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 KEN COLYER ON VIDEO - Rare Footage from the Vaults
£10.00

KEN COLYER ON VIDEO - Rare Footage from the Vaults

CD / Product Number: URDVD267

Respected broadcaster and trombonist in the band,Mike Pointon writes: By 1986,when this session took place, Ken was no longer leading a regular band and was suffering from ill-health,but his subtly dynamic performance reveals him to still be on authoritative form. He'd recently been re-united with Ray Foxley after Ray had left the Jazzmen in 1960 and by this time Ken and Colin Bowden worked together again after Colin had been recruited for the re-born ... [MORE]

THE BIG CHRIS BARBER BAND Live in Concert in the Isle of Wight - DVD
£15.99

THE BIG CHRIS BARBER BAND Live in Concert in the Isle of Wight - DVD

CD / Product Number: URDVD251

Chris Barber is one of the great British jazz icons and he celebrates his 60th Anniversary in the business in 2013. This fantastic new DVD release of Chris with The Big Chris Barber Band In Concert at the Medina Theatre in the Isle of Wight is the perfect way to celebrate this momentous occasion! This is the classic Chris Barber Big Band line-up with Mike Henry and Pete Rudeforth on trumpets, Mike Snelling, Richard Exall and Zoltan Sagi on saxes and ... [MORE]

CHRIS BARBER and KEN COLYER DVD SPECIAL OFFER
£19.99

CHRIS BARBER and KEN COLYER DVD SPECIAL OFFER

CD / Product Number: URDVD028

Buy the two Upbeat DVDs together for the special price of £26!
That's The Chris Barber Big Band in Concert on The Isle of Wight (URDVD251), plus Ken Colyer on Video - Rare Footage from the Vaults URDVD267. [MORE]

THE BEST OF BRITISH JAZZ FROM THE BBC JAZZ CLUB IN 9 VOLUMES - Various Artists
£85.00

THE BEST OF BRITISH JAZZ FROM THE BBC JAZZ CLUB IN 9 VOLUMES - Various Artists

CD / Product Number: URCD500

ALL NINE of this popular BBC Jazz Club series at one special price! The series represents a mirror image of jazz during the 50s and 60s and is an essentional part of any record collection. All the great are there - CHRIS BARBER - LONNIE DONEGAN - MONTY SUNSHINE - KEN COLYER - ACKER BILK - TERRY LIGHTFOOT - THE SAINTS JAZZ BAND - MICK MULLIGAN with GEORGE MELLY - DIZ DISLEY QUINTET - ALEX WELSH and MIKE DANIELS DELTA JAZZ BAND plus many more. [MORE]

JACQUES GAUTHÉ In Retrospect - Bon Voyages, Jacques
£12.99

JACQUES GAUTHÉ In Retrospect - Bon Voyages, Jacques

CD / Product Number: URCD298

It was only fitting that the last gig Jacques Gauthé played was in his home town of Gascony, France. He was without doubt one of the happiest jazzers ever and this CD is Jazz Crusade's tribute to him. It was recordedin June 1990 in Denmark and has three reed player and no brass, so the pace is fast and thrilling! What a line-up. Peter Nissen leads the session from the drums, with Jacques on clarinet and soprano sax, Soren Sorensen on tenor sax and vocals, ... [MORE]

PETE ALLEN JAZZ BAND - On The Beat
£12.99

PETE ALLEN JAZZ BAND - On The Beat

CD / Product Number: URCD297

Another superb CD from Pete Allen – Honorary Citizen of New Orleans.
Pete Allen is regarded as one of Europe’s most talented and exciting masters of the clarinet. Over the years, Pete has appeared in many television and radio shows, both with his own band and as a solo artist. Indeed, for over five years, he found time to present his own jazz programme for BBC Radio.
Pete’s bans play an exciting and entertaining musical selection of happy ... [MORE]

The Sensational Sister Rosetta Tharpe from Carnegie Hall to Antibes.
£12.99

The Sensational Sister Rosetta Tharpe from Carnegie Hall to Antibes.

CD / Product Number: URCD296

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was one of the most dynamic entertainers ever. She played with Ken Colyer and then with Chris Barber. Ottilie Patterson, vocalist with Chris Barber, acknowledged she had learned a lot from Rosetta Tharpe.
The first two tracks caused a major impact when Rosetta delivered them so passionately at Carnegie Hall in 1938. As biographer Wald described it: ‘Rosetta appeared before the sold-out Carnegie Hall crowd in an early segment ... [MORE]

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN - The Golden Years Volume 4
£12.99

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN - The Golden Years Volume 4

CD / Product Number: URCD295

Upbeat is proud to present this long-awaited 4-CD set featuring the cream of the recorded output of one of the finest jazz trumpeters of all time in all its digitally restored glory. Red Allen’s timeless recordings are essential to any jazz record collection and for the first time in many years are now available in the sequence in which they were originally recorded in the 1930s and 40s. Red Allen’s creative approach to jazz trumpet was at its peak during ... [MORE]

