Charlie Christian Discography 1939-1941

Charlie Christian

August 19, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, WEAF Radio, The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Flying Home
September 2,1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Michigan State Fair, Detroit

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Stardust
  • Flying Home
September 9,1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Flying Home
September 11, 1939
RCA Victor, New York

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie - tp; Benny Carter - as; Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Chu Berry - ts; Clyde Hart - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Milt Hinton - bs; Cozy Cole - dr; Lionel Hampton - vib;
  • Early Session Hop
  • Hot Mallets
  • One Sweet Letter From You
  • When Lights Are Low
September 23, 1939
NBC Radio Program, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Opus ½
September 24, 1939
Harlem Breakfast Club, Minneapolis

Jerry Jerome Quartet

Jerry Jerome - ts; Frankie Hines - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Oscar Pettiford - bs; unknown - dr;
  • I Got Rhythm
  • I Got Rhythm
  • Stardust
  • Tea For Two
October 2,1939
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Flying Home
  • Homeward Bound (Flying Home)
  • Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland)
  • Stardust
October 6,1939
ASCAP's 25th Anniversary Program, Carnegie Hall, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Lionel Hampton - vib; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Flying Home
  • Stardust
October 7,1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Memories Of You
October 9,1939
"Columbia Records Present: Young Man With A Band", Mutual Radio Network, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland)
October 12, 1939
RCA Victor, New York

Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra

Henry "Red" Allen - tp; J.C. Higginbotham - tb; Earl Bostic - as; Clyde Hart - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Sidney Catlett - dr; Lionel Hampton - vib;
  • Haven't Named It Yet
  • The Heebie Jeebies Are Rockin' The Town
  • I'm On My Way From You
October 14, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Radio City Studios, New York

Louis Armstrong with Benny Goodman Sextet

Louis Armstrong - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Ain't Misbehavin'
October 14, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Radio City Studios, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • AC/DC Current
October 16, 1939
Sustaining Broadcasts, Mutual Radio Network, Waldorf Astoris Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Flying Home
October 21, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Radio City Studios, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Soft Winds
October 23, 1939
Sustaining Broadcasts, Mutual Radio Network, Waldorf Astoris Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Memories Of You
October 28, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Rose Room
October 31, 1939
Vocation, New York

Ida Cox acc. by her All-Star Band

Ida Cox - vo; Hot Lips Page - tp; J.C. Higginbotham - tb; Edmond Hall - cl; James P. Johnson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Lionel Hampton - dr;
  • Death Letter Blues [tk 1]
  • Death Letter Blues [tk 4]
  • Deep Sea Blues [tk 1]
  • Deep Sea Blues [tk 2]
  • Four Day Creep
  • Hard Times Blues
  • One Hour Mama [tk 4]
  • One Hour Mama [tk 5 - breakdown]
  • One Hour Mama [tk 6]
  • Pink Slip Blues
  • Take Him Off My Mind
Nobember 4,1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Waldorf Astoris Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Shivers
Nobember 18, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • South Of The Border
Nobember 22, 1939
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Memories Of You [tk A]
  • Memories Of You [tk B]
  • Soft Winds [tk A]
  • Soft Winds [tk B]
  • Seven Come Eleven (Roast Turkey Stomp)
Nobember 22, 1939
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Ziggy Elman, Johnny Martel - tp; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown , Ted Vesery - tb; Toots Mondello, Buff Estes - as; Bus Bassey, Jerry Jerome - ts; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Honeysuckele Rose
Nobember 25, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Seven Come Eleven (Roast Turkey Stomp)
Nobember 27, 1939
Mutual Radio Network, Waldorf Astoeia Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • AC-DC Current
December 2,1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Radio City Studios, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Henderson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • AC-DC Current
December 16, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Radio Sity Studips, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Sheik Of Araby
  • Dinah
December 20, 1939
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Shivers
  • Shivers [tk A]
  • AC-DC Current
  • I'm Confessin'
December 24, 1939
John Hammond's "Spirituals To Swing" concerts, Carnegie Hall, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Charlie Christian - g; Lionel Hampton - vib; Fletcher Hendersn - pf; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Flying Home
  • Memories Of You
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • I Got Rhythm
  • Stompin' At The Savoy
December 24, 1939
John Hammond's "Spirituals To Swing" concerts, Carnegie Hall, New York

