Jazz the World Forgot, Vol. 1: Jazz Classics of the 1920's

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The vintage music on this first of two CDs put out in 1996 by Yazoo is consistently enjoyable and heated. Unfortunately, the rather random selection of 23 selections by 23 bands, although full of hot obscurities, does not include complete sessions, is not programmed in chronological order, and most inexcusably does not give the personnel or exact dates. So what should have been an essential acquisition ends up being a worthwhile sampler that will force serious collectors to consult their discographies. But musically, there are quite a few memorable moments. Included on this CD are one selection apiece by Louis Dumaine's Jazzola Eight, Roy Johnson's Happy Pals, Mamie Smith, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The vintage music on this first of two CDs put out in 1996 by Yazoo is consistently enjoyable and heated. Unfortunately, the rather random selection of 23 selections by 23 bands, although full of hot obscurities, does not include complete sessions, is not programmed in chronological order, and most inexcusably does not give the personnel or exact dates. So what should have been an essential acquisition ends up being a worthwhile sampler that will force serious collectors to consult their discographies. But musically, there are quite a few memorable moments. Included on this CD are one selection apiece by Louis Dumaine's Jazzola Eight, Roy Johnson's Happy Pals, Mamie Smith, Sam Morgan, the Pickett-Parham Apollo Syncopators, Paul Tremaine's Aristocrats the classic "Four-Four Rhythm", Charlie Johnson, Bennie Moten, the Ross De Luxe Syncopators, Frenchy's String Band, