The Big Horn: The History of the Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone

The Big Horn: The History of the Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone


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This four-disc Proper box lives up to its name with four CDs containing 99 cuts of pure honking joy by some of the most well-known bar walkers of the last century, along with some of the least known. There are multiple cuts by tenormen like Illinois Jacquet, Red Prysock, Wild Bill Moore, Arnett Cobb, Little Willie Jackson, Sam Taylor, Big Jay McNeely, and more. But there are amazing sides by Eddie Chamblee, Fats Noel, Hal Singer and Jack McVea as well. This is for those who dig their hardcore R&B, jump jazz and pre-rocking horns wild and raw.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/19/2003
Label: Proper Box Uk
UPC: 0805520020619
catalogNumber: 61


Disc 1

  1. Flying Home
  2. Blues
  3. Rock Woogie
  4. West Coast Lover
  5. Raisin' the Roof @@Pazuzza Simon
  6. Cobb's Corner
  7. Go, Red, Go
  8. Smooth Sailing
  9. Open House
  10. Down the Lane
  11. Blue Jeans
  12. Bobby's Boogie
  13. Screaming Boogie
  14. We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll
  15. Bubbles
  16. Balancing with Bill
  17. Hey Spo-Dee-O-Dee
  18. 35-30 (Thirty-Five-Thirty)
  19. Walkin' Around
  20. The Hucklebuck
  21. He Knows How to Hucklebuck
  22. Back Bender
  23. Jack Frost
  24. Typhoon

Disc 2

  1. Blow Your Brains Out
  2. Blowin' to California
  3. Boodie, Boodie
  4. Cornbread
  5. Beefstew
  6. Boogie Woogie Barbecue
  7. Rockin' and Sockin'
  8. Jackson's Boogie
  9. Let's Jump
  10. Long Gone, Pt. 2
  11. Back Street
  12. Southern Comfort
  13. Hot in Harlem
  14. Battle of the Mass
  15. Wiggles
  16. The Hammer
  17. Jackpot
  18. Soft
  19. 8:45 Stomp
  20. Disc Jockey Nightmare
  21. Earl Blows a Fuse
  22. Flamingo
  23. Steam Whistle Jump
  24. Page Boy Shuffle
  25. Backstage at the Apollo
  26. Jumpin' Joe
  27. Outlandish

Disc 3

  1. Deacon's Hop
  2. Blow Big Jay
  3. Road House Boogie
  4. Tondalayo
  5. Jay's Frantic
  6. The Goof
  7. Floorshow
  8. Cole Slaw
  9. Central Avenue Breakdown
  10. Culley Flower
  11. Mountain Oysters
  12. Slider
  13. I Got Your Boogie
  14. Moondog Boogie
  15. Backtrackin' (Dr. Daddy-O)
  16. Miss Lollipop's Confession
  17. Boogie's the Thing
  18. Jumpin' Tonight
  19. Racehorse
  20. Cracklin' Bread @@Sam "The Man" Taylor
  21. Big Fat Mamas Are Back in Style Again @@Sam "The Man" Taylor
  22. Cherokee Boogie @@Sam "The Man" Taylor
  23. Egg Head
  24. Everybody Get Together
  25. Head Hunter
  26. Sausage Rock @@Earl Johnson
  27. Safronia B

Disc 4

  1. On My Own
  2. Dance of the Lady Bug
  3. Later for the Gator
  4. Wine-O-Wine
  5. Good Gliding
  6. Gator's Groove
  7. Elephant Rock
  8. Earthquake
  9. Buck Fever
  10. Tenderly
  11. Song of the Wanderer
  12. More Bounce to the Ounce
  13. Open Up the Pearly Gates
  14. Hot Rock
  15. Blowin' Awhile
  16. Blue Creek Hop
  17. Worrying Blues
  18. Castle Rock
  19. Marshall Plan
  20. Ride Daddy Ride
  21. Duck Soup
  22. Honkin'
  23. Pink Cadillac
  24. Mumbles Blues
  25. Cornbread and Cabbage Greens
  26. Jay's Boogie
  27. Night Train
  28. Flying Home

