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Gumbo is a traditional New Orleans soup containing many individual ingredients which mix into a spicy, well-seasoned and vigorous whole, and this is musically what we have here. The recordings were made during the 1993 French Quarter Jazz Festival and Bill has taken 18 local and visiting musicians in various combinations to produce a blend of authentic New Orleans jazz. Personnel include Milton Batiste, Sammy Rimington, Paul ... [MORE]
These two volumes of The Thomas Band at Moose Hall in 1968 lay in the vaults of the Connecticut Traditional Jazz Club for 32 years - but now they can be enjoyed again by a new generation of jazz fans. The music is a fresh as the day it was recorded!
When this concert was recorded Kid Thomas was in splendid shape although he was already 72! The full personnel are Kid Thomas Valentine trumpet and vocals, Manny Paul tenor saxophone, Louis Nelson ... [MORE]
Two popular releases from Jazz Crusade at a special price. Both CDs also available separately at £12.99 each.
JCCD3029 features Johnny at The 100 Club in 1984, together with Ken Colyer, Graham Stewart, Alan Cooper, Jim Bray and Dave Evans – plus guests Diz Disley and Wally Fawkes.
JCCD3010 this session from the Bull at Barnes features Johnny with Brian Carrick, plus Geoff Cole, Dave Copperwaite, Sarah Spence, Eric Webster, Terry ... [MORE]
The line-up on these two CDs is simply stunning! JCCD3098 features Norman Thatcher trumpet, Geoff Cole trombone, Brian Carrick clarinet and tenor sax, Tone Pyke reeds, Malcolm Hogarth piano, Malcolm Hurrell banjo, Annie Hawkins string bass and Dion Cochrane drums. The recording dates from 2004 and was made at Church Alley, Nottingham England.
The second CD feature Norman Thatcher trumpet, Geoff Cole trombone, Brian Carrick and Tone Pyke reeds, ... [MORE]
Two favourites from Jazz Crusade in one bargain package! These were Ken's last recordings, a worthy testament for a great jazz musician. Volume 1 - JCCD3007 - was recorded at the Stockholm Jazz Festival on 28th June 1986, recorded at his request as a document of his happy stay in Sweden. It features Ken with The Classic Jazz Band - Jens Lindgren - Goran Eriksson - Goran Lind - Holger Gross and Cacka Ekhe. Volume 2 - JCCD3103 - features more tracks from ... [MORE]
JCCD3009 Volume of this popular series, is from the Dr. Jazz Radio Series and records the band at its very best. New York loved them! Personnel are Wilbur de Paris, Sidney de Paris, Omer Simeon, Eddie Gibbs, Don Kirkpatrick, Freddie Moore and Zutty Singleton/ George Foster.
Volume 2 JCCD3061 Wilbur is joined by Sidney de Paris, Omar Simeon, Don Kirkpatrick, Norman Lester, Eddie Gibbs, Danny Barker and Freddie Moore. These New ... [MORE]
3 CDs set of recordings of Wilbur de Paris at Jimmy Ryan's Club on New York's 42nd Street. JCCD3009 is from the Dr. Jazz Radio Series and records the band at its very best. New York loved them! Personnel are Wilbur de Paris, Sidney de Paris, Omer Simeon, Eddie Gibbs, Don Kirkpatrick, Freddie Moore and Zutty Singleton/ George Foster.
JCCD3061 dates from 1951-1952 and here Wilbur is joined by Sidney de Paris, Omar Simeon, Don ... [MORE]
A career retrospective of the great jazz drummer that was Zutty Singleton over 2 CDs. JCCD3114 and JCCD3115 for one special price. The set features many jazz legends, including including Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie LeVere, Pee Wee Russell, Sidney Bechet and Roy Eldridge. Full band and track listings inside. [MORE]
JCCD3032 DeParis in Europe has recordings date from June 1960 and were recorded in France. The 11 tracks see Wilbur in fine form and he swings more than usual. Sidney blows some great stuff! It's Wilbur and Sidney's one last fling - God bless them for the good times they gave us! JCCD3082 De Paris in Canada dates from 1956 and features Omer Simeon, Sonny White with special guests Jimmy Rushing vocals and Willie ‘the Lion’ Smith ... [MORE]
All three volumes of this fascinating 1990s series of first rate New Orleans Jazz from around the world for the special price of £33.00! Volume 1 features bands from Sweden, Australia and Scotland. Volume 2 has bands from Japan, Canada and Belgium, while volume 3 features bands from France, Brazil and the USA. [MORE]
The music here is very exciting and the 'jazzmanship' phenomenal! A great mix of black and white musicians swinging together! Recorded for Kid Ory as part of his European Tour agreement in 1959. So welcome to Cold War Berlin at the height of tensions between East and West just two years before the wall went up to keep East Berliners from having the sort of fun you’ll be listening to on these records! Volume 1 is the first set and ... [MORE]
Volume 3 features 2 bands from the 1950s: 11 tracks of Paul Barbarin and his band in New York in 1954 plus 5 tracks from three airshots from Wilbur de Paris from 1958 before the loss of Omer Simeon. Volume 4 features three bands: The 7 early George Guesnon sides were originally recorded on Decca. They are great and original Guesnon pieces and definitely collectable. Then there are 5 tracks from the Kid Thomas Band featuring Louis ... [MORE]
Buy JCCD3036 Jazz Nocturne volume 1 -Bunk, Bocage and Bechet in Boston and JCCD3039 Jazz Nocturne volume 2 Bunk and Bechet in Boston for the combined price of £22.
