Oh by Jingo

Oh by Jingo

by Clancy Hayes & The Salty DogsClancy Hayes & The Salty Dogs


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Clancy Hayes, a fine banjoist who originally came to fame with Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band in the 1940s, was a rarity. Unlike most Dixieland-oriented musicians who choose to sing, Hayes' likable voice was quite strong; he always swung and his winning personality made his singing a high point whenever he appeared. He recorded frequently with Bob Scobey in the 1950s and led five albums of his own during 1960-1966. This CD reissue from 1964 matches Hayes with the Salty Dogs, a hot septet that features cornetist Lew Green, trombonist Jim Snyder, clarinetist Kim Cusack, and Jim Dapogny (best known as a pianist) on second cornet and valve trombone. Hayes' nine vocal numbers (which all have heated ensembles and plenty of colorful solos by his sidemen) are joined by three instrumentals plus six new alternate takes. Among the happier performances are "Oh! By Jingo," "Rose of Washington Square," "Beale Street Blues," "Cakewalking Babies," and "My Little Bimbo." The consistently strong musicianship, the enthusiastic playing and singing, the excellent material, and Clancy Hayes' memorable voice make this a set that trad jazz collectors will want to go out of their way to pick up.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/03/1996
Label: Delmark
UPC: 0038153021023
catalogNumber: 210
Rank: 180378

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Clancy Hayes & The Salty Dogs   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Clancy Hayes   Banjo,Vocals,Track Performer
Kim Cusack   Clarinet
Wayne Jones   Drums
Mike Walbridge   Tuba
Johnny Cooper   Piano
Jim Snyder   Trombone
Lew Green   Cornet

Technical Credits

James Dapogny   Contributor
Ben Pollack   Composer
Georg Brunis   Composer
Will Marion Cook   Composer
Donald Heywood   Composer
Robert G. Koester   Producer
Paul Mares   Composer
Leon Roppolo   Composer
Clarence Williams   Composer
Henry Troy   Composer
Seymour Brown   Composer
Chris Smith   Composer
Nat D. Ayer   Composer
Melville Stitzel   Composer

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