Boswell Sisters Collection, Vol. 2

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
When it came to precision jazz singing, the Boswells were the first and the best, influencing the Andrews Sisters and others with their impeccable harmonies and fluid timing. This second volume kicks off with one side of their first record, cut in 1925, and follows the thread five years later with sides featuring backing by Jackie Taylor's Orchestra, Victor Young and the Brunswick Studio Orchestra, the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, Red Nichols, and Don Redman and his Orchestra, as well as a four-song date featuring just the girls with Martha accompanying them on piano. Most interesting are the medleys that blend the sisters' style with folks like Bing Crosby and the Mills ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
When it came to precision jazz singing, the Boswells were the first and the best, influencing the Andrews Sisters and others with their impeccable harmonies and fluid timing. This second volume kicks off with one side of their first record, cut in 1925, and follows the thread five years later with sides featuring backing by Jackie Taylor's Orchestra, Victor Young and the Brunswick Studio Orchestra, the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, Red Nichols, and Don Redman and his Orchestra, as well as a four-song date featuring just the girls with Martha accompanying them on piano. Most interesting are the medleys that blend the sisters' style with folks like Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers. Some of the best female jazz singing ever committed to tape.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/14/2000
  • Label: Storyville Records
  • UPC: 717101300822
  • Catalog Number: 3008

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Boswell Sisters Primary Artist
Bing Crosby Vocals
The Mills Brothers Vocals
Bunny Berigan Trumpet
Sidney DeParis Trumpet
Eddie Lang Guitar
Joe Venuti Violin
Red Nichols Conductor
Horace Henderson Piano
Benny Morton Trombone
Babe Russin Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Scat Davis Trumpet
Don Redman Flute, Alto Saxophone
Artie Bernstein Baritone Saxophone
Larry Binyon Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Tenor Saxophone
Arnold Brillhardt Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Shirley Clay Trumpet
Rupert Cole Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Langston Curl Trumpet
Jimmy Dorsey Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Tommy Dorsey Trombone
Larry Gomar Drums, Vibes
Manzie Johnson Drums
Claude Jones Trombone
Stan King Drums
Talcott Reeves Banjo
Arthur Schutt Piano
Victor Young Conductor, Leader
Bob Ysaguirre Tuba
Helvetia "Vet" Boswell Vocals
Martha Boswell Vocals
Dick McDonough Guitar
Jack Russin Piano, Cello
Hank Stern Tuba
Harry Hoffman Violin
Fred Robinson Trombone
Fran Frey Vocals
Art Jarrett Vocals
Carmen Lombardo Vocals
Frank Munn Vocals
The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Track Performer
Don Redman & His Orchestra Track Performer
Sid Garry Vocals
Jackie Taylor Violin
Robert Carroll Tenor Saxophone
Vernon "Mutt" Hayes Tenor Saxophone
Technical Credits
Edward Inge Contributor
Glenn Miller Arranger
John R.T. Davies Remastering
Carl A. Hällström Reissue Producer
Jackie Taylor Director
David McCain Liner Notes
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