George Probert plays Siren Songs
George Probert is best known for his records with Kid Ory and Alvin Alcorn, and for his work with The Firehouse Five plus Two. He made some of teh most supreme soprano sax recordings of the 50s and 60s. This CD dates from the 1990s and is the culmination of a long held desire by Jazz Crusade's Big Bill Bissonnette to record George for his label.Probert plays hot, hot, hot sounds, so check it out and see for yourself.
The personnel here are George Probert on an assortment of reeds, including soprano sax, alto sax, baritone sax, bass clarinet, sopranino and ocarina, Ted Thomas on cornet, Ron Going clarinet, Brad Roth banjo, Mike Fay string bass and Clint Baker on drums. The CD plays for a generous 71 minutes 14 seconds!
Just A Closer Walk with Thee
For Me and My Gal
My Life Will be Sweeter Someday
If Ever I Cease to Love
I'll See You In My Dreams