Sugar Foot Stomp [GRP]

Sugar Foot Stomp [GRP]

by King OliverKing Oliver

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Overview

This Decca reissue CD put out by GRP is a fine sampler of King Oliver's 1926-28 recordings with his Dixie Syncopators. The hot jazz dance music is highlighted by several classics ("Too Bad," "Snag It," "Jackass Blues," "Sobbin' Blues," "Farewell Blues" and two versions of "Snag It"). With such sidemen as trombonist Kid Ory, clarinetists Albert Nicholas and Omer Simeon and Barney Bigard on tenor and clarinet, Oliver's suppporting cast is quite strong. The cornetist was himself starting to fade during this period but does take a few heated solos and his break on "Snag It" remains quite famous. True King Oliver collectors, though, will want to bypass this one and instead acquire the entries in one of the more comprehensive European complete series.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/21/1992
Label: Grp Records
UPC: 0011105061629
catalogNumber: 616

Tracks

  1. Too Bad
  2. Snag It
  3. Deep Henderson
  4. Jackass Blues
  5. Sugar Foot Stomp
  6. Wa Wa Wa
  7. Tack Annie
  8. Someday, Sweetheart
  9. Dead Man Blues
  10. New Wang Wang Blues
  11. Snag It
  12. Doctor Jazz
  13. Showboat Shuffle
  14. Every Tub
  15. Willie the Weeper
  16. Black Snake Blues
  17. Farewell Blues
  18. Sobbin' Blues
  19. Tin Roof Blues
  20. West End Blues
  21. Sweet Emmalina
  22. Lazy Mama

Album Credits

Performance Credits

King Oliver   Primary Artist,Cornet,Track Performer
Paul Barbarin   Drums,Vocals
Johnny Dodds   Clarinet
Albert Nicholas   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Kid Ory   Trombone
Luis Russell   Piano
Paul Evans   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Paul Barnes   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Richard M. Jones   Piano,Vocals
Jimmy Archey   Trombone
Barney Bigard   Clarinet,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Bert Cobb   Tuba
Arville Harris   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Leroy Harris   Banjo
Darnell Howard   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Bill Paige   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Bud Scott   Banjo,Vocals
Bob Shoffner   Trumpet
Omer Simeon   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Cyrus St. Clair   Tuba
George Taylor   Vocals
Clarence Williams   Piano,Vocals
Ernest Elliott   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Victoria Spivey   Composer
Jelly Roll Morton   Composer
King Oliver   Composer
Lil Johnson   Composer
Louis Armstrong   Composer
Marty Bloom   Composer
Georg Brunis   Composer
Orrin Keepnews   Producer
Steve Lasker   Producer
Elmer Schoebel   Composer
Walter Melrose   Composer
Grant Rymal   Composer
Anita Gonzales   Composer
Melville Stitzel   Composer
Victor Burton   Composer
Billy Meyers   Composer

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