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Goodbye Mister Blues

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
While Eurreal "Little Brother" Montgomery was among blues' greatest barrelhouse and boogie pianists, he was also well versed in traditional jazz. This disc's 13 cuts feature him working with The State Street Swingers, an early jazz unit, doing faithful recreations of such chestnuts as "South Rampart St. Parade," "Riverside Blues" and "Panama Rag." Montgomery's vocals were stately, yet exuberant, while his piano solos were loose and firmly in the spirit, showing the link between early jazz and blues. While the emphasis is more on interaction and ensemble playing than individual voices, players expertly maximized their solo time. This is a fine...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
While Eurreal "Little Brother" Montgomery was among blues' greatest barrelhouse and boogie pianists, he was also well versed in traditional jazz. This disc's 13 cuts feature him working with The State Street Swingers, an early jazz unit, doing faithful recreations of such chestnuts as "South Rampart St. Parade," "Riverside Blues" and "Panama Rag." Montgomery's vocals were stately, yet exuberant, while his piano solos were loose and firmly in the spirit, showing the link between early jazz and blues. While the emphasis is more on interaction and ensemble playing than individual voices, players expertly maximized their solo time. This is a fine example of a vintage style.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/7/1993
  • Label: Delmark
  • UPC: 038153066321
  • Catalog Number: 663
  • Sales rank: 395,287

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Little Brother Montgomery Primary Artist, Piano
Franz Jackson Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jim Nabors Trumpet
Oliver Alcorn Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Preston Jackson Trombone
Truck Parham Bass
Ikey Robinson Banjo, Guitar
Red Saunders Drums
Leon Scott Trumpet
Ed Wilkinson Bass
Technical Credits
Richard M. Jones Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer
Tommy Dorsey Composer
Lil Hardin Composer
Robert G. Koester Producer
Don Raye Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Bob Koester Liner Notes
Jones Composer
Lil Hardin Armstrong Composer
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