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JACK TEAGARDEN 100 Years From Today! - His 48 Best - Double CD

JACK TEAGARDEN 100 Years From Today! - His 48 Best - Double CD
£14.99
CD / Product Number: RTS4182

A magnificent double CD celebrates the artistry of the greatest jazz trombonist of them all, with a summary of his very finest work from 1928 to 1954.
The name of 'Big T', Texan Jack Teagarden (1905-1964), is a two-word definition of jazz trombone. He was indisputably the greatest trombone soloist in jazz history, setting a new standard in the 20s and creating a totally new approach. With his lazy Texan drawl, Teagarden was almost equally revered as a highly distinctive jazz singer. A Hundred Years From Today gives the best possible summary of Teagarden’s unique star quality as both trombonist and vocalist. Starting in 1928 with his first major session, with Roger Wolfe Kahn, and following through to fine 1954 recordings such as Meet Me Where They Play The Blues, the generous sequence includes all the numbers with which Teagarden is forever associated: Basin Street Blues, I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues, Stars Fell On Alabama, St. James’ Infirmary and so on. He is heard in many of his famous settings, with such as Eddie Condon, Red Nichols, Benny Goodman, Paul Whiteman and, of course, with Louis Armstrong (Rockin’ Chair). 18 tracks are with his own orchestra (somewhat underrated) and small groups such as his Big Eight.

Description

Disc 1

1 A Hundred Years From Today
2 She's A Great, Great Girl
3 Makin’ Friends
4 I’m Gonna Stomp Mr. Henry Lee
5 That’s A Serious Thing
6 Knockin’ A Jug
7 My Kinda Love
8 Dinah
9 The Sheik Of Araby
10 Basin Street Blues
11 Beale Street Blues
12 You Rascal, You! (With Fats Waller)
13 Chances Are
14 After You’ve Gone
15 I’ve Got 'It'
16 Somebody Stole Gabriel’s Horn
17 I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
18 Ain’t Cha Glad?
19 Dr. Heckle And Mr. Jibe
20 Texas Tea Party
21 Christmas Night In Harlem (with Johnny Mercer)
22 Junk Man
23 Davenport Blues
24 I Swung The Election

Disc 2

1 ’S Wonderful
2 Serenade To A Shylock
3 The Blues
4 Octoroon
5 Muddy River Blues
6 Swingin’on The Teagarden Gate
7 Jack Hits The Road
8 Muskrat Ramble
9 Shine
10 Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
11 Stars Fell On Alabama
12 If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight
13 Somebody Loves Me
14 St. Louis Blues
15 A Jam Session At Victor
16 Say It Simple So I Can Understand
17 St. James Infirmary
18 Rockin’ Chair
19 Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home?
20 Lover
21 High Society
22 Meet Me Where They Play The Blues