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Artist: Smith, Willie "the Lion"
Title: Willie "the Lion" Smith & His Jazz Cubs
Format: CD
Catalog Number:367
Barcode:762247636724 itemnumber=1000028685
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 10/21/2008
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
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One of the great stride pianists of all time, Willie "The Lion" Smith is represented on two distinct dates on this new CD. 9 of the 16 were recorded in 1971 with Willie being joined by cornetist Tony Newstead, clarinetist Tommy Gwaltney, bassist Van Perry and drummer Skip Tomlinson. The other 7 songs are from a live solo concert from 1944 except for being joined by drummer Gene Krupa on one song "Here Comes The Band". Tracks include: Ain't She Sweet, Am I Blue?, Echoes Of Spring, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea on the 1971 date and The Sneakaway, Louisiana, Darktown Strutters Bal, Oh Baby! on the 1944 date.

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