The Metronome All-Stars

The Metronome All-Stars

Top Songs

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Victory Ball - Longer Take (Longer Take)
2
All Star Strut
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Overtime - Shorter Take (1994 Remastered - Shorter Take)
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Overtime - Longer Take
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Overtime

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Biography

Metronome Magazine had an annual poll during 1939-1961 that picked who their readers considered the top jazz instrumentalists on each instrument for that year. Unlike with other magazine polls, Metronome actually recorded the all-stars (trying for the actual winners, but usually also including a few runners-up) on a fairly regular basis with sessions gathering the victors of the 1939-1942, 1945-1950, 1953, and 1956 contests. In most cases, the group recorded two songs and there ... Read more

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