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Coleman Hawkins transcriptions

1926

The Stampede (May 14, 1926)

Coleman Hawkins with Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., in NYC.

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1937

Out Of Nowhere (April 28, 1937)

Recorded by Alix Combelle (cl, ts) Andre Ekyan (as) Benny Carter (as, tp, arr) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Stephane Grappelli (p) Django Reinhardt (g) Eugene D’Hellemmes (b) Tommy Benford (d) in Paris, France.

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1939

She’s Funny That Way (October 11, 1939)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins and his Orchestra : Tommy Lindsay, Joe Guy, tp; Earl Hardy, tb; Jackie Fields, Eustis Moore, as; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Gene Rodgers, p; William Oscar Smith, g; Arthur Herbert, d in NYC.

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Body And Soul (October 11, 1939)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins and his Orchestra : Tommy Lindsay, Joe Guy, tp; Earl Hardy, tb; Jackie Fields, Eustis Moore, as; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Gene Rodgers, p; William Oscar Smith, g; Arthur Herbert, d in NYC.
The BIGGEST and MOST IMPORTANT recording of Coleman Hawkins, that have changed the course of jazz forever. Check it out and you will understand why…

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Dinah (December 21, 1939)

Jazz solo transcription of saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, recorded by Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra : Benny Carter, tp; Edmond Hall, cl; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Lionel Hampton, vib; Joe Sullivan, p; Freddie Green, g; Artie Bernstein, b; Zutty Singleton, d. in New York.

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1940

When Day Is Gone (January 3, 1940)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins’ All-Star Octet : Benny Carter, tp; J.C. Higginbotham, tb; Danny Polo, cl; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Gene Rodgers, p; Lawrence Lucie, g; Johnny Williams, b; Walter Johnson, d in NYC.

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Smack (May, 1940)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins and the Chocolate Dandies : Roy Eldridge, tp; Benny Carter, cl, as, p; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Bernard Addison, g; John Kirby, b; Sid Catlett, d. in New York.

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1944

I Only Have Eyes For You (January 31, 1944)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins Quintet featuring Teddy Wilson, : Roy Eldridge, tp; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Teddy Wilson, p; Billy Taylor, b; Cozy Cole, d. in NYC.

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I’m In The Mood For Love (January 31, 1944)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins Quintet featuring Teddy Wilson, : Roy Eldridge, tp; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Teddy Wilson, p; Billy Taylor, b; Cozy Cole, d. in NYC, as a part of the same session as previous.

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‘S Wonderful (January 31, 1944)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins Quintet featuring Teddy Wilson, : Roy Eldridge, tp; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Teddy Wilson, p; Billy Taylor, b; Cozy Cole, d. in NYC, as a part of the same session as previous.

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Rainbow Mist (February 22, 1944)

Coleman Hawkins and his Orchestra : Dizzy Gillespie, Vic Coulsen Ed Vandever, tp; Leo Parker, Leonard Lowry, as; Coleman Hawkins, Don Byas, Ray Abrams, ts; Budd Johnson, ts; Clyde Hart, p; Oscar Pettiford, b; Max Roach, d., in NYC.

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Pick-up Boys (May 17, 1944)

Auld – Hawkins – Webster Sextet : Charlie Shavers, tp; Ben Webster, cl, ts; Georgie Auld, as, ts; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Bill Rowland, p; Hy White, g; Israel Crosby, b; Specs Powell, d, in NYC.

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Salt Peanuts (May 17, 1944)

Auld – Hawkins – Webster Sextet : Charlie Shavers, tp; Ben Webster, cl, ts; Georgie Auld, as, ts; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Bill Rowland, p; Hy White, g; Israel Crosby, b; Specs Powell, d, in NYC.

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On the Sunny Side of the Street (May 24, 1944)

Coleman Hawkins and his Sax Ensemble : Tab Smith, as; Coleman Hawkins, Don Byas, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Johnny Guarnieri, p; Al Lucas, b; Sid Catlett, d, in NYC.

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Louise (May 24, 1944)

Coleman Hawkins and his Sax Ensemble : Tab Smith, as; Coleman Hawkins, Don Byas, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Johnny Guarnieri, p; Al Lucas, b; Sid Catlett, d, in NYC.

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Don’t Blame Me (May 29, 1944)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins’ All American Four : Coleman Hawkins, ts; Teddy Wilson, p; John Kirby, b; Sid Catlett, d., in NYC.

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Look Out Jack (October 11, 1944)

Recorded by Walter Thomas And His All Stars: Jonah Jones (tp) Eddie Barefield (cl, ts) Hilton Jefferson (as) Coleman Hawkins, Walter “Foots” Thomas (ts) Clyde Hart (p) Milt Hinton (b) Cozy Cole (d) in New York.

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I’m Yours (October 17, 1944)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins Quintet: Buck Clayton (tp) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Slam Stewart (b) Denzil Best (dm) in New York.

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Recollections (October 19, 1944)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins Quartet : Coleman Hawkins, ts; Thelonious Monk, p; Edward “Bass” Robinson, b; Denzil Best, d; in NYC.

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1946

Sweet Lorraine (December 17, 1946)

Recorded with Frank Sinatra as part of Metronome All Stars : Charlie Shaves, tp; Lawrence Brown, tb; Johnny Hodges, as; Coleman Hawkins, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Nat King Cole, p; Bob Ahern, g; Eddie Safranski, b; Buddy Rich, d; Frank Sinatra, voc. in New York.

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1949

Sophisticated Lady (December 21, 1949)

Recorded by Coleman Hawkins (ts) Jean-Paul Mangeon (p) Pierre Michelot (b) Kenny Clarke (d), in Paris, France.

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