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Artist: Various Artists
Title: American Hot Bands Of The 1930s - Bouncin' In Rhythm
Format: CD
Label: HALCYON - UK
Catalog Number:154
Barcode:5019317015428 itemnumber=1000119249
Price: $20.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 3/18/2016
Availability: In Stock
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It is often supposed that good jazz ground to a halt with the Wall Street crash of October 29th 1929; but while it is true that public taste veered a way from the virile styles of dance music that had characterized the preceding decade, that is not to say that the jazz idiom withered and died with the leaves that fell that autumn. It simply went underground, so to speak, awaiting the time when it would once more be welcome with the public generally. The twenty tracks in this album show what was being done in the name of jazz during those rather bleak years when the biggest popular songs stressed the grim reality of life. There is none of this in the selection presented here though; instead, a cross-section of some of the finest examples of jazz or dance music strongly jazz-orientated, from big bands that were playing “swing” quite a while before the name became a fad, to small bands that were creating works of art in the way such bands always had. They are still fresh after decades of time. The list of musicians on this CD are to long to list here, but needless to say it features a whole roster of names that will be familiar to anyone with the slightest interest in jazz.

Track Listing
 1. 
Sentimental Gentleman From Georgia - Baron Lee and the Blue Rhythm Band Everybody Shuffle - Joe Venuti and his Orchestra

 2. 
Symphony In Riffs - Benny Carter and his Club Harlem Orchestra

 3. 
Dissonance - Mezz Mezzrow and his Orchestra

 4. 
If Dreams Come True - Chick Webb’s Savoy Orchestra

 5. 
March Winds And April Showers - Wingy Manone and his Harlem Hot Shots

 6. 
Devil In The Moon - Taft Jordan and the Mob

 7. 
You’re A Heavenly Thing - Bill Barry and his Orchestra

 8. 
Bouncin” In Rhythm - Adrian Rollini and his Tap Room Gang

 9. 
Swingin’ ‘Em Down - Freddy Jenkins’ Harlem Seven

10. 
Lookin’ For Love - Mike Riley and Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys

11. 
Steel Roof - The Six Blue Chips

12. 
Goody-Goody - Ted Wallace and his Swing Kings

13. 
There Is No Greater Love - Louis “King “ Garcia and his Swing Band

14. 
You Can Depend On Me - Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra

15. 
Spreadin’ Knowledge Around - Ben Pollack and his Orchestra

16. 
Swingin’ On The Swanee Shore - Sharkey Bonano and his Sharks of Rhythm Honeysuckle Rose - A Jam Session At Victor

17. 
Nice Work If You Can Get It - Tommy Dorsey and his Clambake Seven

18. 
Goodnight, Angel - Dick Robertson and his Orchestra


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