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AT THE JAZZ BAND BALL Volume 1 - Various Artists

AT THE JAZZ BAND BALL Volume 1 - Various Artists
CD / Product Number: URCD164

At The Jazz Band Ball was a popular BBC programme aimed at listeners overseas, broadcast from Bush House in London and recorded onto transcription discs for world-wide syndication. This is the first time they have been heard since the 1960s! Bands on this first volume are Monty Sunshine's Jazz Band - Terry Lightfoot's Jazzmen - Alan Elsdon and his Jazzband - Bob Wallis and this Storyville Jazzmen - Dick Charlesworth and his City Gents plus Mick Mulligan and his band featuring George Melly.Volume 2 in this series on URCD230 (Barber, Ball and Bilk) and volume 3 is on URCD169.


Tracks 1-4 MONTY SUNSHINE’S JAZZ BAND 31.10.1962
Monty Sunshine, clarinet- Rod Mason, trumpet- Graham Stewart, trombone- Laurie Chesco, drums- Tony Baggett, bass- Dickie Bishop, banjo, vocals

Tracks 5-8 TERRY LIGHTFOOT’S JAZZMEN 3.10.1962
Terry Lightfoot, clarinet, vocals- Dickie Horden, trumpet- Roy Williams, trombone- Colin Bates, piano- Wayne Chandler, banjo- Vic Barton, bass- Johnny Richardson, drums

Tracks 9-12 ALAN ELSDON AND HIS JAZZ BAND 23.11.1962
Alan Elsdon, trumpet- John Barnes, clarinet, sax- Phil Rhodes, trombone- Arthur Wood, piano- John Barton, bass guitar- Mick Gilligan, bass- Keith Webb, drums - Mick Emery, vocals

Bob Wallis, trumpet- Al Gay, clarinet, saxes- Hugh Rainey, banjo, guitar- Keith 'Avo' Avison, trombone- Pete Gresham, piano- Drag Kirby, bass- Allen Poston, drums

Dick Charlesworth, clarinet- Robert Master, trumpet- Roger Ray, trombone- Bill Dickson, banjo- Johnny Ebbels, bass- Jeff Downes, drums- Jackie Lynn, vocals

Tracks 21-24 MICK MULLIGAN AND HIS BAND 21.11.1962
Mick Mulligan, trumpet- Ian Christie, clarinet- Pete Hodge, trombone- Brian Leake, piano- Bill Bramwell, guitar- Speedy Bowen, bass- John Cox, drums- George Melly, vocals

1 Down Home Rag
2 Deep Bayou Blues
3 Savoy Blues
4 Over in the Glory Land
5 Black Bottom Stomp
6 Making Whoopee
7. Sit Down, You’re Rockin The Boat
8. That’s a Plenty
9 Johnson Rag
10 String of Pearls
11 It Ain’t Necessarily So
12 St Louis Blues March
13 Algiers Bounce
14 The Faithful Hussar
15 Meet Mr Rabbit
16 Climax Rag
17 Steamboat Stomp
18 Avalon
19 If I Could be With You
20 Doin’ The Crazy Walk
21 Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
22 Girl of My Dreams
23 How Long Blues
24 Indiana