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The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN Volume 1 - The Golden Years

The Incomparable HENRY RED ALLEN Volume 1 - The Golden Years
£12.99
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, J.C. Higginbotham and Buster Bailey.

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Tracks 1-2 HENRY ALLEN-COLEMAN HAWKINS AND THEIR ORCHESTRA
York, March 27 1933
Henry Allen (trumpet/vocal) Dicky Wells (trombone) Russell Procope (clarinet/alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Don Kirkpatrick (piano) Bernard Addison(guitar)? Bob Ysaguirre or John Kirby (brass/string bass) Walter Johnson (drums)
Tracks 3-6 Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) replaces Procope, Horace Henderson (piano) replaces Kirkpatrick, Addison doubles banjo.
New York, July 21 1933
Tracks 7-9 COLEMAN HAWKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA
New York, September 29 1933
Henry Allen (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Hilton Jefferson (clarinet/alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Horace Henderson (piano) Bernard Addison (guitar) John Kirby (s/bass) Walter Johnson (drums)
Tracks 10-13 HENRY ALLEN-COLEMAN HAWKINS AND THEIR ORCHESTRA
New York, November 9 1933
Henry Allen (trumpet/vocal) Benny Morton (trombone) Edward Inge (clarinet/alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Horace Henderson (piano) Bernard Addison (banjo/guitar) Bob Ysaguirre (s/bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
Tracks 14-17 HENRY ALLEN AND HIS ORCHESTRA
New York, May 1 1934
Henry Allen (trumpet/vocal) Dicky Wells (trombone) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Horace Henderson (piano) Lawrence Lucie (guitar) John Kirby (brass bass) Walter Johnson (drums)
Tracks 18-21 New York, July 28 1934
Henry Allen (trumpet/vocal) Keg Johnson or Claude Jones (trombone) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Horace Henderson (piano) Lawrence Lucie (guitar) Elmer James (s/bass)Walter Johnson(drums)
Tracks 22-24 Henry Allen (trumpet/vocal) Pee Wee Irwin (trumpet) George Washington(trombone) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Luis Russell (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (s/bass) Paul Barbarin (drums)
New York , January 23 1935

1. Someday Sweetheart
2. I Wish I could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
3. The River's Takin' Care of Me
4. Ain'tcha Got Music?
5. Stringin' Along on a Shoe
6. Shadows on the Swanee
7. The Day You Came Along
8. Jamaica Shout
9. Heartbreak Blues
10. Hush My Mouth (If I ain't goin' south)
11. You're Gonna Lose Your Gal
12. Dark Clouds
13. My Galveston Gal
14. I Wish I Were Twins
15. I Never Slept a Wink
16. Why Don't You Practise What You Preach?
17. Don't Let Your Love Go Wrong
18. There's A House in Harlem for Sale
19. Pardon My Southern Accent
20. Rug Cutter Swing
21. How About Tomorrow Night?
22. Believe It, Beloved
23. Believe It, Beloved (Non-vocal take)
24. It's Written All Over Your Face