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Volumes 5-8 of this popular series from Lake Records. Short descriptions of each volume inside, while you will find full track listings for each CD under their individual listings.
The first four CDs in this popular series at a special price. Short descriptions of each volume inside, while you will find full track listings for each CD under their individual listings.
SPECIAL OFFER! Ben Cohen, one of the legendary ‘backroom boys’ of British Traditional Jazz, spent his whole career in amateur or semi-professional bands, but was widely regarded as one of the best exponents of the early Louis Armstrong style of playing. He stuck doggedly to the cornet rather than the trumpet and was well-known for his blistering, but always tasteful, thoughtful solos and firm lead. After we released Vol.1 (LACD334) we had a number ... [MORE]
This series charts the great British bands of the Trad revival. Originally on the pioneering Esquire record label, these tracks are a perfect snapshot of the early years of the jazz revival. Buy all 4 for the special offer price of £45. Band information inside - full track listings under each individual title's listing. [MORE]
The early years of the LAKE Chris Barber Collection are represented here with much previously unreleased material plus EP favourites, including portrait Eps of Monty Sunshine, Pat Halcox, Ottilie Patterson and Chris Barber himself.
LACD325 1961-62. LACD324 1959-1960. LACD332 The 1970s. Full details on each individual CD listing. [MORE]
From the LAKE Year Series of Chris Barber retrospective, come three titles - LACD324 1959 – 1960, LACD325 1961-1962 and LACD332 The 1970s. They include a number of Eps, singles and some previously unreleased items. Personnel include Monty Sunshine, Pat Halcox and Ottilie Patterson. Chris Barber had added the Blues guitar towards the end of the 1960s. LACD332 brings us to the 1970s and the renaming of the Jazz Band to the Jazz and Blues Band. All the 70s ... [MORE]
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One of Jazz's legends with tracks from his most fruitful revival period of the early 1950s. The trumpet lead is the superb Teddy Buckner and the CD includes rare tracks with Blues singer, Claire Austin. [MORE]
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When his doctor told him in January 2007 he only had until July to live George said he wanted to make one more album. This is it. The CD finds Goodtime George undaunted, full of spirit and singing with relish. His sense of fun and ireverance shines through. [MORE]
France has some very good New Orleans revival jazz bands and Jazz Crusade is delighted to present one of these on two CDs. Leader and reed player Jean-Pierre Alessi appears with Sweet Mary Cat on another Jazz Crusade CD, but here he is leading his own Preservation band. The repertoire here is fairly regular fare, but the band makes it sound fresh as roses in the morning dew! They really make the music dance, so sit back and enjoy! Volume 1 is JCCD3107, ... [MORE]
SPECIAL OFFER Buy both volumes in this popular reissue for the special price of £22!
These two CDs were made from 'live' air shots recorded at the Statler Hotel in New York in 1950. Sublime playing from this popular band. Full details inside. [MORE]
Jimmy Ryan’s on 42nd Street was THE place for jazz in New York in the 50s. Once inside, the magic began and it was always packed. These 3 CDs capture the excitement of great ‘live’ jazz! Sit back enjoy! Separately, the CDs are available at £12.99 each, and all three feature Omer Simeon.
JCCD3009 An Evening at Jimmy Ryan’s
JCCD3061 Another Evening at Jimmy Ryan’s
JCCD3068 One More Evening at Jimmy Ryan’s
2 CD SPECIAL OFFER!
Gumbo is a traditional New Orleans soup containing many individual ingredients which mix into a spicy, well-seasoned and vigorous whole, and this is musically what we have here. The recordings were made during the 1993 French Quarter Jazz Festival and Bill has taken 18 local and visiting musicians in various combinations to produce a blend of authentic New Orleans jazz. Personnel include Milton Batiste, Sammy Rimington, Paul ... [MORE]
Two favourites from Jazz Crusade in one bargain package! These were Ken's last recordings, a worthy testament for a great jazz musician. Volume 1 - JCCD3007 - was recorded at the Stockholm Jazz Festival on 28th June 1986, recorded at his request as a document of his happy stay in Sweden. It features Ken with The Classic Jazz Band - Jens Lindgren - Goran Eriksson - Goran Lind - Holger Gross and Cacka Ekhe. Volume 2 - JCCD3103 - features more tracks from ... [MORE]
Muggsy was one hot trumpet player. He could swing like a garden gate. He was a consummate blues player. His career spanned decades of jazz history from the 20s to the 70s. He fronted a big band during the days of swing, and then returned to small band format in the 50s, when he was at the height of his powers. JCCD3113 is Mmm-uggsy! and has two sessions where he is accompanied by some other jazz greats including Peanuts ... [MORE]
A career retrospective of the great jazz drummer that was Zutty Singleton over 2 CDs. JCCD3114 and JCCD3115 for one special price. The set features many jazz legends, including including Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie LeVere, Pee Wee Russell, Sidney Bechet and Roy Eldridge. Full band and track listings inside. [MORE]
JCCD3032 DeParis in Europe has recordings date from June 1960 and were recorded in France. The 11 tracks see Wilbur in fine form and he swings more than usual. Sidney blows some great stuff! It's Wilbur and Sidney's one last fling - God bless them for the good times they gave us! JCCD3082 De Paris in Canada dates from 1956 and features Omer Simeon, Sonny White with special guests Jimmy Rushing vocals and Willie ‘the Lion’ Smith ... [MORE]
All three volumes of this fascinating 1990s series of first rate New Orleans Jazz from around the world for the special price of £33.00! Volume 1 features bands from Sweden, Australia and Scotland. Volume 2 has bands from Japan, Canada and Belgium, while volume 3 features bands from France, Brazil and the USA. [MORE]
The music here is very exciting and the 'jazzmanship' phenomenal! A great mix of black and white musicians swinging together! Recorded for Kid Ory as part of his European Tour agreement in 1959. So welcome to Cold War Berlin at the height of tensions between East and West just two years before the wall went up to keep East Berliners from having the sort of fun you’ll be listening to on these records! Volume 1 is the first set and ... [MORE]
Volume 3 features 2 bands from the 1950s: 11 tracks of Paul Barbarin and his band in New York in 1954 plus 5 tracks from three airshots from Wilbur de Paris from 1958 before the loss of Omer Simeon. Volume 4 features three bands: The 7 early George Guesnon sides were originally recorded on Decca. They are great and original Guesnon pieces and definitely collectable. Then there are 5 tracks from the Kid Thomas Band featuring Louis ... [MORE]
Buy JCCD3036 Jazz Nocturne volume 1 -Bunk, Bocage and Bechet in Boston and JCCD3039 Jazz Nocturne volume 2 Bunk and Bechet in Boston for the combined price of £22.
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