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MUGGSY A-Z - A Portrait of Muggsy Spanier

MUGGSY A-Z - A Portrait of Muggsy Spanier
£12.99
CD / Product Number: URCD215

The sixth title in our acclaimed Portrait series, this 22 track CD features Muggsy with some of the all-time jazz greats, including Sidney Bechet, Eddie Condon,Bing Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins and Pee Wee Russell. Recordings date from 1924 - 1952 to give a rounded portrait of this cornet master.

Description

Muggsy plays cornet on each track with the bands listed below:

1. Hot Mittens - The Bucktown Five -1924
2. Sister Kate - Charles Pierce and his Orchestra - 1928
3. There'll Be Some Changes Made - Chicago Rhythm Kings - 1928
4. That's a Plenty - Ray Miller and his Orchestra - 1929
5. Lewisada Blues - Ted Lewis and his Band - 1929
6. Dip Your Brush in the Sunshine - Ted Lewis and his Band - 1931
7. Darktown Strutters Ball - Red McKenzie and the Celestial Beings - 1931
8. Since We Fell out of Love - New Orleans Rhythm Kings - 1935
9. September in the Rain - The Rhythm Wreckers - 1937
10. Alice Blue Gown - Ben Pollak's Pick-a-Rib Boy - 1937
11. Relaxin' at the Touro - Muggsy Spanier and his Ragtime Band - 1939
12. Mandy Make Up Your Mind - Muggsy Spanier and his Ragtime Band - 1939
13. Sweet Lorraine - Bechet-Spanier Big Four - 1940
14. China Boy - Bechet-Spanier Big Four - 1940
15. Down to Steamboat Tennessee - Lee Wiley - 1940
16. Cow Cow Blues - Bob Cosby and his Orchestra - 1940
17. Yes Indeed - Bob Cosby's Bob Cats - 1940
18. Hesitating Blues - Muggsy Spanier and his Ragtimers - 1942
19. Two o'clock Jump - Muggsy Spanier and his Orchestra - 1942
20. Memphis Blues - Muggsy Spanier Ragtimers - 1944
21. Jazz Me Blues - Muggsy Spanier and his V Disc All Stars - 1944
22. Tiger Rag - Muggsy Spanier and his Dixieland Band - 1952

Reviews of This Recording

Several of these tracks would feature in anybody’s list of the top 50 records of classic jazz….
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