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MUSIC 331: History of Jazz Online

Required Listening
All tracks can be streamed via the course
Canvas site

Listening for Midterm 1


Lesson 3
Lesson 1
“The Stampede”
Fletcher Henderson
“Hellhound On My Trail”
Robert Johnson
“King Porter Stomp”
Benny Goodman
“Cold In Hand Blues”
Bessie Smith
“Seven Come Eleven”
Charlie Christian
“The Maple Leaf Rag”
Scott Joplin
“Harlem Congo”
Chick Webb
Lesson 2
“It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That
“Livery Stable Blues”
Swing)”
Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Duke Ellington
“Dipper Mouth Blues”
“Concerto For Cootie”
King Oliver & His Creole Jazz Band
Duke Ellington
“Heebie Jeebies”
“Harlem Air Shaft”
Louis Armstrong's Hot Five
Duke Ellington
“West End Blues”
“One O'Clock Jump”
Louis Armstrong's Hot Five
Count Basie
“Maple Leaf Rag”
“Body And Soul”
Sidney Bechet
Coleman Hawkins
“Singin' The Blues”
“Lester Leaps In”
Bix Beiderbecke
Count Basie & His Orchestra
“Maple Leaf Rag”
“Gemini”
Jelly Roll Morton
Mary Lou Williams
“You've Got To Be Modernistic”
“Rose Room”
James P. Johnson
Django Reinhardt
“I Know That You Know”
“All Of Me”
Art Tatum
Billie Holiday

“How High The Moon”


Ella Fitzgerald
Listening for Midterm 2

Lesson 4 “The Sidewinder”


Lee Morgan
“KoKo”
Charlie Parker “Back at the Chicken Shack”
Jimmy Smith
“Shaw Nuff”
Dizzy Gillespie “Moanin’”
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers
“Just Friends”
Charlie Parker Lesson 6

“Long Tall Dexter” “'Round Midnight”


Dexter Gordon Miles Davis

“Criss Cross” “Summertime”


Thelonious Monk Miles Davis

“Misterioso” “So What”


Thelonious Monk Miles Davis

“Wail” “Orbits”
Bud Powell Miles Davis Quintet

“Manteca”
Dizzy Gillespie

Lesson 5

“Subconscious-Lee”
Lee Konitz

“Boplicity”
Miles Davis Nonet

“Take Five”
The Dave Brubeck Quartet

“Blue Rondo A La Turk”


The Dave Brubeck Quartet

“Sketch for Jazz Quartet and String Quartet”


The Modern Jazz Quartet

“Blue Seven”
Sonny Rollins

“Sister Sadie”
Horace Silver

“Mercy, Mercy, Mercy”


Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley
Listening for Final Exam

Lesson 7 “Birdland”
Whether Report
“Giant Steps”
John Coltrane “Blow”
Miles Davis and Easy Moh Bee
“My Favorite Things”
John Coltrane Lesson 10

“Acknowledgement” from A Love Supreme “Delfeayo's Dilemma”


John Coltrane Wynton Marsalis

“Mars” “Take The "A" Train”


John Coltrane Jazz At Lincoln Center

Lesson 8 “Cotton Club Stomp”


Don Byron
“Hora Decubitus”
Charles Mingus “Mirrors”
Dave Douglas
“Lonely Woman”
Ornette Coleman “Kilayim”
Masada featuring John Zorn
“Free Jazz”
Ornette Coleman “Again and Again and Again”
Cuong Vu
“Ghosts”
Albert Ayler “News From The Front”
Joshua Redman
“Jitney No. 2”
Cecil Taylor “Artistiya”
Regina Carter
“Imaginary Situations”
Art Ensemble of Chicago

Lesson 9

“Cantaloupe Island”
Herbie Hancock

“Eighty One”
Miles Davis Quintet

“Miles Runs The Voodoo Down”


Miles Davis

“Awakening”
The Mahavishnu Orchestra

“Watermelon Man”
Herbie Hancock