know My Baby Loves Me) In Her Own Peculiar Way - Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys 
10. The Nashville Jump - Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys 
11. My Guitar Is My Sweetheart - Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys 
12. I'm Pickin' the Blues - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
13. Gone, Gone, Gone - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
14. Barnyard Shuffle - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
15. Save Your Money - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
16. (I May Be Color Blind But) I Know When I'm Blue - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
17. I've Been Working On the Guitar - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
18. Dizzy Strings - Chet Atkins & his Colorado Mountain Boys 
19. Money, Marbles And Chalk - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
20. Wednesday Night Waltz - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
21. Guitar Waltz - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
22. Tellin' My Troubles To My Old Guitar - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
23. Dance Of the Goldenrod - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
24. Galloping On the Guitar - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
25. Barber Shop Rag - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
26. Centipede Boogie - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
27. Under the Hickory Nut Tree - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
28. I Was Bitten By the Same Bug Twice - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
29. One More Chance - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
30. The Old Buck Dance - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 

Disc: 2 
1. Boogie Man Boogie - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
2. Main Street Breakdown - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
3. Confusin' - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
4. Music In My Heart - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
5. Indian Love Call - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
6. Birth Of the Blues - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
7. Mountain Melody - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
8. You're Always Brand New - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
9. My Crazy Heart - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
10. Hybrid Corn - Chet Atkins & His Guitar Pickers 
11. Jitterbug Waltz - Chet Atkins 
12. One Man Boogie - Chet Atkins 
13. Crazy Rhythm - Chet Atkins 
14. Crazy Rhythm - Chet Atkins 
15. Rustic Dance - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
16. Rainbow - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
17. In the Mood - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
18. Spanish Fandango - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
19. Midnight - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
20. Good-Bye Blues - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
21. Your Mean Little Heart - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
22. Sweet Bunch Of Daisies - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
23. Blue Gypsy - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
24. The Third Man Theme - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
25. St Louis Blues - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
26. Nobody's Sweetheart - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
27. Lover Come Back To Me - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
28. Stephen Foster Melody - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
29. Hangover Blues - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
30. Imagination - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
31. Black Mountain Rag - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
32. Guitar Polka - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 

Disc: 3 
1. Dream Train - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
2. Meet Mister Callaghan - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
3. Chinatown, My Chinatown - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
4. High Rockin' Swing - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
5. Pig Leaf Rag - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
6. Oh By Jingo - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
7. Hello Ma Baby - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
8. The Bells Of St Mary's - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
9. Country Gentlemen - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
10. Memphis Blues - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
11. Alice Blue Gown - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
12. Twelth Street Rag - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
13. Peeping Tom - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
14. Three O'Clock In the Morning - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
15. Georgia Camp Meeting - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
16. City Slicker - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
17. Dill Pickle Rag - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
18. Rubber Doll Rag - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
19. Beautiful Ohio - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
20. Kentucky Derby - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
21. Wildwood Flower - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
22. Guitars On Parade - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
23. Simple Simon - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
24. Get Up And Go - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
25. Pagan Love Song - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
26. Beautiful Ohio - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
27. Downhill Drag - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
28. Avalon - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
29. Sunrise Serenade - Chet Atkins & His Galloping Guitar 
30. San Antonio Rose - Chet Atkins 
31. Set a Spell - Chet Atkins 
32. Mister Misery - Chet Atkins 

