Billy Butterfield Duet
LOW STOCK: Only 2 copies left
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$12.95 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$3.03 (19% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- by King Oliver ~ Off The Record (The Complete 1923 Jazz Band Recordings) (2-CD) ~ $31.60
- Released: February 21, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Jazzology
- 1.Willow Weep For Me
- 2.Ain't Misbehavin'
- 4.You Can Depend on Me
- 5.I've Got the World on a String
- 6.Sunny Side of the Street
- 7.Dear Old Southland
- 8.It's a Wonderful World
- 9.I've Got It Bad
- 10.Rainy Day
- 11.Keeping Out of Mischief Now
Personnel: Billy Butterfield (trumpet); Dick Wellstood (piano).
Recording information: 06/1973.
In 1973 the great swing/Dixieland trumpeter Billy Butterfield recorded a set of duets with the equally great stride pianist Dick Wellstood. Both of the musicians were still in their prime, which was impressive considering that Butterfield had already been a major musician for 35 years. Duets can be difficult because there is nowhere to hide, but in this case it was an obvious joy for the musicians. Wellstood's strong, two-handed style would have made the inclusion of a bass, a rhythm guitar, and drums a bit of a frivolity, and Butterfield's iron chops meant that he did not get weary easily either. Their renditions of a dozen standards plus a second version of "It's a Wonderful World" are full of spontaneity, logical improvising, and exciting moments with plenty of sparks flying. Highly recommended. ~ Scott Yanow
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Best of Chicago Garage Bands - The Quill Records Story (CD)(14)
99¢ on SALE