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Artist: Wichard, Al "cake" Sextette
Title: Cake Walkin': The Modern Recordings 1947-48
Format: CD
Label: ACE - UK
Catalog Number:1233
Barcode:029667037525 itemnumber=1000123608
Price: $16.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: OLDIES
Release Date: 4/5/2019
Availability: In Stock
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This collection of excellent music from the Modern vaults has been a long time coming. Compiled more than two years ago, it was back-burnered while I consulted the various oracles of R&B research for information on Albert C Wichard, aka “Cake”. Virtually nothing is known about the man whose drumming had been at the core of almost all of Modern’s early sessions, other than he’d been dead a long time and that he died young. But Cake Wichard was high profile enough to have had several sessions for Modern in his own name, and this top-notch package collects up the contents of all of them, in many cases for the first time on CD.

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