Eddie Condon The Town Hall Concerts, Volume 8 (Live)

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: August 10, 1994
  • Label: Jazzology

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Ballin' The Jack
  • 2.The Sheik Of Araby
  • 3.China Boy
  • 4.There's A Small Hotel
  • 5.Royal Garden Blues
  • 6.Wherever There's Love
  • 7.Impromptu Ensemble
  • 8.Jingle Bells
  • 9.On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • 10.D. A. Blues
  • 11.Blue Skies
  • 12.Rosetta
  • 13.Exactly Like You
  • 14.Ja Da
  • 15.You're Lucky To Me
  • 16.Impromptu Ensemble

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Walkin' The Dog
  • 2.I Ain't Got Nobody
  • 3.Strut, Miss Lizzie
  • 4.I Know That You Know
  • 5.Sweet Georgia Brown
  • 6.When Your Lover Has Gone
  • 7.Impromptu Ensemble
  • 8.Sunday
  • 9.How Come You Do Me Like You Do?
  • 10.Every Night
  • 11.Keep Smiling At Trouble
  • 12.Thats A-Plenty
  • 13.Sugar
  • 14.Impromptu Ensemble (Why Is Leonard So Modest?)

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Personnel: Eddie Condon (guitar, banjo); Wingy Manone (vocals, trumpet); Jack Teagarden (vocals, trombone); Lee Wiley (vocals); Ernie Caceres (clarinet, baritone saxophone); Pee Wee Russell (clarinet); Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone); Dick Cary, Max Kaminsky, Billy Butterfield (trumpet); Bobby Hackett (cornet); Tommy Dorsey , Benny Morton (trombone); Schroeder, Jess Stacy (piano); George Wettling, Johnny Blowers (drums).
Recording information: Riz Theatre, New York, NY (12/16/1944-01/06/1945).
Director: Jack Bland.
The eighth double CD in this essential series has four more half-hour shows that were billed as The Eddie Condon Town Hall Concerts. Condon, who was always more important as an instigator than as a guitarist, was a perfect host for the program, not only offering witty and sometimes sarcastic commentary but designing the shows so all of the all-stars were properly featured, both individually and collectively. The eighth volume has the usual incredible roster: trumpeters Billy Butterfield, Bobby Hackett, Max Kaminsky and Wingy Manone, trombonists Tommy Dorsey, Benny Morton and Jack Teagarden, Sidney Bechet on soprano, baritonist Ernie Caceres, clarinetist Pee Wee Russell, pianists Dick Cary, Gene Schroeder and Jess Stacy, bassists Bob Casey, Jack Lesberg and Sid Weiss, drummers Johnny Blowers and George Wettling and vocalist Lee Wiley. As usual there are dozens of highlights from these spontaneous yet logical jam sessions, easily recommended to Dixieland and Chicago jazz fans. ~ Scott Yanow

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