The Kansas City Six

Buck Clayton - tp; Lester Young - ts; Charlie Christian - g; Freddie Greene - g; Walter Page - bs; Jo Jones - dr;
  • Paging The Devil
  • Good Morning Blues
  • Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
December 24, 1939
John Hammond's "Spirituals To Swing" concerts, Carnegie Hall, New York

Jam Session

Buck Clayton, Shad Collins, Harry Edison, Ed Lewis - tp; Dicky Wells, Benny Morton, Dan Minor - tb; Earle Warren - as; Lester Young, Buddy Tate - ts; Jack Washington - bari; Count Basie, Pete Johnson, Fletcher Henderson, Joe Sullivan - pf; Charlie Christian, Freddie Green - g; Artie Bernstein, Walter Page - bs; Jo Jones, Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Oh, Lady Be Good
December 30, 1939
"Camel Caravan" Program, NBC Radio Network, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Pick-A-Rib
December 31, 1939
"Fitch Bandwagon" Program, NBA Radio Network, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Till Tom Special
February 7,1940
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Till Tom Special
  • Gone With "What" Wind [tk A]
  • Gone With "What" Wind [tk B]
February 7,1940
Columbia, New York

The Metronome All-Star Nine

Harry James - tp; Jack Teagarden - tb; Benny Goodman - cl; Benny Carter - as; Eddie Miller - ts; Jess Stacy - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Bob Haggart - bs; Gene Krupa - dr;
  • All Star Strut
  • All Star Strut [tk A]
  • All Star Strut [tk B]
March 19, 1940
NBC Radio Network Program, Cocoanut Grove, Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Gone With "What" Wind
April 3, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Irving Goodman, Ziggy Elman - tp; Ted Vesely, Red Ballard, Vernon Brown - tb; Benny Goodman - cl; Toots Mondello, Les Robinson - as; Jerry Jerome, Bus Bassey - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Buds Won't Bud
  • Devil May Care
  • I'm Nobody's Baby
  • Coconut Grove [tk 1]
  • Coconut Grove [tk 2]
April 3,1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • The Sheik Of Araby [tk A]
  • The Sheik Of Araby [tk 1 - unused]
  • Poor Butterfly [tk A]
  • Poor Butterfly [false start]
  • [untitled tune]
  • [untitled tune] [breakdown]
April 6,1940
NBC Radio Network Program, Cocoanut Grove, Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Gone With "What" Wind
April 10, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Irving Goodman, Ziggy Elman - tp; Ted Vesely, Red Ballard, Vernon Brown - tb; Benny Goodman - cl; Toots Mondello, Les Robinson - as; Jerry Jerome, Bus Bassey - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • I Can't Love You Any Anymore
  • The Hour Of Parting
  • The Hour Of Parting [tk A]
  • Ev'ry Sunday Afternoon
  • Crazy Rhythm
  • Crazy Rhythm [tk B]
April 10, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Boy Meets Goy (Grand Slam) (Boy Meets Girl)
  • I Surrender, Dear [tk B]
  • I Surrender, Dear [breakdown 1]
  • I Surrender, Dear [breakdown 2]
  • I Surrender, Dear [tk 1 - unused]
April 12, 1940
NBC Radio Network Program, Cocoanut Grove, Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • The Sheik Of Araby
April 13, 1940
NBC Radio Network Program, Cocoanut Grove, Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Soft Winds
April 26, 1940
NBC Radio Network Program, Cocoanut Grove, Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • The Sheik Of Araby
April 27, 1940
NBC Radio Program, Cocoanut Grove, Hotel Ambassador, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Gone With What Wind
  • Poor Butterfly (incomplete)
April 30, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Fred Astaire with Benny Goodman and his Orchestra and Sextet