Full details of both CDs under their respective listings [MORE]
In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina caused widespread devastation to New Orleans and other areas of the Gulf Coast. Though much of the city was destroyed, and hundreds of thousands of people displaced, the city’s spirit was not broken. Even now, less than one year later, the city rises again.
Jazz Crusade is proud to announce a new, 2-CD special release dedicated to the rebirth of New Orleans and the music that gives it life! This double disc set ... [MORE]
Here are the last public recordings of Louis Armstrong playing his horn. Tracks 1-5 are from a private recording made for the US Press Club. A year later bandmember Tyree Glenn returned to the Club for a comemorative concert, which form the basis of tracks 6-9. Tracks 10-11 are rare recordings of the later-day Gene Krupa showing he could still play amazing traditional style drums. They were recorded for the film The Gene Krupa Story and players ... [MORE]
Volume 2 of one of Jazz Crusade's biggest hit albums featuring Jimmy Dorsey and Charlie Teagarden, issued by popular demeand. A generous 23 tracks for you to enjoy! Volume 1 is on JCCD3035.
Personnel:Jimmy Dorsey clarinet and alto sax, Charlie Teagarden trumpet and vocals, Shorty Sherock trumpet Frank Rehak or Bud Hackman trombone, Art Lyons tenor sax, Bob Carter piano, Bill Lolatte string bass and Karl Kiffe drums. Bill Lolatte sbs, Karl Kiffe dm [MORE]
The music here is very exciting and the 'jazzmanship' phenomenal! A great mix of black and white musicians swinging together! Recorded for Kid Ory as part of his European Tour agreement in 1959. So welcome to Cold War Berlin at the height of tensions between East and West just two years before the wall went up to keep East Berliners from having the sort of fun you’ll be listening to on this record!br> The second set of this wonderful concert from 1959 has ... [MORE]
The music here is very exciting and the 'jazzmanship' phenomenal! A great mix of black and white musicians swinging together! Recorded for Kid Ory as part of his European Tour agreement in 1959. So welcome to Cold War Berlin at the height of tensions between East and West just two years before the wall went up to keep East Berliners from having the sort of fun you’ll be listening to on this record!
The second set is on JCCD3126.
The personnel are ... [MORE]
This marvellous CD is all about playing ragtime tight! The musicianship on these tracks is simply astounding. The Barfota Jazzmen are one of the best European bands around - so listen and enjoy the true sound of ragtime!
Full band personnel on this album are Claes Ringqvist trumpet , Kjell Sundin clarinet, Lars Kjellberg trombone, Ake Dahlback piano, Mats Fagerberg banjo, Bengt 'Bim' Ingelstam sousaphone, Bertil Falk drums, Svante Nordell violin, ... [MORE]
Wow! Just look at the line-up of players on this album. The cream ofthe crop, and the New Orleans crop at that! Even these great names made some obscure recordings and these, indeed, are they. The artists here including Papa Celestin, Johnny Dodds, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, Jimmy Noone. See track listing inside for full details. [MORE]
Tuba Fats was an elegant, swinging player with a fantastic ear, the right changes and at times his playing could be as elegant as a ballet dancer. nOn the session here he ws very much in charge, including his owwn choice of tunes. Also featured is his late wife Linda Young who was a blues 'shouter', very effective on these sides. Happy memories of a jazz giant, 16 tracks were recorded in Denmark in 1995, with the bonus track recorded in New Orleans later ... [MORE]
This recording was made at the BG Studios in Toronto in Februrary 2006. It brought together an eclectic mix of old friends playing together for the first time - and the session sizzled. You can hear that they had a ball on these sessions, and you will too when you listen to the results here.
Personnel: Chris Burke clarinet/vocal Patrick Tevlin trumpet/vocal Reide Kaiser piano Colin Bray string bass [MORE]
This live concert was recorded in Vancouver in January 1951 - it was a sell out show and the audience loved every second. This is one of the rarest of the all-star bands because it features drummer Cozy Cole who only played with the band for a couple of years. The full band line up is astonishing, so sit back and enjoy! 17 terrific tracks lasting 70 minutes,
Full band personnel are: Louis Armstrong trumpet/vocal Jack Teagarden trombone/vocal Barney ... [MORE]
This volume of rare sides and out-takes features three great trombonists, Kid Ory, Preston Jackson and Depriest Wheeler. The 9 Ory tracks date form the 50s and include the seldom heard I'm With You Where You Are The personnel on these tracks are Teddy Buckner trumpet, Joe Darensbourg and Pud Brown clarinet, Buster Wilson and Lloyd Glenn piano, Ed Garland string bass and Minor Hall on drums.
The Preston Jacson tracks are earlier and date from ... [MORE]