Big Band Dixieland

Big Band Dixieland

by Bob Crosby & His OrchestraBob Crosby & His Orchestra


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Jasmine presents 24 classic big-band swing performances recorded between June 12, 1936 and September 3, 1940 by Decca recording artists Bob Crosby & His Bobcats. Ace players include trumpeters Yank Lawson, Billy Butterfield and Sterling Bose; trombonists George Brunies, Floyd O'Brien and Ray Conniff; reedmen Hank D'Amico, Irving Fazola, Matty Matlock, Deane Kincaide and Eddie Miller; singing guitarist Nappy Lamare; bassist Bob Haggart, drummer Ray Bauduc and pianists Jess Stacy, Joe Sullivan and Bob Zurke. Someone went through this band's discography and filtered out all of the sweet pop tunes, resulting in one of the jazziest and best Bob Crosby compilations in existence. Not everything played here is Dixieland but with the emphasis upon traditional jazz, boogie woogie and solid swing, even Emile Waldteufel's "Skater's Waltz" and the Parisian pop tune "Vieni, Vieni" are transformed into jitterbugging material. The authentic New Orleans/Chicago styled selections are marvelously well done; high points are "Panama," "Sugar Foot Strut," "Royal Garden Blues," and Kid Ory's "Savoy Blues," taken at exactly the right tempo which in this case is slow and easy but with guts and gumption.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/29/2000
Label: Jasmine Music
UPC: 0604988256420
catalogNumber: 2564

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bob Crosby & His Orchestra   Primary Artist
Ray Conniff   Trombone
Yank Lawson   Trumpet
Charlie Spivak   Trumpet
Ray Bauduc   Drums
Billy Butterfield   Trumpet
Hank D'Amico   Clarinet
Irving Fazola   Clarinet
Bob Haggart   Bass
Deane Kincaide   Tenor Saxophone
Matty Matlock   Clarinet
Joe Sullivan   Piano
Bob Zurke   Piano
Noni Bernardi   Alto Saxophone
Georg Brunis   Trombone
Nappy Lamare   Guitar,Vocals
Eddie Miller   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Floyd O'Brien   Trombone
Shorty Sherock   Trumpet
Jess Stacy   Piano
Bill Stegmeyer   Alto Saxophone
Sterling Bose   Trumpet
Teddy Grace   Vocals
Andrew Ferretti   Trumpet
Max Herman   Trumpet
Bob Peck   Trumpet
Ward Silloway   Trombone
Joe Kearns   Alto Saxophone
Mark Bennett   Trombone
Jack Ferrier   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Arthur Rando   Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky   Composer
Billy Hill   Composer
Bob Crosby   Composer
Benny Goodman   Composer
Jelly Roll Morton   Composer
Ray Bauduc   Composer
Eddie Edwards   Composer
Bob Haggart   Arranger,Composer
Deane Kincaide   Arranger
Nick LaRocca   Composer
Matty Matlock   Arranger,Composer
Joe Sullivan   Composer
Frankie Trumbauer   Composer
Louis Armstrong   Composer
Nappy Lamare   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Henry W. Ragas   Composer
Tony Sbarbaro   Composer
Larry Shields   Composer
Juventino Rosas   Composer
Bob Carlton   Composer
Jules Cassard   Composer
Dudley Mecum   Composer
Paul Pelletier   Liner Notes,Annotation
Walter Melrose   Composer
Benjamin Franklin Spikes   Composer
John Spikes   Composer
Porter Steele   Composer
Henry Brunies   Composer
William Tyers   Composer
David Macumber   Composer
Joseph A. "Fud" Livingston   Composer

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