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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]
At Last! Here is the much anticiapted second half of the 1981 Jubilee concert from London's Fairfield Halls! The CD also features bonus tracks from Donegan's Dancing Sunshine Band. This is Lonnie at his very best!The First Half is available on URCD214. [MORE]
Recorded live at the Purcell Room on 17th April 2004 in celebration of the life and music of Ken Colyer. A great souvenir of a first class evening in the company of a rare gathering of the surviving players from the second and third Ken Colyer Jazzmen - an all star line-up comprising Jim Holmes trumpet, Ed O'Donell trombone/vocal, Ian Wheeler clarinet, Acker Bilk clarinet/ vocal/dialogue, Stan Greig piano/drums, Ray Smith piano, ... [MORE]
These are the Dieter Kreuter tapes volume 1 recorded at Studio 51 on 8th August 1958 (volume 2 is on URCD170 - Somewhere Over the Rainbow.) This is the classic Colyer line-up with Ken Colyer, guitar,vocals Ian Wheeler, clarinet Mac Duncan, Trombone Johnny Bastable, banjo Ray Foxley, piano Ron Ward, bass Colin Bowden drums. Jazz on! [MORE]
This is a CD of vintage Colyer dating from 1955. The famous radio broadcast from NDR in Germany is released for the first time ever. The sound is broadcast quality and the band is on excellent form. These rare recordings represent a significant link in the Colyer discography. This is the classic Colyer front line recorded 19th March 1955 in Hamburg, Germany. Ken Colyer with Ian Wheeler, Mac Duncan, Peter Hunck, Diz Disley, Dick ... [MORE]
The BBC Jazz Club in the 1960s was a complete cross-section of British jazz, often with American guests, and the Christmas shows always tried to be a bit different. In 1963 Chris Barber featured no less than three guests - the pianist Ian Armit, singer Bobby Breen and alto saxophonist Joe Harriott plus the band's own singer, Ottilie Patterson. The broadcast on this album is compered by Humph and the music sounds as fresh today as it did when first ... [MORE]
This CD celebrates the BBC Jazz Club and its output through the work of 5 popular bands. Chris Barber's Jazzband includes guests Ken Colyer, Archie Semple and Johnny Parker alongside regulars Ottilie Patterson, Pat Halcox, Ian Wheeler, Eddie Smith, Dick Smith and Graham Burbidge.
Monty Sunshine Jazz Band here features Monty with Rod Mason - Geoff Sowden - Johnny Parker - Dickie Bishop - Gerry Salisbury and Nick Nicholls.
URCD272 - The Crane River Jazz Band with Ken Colyer - Reunited! Reecording from 1972 at the 100 Club in Oxford Street. Ken Colyer, Sonny Morris, Monty Sunshine, Pat Hawes, John RT Davies, Ben Marshall, Julian Davies and Colin Bowden reunited in an evening of sheer joyousness and telepathic teamwork.
URCD281 - The Crane River Jazz Band with Ken Colyer - The Cranes Fly Again. This is the sequal to the above album, recorded in 1975. [MORE]
This is your chance to buy two terrific CDs at a special reduced price! 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!
URCD232 2 original LPs on one CD! Recorded 1953 and 1955 - re-mastered by Dave Bennett. This CD Wilbur de Paris New New Orleans Jazz 1953 and 1955, ... [MORE]
Three terrific CDs of Chris Barber at the BBC featuring OTTILIE PATTERSON and all the usual suspects including Ian Wheeler and Pat Halcox. URCD146 - URCD158 featuring Joe Harriott and URCD177 featuring Ian Armitt, Bobby Breen and Joe Harriott [MORE]
You can buy volumes 1 and 2 of this superb new set from Henry Red Allen at the special price of £22.00. Full details inside. [MORE]
Bunk Johnson's re-emergence in the 1940s inspired a whole generation of young jazzmen throughout the world.
