Glen Gray Limehouse Blues

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CD Details

  • Digitally Mastered By: Little Walter DeVenne
  • Liner Notes: Al Fichera
  • Released: March 14, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Collectables Records
  • Original Album: Vee-Jay E-4005 (1975)

Description by OLDIES.com:

Originally released under the title "Glen Gray 1907-1963" in 1975, this compilation of twelve Glen Gray recordings was part of Vee-Jay's Epitaph Historical Jazz Series.

Tracks:

  • 1.Limehouse Blues
  • 2.Wolverine Blues
  • 3.Copenhagen
  • 4.Ol' Man River
  • 5.Chinatown My Chinatown
  • 6.Walkin' The Dog
  • 7.Maniac's Ball
  • 8.Linger Awhile
  • 9.Can't We Be Friends
  • 10.White Star Stomp
  • 11.Stompin' Around
  • 12.Black Jazz

Product Description:

& The Casa Loma Orchestra.
Liner Note Author: Al Fichera.
In the mid-'30s, Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra were a popular, polite society band. They didn't fit in with the burgeoning harder swing bands of the time. This set, however, reveals the band taking a shot at some straight-ahead jazz material with surprisingly entertaining results, especially on "Chinatown My Chinatown," "Limehouse Blues," and Jelly Roll Morton's "Wolverine Blues." Even though this 2003 Collectables reissue is a bit skimpy at only 12 tracks, the quality of the performances makes it recommended to fans of both sweet bands and early swing. ~ Al Campbell
Collectables Records
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