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A specially produced LP on Verve records (MGV 8230) in connection with CHAPTER 22 (The Anatomy of Improvisation) includes ten of the actual improvised solos reproduced and analyzed in that CHAPTER.
Of the other musical examples in CHAPTER 22 Louis Armstrong's Muggles is available on Columbia ML54385; Jay Jay Johnsons Indiana Winter on RCA Victor; Jack Teagarden s Blue Funk on Jazztone J 1278; Benny Goodmans Slipped Disc on Columbia GL 500; and Charlie Christian's Up On Teddys Hill on Esoteric ES-548.
Decca DXF 140, a four-volume album entitled The Encyclopedia of Jazz On Records, features the work of most of the important soloists, bands, arrangers and singers mentioned in CHAPTERs 6 through 21. The four volumes are also available separately under the titles Jazz of the Twenties (Decca DL 8398); Jazz of the Thirties (DL 8399); Jazz of the Forties (DL 8400) and Jazz of the Fifties (DL 8401).
Riverside SDP 11, a five-volume album entitled History of Classic Jazz, includes records transferred from player piano rolls of early ragtime as well as many other examples of very early jazz styles, together with a long New Orleans-oriented analysis of origins by Charles Edward Smith.
An index to available recordings by most of the artists mentioned in CHAPTERs 6 through 21 can be found alphabetically under their biographies in The Encyclopedia of Jazz and The Encyclopedia Yearbook of Jazz.