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Год издания : 1998

Компания звукозаписи : Classics

Музыкальный стиль : Swing, Big Band, Trumpet Jazz

Время звучания : 1:14:00

Код CD : 983 (3 307517 098320)

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Retro Records)      

As far as Roy Eldridge's big bands go, this was the peak. With arrangements by Buster Harding and a stable of powerful young players, the Roy Eldridge Orchestra must have been formidable in live performance. Most of the recordings they made for the Decca label represent the ultimate in extroverted big-band swing. The explosive "Little Jazz Boogie" is one of the hottest records Roy Eldridge ever made. The flip side, "Embraceable You," bears witness to his profound abilities as an interpreter of ballads. Three sides by the Roy Eldridge Little Jazz Band recorded for V-Disc on November 14, 1945, allow for more intimate interplay. "Roy Meets Horn" - the title is a takeoff on "Boy Meets Horn," Ellington's feature for Rex Stewart - and "Old Rob Roy" are late-period swing or "prebop" numbers, anticipating stylistic changes that were in the wind at the time. With Nick Caiazza blowing tenor sax, Ernie Caceres wielding a clarinet, and Trigger Alpert and Specs Powell in the rhythm section, this was one exciting little jam band. "I've Found a New Baby" is a full-blown stomp employing traditional swing polyphony. Contrary to what the discography claims, there is no spoken introduction by Eddie "Rochester" Anderson. Back in the Decca studios on January 31, 1946, the big band generated huge gusts of sound, employing lots of in-your-face brass. "Ain't That a Shame" is a fine cool blues graced with one of Eldridge's hippest vocals. The session of May 7, 1946, opened with the rowdy "Hi Ho Trailus Boot Whip" and eased into "Tippin' Out" - the apparent obverse of "Tippin' In," a big hit for Erskine Hawkins. During his solo on "Yard Dog," tenor saxophonist Tom Archia quotes from Fats Waller's hit record "There's Honey on the Moon Tonight." On the other hand, "Les Bounce" is not a very inventive melody. The band compensates by blowing hard and Eldridge tries using a portion of the melodic line from his famous "Little Jazz." The material recorded on September 24, 1946, signals a return to dependable jazz standards of the day. This band had alto saxophonists Sahib Shihab and Joe Eldridge, Cecil Payne on baritone, and pianist Duke Jordan. The disc closes with the WNEW Saturday Night Swing Session broadcast live on May 31, 1947. "Honeysuckle Rose" is played by just the rhythm section of Al Casey, Eddie Safranski, and Specs Powell. "Flip and Jazz" is nearly nine minutes of hot jamming in the company of tenor saxophonist Flip Phillips. "How High the Moon" is, well, a visit to bop city as Eldridge brings in the melody known as "Ornithology." "Lover" is played bright and fast with lots of block chords hammered out by pianist Mike Coluchio's right hand. "Buck Still Jumps," played once again just by the rhythm section, is Al Casey's sequel to "Buck Jumpin'," his famous feature number from Fats Waller days.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Al Casey (Guitar)
Al Green (Tenor Saxophone)
Albert Riding (Trombone)
Billy Rowland (Piano)
Buster Harding (Accordion, Piano, Vocals)
Carl Pruitt (Bass)
Cecil Payne (Baritone Saxophone)
Charles Bowen (Tenor Saxophone)
Chris Johnson (Alt Saxophone)
Cozy Cole (Drums)
Dave Bowman (Piano)
Don Purvance (Tenor Saxophone)
Earl Phillips (Drums)
Eddie Safranski (Bass)
Elmon Wright (Trumpet)
Elton Hill (Accordion, Trumpet)
Ernie Caceres (Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone)
Flip Phillips (Tenor Saxophone)
Fred Ohms (Trombone)
Fred Robinson (Trombone)
George Robinson (Trombone)
Hank Ross (Tenor Saxophone)
Jimmy Maxwell (Trumpet)
Joe Eldridge (Alt Saxophone)
John McConnell (Trombone)
Lee Abrams (Drums)
Mike Bryan (Guitar)
Mike Doty (Alt Saxophone)
Mort Bullman (Trombone)
Nick Caiazza (Tenor Saxophone)
Porter Kilbert (Alt Saxophone)
Richard Dunlap (Trombone)
Rodney Richardson (Bass)
Sahib Shihab (Alt Saxophone)
Sandy Watson (Trombone)
Sylvester Lewis (Trumpet)
Ted Sturgis (Bass)
Tom Archia (Tenor Saxophone)
Trigger Alpert (Bass)
Walt Lockhart (Tenor Saxophone)
Ward Silloway (Trombone)
Will Bradley (Trombone)
Yank Lawson (Trumpet)

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Наименование трека



   1 Little Jazz Boogie         0:02:49 Buster Harding
   2 Embraceable You     T       0:03:29 George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin
   3 Roy Meets Horn         0:03:54 Roy Eldridge
   4 Old Rob Roy         0:03:45 Robert Emmett Dolan / Johnny Mercer
   5 I've Found A New Baby         0:04:17 Jack Palmer / Spencer Williams
   6 Baby, That'll Be The Day         0:03:14 Buster Harding / Jack Palmer / Buck Ram
   7 All The Cats Join In         0:02:47 Ray Gilbert / Eddie Sauter / Alec Wilder
   8 Poor John         0:03:15 Roy Eldridge / Buster Harding
   9 Ain't That A Shame         0:03:15 Roy Eldridge / Teddy Hill
   10 Hi Ho Trailus Boot Whip         0:02:47 Buster Harding / Jack Palmer / Roger 'Ram' Ramirez
   11 Tippin' Out         0:02:48 Roy Eldridge / Buster Harding
   12 Yard Dog         0:03:06 -"-
   13 Les Bounce         0:03:13 -"-
   14 Lover, Come Back To Me         0:03:10 Oscar Hammerstein II / Sigmund Romberg
   15 Rockin' Chair     T       0:02:50 Hoagy Carmichael
   16 It's The Talk Of The Town         0:03:03 Jerry Livingston / Al J. Neiburg / Marty Symes
   17 I Surrender, Dear         0:03:00 Harry Barris / Gordon Clifford
   18 Honeysuckle Rose     T       0:02:46 Andy Razaf / Fats Waller
   19 Flip And Jazz, Pt. 1         0:02:57 Roy Eldridge / Flip Phillips
   20 Flip And Jazz, Pt. 2         0:02:44 -"-
   21 Flip And Jazz, Pt. 3         0:03:09 -"-
   22 How High The Moon         0:02:40 Nancy Hamilton / Morgan Lewis
   23 Lover         0:03:05 Oscar Hammerstein II / Sigmund Romberg
   24 Buck Still Jumps         0:01:57  


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