Concert Vault

Cherokee Playlist

By: Bill Milkowski

6 songs / 22:42

  1. 1 Dakota Staton / Cherokee 02:04
  2. 2 The Cab Calloway Orchestra / Cherokee 03:40
  3. 3 Charles Mingus Quintet / Cherokee 01:30
  4. 4 Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra / Cherokee 08:52
  5. 5 Charlie Barnet & The Duke Ellington Orchestra / Medley: Cherokee / Southern Fried / East Side, West Side / Things Ain't What They Used To Be 03:35
  6. 6 Sarah Vaughan / Cherokee 03:01
Description
Hear variations on "Cherokee," the jazz standard written in 1938 by British big band leader Ray Noble: 1. Dakota Staton, 1960 2. Cab Calloway, 1973 3. Charles Mingus, 1977 (note how he begins this version with Charlie Parker's 1945 tune, "Ko-Ko," which was based on Noble's "Cherokee") 4. Lionel Hampton, 1972 5. Charlie Barnet & Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1968 6. Sarah Vaughan, 1980

Hear variations on "Cherokee," the jazz standard written in 1938 by British big band leader Ray Noble:

1. Dakota Staton, 1960
2. Cab Calloway, 1973
3. Charles Mingus, 1977 (note how he begins this version with Charlie Parker's 1945 tune, "Ko-Ko," which was based on Noble's "Cherokee")
4. Lionel Hampton, 1972
5. Charlie Barnet & Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1968
6. Sarah Vaughan, 1980