Fred Astaire - vo, dance; Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Ziggy Elman, Irving Goodman - tp; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, Ted Vesely - tb; Toots Mondello, Les Robinson - as; Bus Bassey, Jerry Jerome - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Just Like Taking Candy From A Baby
April 30, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Fred Astaire with Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Fred Astaire - vo; Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Ziggy Elman, Irving Goodman - tp; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, Ted Vesely - tb; Toots Mondello, Les Robinson - as; Bus Bassey, Jerry Jerome - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Who Cares (So Long As You Care For Me)
April 30, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Ziggy Elman, Irving Goodman - tp; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, Ted Vesely - tb; Toots Mondello, Les Robinson - as; Bus Bassey, Jerry Jerome - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • The Moon Won't Talk
  • Mister Meadowlark
  • I Can't Love You Any More
May 28, 1940
Mutual Radio Network, Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Seven Come Eleven (Roast Turkey Stomp)
June 4,1940
Mutual Radio Network, Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Six Appeal (My Daddy Rocks Me)
July 3, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Irving Goodman, Ziggy Elman - tp; Ted Vesely, Red Ballard, Vernon Brown - tb; Benny Goodman - cl; Toots Mondello, Les Robinson - as; Jerry Jerome, Bus Bassey - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • I Can't Resist You
  • Dreaming Out Loud
  • Li' Boy Love
  • Nostalia
June 11, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Dudley Brooks - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Six Appeal
  • Six Appeal (My Daddy Rocks Me) [alt] [tk 1]
  • Six Appeal (My Daddy Rocks Me) [alt] [tk 3]
  • Six Appeal (My Daddy Rocks Me) [breakdown]
  • Six Appeal (My Daddy Rocks Me) [false start]
  • Good Enough To Keep (Air Mail Special)
  • These Foolish Things
  • These Foolish Things [alternate take]
  • These Foolish Things [false start]
June 22, 1940
Unknown broadcast, Catalina Casino Hotel Ste Catharine, Catalina Island

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • Six Appeal (My Daddy Rocks Me)
June 25, 1940
Columbia, Los Angeles

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Ziggy Elman, Irving Goodman - tp; Red Ballard, Vernon Brown, Ted Vesely - tb; Toots Mondello, Les Robinson - as; Bus Bassey, Jerry Jerome - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr; Helen Forrest - vo;
  • Li'l Boy Love
  • Li'l Boy Love [take 2 - unused]
June 30, 1940
Unknown broadcast, Catalina Casino Hotel Ste Catharine, Catalina Island

Benny Goodman Sextet

Benny Goodman - cl; Lionel Hampton - vib; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • AC-DC Current
October 4,1940
Columbia, New York

Eddy Howard

Eddy Howard - vo; Benny Morton - tb; Edmond Hall - cl; Teddy Wilson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Billy Taylor - bs; Yank Porter - dr;
  • Stardust
  • Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
  • Exactly Like You
  • Old Fashioned Love
October 28, 1940
Columbia Studios, New York

Benny Goodman Septet

Buck Clayton - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Lester Young - ts; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian, Freddie Green - g; Walter Page - bs; Jo Jones - dr;
  • Ad Lib Blues
  • I Never Knew
  • Charlie's Dream
  • Wholly Cats
  • Lester's Dream
Nobember 4,1940
ABC, NBC, Mutual Networks and Independent Radio Networks, Democratis Rally, Madison Square Garden, New York

Benny Goodman Quintet

Benny Goodman - cl; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Walter Page - bs; Jo Jones - dr;
  • Gone With "What" Wind
Nobember 7,1940
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet feat. Count Basie

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Harry Jaeger - dr;
  • Wholly Cats [tk 1]
  • Wholly Cats [tk 2]
  • Wholly Cats [tk 3]
  • Wholly Cats [tk 5]
  • Wholly Cats [tk 6]
  • Royal Garden Blues [tk 1]
  • Royal Garden Blues [tk 2]
  • Royal Garden Blues [tk 3]
  • As Long As I Live [tk 1]
  • As Long As I Live [tk 2]
  • Benny's Bugle [tk 1]
  • Benny's Bugle [tk 2]
  • Benny's Bugle [tk 3]
  • Benny's Bugle [tk 4]
  • Benny's Bugle [tk 5]
  • Benny's Bugle [tk 6]
Nobember 19, 1940
"The Make Believe Ballroom", Martin Block's Program WNEW Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet feat. Count Basie

