“Taken from Sidney Bechet’s last major tour of the United States, this live session teams his passionate soprano with the subtle wit of trombonist Vic Dickenson and a fine rhythm section (including George Wein on [More]
“Sugar Foot Stomp” (King Oliver, Louis Armstrong) Personnel: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra: Louis Armstrong, Elmer Chambers, Joe Smith – trumpet Charlie Green – trombone Don Redman – alto saxophone clarinet Buster Bailey – alto [More]
Track listing: Careless love 0:00 Please don’t talk about me when I’m gone 4:39 Bugle call rag 7:34 Black and blue 12:50 When a woman loves a man 14:03 You made me love you 15:48 [More]
Buddy Bolden’s Band 1905 (Photo Hogan Jazz Archives). Kid Ory’s Woodland Band 1905 (Photo Hogan Jazz Archives). Original Creole Orchestra (Photo Hogan Jazz Archives). Original Dixieland Jazz Band, 1916 (Photo Hogan Jazz Archives). Fate Marable’s [More]
“Although this Laserlight release does list the correct personnel and songs (which puts it a cut above some of the other Laserlight budget sets), there is no mention on this 1998 CD that the music [More]
“Woody Allen’s New Orleans jazz is a combination of mournful blues and lively syncopation played with raw spontaneity. His clarinet tone is downright edgy in the treble clef, although his low-register work is more soulful. [More]
“”In the Mood” is a popular big band-era No. 1 hit recorded by American bandleader Glenn Miller. It topped the charts for 13 straight weeks in 1940 in the U.S. and one year later was [More]
“Basin Street Blues” (Spencer Williams) from the Bell Telephone Hour: The American Song, February 2, 1964. Personnel: Louis Armstrong – trumpet, vocals Russell “Big Chief” Moore – trombone Joe Darensbourg – clarinet Billy Kyle – [More]
An amazing set in many ways. Never ever have you seen so many smiles on the faces of the members of this team of outstanding jazz performers – they were in the groove! And so [More]
Harry James was known as a virtuoso technician, swinging jazz player and bandleader. However, Harry James’ musical roots were firmly planted in Dixieland. This musical montage demonstrates how comfortable in the Dixie mode. This features [More]