GEORGE LEWIS WITH KEN COLYER'S JAZZMEN - Live in Germany 1959
A collection of live recordings from George Lewis 1959 German tour with Ken Colyer and his Jazzmen. The tour was a raging success, with George Lewis in find form and this is often thought to be Ken Colyer's best ever band line-up. Recorded in Dusseldorf on March 15th and Bremen on March 22nd 1959, the total running time is 76.06 minutes.
Full band personnel are George Lewis clarinet, Ken Colyer trumpet, guitar and vocals, Mac Duncan trombone, Ray Foxley piano, John Bastaple banjo, Ron Ward string bass and Colin Bowden drums. Ian Wheeler replaces George Lewis on tracks 1, 2, 7 8.
1. Swanee River
2. In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down
3. Willie The Weeper
5. St Philip Street Breakdown
6. Bourbon Street Parade
7. Cheek to Cheek
8. If Ever I Cease to Love
9. Take This Hammer
10. Midnight Special
11. Down By The Riverside
12. St Louis Blues
13. Nobody Know The Way I Feel This Morning/ Blues for Jimmy/ The Old Rugged Cross