Disc: 4 
1. Get Up And Go - Chet Atkins 
2. South - Chet Atkins 
3. Alabama Jubilee - Chet Atkins 
4. Corinne, Corinne - Chet Atkins 
5. Indiana - Chet Atkins 
6. Red Wing - Chet Atkins 
7. Frankie And Johnnie - Chet Atkins 
8. A Gay Ranchero - Chet Atkins 
9. Ballin' the Jack - Chet Atkins 
10. Honeysuckle Rose - Chet Atkins 
11. Darktown Strutters Ball - Chet Atkins And Hank Snow - Guitar Duet 
12. The Old Spinning Wheel - Chet Atkins And Hank Snow - Guitar Duet 
13. Silver Bell - Chet Atkins And Hank Snow - Guitar Duet 
14. Under the Double Eagle - Chet Atkins And Hank Snow - Guitar Duet 
15. The Birth Of the Blues - Chet Atkins 
16. Have You Ever Been Lonely - Chet Atkins 
17. Caravan - Chet Atkins 
18. Old Man River - Chet Atkins 
19. Mister Sandman - Chet Atkins 
20. New Spanish Two Step - Chet Atkins 
21. Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Chet Atkins 
22. Dance With Me Henry - Chet Atkins 
23. Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup - Chet Atkins 
24. Tweedle Dee - Chet Atkins 
25. Hey Mr Guitar - Chet Atkins 
26. Unchained Melody - Chet Atkins 
27. Blues In the Night - Chet Atkins 
28. Somebody Stole My Gal - Chet Atkins 
29. Shine On Harvest Moon - Chet Atkins 
30. Intermezzo - Chet Atkins 
31. Tenderly - Chet Atkins 

Disc: 5 
1. Minute Waltz - Chet Atkins 
2. Minuet - Chet Atkins 
3. Schon Rosmarien - Chet Atkins 
4. Tip Toe Through the Tulips - Chet Atkins 
5. Arkansas Traveler - Chet Atkins 
6. Little Rock Getaway - Chet Atkins 
7. Ochi Cornya - Chet Atkins 
8. Londonderry Air - Chet Atkins 
9. La Golondrina - Chet Atkins 
10. Black Mountain Rag - Chet Atkins 
11. Cecilia - Chet Atkins 
12. Poor People Of Paris - Chet Atkins 
13. Honey - Chet Atkins 
14. The Lady Loves Me - Chet Atkins 
15. Memphis Blues - Chet Atkins 
16. Oh By Jingo - Chet Atkins 
17. Hello Ma Baby - Chet Atkins 
18. Indian Love Call - Chet Atkins 
19. Alice Blue Gown - Chet Atkins 
20. Third Man Theme - Chet Atkins 
21. Blue Gypsy - Chet Atkins 
22. St Louis Blues - Chet Atkins 
23. Dance Of the Golden Rod - Chet Atkins 
24. Gavotte In D - Chet Atkins 
25. Malaguena - Chet Atkins 
26. Glow Worm - Chet Atkins 
27. In the Mood - Chet Atkins 
28. Heartaches - Chet Atkins 
29. Swedish Rhapsody - Chet Atkins 
30. Waltz In A-Flat - Chet Atkins 
31. Adelita - Chet Atkins 
32. Petite Waltz - Chet Atkins 
33. Liza - Chet Atkins 
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Gypsy Jazz  
Product Description
A unique 98 track survey of this most vibrant of musical idioms whose most famous exponent was the great Django Reinhardt. This set follows Django and many of his disciples as the music spread worldwide. There are examples here from Europe, Scandinavia and even South America. Wherever the gypsies travelled their music travelled with them. Artists included, aside from Django, are Stephane Grappelli, the Ferret Brothers, Jean Sablon, Gus Visseur and even Sacha Distel who was a mean guitarist before he started crooning. 
Disc: 1 
1. Jean Sablon 
2. Michel Warlop Et Son Orchestre - Cloud Castles 
3. Michel Warlop Et Son Orchestre - Crazy Strings 
4. Stephane Grappelli & Michael Warlop - You Took Advantage Of Me 
5. Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Bricktop 
6. Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Speevy 
7. Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Paramount Stomp 
8. Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Bolero 
9. Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Mabel 
10. Michel Warlop - Christmas Swing 
11. Django Reinhardt - Sweet Georgia Brown 
12. Gus Viseur's Music - Winds And Strings 
13. Gus Viseur's Music - Automne 
14. Gus Viseur's Music - Daphne 
15. Albert Ferreri Et Le Trio Ferret - Andalousie 
16. Oscar Aleman - Nobody's Sweetheart 
17. Oscar Aleman - Whispering 
18. Le Trio Ferret - Ma Theo 
19. Le Trio Ferret - Gin, Gin 
20. Le Trio Ferret - La Valse Des Niglots 
21. Le Trio Ferret - Ti-Pi-Tin 
22. Oscar Aleman Trio - Russian Lullaby 
23. Oscar Aleman Trio - Just A Little Swing 
24. Oscar Aleman Trio - Dear Old Southland 
25. Oscar Aleman Trio - Jeepers Creepers 

