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This CD is the latest in the Lord Richard New Orleans Sessions from 504 Records. Dan Pawson was born in Birmingham, England on 29th August 1936 and had been a bandleader and New Orleans style trumpeter for over forty years at the time of his death on 29th November 2002. He was a world leading authority on early jazz and the New Orleans jazz revival. This CD includes 15 previously unissued tracks and plays for a generous 74m 55s. [MORE]
Geoff Gilbert - banjo and vocal
Anita Thomas - clarinet, alto sax and vocal
Chris Williams - trombone, tenor sax and vocals
Peter Clohesy - string bass
Recorded 2MBS-FM Studios, Sydney, Australia 1993 [MORE]
The New Iberia Stompers were essentially a happy band, moving seamlessly from one line-up to the next, always with the nucleus of O'Sullivan, Casimir and Wood.Tracks 1-7 here are from a session at the 100 Club in London as warm-up to Harold Dejan's Olympia Brass Band in October 1981, while tracks 8-11 were recorded at the Lokerse Jazz Club in Belgium in December 1982.
The full personnel on both sessions was Tony O'Sullivan, trumpet and vocal - Mike ... [MORE]
This release of Sam Rimington with the Barry 'Kid' Martyn Ragtime Band Alumni also features the popular trumpeter,Cuff Billett. Recorded in England in March 1998, this double CD runs a very generous 137 minutes and 18 seconds! It was recorded and mastered by Dave Bennett. The two sessions, on consecutive days, brought forth many exciting highlights, affirming everyone's continuing dedication to the music they love. Listen and enjoy! [MORE]
The Crane River Jazz Band was formed in 1949 by a group of young musicians who with guidance from Ken Colyer and his brother Bill, had found their inspiration in the recordings made in the 1940s by Bunk Johnson, George Lewis, Kid Rena and Kid Ory. After Ken Colyer left in 1951 to join the Christie Brothers Stompers, the band continued with Sonny Morris as leader until 1957 when it disbanded. In 1972 the band got together again to play occasional ... [MORE]
At the top of this concert Bernie Cash walked on stage and, being a yoga student, stood on his head! It brought the familiar mischievious look to Bob's face and set in motion one heck of an evening! This was Bob's best band - as you can hear for yourselves!
Bob Wallis - Andre Beeson - Mike Sherbourne - Ian Amit - Ken Ames - Bernie Cash - George Collier [MORE]
When this CD was recorded in 2004 the intention was to return the following year to video in the Old Fireman's Hall, Westwego, New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina put paid to all that as the old hall was virtually blown away and had to be demolished!
This was a happy session for which the personnel were Brian Carrick clarinet, Shirley Alexander vocals, Peter Wright trumpet, Wendell Eugene trombone, Gerald Adams string bass, Rickie Monie piano and Andrew ... [MORE]
Recorded at Word of Mouth Studios, Algiers New Orleans on October 13th 1999. It is the third of three recordings organised by Brian Carrick with a mix of local musicians and British guest artists.
Personnel for the recording were Derek Winters, trumpet - Norman Thatcher, trombone - Brian Carrick, clarinet - Jamie Wight, piano - Tony Peatman, banjo - Bill Evans, string bass - Frank Oxley, drums. [MORE]
Recorded 'live' at the Louisiana Music Factory, New Orleans on April 19th 2004.
In the early days of Linnzi's career she sang with the New Orleans Jazz Vipers. A local from Alexandria Louisiana, her voice is crystal clear with her own special intonation, timing and style. Delta Royale provide a perfect accompaniment for her vocal talents, and three instrumental tracks have been included to show the depth of the band!
Delta Royale arei - Matt Rhody ... [MORE]
This CD was recorded at Word of Mouth Studios in Algiers, New Orleans in October 1999. The studio was originally a dry goods store, but was converted into a studio with living quarters. The session features a mix of New Orleans locals and international guests like Brits Norman Thatcher and Brian Carrick.
Full personnel for the band were Reg Koeller trumpet vocals - Norman Thatcher trombone - Brian Carrick clarinet - 'Texas' Sam Mooney piano - Tony ... [MORE]
Recorded at Word of Mouth Studio in the Algiers area of New Orleans in October 1999, this band comprises a septet of American British musicians. The trumpeter and leader was Reg Koeller from Delaware and he was joined by British clarinet favourite Brian Carrick, the trombone of New Orleans native Lester Caliste, the piano of fellow American Sam Mooney, the banjo of Englishman Tony Peatman, plus the veteran playaer from the Louisiana Repertory Jazz ... [MORE]
Wendell Eugene's New Orleans Band was oft heard at Preservation Hall in New Orleans in the 1970s. Their style was fresh and exciting and it was decided to record the band for posterity in 1978. This CD is the result of the session at Ultrasonic Studios on Washington Avenue. Enjoy!