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pee Wee Crayton   Guitar
Paul Gayten   Piano
Lloyd Glenn   Piano
Wynonie Harris   Trumpet,Vocals
Bull Moose Jackson   Tenor Saxophone,Vocals
Johnny Otis   Vibes
George Jones   Drums
Earl Bostic   Alto Saxophone
Bill Doggett   Organ,Piano
Joe Liggins   Piano
Ray Bryant   Piano
Milt Buckner   Organ,Piano
Arnett Cobb   Tenor Saxophone
Art Farmer   Trumpet
Jimmy Forrest   Tenor Saxophone
T.J. Fowler   Piano
Dexter Gordon   Tenor Saxophone
Tiny Grimes   Guitar
Lionel Hampton   Vibes
Johnny Hodges   Alto Saxophone
Illinois Jacquet   Tenor Saxophone
Plas Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
Jo Jones   Drums
Duke Jordan   Piano
Wynton Kelly   Piano
Harold Land   Tenor Saxophone
Mundell Lowe   Guitar
Big Jay McNeely   Tenor Saxophone
Billy Mitchell   Tenor Saxophone
Blue Mitchell   Trumpet
Joe Newman   Trumpet
Herbie Nichols   Piano
Cecil Payne   Baritone Saxophone
Freddie Redd   Piano
Marshall Royal   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Sears   Tenor Saxophone
Lucky Thompson   Tenor Saxophone
Randy Weston   Piano
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Irving Ashby   Guitar
Eddie Barefield   Baritone Saxophone
Aaron Bell   Bass
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
Eddie Chamblee   Tenor Saxophone
Julian Dash   Tenor Saxophone
Wallace Davenport   Trumpet
Bobby Donaldson   Drums
Billy Gene English   Clarinet
George Kelly   Piano
Todd Rhodes   Piano
Ernie Royal   Trumpet
Hal Singer   Tenor Saxophone
Booty Wood   Trombone
Count Red Hastings   Tenor Saxophone
Lynn Hope   Tenor Saxophone
George Rhodes   Piano
Mickey Baker   Guitar
Dave Bartholomew   Trumpet
Joe Houston   Tenor Saxophone
Walter Scott   Guitar
Carl Wilson   Bass
Bill Spooner   Piano
George Baker   Guitar
Gene Phillips   Guitar
Sam "The Man" Taylor   Tenor Saxophone
John Godfrey   Drums
Sonny Thompson   Piano
Jimmy Cobb   Drums
Britt Woodman   Trombone
Connie Kay   Drums
Gene Ramey   Bass
John Hardee   Tenor Saxophone
Ray Copeland   Trumpet
Sonny Greer   Drums
Walter Page   Bass
George Duvivier   Bass
Jack McVea   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Ray Abrams   Tenor Saxophone
Earl Alexander   Trombone
Vernon Alley   Bass
Tom Archia   Tenor Saxophone
Peter Badie   Bass
Butch Ballard   Drums
George Ballard   Drums
Lester Bass   Trumpet
Lefty Bates   Guitar
Leard Bell   Drums
Bill Benjamin   Drums
Emmett Berry   Trumpet
Denzil Best   Drums
Keter Betts   Bass
Teddy Brannon   Piano
Joe Britton   Trombone
Dave Brooks   Tenor Saxophone
George "Funky" Brown   Drums
Buchanan   Bass
Jaki Byard   Piano
Eddie Calhoun   Bass
Frank Campbell   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Frank Clarke   Bass
Rupert Cole   Alto Saxophone
Walter Cox   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
James Craig   Piano
Sonny Craven   Trombone
Dickie G. Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis   Trumpet,Tenor Saxophone
Mario Delagarde   Bass
George Dettart   Drums
Holley Dismukes   Alto Saxophone
Fats Domino   Piano
Lou Donaldson   Alto Saxophone
Clarence Donaldson   Drums
Sticks Evans   Drums
Andrew "Fats" Ford   Trumpet
Charlie Fowlkes   Baritone Saxophone
Panama Francis   Drums
Karl George   Trumpet
Benny Golson   Tenor Saxophone
Rufus Gore   Tenor Saxophone
Bill Graham   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Robert Green   Drums
Irving Greene   Piano
William K. "Billy" Hadnott   Bass
Rene Hall   Guitar
Herb Hardesty   Tenor Saxophone
Charles Harris   Piano
Joe Harris   Drums,Alto Saxophone
Bob Harvey   Drums
Haywood Henry   Baritone Saxophone
Walter Henry   Baritone Saxophone
Lorenzo Holden   Tenor Saxophone
John Holiday   Bass
Charlie Holmes   Alto Saxophone
Snooky Hulbert   Alto Saxophone