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Harry Jaeger - dr;
  • Benny's Bugle
  • Wholly Cats
  • Honeysuckle Rose
December 19, 1940
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Kenny Kersey - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Harry Jaeger - dr;
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 1]
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 2]
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 3]
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 4]
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 5]
  • Breakfast Feud [false start 1]
  • Breakfast Feud [false start 2]
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love [tk 1]
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love [tk 2]
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love [tk 3]
  • Gone With What Draft (Gilly) [tk 1]
  • Gone With What Draft (Gilly) [tk 2]
  • Gone With What Draft (Gilly) [tk 3]
  • Gone With What Draft (Gilly) [breakdown take]
January 15, 1941
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet feat. Count Basie

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Jo Jones - dr;
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 1]
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 2]
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 3]
  • Breakfast Feud [tk 4]
  • On The Alamo
  • I Found A New Baby [tk 1]
  • I Found A New Baby [tk 2]
  • Gone With What Draft (Gilly) [tk 1]
  • Gone With What Draft (Gilly) [tk 2]
  • Gone With What Draft (Gilly) [tk 3]
January 16, 1941
Victor, New York

The Metronome All-Star Band

Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Cootie Williams - tp; Topmmy Dorsey, J.C. Higginbotham - tb; Benny Goodman - cl; Toots Mondello, Benny Carter - as; Coleman Hawkins, Tex Beneke - ts; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Buddy Rich - dr;
  • One O'Clock Jump (All Star Jump)
February-April, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider
  • Song Of The Islands
February-April, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr; Red Norvo - xyl; + orchestra
  • Flying Home
February 5,1941
Blue Note, New York New York

Edmond Hall Celeste Qualtet

Edmond Hall - cl; Meade Lux Lewis - cel; Charlie Christian - g; Israel Crosby - bs;
  • Jamming In Four
  • Edmond Hall Blues
  • Profoundly Blue [tk 1]
  • Profoundly Blue [tk 2]
  • Celestial Express
February 10, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Wholly Cats
  • Flying Home
February 16, 1941
"Fitch Bandwagon" program NBC Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Bill Rowland - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Gone With What Draft
February 17, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Milt Raskin - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Breakfast Feud
February 24, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Count Basie - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Gone With What Draft
March 3,1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Milt Raskin - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough- dr;
  • Six Appeal
  • Six Appeal (My Daddy Rocks Me)
March 3,1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Alec Fila, Cootie Williams, Irving Goodman - tp; Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall - tb; Gus Bivona, Skip Martin - as; George Auld, Pete Mondello - ts; Bob Snyder - bari; Milt Raskin - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Chonk, Charlie, Chonk (Solo Flight)
March 4,1941
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Alec Fila, Cootie Williams, Irving Goodman - tp; Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall - tb; Gus Bivona, Skip Martin - as; George Auld, Pete Mondello - ts; Bob Snyder - bari; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Solo Flight [tk 1]
  • Solo Flight [tk 2]
March 10, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Gene Krupa - dr;
  • Flying Home
March 13, 1941
Columbia, New York

Jam Session

Cootie Williams - tp; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Dave Tough - dr;
  • A Smo-o-o-oth One (Waiting For Benny)
  • I Can't Believe That You Are In Love With Me
  • Rose Room
  • I Hadn't Anyone Till You
  • Blues In B
March 13, 1941
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • A Smo-o-o-oth One [tk 1]
  • A Smo-o-o-oth One [tk 2]
  • A Smo-o-o-oth One [tk 3]
March 13, 1941
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Good Enough to Keep (Air Mail Special) [tk 1]
  • Good Enough to Keep (Air Mail Special) [tk 2]
March 17, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Good Enough to Keep (Air Mail Special)
April 7,1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Wholly Cats
April 14, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Dave Tough - dr;
  • Breakfast Feud
April 28, 1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show" New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

  • Good Enough to Keep (Air Mail Special)
May 1941
Minton's Playhouse, New York

Jam Session

  • I Found A New Baby
  • Rhythm-A-Ning
May 1941
Minton's Playhouse, New York

Jam Session

Joe Guy, Dizzy Gillespie - tp; Don Byas - ts; Charlie Christian - g; ? - bs; ? - dr;
  • Honeysuckle Rose (Up On Teddy's Hill)
  • I Got Rhythm (Down On Teddy's Hill)
May 4,1941
Minton's Playhouse, New York

