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CD / Product Number: URCD284

Albert Nicholas was one of the finest musicians ever produced by New Orleans This album from the great clarinettist's later years finds him on peak form. It features him on previously unheard tracks from concerts in Britain, Belgium and Poland.
Albert Nicholas was one of the giants of New Orleans jazz and Upbeat is proud to include him in their catalogue.
Producer Mike Pointon has written an accompanying booklet including many personal anecdotes of Nicholas.


Tracks 1-7 Albert Nicholas, clarinet with The New Iberia Stompers Cambridge Festival 1972
Cuff Billett trumpet and Mike Casimir trombone on tracks 1 and 2 only
Dick Cook clarinet track 7 only
Andrew Hall piano - Terry Wood guitar - Dick Edser bass - Norman Emberson drums

Tracks 8 - 10 Albert Nicholas, clarinet with Paul Closset's Dixieland Gamblers Brussels 1972
Paul Closset trumpet - Andre van Lint piano - 'Tif' bass - Bruno Castelucci drums

Tracks 11-14 Albert Nicholas Orchestra - Poland June 1957
with Hans Wolf Schneider trombone (tracks 12-14) - Andrzej Kurylewicz piano - Harold Muller bass - Thomas Leo Kuck drums

1. China Boy
2. Old Fashioned Love
3. C-Jam Blues
4. New Orleans
5. Rose Room
6. Black and Blue
7. Oh! Lady Be Good
8. Royal Garden Blues
9. Careless Love
10. Indiana
11. Lover Come Back to Me
12. Basin Street Blues
13. That's A Plenty
14. New Orleans Blues