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The much-awaited second volume from 1993’s French Quarter Festival in New Orleans.
A Jazz Gumbo then is an excellent description for the recent production of Big Bill Bissonnette's Jazz Crusade label! T his latest CD is a melting pot full of good things which the titles alone disclose. This is a line - up of 18 of the best New Orleans stylists in the world. The music is best described as hot, exciting and very much alive. The recording ... [MORE]
Across these 2 double CD sets you will be able to hear at first hand the great versatility of Turk Murphy and his superior ensemble work that made him so popular across the scene. All the music is remastered and the majority has not been released on CD before. 39 tracks and 42 tracks respectively.
Full details of each CD under their single listings - JASCD439 Turk's Delight and JASCD461 New Orleans Stomp. [MORE]
One of the great pioneers of Jazz, Fletcher Henderson led an orchestra from the early 20’s until the 1940’s before becoming a full time arranger for Benny Goodman. Although the best seller charts for the 1920’s were usually compiled by combining sales figures from the record labels rather than the retailers, with sales of sheet music Henderson enjoyed a significant amount of hits, including 'Sugar Foot Stomp', `Henderson Stomp` ... [MORE]
This third volume follows in the footsteps of its illustrious predecessors and contains red hot jazz rarities, alternate takes, sleepers and unissued masters, selected from 1920s recordings by US white bands. Most collectors will know some of these bands, but not many will have heard of them all, and fewer still will own more than a smattering of the recordings. As Max Easterman comments, in his excellent liner note, such ... [MORE]
SPECIAL OFFER - When It's Gone, It's Gone!
Volume four in this popular series featuring the best of Django Reinhardt covers the period 1939-1940. 22 tracks featuring Rex Stewart, Andre Ekyan, Quintette du Hot Club de Paris and Stefane Grapelli. [MORE]
The QRS Recordings Volume 2 remastered by Ted Kendall
Featuring Katherine Henderson accompanied by Clarence Williams and his Orchestra
Sara Martin with Clarence Williams' Orchestra
Clarence Williams and his Orchestra
Laura Bryant with Clarence Williams' Orchestra
Barrell House Five [MORE]
SPECIAL OFFER - When It's Gone, It's Gone!
The City of Memphis, Tennessee played a vigorous role in the development of American roots music, especially the blues. Players from all regions use the City as a permanent base, or as a stop-over en route to St Louis or Chicago. This particular collection is dedicated to several particular Memphis afternoons in 1928 when the Victor unit recorded Ishman Bracey, Tommy Johnson, Rosie Mae Moore and Frank ... [MORE]
The American release of our own CD URCD114 - produced in the USA with notes for the US market. Ken Colyer with Ian Wheeler, Mac Duncan, Ray Foxley, Johnny Bastable, Ron Ward and Colin Bowden. Originally recorded at Studio 51 1957-58. [MORE]
Vibrant, good-time music, joyous and toe-tapping for sure, yet profound for all its apparent simplicity. Ory's men were hot!
504CD85 features the first two discs of this live recording of Kid Ory and his Creole Jazzband from the Beverly Cavern, Hollywood, LA circa 1949. 504CD86 has sides 3 and 4 with the final side on 504CD87.
Personnel throughout are are Kid Ory (trombone) Andrew Blakeney (trumpet) Joe Darensbourg (clarinet) Buster Wilson ... [MORE]
Buy volumes one and two of this iconic concert for the special price of £22.
George Lewis' first tour of Britain in 1957 was eagerly awaited and the concerts at Manchester Free Trade Hall did not disappoint! This was a happy occasion and the audience responded enthusiastically! Each CD covers one half of the concert. George Ken are joined by Mac Duncan, Ian Wheeler, John Bastable, Ron Ward and Colin Bowden. What a line-up! [MORE]
504CD30 and 504CD41 feature Punch Miller's New Orleans Band with Ed Washington. 504CD44 has tracks from the full band, plus some with Punch Miller’s Big 6 and His Big 4 feature on these three albums from 1956 and 1957. Again, Ed Washington features on many tracks. [MORE]
504CD30 was recorded at Associated Artists Studio in New Orleans around 1957. Personnel on this occasion reads like a who's who of New Orleans Jazz - Kid Thomas Valentine plus Louis Nelson, Ed Washington, Joe James, Burke Stephenson Sammy Penn. 504CD37 1957 Kid Thomas Valentine's Dixieland Band comprised the Kid plus Ed Washington, Louis Nelson, Burke Stevenson and Sammy Penn. 504CD41 has songs from the collection including old ... [MORE]
504CD43 At the time of recording some of these tracks were considered 'bawdy' and the original tapes were labelled accordingly! Includes 12 tracks featuring Paul Barbarin's New Orleans Band in 1951and 1 with the Chris Barber Jazz Band and other New Orleans musicians from 1960. . 504CD36 and 504CD39 was recorded in 1960 and has Billie Pierce's piano and vocals are joined by Dee Dee Pierce on cornet and vocals and Kid Thomas ... [MORE]