Bunk’s Blues is an anthology of rare tracks by one of the true legends of New Orleans Jazz. This newly re-mastered selection reminds us what a vital link Bunk was to the very earliest days of jazz.
Jazz Nocturne Volume 1 has 9 tracks with Bunk playing with Sidney Bechet and his band contrasted with 7 tracks of Peter Bocage ... [MORE]
URCD163 recalls the wartime years when youth and free spirits set down on record some outstanding jazz which still sounds fresh and exciting today. 24 tracks from 1944 and 1945. Personnel are Vic Lewis, Jack Parnell, Billy Riddick, Ronnie Chamberlain, Derek Hawkins, Dick Katz and Charlie Short, Pat Hawes, Ken Matthews Colin Miller. URCD192 is a landmark in jazz history as it documents the first time a British jazzman recorded with American ... [MORE]
URCD265 KEN COLYER’S ALLSTARS with SAMMY RIMINGTON – Colyer from the Archives 1973
URCD275 COLYER at WIMBLEDON 1975
Two best-selling ‘live’ CDs from Ken Colyer dating from the 1970s with the band at the top of its game. Both run 72 minutes. With Ken on URCD265 were Sammy Rimington, Mike Pointon, Bill Stotesbury, Annie Hawkins and Colin Bowden. On URCD275 Ken starred with Roger Bird, Mike Sherbourne, Ray Smith, Bill Stotesbury, Annie Hawkins and ... [MORE]
NEW! THE CRANE RIVER JAZZ BAND – The Cranes Fly Again - URCD281
KEN COLYER ON VIDEO – Rare Footage from the Vaults
Buy the latest release from the Cranes and add the Colyer DVD for just £7! That's just £19.99 for the two items! Full details of both are available under their respective listings. [MORE]
The fabulous 1957 Manchester concert by a specially assembled group starring two icons of Jazz. The concert was presented by The National Jazz Federation, and with the obvious exception of Max Kaminsky, every musician had previously been a member of Louis Armstrong’s All Stars. The promoters thought they would appeal to the British public in the same way Satchmo himself had on his first post-war visit the previous year – and the ... [MORE]
Buy both the new Upbeat Roger Marks Collections for £22.00! Marks and Sparks is his second CD for the label, and each track features two front men - Roger's inimitable trombone plus a celebrated reed player.
Marks Out of Twenty is a career retrospective celebrating his 25 years as bandleader the THe Armada Jazz Band, The Cornish Armada Jazz Band and his Mainstreamers! [MORE]
URCD268D TJ Johnson Double CD celebrating his 30 years in Jazz and Blues
URCD269 Terry Lightfoot single CD reissue of Stardust to mark his passing in 2013
URCD270 Roger Marks – Marks Out Of Twenty – celebrating 20 years a bandleader.
URCD279 Humphrey Lyttelton - Sir Humph's Delight - winner Jazz Rag Best re-issue 2018!
2 CD SPECIAL OFFER!
Two of our most popular Colyer releases together at a special price! Serenading Auntie has 21 tracks recorded by the BBC for both TV and radio broadcasts between 1955 and 1960, while Once More for Auntie brings the broadcast material into the 1970s with broadcasts frm 1972, 1975 and 1977. All your favourite band members are featured, including Sammy Rimington, Mac Duncan, Ian Wheeler, Johnny Bastable, Ray Foxley, Mickey ... [MORE]
The Ken Colyer Allstars at Studio 51 1972. Volume 1 has sessions from January and February and runs 71 minutes while Volume 2 has sessions from April and May running a total of 74 minutes. Great line-up including Sammy Rimington with some unusual tracks not easily found on other albums. [MORE]
URCD256 Birth of A Jazz Genius is a unique collection of early Armstrong appearing with the likes of Bessie Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Sidney Bechet and Clarence Williams.
URCD204 is Birth of the All Stars, Armstrong’s touring band. 21 tracks over 75 minutes.
URCD277 is Louis Armstrong Live in Vancouver 1951. The only recordings of Cosy Cole with the band. [MORE]