Recorded in New Orleans September 1st 1978, the personnel were Wendell Eugene - Albert Walters - Raymond Burke - Jeanette Kimball - Emanuel Salyes - Les Muscutt - Chester ... [MORE]
Walter Payton and The Snap Bean Band had a repertoire encompassing virtually all aspects of New Orleans/Louisiana music, including rhythm blues, contemporary, traditional, gospel and even funk! This recording was part of the Louisiana Music Factory's Saturday concert series, recorded on October 10th 1999. 'Live in Store' at The Louisiana Music Factory, New Orleans features features Walter Payton string bass and leader with Kirk Ford slto sax, , Louisiana ... [MORE]
John 'Kid' Simmons was influenced in his trumpet style by Kid Sheik Cola. His first visit to New Orleans was in 1964 when he stayed 6 months. In 1970 he made his home in the city and married local jazz legend Dodie Smith. Kid Sheik Cola was best man! This CD was recorded at the Louisiana Music Factory in New Orleans on October 10th 1990, one of their regular Saturday 'live' concerts.
The full personnel of the International All Stars are JOHN KID ... [MORE]
The Louisiana Music Factory is unique amongst record stores in New Orleans. In the heart of the French Quarter, the store plays host every Saturday to 'live' performances. This CD was recorded on one such Saturday in January 1998, and this was truly a 'fun day' at the Factory - the results of which you can now enjoy.
Band members were SAM RIMINGTON - clarinet and alto sax, CLIVE WILSON - trumpet, LESTER CALISTE - trombone, LES MUSCUTT - banjo, GERARLD ... [MORE]
Recorded in New Orleans in September 1973, this little rarity is a gem! It runs a generous 75 minutes 43 seconds and full personnel are Albert 'Fernandez' Walters cornet, Jim Robinson trombone, Albert Burbank clarinet and vocals, James 'Sing' Miller piano and vocals, Narvin Kimball banjo, Chester Zardis string bsss and Dave Oxley drums and vocals. [MORE]
The Kid Thomas Band was such a hit in London in November 1971, that the return visit the following year with Louis Nelson was the talk of the town for weeks in advance! The night at the 100 Club was really something to remember - Louis Nelson and the New Iberia Stompers was on top form and Kid Thomas was just great! The New Iberia Stompers were also happy that night, and luckily the session was recorded and the entire evening is now available for you to ... [MORE]
Cuff Billett Sam Rimington have both been playing in the New Orleans style for over forty years and are recognised as being the top European players in their chosen field. Both have led their own bands and at different times have played in Barry Martyn's Ragtime Band. The band chosen to join them at 'Word of Mouth' Studio at Algiers Point for this recording in January 1998 are all in the traditional New Orleans style.
Full personnel were Cuff Billett ... [MORE]
Jazz In New Orleans - The Nineties - BRIAN CARRICK with Waldren Frog Joseph and his New Orleans Boys
BIn 1973 Brian Carrick made the first of many visits to New Orleans. But he was not able to get a permit to work there until 1993 and he was determined to record with local musicians. This finally came to pass in 1997, aided and abetted by John 'Kid' Simmons who formed a band led by veteran trombonist Waldren 'Frog' Joseph. The recording was made at Sonny Froggart's Patio at 716 Dumaine Street in April 1997.
Full personnel were Brian Carrick, clarinet ... [MORE]
Michael White it an exceptional musician who is keeping the old jazz tradition alive. The carefully selected band on this album sound so tight you would think that they worked together frequently. They are musicians from all age groups, and the uniting factor is their love of old style jazz. The selection of tunes is wide and varied and covers a huge time span, including old pop songs, Apex Blues, a Hymn and the Latin style Mama Inez, always a favourite ... [MORE]
If you have spent any time in New Orleans you understand that jazz is simply everything about the town translated into music - joy, sadness, pleasure and pain. It is a clarinet or saxophone laying down broad strokes of background colour and the trombone splattering light about the edges as the trumpet alights on the melody. All that with a rhythm section. A really fine rhythm section! This recording stands out because the musicians believe in it. They are ... [MORE]
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This recording dates from August 1982 and was made at the Ultrasonic Studio in New Orleans, which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Jack Willis - leader and cornet - is probably best known for his association with the George Lewis Band in the 1960s. Other band members were Freddie Lonzo trombone, Ralph Johnson clarinet and tenor sax, Sam Mooney piano, Les Muscutt banjo and guitar, Brian ... [MORE]
The four artists featured on this recording all had long and distinguished careers in music, making a significant contribution to the development of New Orleans RnB in the fifties and sixties. The tracks here date from two sessions at Ultrasonic Studio in New Orleans, the first in November 1991 and the second April 1992.
The four musicians were Edward Frank on piano, Clarence Ford tenor sax, Albert 'June' Gardner drums and Frank Fields string ... [MORE]