Disc: 2 
1. Svenska Hotkvintetten - Hallelujah 
2. Svenska Hotkvintetten - Jumping For Joy 
3. Svenska Hotkvintetten - I Found A New Baby 
4. Gus Viseur Et Son Orchestre - Undecided 
5. Gus Viseur Et Son Orchestre - Rosetta 
6. Josette Dayde Et Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Coucou 
7. Svenska Hotkvintetten - Opus 5 
8. Quintette Du Hot Club Du France - Swing De Paris 
9. Quintette Du Hot Club Du France - Oiseaux Des Iles 
10. Tony Murena Et Son Ensemble Swing - Nostalgia Gitana 
11. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Miami 
12. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Septembre 
13. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Blue Guitare 
14. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Swing Star 
15. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Swing 39 
16. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Cocktail Swing 
17. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Deux Guitares 
18. Sarane Ferret Et Le Swing Quintette De Paris - Tiger Rag 
19. Tony Murena Et Son Ensemble Swing - Gitan Swing 
20. Quintette Du Hot Club De Belgique - Rose De Miel 
21. Sarane Ferret Et Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effrosse - Royal Blue 
22. Sarane Ferret Et Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effrosse - Surprise Party 
23. Sarane Ferret Et Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effrosse - Daphne 
24. Sarane Ferret Et Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effrosse - Hungaria 

Disc: 3 
1. Orchestra Swing Jo Reindardt - Zazou Zazou 
2. Orchestra Swing Jo Reinhardt - Ballade 
3. Django Reinhardt - Blues En Mineur 
4. Gus Viseur Et Son Orchestre - Swing 42 
5. Viseur - Deloof Sextet - Sur La Glace 
6. Viseur - Deloof Sextet - Chantons Ensemble 
7. Viseur - Deloof Sextet - Harlem Swing 
8. Viseur - Deloof Sextet - Gus Et Gus 
9. Viseur - Deloof Sextet - Manche De Fouet 
10. Frank Ottersen Og Hans Sekstett - Ding, Dong Dang 
11. Frank Ottersen Og Hans Sekstett - Skumring 
12. Frank Ottersen Og Hans Sekstett - Promenade 
13. Frank Ottersen Og Hans Sekstett - Opus 1 
14. Sarane Ferret Et Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effosse - Lucky 
15. Sarane Ferret Et Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effosse - Folies Bergere 
16. Sarane Ferret Et Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effosse - Studio 28 
17. Sarane Ferret El Le Quintette De Paris With Georges Effosse - Sex-Appeal 
18. Django Reinhardt - Improvisation Pt. 1 
19. Django Reinhardt - Improvisation Pt. 2 
20. Svend Asmussen - Exactly Like You 
21. Jean Ferret Et Son Sixtette - Swing Guitar 
22. Jean Ferret Et Son Sixtette - La Vipere Du Trottoir 
23. Joseph Reinhardt Et Son Ensemble - Un Peu De Reve 
24. Joseph Reinhardt Et Son Ensemble - Douce Georgette (Sweet Georgia Brown) 