Bill Jackson   Guitar
Heywood Jackson   Drums
Little Willie Jackson   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Percy James   Bongos,Conga
Gus Johnson   Drums
Money Johnson   Trumpet
Reunald Jones   Trumpet
Waldron "Frog" Joseph   Trombone
Tommy Kahn   Piano
Zell Kindred   Piano
Joe Knight   Piano
Billy Kyle   Piano
Ben Kynard   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Morris Lane   Tenor Saxophone
Leroy Kirkland   Guitar
Edward Lewis   Trumpet
Pete "Guitar" Lewis   Guitar
Leroy Lovett   Piano
Clarence Mack   Bass
Gildo Mahones   Piano
Joseph "Kaiser" Marshall   Drums
Kelly Martin   Drums
James McCrary   Bass
Ernest McLean   Guitar
Bob McNeely   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
George Miller   Bass
Freddie Mitchell   Tenor Saxophone
John Mixon   Bass
Alton Moore   Trombone
Phatz Morris   Trombone
Leebert Morrison   Bass
Peck Morrison   Bass
Oscar Oldham   Drums
George Orendorff   Trumpet
Chips Outcalt   Trombone
Hot Lips Page   Trumpet
David Page   Trumpet
Bunky Parker   Piano
Weasel Parker   Tenor Saxophone
Frank Pasley   Guitar
Philip Paul   Drums
Sonny Payne   Drums
Bernie Peacock   Alto Saxophone
Ray Perry   Alto Saxophone
Leon Petties   Drums
Reuben Phillips   Baritone Saxophone
Frank Porter   Alto Saxophone
Peppy Prince   Drums
Carl Pruitt   Bass
Paul Quinichette   Tenor Saxophone
Leroy "Batman" Rankins   Tenor Saxophone
Martin Rivera   Bass
Wayne Robinson   Drums
Curly Russell   Bass
Ernie Shepard   Bass
Theodore Shirley   Bass,Vocals
John Simmons   Bass
Robert Sims   Drums
Franklin Skeete   Bass
David Small   Baritone Saxophone
Cliff Smalls   Piano
Clarence Stamp   Drums
Leemie Stanfield   Bass
William Streetser   Drums
Leonard Heavy Swain   Bass
Edwin Swanston   Piano
Rabon Tarrant   Drums
Lloyd Trotman   Bass
James Von Streeter   Tenor Saxophone
George Washington   Trombone
Tommy Waters   Alto Saxophone
Mitchell "Tiny" Webb   Guitar
Devonia Williams   Piano
Pinky Williams   Baritone Saxophone
Michael Booty Wood   Trombone
Buddy Woodson   Drums
Gene Wright   Bass
Big Jim Wynn   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Smith   Bass
David Dyson   Bass
Clarence Hall   Tenor Saxophone
Herman Hopkins   Bass
Charlie Jenkins   Guitar
Matthews   Bass
Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Count Edmundson   Bass
Ray Felder   Tenor Saxophone
Andrew Gardner   Baritone Saxophone
David Graham   Alto Saxophone
Jerry Potter   Drums
Harry Van Walls   Piano
Clyde Bernhardt   Trombone
Willie C. Moore   Trumpet
Jerry Lee Smith   Drums
John "Broadway" Tucker   Drums
John Anderson   Trumpet
Lee Allen & His Band   Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Norris   Guitar
Paul Williams   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Fred Beckett   Trombone
Jimmy Robinson   Tenor Saxophone
Paul Bascombe   Tenor Saxophone,Vocals
Frank Galbraith   Trumpet
Freddy Jefferson   Piano
Fats Noel   Tenor Saxophone,Vocals
Wichard   Drums
Sylvester Payne   Drums
Art Sims   Piano
Harry Sloan   Trombone
Buddy Smith   Drums
Chuck Williams   Drums
Willie E. Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Roger Jones   Trumpet
Vernon King   Bass
Willard Brown   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Black   Piano
Calvin Boze   Trumpet,Vocals
Tiny Davis   Piano
Sammy Yates   Trumpet
Alex "Duke" Burrell   Piano
Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy   Vocals
Arvin Garrett   Guitar
Bazeley Perry   Drums
Billy Hope   Drums
Fred Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
John Lawton   Trumpet
Ike Lloyd   Vocals
Milton Larkins   Trombone
Dickie Thompson   Guitar
Freddie Simon   Alto Saxophone
Robert A. Martin   Vibes
Emmanuel Simms   Drums
George Parker   Piano
John Ewing   Trombone
