“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]
Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller only worked together twice, briefly in 1925 in Erskine Tate’s band and four years later in the New York revue Connie’s Hot Chocolates. But Waller made an indelible enough impression [More]
“Rockin’ Chair” is a 1929 popular song with music composed by Hoagy Carmichael. Musically it is unconventional, as after the B section when most popular songs return to A, this song has an A-B-C-A1 structure. [More]
Track listing: 1 Snappy Rhythm 2:55 2 I Never Dreamt 3:01 3 Chicago 3:09 4 Night Life In Pompeii 3:06 5 Night Life In Pompeii 2:59 6 Japanese Sandman 3:16 7 Rhythm Business 2:52 8 [More]
Louis Armstrong – Berlin 1965 (Live) Personnel: Louis Armstrong – trumpet, vocals Eddie Shu – clarinet Tyree Glenn – trombone Billy Kyle – piano Arvell Shaw – bass Danny Barcelona – drums