Encyclopedia of Jazz on Records | Compiled by Leonard Feather / Cover by Alex Steinweiss (1957)

Encyclopedia of Jazz on Records, covers by Alex Steinweiss, 1957

Alex Steinweiss was a graphic design artist known for inventing album cover art.

Leonard Feather Presents The Encyclopedia Of Jazz On Records

Vol. I Jazz Of The Twenties

King Oliver & His Dixie Syncopators Aunt Hagar’s Blues
New Orleans Rhythm Kings Tin Roof Blues
Johnny Dodd’s Black Bottom Stompers, Louis Armstrong Wild Man Blues
Red Nichols And His Five Pennies That’s No Bargain
Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra My Monday Date
Jelly Roll Morton King Porter Stomp
Pinetop Smith   Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie
James P. Johnson   You’ve Got To Be Modernistic
Elmer Schoebel And His Friars Society Orchestra, Frank Teschemacher Prince Of Wails
Benny Goodman And His Boys   Muskrat Ramble
Eddie Lang-Joe Venuti And Their All Star Orchestra Farewell Blues
Duke Ellington And His OrchestraEast St. Louis Toddle-O

Vol. II Jazz Of The Thirties

Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra  Chinatown, My Chinatown
The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra   St. Louis Blues
Andy Kirk And His Twelve Clouds Of Joy Walkin’ And Swingin’
Chick Webb And His Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald Sing Me A Swing Song
Sidney “Pops” Bechet , Noble Sissle’s Swingsters Blackstick
Sister Rosetta Tharpe   That’s All
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Down South Camp Meetin’
John Kirby And His Onyx Club Boys From A Flat To C
Bob Crosby And His Orchestra   South Rampart Street Parade
Glenn Miller And His Orchestra   Moonlight Bay
Count Basie And His Orchestra, Lester Young   Roseland Shuffle
Jimmie Lunceford And His OrchestraSwanee River

Vol. III Jazz Of The Forties

Artie Shaw And His Orchestra   I Get A Kick Out Of You
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Gambler’s Blues
King Cole Trio   Honeysuckle Rose
Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra How Deep Is The Ocean
Jay McShann And His Orchestra, Charlie Parker Sepian Bounce
Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra The Gasser
Art Tatum And His Band, Joe Turner   Wee Baby Blues
Billie Holiday Lover Man
Eddie Condon And His Orchestra Somebody Loves Me
Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra   Ho High The Moon
Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra   Flying Home
Woody Herman And His Orchestra   Perdido

Vol. IV Jazz Of The Fifties

The Red Norvo Trio   Good Bait
Erroll Garner Sweet Lorraine
The Charlie Ventura Septet, Jackie Cain, Roy Kral   I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars   When The Saints Go Marching In
The Tony Scott Quartet Swootie Patootie
Bennie Green And His Orchestra Takin’ My Time
Terry Gibbs Sextet, Don Elliot    Now’s The Time
Elmer Bernstein & Orchestra Frankie Machine
Ralph Burns And His Orchestra   Cool Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
John Graas Septet Mulliganesque
Les Brown And His Band Of Renown One O’Clock Jump

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