Wallace Wilson   Trumpet
Ike Isaacs Trio   Bass
Hank Ivory   Bass
Jimmy Saunders   Piano
George Favors   Baritone Saxophone
Eddie Davis   Bass
Freddie Williams   Tenor Saxophone
Lester Alexis   Drums
James "Ham" Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
William Buddy Woodson   Bass
Ed Hale   Alto Saxophone
Floyd Taylor   Piano
Vincent Bair Bey   Alto Saxophone
Huestell Tally   Drums
John Paul Hunt   Trumpet
Jimmy Evans   Piano
Henry Cole   Drums
Joe "Cornbread" Thomas   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Turner   Vocals
Earl Singers Brown   Alto Saxophone
Charlie Singleton   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Bob Aviles   Drums
Margaret Backstrom   Tenor Saxophone
Pee Wee Wiley   Vocals
Howard Wallace   Baritone Saxophone
Lucius Tyson   Drums,Vocals
Butch Barrett   Bass
Bill Swanston   Bass
Otis Sutton   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Herman Bradley   Drums
Irving Stokes   Trumpet
Prinze Stanzel   Guitar
Froebel Brigham   Trumpet
Stanley Casey   Trumpet
Eileen Chance   Bass
Thurman "Red" Cooper   Drums
Frank Cullley   Tenor Saxophone
Billy Davis   Guitar
Sarah Dean   Vocals
Ernie DeVilles   Trumpet
Pazzuza Simon   Tenor Saxophone
Joan Shaw   Vocals
Jack Scott   Guitar
William Sciow   Trumpet
Lucille Dixon   Bass
Willliam Doby   Alto Saxophone
Phil Gilbeau   Trumpet
Wilbur Prysock   Tenor Saxophone
George Pryor   Bass
James Pope   Trumpet
Green Bobby   Tenor Saxophone
Leonard "Tight" Hardiman   Drums
"Porky" Harris   Guitar
Art Hernert   Drums
"Goo Goo" Hutcherson   Trumpet
Ernest V. Perry   Trumpet
Reetham Mallett   Drums
Moe Jarman   Tenor Saxophone
Hayward Johnson   Drums
Theard Johnson   Vocals
Kinkson   Tenor Saxophone
Earl Knight   Piano
Thomas Moore   Drums
Cliff McGray   Bass
Sam Miller   Tenor Saxophone
Dicky Harris   Trombone
Joe Williams   Bass
Berisford "Shep" Shepherd   Drums
Arnold Jarvis   Piano
Johnny Grimes   Trumpet
Howard Thompson   Trumpet
Jimmy O'Brien   Piano
Jimmy Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Dennis Brooks   Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Tiny Bradshaw   Composer
Wynonie Harris   Composer
Johnny Otis   Composer
Moon Mullican   Composer
Earl Bostic   Composer
Paul Bascomb   Composer
Arnett Cobb   Composer
Jimmy Forrest   Composer
Benny Goodman   Composer
Tiny Grimes   Composer
Lionel Hampton   Arranger,Composer
Charles Kynard   Composer
Harold Land   Composer
Big Jay McNeely   Composer
Cecil Payne   Composer
Arthur Prysock   Composer
Sears   Composer
Buddy Tate   Composer
Cootie Williams   Composer
Eddie Chamblee   Composer
Andy Gibson   Composer
Joe Marsala   Composer
Boyd Raeburn   Composer
Hal Singer   Composer
Joe Thomas   Composer
Joe Turner   Composer
Red Prysock   Composer
Dave Bartholomew   Composer
Sonny Thompson   Composer
Jimmy Cobb   Composer
George Duvivier   Arranger
Herb Abramson   Composer
Edmund Anderson   Composer
Harold Baker   Composer
Ahmet Ertegun   Composer
Walter Gross   Composer
Ted Grouya   Composer
Willis "Gator" Jackson   Composer
Morris Lane   Composer
Jack Lawrence   Composer
Doug Phillips   Composer
Gene Redd   Composer
Teddy Reig   Composer
Andy Simpkins   Composer
Jesse Stone   Composer
Cue   Composer
Allen Toussaint   Composer
Wild Bill Moore   Composer
Frank Culley   Composer
Clyde Bernhardt   Composer
Lewis Simpkins   Composer
Sammy Lowe   Arranger
Cecil McNeely   Composer
Joe Josea   Composer
Neil Moret (Chas. N. Daniels)   Composer
Sydney Robin   Composer
Roy Alfred   Composer
Calvin Boze   Composer
Oscar Washington   Composer
Andrew Hogg   Composer
Alma "The Lollipop Mama" Mondy   Composer
Joop Visser   Producer,Liner Notes
Traditional   Composer
Charlie Singleton   Composer

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