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN - The Golden Years Volume 3
£12.99

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN - The Golden Years Volume 3

CD / Product Number: URCD294

Upbeat is proud to present this long-awaited 4-CD set featuring the cream of the recorded output of one of the finest jazz trumpeters of all time in all its digitally restored glory. Red Allen’s timeless recordings are essential to any jazz record collection and for the first time in many years are now available in the sequence in which they were originally recorded in the 1930s and 40s. Red Allen’s creative approach to jazz trumpet was at its peak during ... [MORE]

KEN COLYER'S ALL STARS - Colyer Rarities - Farewell to Studio 51
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KEN COLYER'S ALL STARS - Colyer Rarities - Farewell to Studio 51

CD / Product Number: URCD293

Studio 51 was arguably the most influential place in Britain for a generation of New Orleans style musicians. Ken Colyer had first played there as a member of the Crane River Jazz Band not long after its opening during the post-war Festival of Britain year. But it was initially a venue mainly for jazz in a more modern style: Cleo Laine auditioned there for Johnny Dankworth early in her career. By 1955 it had become the Ken Colyer Club. Colyer’s band ... [MORE]

PETE ALLEN'S DUKES of WELLINGTON - I Wish You Love
£12.99

PETE ALLEN'S DUKES of WELLINGTON - I Wish You Love

CD / Product Number: URCD291

Pete Allen – Honorary Citizen of New Orleans – what an accolade!
Upbeat Jazz welcomes Pete Allen back onto its label after a gap of 16 years since the release of his album RUNNING WILD URCD178 which was voted in the top ten best albums of 2002 Jazz Review.
The Pete Allen Jazz Band and his Dukes of Wellington appear at prestigious jazz festivals, theatres and clubs throughout the UK and abroad, with appearances in France, Denmark, Germany, ... [MORE]

ROGER MARKS' BRASS FARTHINGS featuring Pete Allen - Higher Ground
£12.99

ROGER MARKS' BRASS FARTHINGS featuring Pete Allen - Higher Ground

CD / Product Number: URCD290

This album is the latest from respected trombonist, Roger Marks. He has teamed up with Pete Allen and both their date sheets are really full. Both are active bandleaders in their own right and play both in the UK and Europe on a regular basis. This is the third album of Roger Marks on the Upbeat Jazz label following the critical acclaim of the first two - URCD270 - ROGER MARKS IN RETROSPECT and URCD278 - MARKS AND SPARKS
Barry Clare ... [MORE]

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN Volume 2
£12.99

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN Volume 2

CD / Product Number: URCD289

Following on from the success of the first album in this series of Upbeat Jazz’s four eminently collectable CDs, volume 2 is now available with volumes 3 and 4 following later this year. Volume 1 was very well received by the critics and has had airplay (half the show) on Walter Love’s programme on BBC Radio Ulster on 7th March.
Henry Red Allen was also the subject of BBC Radio 3’s six programmes in the year 2000 called Ride, Red, Ride presented by ... [MORE]

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN Volume 1 - The Golden Years
£12.99

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN Volume 1 - The Golden Years

CD / Product Number: URCD288

Upbeat Jazz is proud to release the first volume in a new series of Red Allen's finest recordings from the 1930s. These classic sessions are now made available to collectors for the first time in recent years, showcasing Allen's unsurpassed trumpet and vocals on such timeless gems as There's A House in Harlem For Sale, Believe It, Beloved, Rug Cutter Swing and Ain'tcha Got Music. Many great instrumentalists are also featured including Coleman Hawkins, ... [MORE]

Sunny Afrika - The Music of Herman Asafo-Agyei
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Sunny Afrika - The Music of Herman Asafo-Agyei

CD / Product Number: URCD287

Herman Asafo-Agyei is without doubt one of Africa’s most celebrated bass players with an active career spanning some 40 years. Herman’s music reflects the gamut of influence from Osibisa-style horns, to flirtations with guitarand-dance-band highlife, to highly percussive passages reminiscent of Hedzoleh Soundz – bass, rhythm and percussion are characteristic.
The lyrics of his theme song – Sunny Afrika - reflects the relaxed social environment and ... [MORE]

The French Preservation New Orleans Jazz Band - Blues for Manny Paul
£12.99

The French Preservation New Orleans Jazz Band - Blues for Manny Paul

CD / Product Number: URCD286

Recorded live in 2006 at Charney Les Macon in France, this session was hot! It was great! Indeed it was amazing and the crowd responded accordingly! You are in for a treat from the French Preservation New Orleans Jazz Band, led by JP Alessi with guests Sammy Rimington and Fred Vigorito.
Full personnel here are JP Alessi, leader and tenor sax, Sammy Rimington reeds and vocals, Fred Vigorito cornet, Cyrille Ouanich piano, Jacky Boyadjian string bass and ... [MORE]