Jam Session

Oran "Hot Lips" Page, Joe Guy - tp; Rudy Williams - as; Don Byas, Kermit Scott - ts; "Tex" - pf; Nick Fenton - bs; Kenny Clarke - dr;
  • Stompin' At The Savoy
May 5,1941
"What's New? - The Old Gold Show", WJZ Radio, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Teddy Wilson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Artie Bernstein - bs; Joe Jones - dr; + orchestra
  • Flying Home
  • Flying Home
May 6,1941
Clark Monroe's Uptown House, New York

Jam Session

Oran "Hot Lips" Page, Victor Coulson, Joe Guy - tp; Rudy Williams - as; Don Byas, Kermit Scott - ts; A. Tinney - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Ebeneser Paul - bs; T. Miller - dr;
  • I Got Rhythm (Guy's Got To Go)
May 6,1941
Clark Monroe's Uptown House, New York

Jam Session

Oran "Hot Lips" Page, Victor Coulson, Joe Guy - tp; Rudy Williams - as; Don Byas, Kermit Scott - ts; "A. Tinney - pf; Nick Fenton - bs; Kenny Clarke - dr;
  • Stompin' At The Savoy (On With Charlie Christian / Lips Flips)
May 8,1941
Minton's Playhouse, New York

Jam Session

Hot Lips Page, Joe Guy - tp; Rudy Williams - as; Don Byas, Kermit Scott - ts; "Tex" - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Nick Fenton - bs; Kenny Clarke - dr;
  • Stompin' at The Savoy
May 12, 1941
Minton's Playhouse, New York

Jam Session

Joe Guy - tp; Kenny Kersey - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Nick Fenton - bs; Kenny Clarke - dr;
  • Topsy (Charlie's Choice) (Swing To Bop)
May 28, 1941
"Monte Proser Dance Carnival", Mutal Radio Network, Madison Square Garden, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Walter Iooss - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Benny's Bugle
June 1941
"Monte Proser Dance Carnival", Mutal Radio Network, Madison Square Garden, New York

Benny Goodman Sextet

enny Goodman - cl; Cootie Williams - tp; Georgie Auld - ts; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Walter Iooss - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Stompin' at The Savoy
June 1941
"Monte Proser Dance Carnival", Mutal Radio Network, Madison Square Garden, New York

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Chris Griffin, Billy Butterfield, Cootie Williams - tp; Lous McGarity, Cutty Cutshall - tb; Les Robinson, Gene Kinsey - as; Georgie Auld, Pete Mondello - ts; Skip Martin - bari; Benny Goodman - cl; Johnny Guarnieri - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Walter Iooss - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Solo Flight (Chonk, Charlie, Chonk)
June 4,1941
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Benny Goodman - cl; Gordon Griffin, Billy Butterfield, Cootie Williams - tp; Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall - tb; Les Robinson, Gene Kinsey - as; Georgie Auld, Pete Mondello - ts; Skippy Martin - bari; Teddy Wilson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Walter Loss - bs; J.C. Heard - dr; Helen Forest - vo;
  • When The Sun Comes Out
  • (When Your Heart's On Fire) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  • La Rosita
June 6,1941
"Monte Proser Dance Carnival", Mutal Radio Network, Madison Square Garden, New York

Benny Goodman and his Sextet

Cootie Williams - tp; Benny Goodman - cl; Georgie Auld - ts; Teddy Wilson - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Walter Iooss - bs; Nick Fatool - dr;
  • Rose Room
  • Rose Room
June 11, 1941
Columbia, New York

Benny Goodman and his Orchestra

Benny Goodman - cl; Jimmy Maxwell, Billy Butterfield, Cootie Williams - tp; Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall - tb; Les Robinson, Gene Kinsey - as; Georgie Auld, Pete Mondello - ts; Skippy Martin - bari; Mel Powell - pf; Charlie Christian - g; Walter Loss - bs; Sid Catlett - dr; Helen Forest - vo;
  • Tuesday At Ten
  • Soft As Spring
  • Down, Down, Down (What A Song!)
  • La Rosita