Disc: 4 
1. Joseph Reinhardt Et Son Ensemble - L'oeil Noir 
2. Oscar Aleman Y Su Quinteto De Swing - Caminos Cruzados 
3. Oscar Aleman Y Su Quinteto De Swing - Darktown Strutters Ball 
4. Oscar Aleman Y Su Quinteto De Swing -Cielos Azules 
5. Oscar Aleman Y Su Quntet De Swing - Diga Diga Doo 
6. Vincentino - Ideas In Minor 
7. Django Reinhardt Et Stephane Grappelli - How High The Moon? 
8. Django Reinhardt Et Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Minor Swing 
9. Jean Bonal - Melodie Au Crepuscule 
10. Jean Bonal - Nuages 
11. Ensemble Eddy Christiani conducted by Frans Boptie - Flighty Flies 
12. Frans Poptie En Zyn So - Snowy Blues 
13. Jean-Pierre Sasson Et Son Ensemble - Artillerie Lourde 
14. Matelot Ferret Et Son Quartette - I Surrender Dear 
15. Matelot Ferret Et Son Quartette - Out Of Nowhere 
16. Matelot Ferret Et Son Quartette - Djoungalo 
17. Matelot Ferret Et Son Quartette - Pennies From Heaven 
18. Henri Crolla Sa Guitare Et Son Ensemble - Love For Sale 
19. Henri Crolla Sa Guitare Et Son Ensemble - Yardbird Suite 
20. Henri Crolla Sa Guitare Et Son Ensemble - Je Cherche Apres Titine 
21. Henri Crolla Sa Guitare Et Son Ensemble - Ay, Ay, Ay 
22. Jean Pierre Sasson Et Sacha Distel - Two Guitar Blues 
23. Jean Pierre Sasson Et Sacha Distel - Joan 
24. Frans Poptie En Zyn So - Just Blowing 
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Progressions: 100 Years Of Jazz Guitar   Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey
Product Description
Seventy-eight guitar classics are put together in 100 YEARS OF JAZZ GUITAR, a remarkable 4-CD anthology that yields the absolutely definitive jazz guitar collection ever assembled. The set spans the years 1906 to 2001, from the ragtime banjo of Vess Ossman (originally recorded on an Edison cylinder) to the diaphonous chords of Bill Frisell. In between, virtually every major figure of the jazz guitar weighs in, from Eddie Lang, Django Reinhardt, and Charlie Christian to Les Paul, Tal Farlow, and Wes Montgomery, and right up to Jim Hall, Grant Green, George Benson, Pat Martino, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, and John Scofield as well as Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, and the great Jimi Hendrix.

In addition, the box also contains a book filled with photographs of each of the principles heard herein, an overview essay by guitar scholar Charles Alexander, old guitar ads, photos of classic guitar models and amps, solo transcriptions and technical analysis, testimonials from guitar legends, and precise discographical data. Clearly, 100 YEARS OF JAZZ GUITAR is the set to get if one is even remotely interested in the history and development of guitar over the course of the past century. 
Disc: 1  
1. St. Louis Tickle- VESS OSSMAN 
2. Chain Gang Blues- SAM MOORE 
3. Savoy Blues- JOHNNY ST. CYR and LONNIE JOHNSON 
4. You're The One For Me- SOL HOOPII 
5. Add A Little Wiggle- EDDIE LANG 
6. Clowin' The Frets- EDDIE BUSH 
7. California Blues- BENNY "KING" NAHAWI 
8. How'm I Doin' / Dinah- ROY SMECK 
9. Who's Sorry Now- EDDIE CONDON 
10. Danzon- CARL KRESS & DICK McDONOUGH 
11. China Boy- OTTO "COCO" HEIMEL 
12. Minnehaha- SAM KOKI 
13. Swingin' On The Strings- INK SPOTS 
14. Honeysuckle Rose- DJANGO REINHARDT 
15. Guitar Swing- CASEY BILL WELDON 
16. Love Me Or Leave Me- EDDIE DURHAM & FREDDIE GREEN 
17. Whispering- OSCAR ALEMAN 
18. Pickin' For Patsy- ALLAN REUSS 
19. Little Rock Getaway- GEORGE BARNES 
20. Solo 
21. Flight- CHARLIE CHRISTIAN 
22. Buck Jumpin'- AL CASEY 
23. Twin Guitar Special- LEON McAULIFFE & ELDON SHAMBLIN 
24. I'm Walkin' This Town- TEDDY BUNN 
25. Palm Springs Jump- SLIM GAILLARD 
26. Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You- OSCAR MOORE 
27. Red Cross- TINY GRIMES 

