50’s & 60’s Retro
This CD is the latest in the Lord Richard New Orleans Sessions from 504 Records. Dan Pawson was born in Birmingham, England on 29th August 1936 and had been a bandleader and New Orleans style trumpeter for over forty years at the time of his death on 29th November 2002. He was a world leading authority on early jazz and the New Orleans jazz revival. This CD includes 15 previously unissued tracks and plays for a generous 74m 55s. [MORE]
This release of Sam Rimington with the Barry 'Kid' Martyn Ragtime Band Alumni also features the popular trumpeter,Cuff Billett. Recorded in England in March 1998, this double CD runs a very generous 137 minutes and 18 seconds! It was recorded and mastered by Dave Bennett. The two sessions, on consecutive days, brought forth many exciting highlights, affirming everyone's continuing dedication to the music they love. Listen and enjoy! [MORE]
Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band with Buck Clayton Live at the Dancing Sllipper Nottingham - Double CD
Amongst all of Humphrey Lyttelton's recorded music not previously available on CD or LP, none has been looked forward to by his followers as much as these sessions with trumpeter Buck Clayton in Nottingham from 1966. Humph's excellent band also includes Tony Coe, Dave Green and Chris Pyne, whilst Joe Temperley plays baritone saxophone on the 3 bonus tracks recorded at the same venue in 1964. 'Sessions' is the right word for this album - not 'dance' or ... [MORE]
We are delighted to be able to offer a limited number of copies of this classic album. Recorded between 1949 and 1959 when Humph was with the famous Parlophone record label, featuring a selection of classic tracks from the era. 25 terrific tracks - can't be bad!! [MORE]
Calligraph Records releases the first album in the 'Humph Live Series'. Never before released, this re-mastered recording stands the test of time and delivers! This collection of undiscovered live material was recorded by Allan Gilmour at the Trent Bridge Hotel in Nottingham. The recording captures the Humph band supported by blues and gospel legend Marie Knight. Her stunning vocals inspire the Lyttelton eight piece band to produce what Humph would always ... [MORE]
This is volume 7 of the Lord Richards New Orleans Sessions and features some of the greats of NO jazz in the 60s. 18 tracks running 66 minutes and 55 seconds. See inside for full details of tracks and bands. [MORE]
The Lord Richard New Orleans Sessions - Volume 4
DeDe Pierce, trumpet and vocals - Louis Nelson, trombone
Billie Pierce, piano and vocals - Chester Zardis, string bass
Cie Fraser - drums
Recorded in Stuttgart, Germany 23rd January 1967 and featuring 13 previously unreleased tracks. [MORE]
Paul Barbarin was one of the most loved and respected musicians in New Orleans. His early career was varied, playing with King Oliver in Chicago in 1918, and then with a series of bands in New Orleans during the 1920s. In 1927 he joined Henry 'Red' Allen in New Orleans for many years, with breaks to tour with Louis Armstrong, and later playing with Sidney Bechet and Pops Foster. In the boom revival years of the 40s he found his mark with Papa Celestin and ... [MORE]
The series of recordings made by the Lewis band in their prime in the '50s has long been the inspiration to a generation of musicians. This unexpected discovery finds them still on peak form at the start of teh following decade. The magic is still very much in evidence with this seven-piece line-up.
The players are George Lewis, clarinet and leader - Avery 'Kid' Howard, trumpet and vocal - Jim Robinson, trombone - Charlie Hamilton, piano - Emanuel ... [MORE]
These tunes were recorded at Clarinettist Emile Barnes' house in La Harpe Street New Orleans in February 1953. Albert Glenny played bass at the first session - aged 88! - but was replaced for the second by the (then)young George Fournier. Ken's enthusiasm and ability are without question and as he expected, the New Orleans musicians in particular are superb. This is a very interesting collection for Colyer fans everywhere!
The full band personnel were ... [MORE]
Buy volumes one and two of this iconic concert for the special price of £22.
George Lewis' first tour of Britain in 1957 was eagerly awaited and the concerts at Manchester Free Trade Hall did not disappoint! This was a happy occasion and the audience responded enthusiastically! Each CD covers one half of the concert. George Ken are joined by Mac Duncan, Ian Wheeler, John Bastable, Ron Ward and Colin Bowden. What a line-up! [MORE]
This is the final release from Larry Borenstein's Collection - Volume 16. The CD features a generous 22 tracks by artists such as Kid Thomas Valentine and His Dixieland Band, Mother Mary Margret Parker, Sister Donna Alexander and Sister Adele Williams. All recorded by Borenstein at his Associated Artists Studio in New Orleans between 1958 and 1961. Total playing time for the CD 71 minutes and 25 seconds. [MORE]
The Larry Borenstein Collection Volume 14
At the time of recording some of these tracks were considered 'bawdy' and the original tapes were labelled accordingly! There are 12 tracks in total, 2 featuring Billie Pierce with Paul Barbarin's New Orleans Band in 1951, 2 of Billie and Dee Dee together from 1960, 1 featuring them together with members of the Chris Barber Jazz Band and other New Orleans musicians from 1960, and finally 6 of the Billie and ... [MORE]
Louis Armstrong and his all Stars in radio broadcasts from Blue Note in Chicago 1948 and from Chicago in 1962. Louis Armstrong and Bobby Hackett with Jack Teagarden and Peanuts Hucko in a NBC Broadcast from Winter Garden Theatre in New York 1947 and from 1942 'I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead You Rascal You' with Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra. 'Mack The Knife', 'Blueberry Hill', 'C’est Ci Bon', 'La Vie En Rose' are also on the cd. [MORE]