Listened to the first disc and you're right. Discs with 20+ short songs and few vocal tracks can be hard to absorb, and I'll probably just have them on while watching the World Cup (on mute). Maybe exposure helps; it sometimes does but then I have a CD with some 15 Mendelssohn songs without words on it and as much as I've listened to it I'll be damned if I can remember more than four or five of them, ever.
While I was ripping the CD and putting in the metadata I have to say I was I intrigued by Lil Armstrong on piano -- imagined a Satchmo Mini-Me at the keyboard. I guess it's Lily and she's Louis' wife or sister.