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Played by America's Greatest Jazzmen: Various Artists (Moodsville)

In 1963 Prestige released a series of compilation on their Moodsville label for which the title of the compilation was followed by the phrase "Played by America's Greatest Jazzmen". The tracks on the compilations are taken from Prestige and Moodsville LPs.

Played by America's Greatest Jazzmen

The Music Of George Gershwin Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   (1963)

Includes tracks by Billy Taylor, Modern Jazz Quartet, Red Garland, Sonny Rollins, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis/Shirley Scott, Gene Ammons and Jaki Byard.

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The Music Of Cole Porter Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   (1963)

Includes tracks by Gene Ammons, Gil Evans, Stan Getz, Shirley Scott, Coleman Hawkins and Red Garland.

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The Music Of Richard Rodgers Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   (1963)

Includes tracks by Stan Getz, Lem Winchester, Shirley Scott, Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Red Garland.

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Lusty Moods Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   (1963)

Includes tracks by Wardell Gray, Shirley Scott, Yusuf Lateef, Willis Jackson, Frank Wess, Johnny "Hammond" Smith and Gene Ammons.

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The Broadway Scene Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   (1963)

Includes tracks by Gene Ammons, Coleman Hawkins, Willis Jackson, Dave Pike, Ted Curson and Frank Wess.

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Last updated November 2010