The Harlem Hamfats - New Orleans to Harlem
£12.99

The Harlem Hamfats - New Orleans to Harlem

CD / Product Number: URCD285

Here we have a rare treat - the New Orleans jazz of the 1930s by way of Harlem and Chicago. While most of the New Orleans musicians were absorbed into the great black swing bands, Herb Morand fronted the Harlem Fats - a flat out New Orleans band!
The personnel were HERB MORAND, trumpet and vocals, ODELL RAND, Eb clarinet, HORACE MALCOLM, piano, JOE McCOY, guitar and vocals, CHARLIE McCOY, mandolin, guitar and vocals, JOHN LINDSAY or RANSOM KNOWLING, ... [MORE]

ALBERT NICHOLAS in Europe
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ALBERT NICHOLAS in Europe

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 ... [MORE]

THE GENIUS OF CAPTAIN JOHN HANDY
£12.99

THE GENIUS OF CAPTAIN JOHN HANDY

CD / Product Number: URCD283

Captain John Handy’s musical presence was and still is unforgettable. His phenomenal playing destroyed the myth in revivalist circles that the saxophone had no place in jazz. Capt John Handy is mainly associated with the alto sax, but he was also a fine clarinet player. To hear the Captain in full flight is pure delight as always….as this CD shows.
Few men have caused greater upheaval or changed the artistic landscape in New Orleans more than Capt. ... [MORE]

WILBUR DE PARIS and his New New Orleans Jazz Band Live in New York
£12.99

WILBUR DE PARIS and his New New Orleans Jazz Band Live in New York

CD / Product Number: URCD282

These are the very earliest tracks of the Wilbur De Paris Band from 1944 and 1953. There’s a great line-up – Wilbur and Sidney De Paris, Sidney Bechet, Omer Simeon, Edmond Hall and Zutty Singleton to name just a few!
The Wilbur De Paris band became an institution in New York City during the 1950s and toured the world in the late 1950s. Both Wilbur and Sidney are here on all tracks, and Wilbur is definitely running the show! All in all, one fabulous ... [MORE]

THE CRANE RIVER JAZZ BAND - The Cranes Fly Again
£12.99

THE CRANE RIVER JAZZ BAND - The Cranes Fly Again

CD / Product Number: URCD281

The Crane River Jazz Band is one of the most revered jazz bands of the 20th Century. This is the third exquisite album of them on Upbeat Jazz. In 1972 the Cranes re-formed and their first London appearance was at the 100 Club in Oxford Street which was released as URCD272 The Crane River Jazz Band with Ken Colyer – Reunited! This is the sequel to that album – sheer joyousness and almost relaxed telepathic teamwork. All the players are world renowned in ... [MORE]

DIZ DISLEY - With Me Little Ukulele in Me Hand
£12.99

DIZ DISLEY - With Me Little Ukulele in Me Hand

CD / Product Number: URCD280

This album is a true labour of love by one of British Jazz’s genuine originals paying tribute to one of variety’s immortals. Altogether the mood created by Diz and his choice of jazz musicians is one of sheer mischievous joy, evoking effortlessly the nostalgically raffish feel of a stroll along Blackpool’s slightly seedy Golden Mile many years ago. The CD includes two titles not recorded by Formby – I Was Waggling My Magical Wand and I Showed Me ... [MORE]

HUMPHREY LYTTELTON in RETROSPECT - Sir Humph's Delight
£12.99

HUMPHREY LYTTELTON in RETROSPECT - Sir Humph's Delight

CD / Product Number: URCD279

TOP REISSUE 2018 JAZZ RAG AWARDS!
This richly varied anthology covers several contrasting aspects of Humphrey Lyttelton's long career from the 50s to the 80s with highlights from the many albums featuring his work on the Upbeat label. Bands include his Big Band and the Paseo Band and artists include Jimmy Rushing, Kenny Davern, Johnny Parker, Bruce Turner, Micky Ashman, Ian Armit, John Barnes, Pete Strange, Colin Bowden and many more. Album ... [MORE]

MARKS and SPARKS - Roger Marks
£12.99

MARKS and SPARKS - Roger Marks

CD / Product Number: URCD278

This compilation of tracks from 1990 - 2017 features a number of line-ups who all have one thing in common - a two-man front line. This format is always a meeting of minds, a musical conversation where being a 'good listener' is every bit as important as expressing one's one ideas. The combination of trombone and reeds - be it clarinet or saxophone - is present on all tracks, but each partnership takes on its own distinctive sound.
Another aspect of ... [MORE]

LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS ALL STARS — Live in Vancouver 1951
£12.99

LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS ALL STARS — Live in Vancouver 1951

CD / Product Number: URCD277

Featuring Jack Teagarden and Earl Hines, this CD pre-dates the two Jack Teagarden/Earl Hines CDs from the Manchester Free Trade Hall in 1957 by six years and should really be considered the fore-runner to these two CDs (available on the Upbeat Jazz label – URCD258 and URCD273).
This live concert was recorded in Vancouver in January 1951 - it was a sell out show and the audience loved every second. This is one of the rarest of the all-star bands ... [MORE]

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