Casa Loma Stomp

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although the later versions of the Casa Loma Orchestra were better-known, the big band was an early pacesetter during the late '20s/early '30s when particularly among white orchestra there were few competitors. This album from the Scottish Hep label has the orchestra's 14 best recordings out of the 21 that they cut during their first six sessions. The main soloists at the time were trumpeters Dub Shoffner and Frankie Martinez, trombonist Pee Wee Hunt and Les Arquette on tenor and clarinet but the main star is Gene Gifford who contributed the bulk of the arrangements and was thereby largely responsible for the group's musical personality. Most memorable are "China Girl," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although the later versions of the Casa Loma Orchestra were better-known, the big band was an early pacesetter during the late '20s/early '30s when particularly among white orchestra there were few competitors. This album from the Scottish Hep label has the orchestra's 14 best recordings out of the 21 that they cut during their first six sessions. The main soloists at the time were trumpeters Dub Shoffner and Frankie Martinez, trombonist Pee Wee Hunt and Les Arquette on tenor and clarinet but the main star is Gene Gifford who contributed the bulk of the arrangements and was thereby largely responsible for the group's musical personality. Most memorable are "China Girl," "San Sue Strut," "Casa Loma Stomp" and "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet" but even the obscurities are quite rewarding. This set is recommended to classic jazz and early swing fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/6/1997
  • Label: Hep Records
  • UPC: 603366101024
  • Catalog Number: 1010
  • Sales rank: 373,420

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Casa Loma Orchestra Primary Artist
Glen Gray Indexed Contributor, Alto Saxophone
Pee Wee Hunt Trombone, Vocals
Ray Eberle Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Tony Briglia Drums
Howard Hall Piano
Frank Martinez Trumpet
Pat Davis Alto Saxophone
Stanley Dennis Tuba, Bass Saxophone
Gene Gifford Banjo, Guitar
Mel Jenssen Violin, Conductor
Billy Rauch Trombone
Bobby Lee Jones Trumpet
Dub Shoffner Trumpet
Joe Hostsetter Trumpet
Technical Credits
Frank Driggs Liner Notes
Gene Gifford Arranger
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