A collection of popular songs of the Roaring Twenties featuring the fabulous Dorsey Brothers, and the incomparable cornetist, Red Nichols. This second volume, in a series of three, has classic twenties songs in the style known as West Coast rambler featuring "Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue", "Charleston" and "Sweet Man". From the archives of Biograph Records.
California Ramblers: Jimmy Dorsey, Red Nichols, Tommy Dorsey .
Personnel: Bobby Davis (vocals, clarinet, reeds, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Ed Kirkeby, Arthur Hall, John Fell Ryan, Charles Hart (vocals); Tommy Fellini (banjo); Joe Breck, Arthur Hand (violin); Stan King (kazoo, drums); Sam Ruby (reeds, tenor saxophone); Arnold Brillhardt, Eddie Brown, Fud Livingston, Jack Hill, Jimmy Dorsey (reeds); Adrian Rollini (baritone saxophone, piano, 6-string bass); Chelsea Quealey, Roy Johnston, Billy Keyes, Frank Cush, Bill Moore Lucky Seven Band, Red Nichols, Sylvester Ahola (trumpet); Abe Lincoln, Ivan Johnston, Herbert Winfield, Jerry Colonna, Tommy Dorsey (trombone); Seldon Hammond (tuba); Jack Russin, Joe Herlihy, Ted Black, Irving Brodsky (piano); Herb Weil, Jimmy Wilson (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Chris Albertson; Paul Burgess.
Recording information: New York, NY (01/19/1925-07/15/1927).
Directors: George Nickerson; Arthur Hand.