Dick Wellstood and His All-Star Orchestra Featuring Kenny Davern Plus The Blue Three

Dick Wellstood and His All-Star Orchestra Featuring Kenny Davern Plus The Blue Three

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This is the Dick Wellstood CD to get. Two former LPs (Dick Wellstood and His Famous Orchestra Featuring Kenny Davern and The Blue Three at Hanratty's) have been reissued in full on this single CD which contains 78 minutes of music. The first eight selections (from 1973) feature Wellstood with soprano saxophonist Kenny Davern in a set of stirring duets while the final nine songs have a trio comprised of Wellstood, Davern (sticking to clarinet), and drummer Bobby Rosengarden. Wellstood and Davern make a perfectly compatible team, whether on surprising versions of Dixieland standards (such as "Original Dixieland One Step," "Tiger Rag," and "Indiana") or obscurities such as Eddie Condon's (not George Gershwin's) "Liza" and "Oh Peter"; the opening number is an original simply titled "Fast As a Bastard!" A highly recommended set of brilliant pre-bop hot jazz.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/06/1995
Label: Chiaroscuro Records
UPC: 0091454012923
catalogNumber: 129
Rank: 76535

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kenny Davern   Primary Artist,Clarinet,Soprano Saxophone,Track Performer
Dick Wellstood   Piano
Bobby Rosengarden   Drums
Blue Three   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Jelly Roll Morton   Composer
Eddie Edwards   Composer
Nick LaRocca   Composer
Louis Armstrong   Composer
Charles Baron   Producer
Bob Cubbage   Engineer
Joe Jordan   Composer
Dan Morgenstern   Liner Notes
Hank O'Neal   Producer
Henry W. Ragas   Composer
Tony Sbarbaro   Composer
Larry Shields   Composer
Stuart Gorrell   Composer
Rollo Phlecks   Cover Design
William F. Buckely   Liner Notes
Harry Da Costa   Composer
William Butler   Composer
George Crandall   Composer
James Hanley   Composer
Fred Miller   Engineer

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