Disc: 2 
1. Ol' Man Rebop- BILL DE ARANGO 
2. On Green Dolphin Street- BARNEY KESSEL 
3. What Is This Thing Called Love- GEORGE VAN EPS 
4. Body And Soul- JIMMY RANEY 
5. My Baby Just Cares For Me- CHUCK WAYNE 
6. Runnin' Wild- LES PAUL 
7. Mountain Melody- CHET ATKINS 
8. Yardbird Suite- TAL FARLOW 
9. The Boy Next Door- JOHNNY SMITH 
10. Tocata- LAURINDO ALMEIDA 
11. I've Got You Under My Skin- JIM HALL 
12. Aguas De Marco [Waters Of March]- JOAO GILBERTO 
13. Bluesette- TOOTS THIELEMANS 
14. Midnight Blue- KENNY BURRELL 
15. Unit 7- WES MONTGOMERY 
16. Naptown Blues- HERB ELLIS 
17. Move- HANK GARLAND 
18. Easy Living- HOWARD ROBERTS 
19. Jean de Fleur- GRANT GREEN 
20. Night And Day- JOE PASS 

Disc: 3 
1. Clockwise- GEORGE BENSON 
2. Just Friends- PAT MARTINO 
3. A Taste Of Honey- LENNY BREAU 
4. How Insensitive- CHARLIE BYRD 
5. Gypsy Queen- GABOR SZABO 
6. June 15, 1967- LARRY CORYELL 
7. As We Used To Sing- SONNY SHARROCK 
8. Should Be Reversed- DEREK BAILEY 
9. Manic Depression- JIMI HENDRIX 
10. Birds Of Fire- JOHN McLAUGHLIN 
11. Coral- MICK GOODRICK 
12. Ralph's Piano Waltz- JOHN ABERCROMBIE 
13. The Prowler- RALPH TOWNER 
14. Bright Size Life- PAT METHENY 
15. Aqui, Oh- TONINHO HORTA 
16. Midnight In San Juan- EARL KLUGH 

Disc: 4 
1. Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)- CARLOS SANTANA 
2. Inner City Blues- PHIL UPCHURCH 
3. Thumper- ERIC GALE 
4. Spiral- LARRY CARLTON 
5. Captain Fingers- LEE RITENOUR 
6. Mr. Spock- ALLAN HOLDSWORTH 
7. Race With The Devil On Spanish Highway- AL DIMEOLA 
8. Cause We've Ended As Lovers- JEFF BECK 
9. Church- JAMES BLOOD ULMER 
10. Ron Carter- BILL FRISELL 
11. Hottentot- JOHN SCOFIELD 
12. Postizo- MARC RIBOT 
13. Fat Time- MIKE STERN 
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Muddy Waters The Chess Box Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live
Muddy Waters' catalog is vast. There are some early acoustic treasures in the style of Robert Johnson. Though, their output differs in that Muddy's classic early Chess recordings used additional support; bass, piano, etc. Also, Muddy's material included instrumental breaks, but Johnson's generally didn't.

Moving along, there are storied Chess studio electric recordings, his work that Johnny Winter produced, and lots of live treasures, among other gems. 

Muddy Waters' The Chess Box set is highly recommended. I find that his numerous single or the two disc release, The Anthology, leave essential material off due to the length limitations. They do satisfy smaller appetites. Additionally, The Chess Box. has some really good material that is not available elsewhere or is very rare, specifically, some outtakes from the Bill Broonzy sessions on disc 2 and some gems on disc 3 from 1963. This is a really well done release. 

Couple The Chess Box with Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live, of which there is no overlap.  There are numerous live tracks on the The Chess Box, but a complete live Muddy release is a treasure to be heard.

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