King Oliver

Great Original Performances 1923-1930

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Great Original Performances 1923-1930 is a solid single-disc compilation of legendary New Orleans trumpeter/bandleader King Oliver. Featured are most of the classic songs Oliver recorded with his band at the height of his career. Included are tracks with the then up-and-coming trumpeter Louis Armstrong, as well as Oliver's classic three chorus solo on "Dippermouth Blues" that has influenced just about every trumpet player since.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:51
2 2:44
3 2:56
4 2:44
5 2:30
6 3:19
7 2:45
8 2:53
9 3:14
10 3:00
11 2:36
12 3:02
13 3:09
14 3:06
15 2:55
16 2:49
17 2:44
18 3:05
19 3:06
20 3:03
21 3:11

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:59
2 3:03
3 2:56
4 3:00
5 2:56
6 2:38
7 3:00
8 3:06
9 2:51
10 2:56
11 2:58
12 2:58
13 2:59
14 2:45
15 2:59
16 2:42
17 2:56
18 2:49
19 2:32
20 3:10
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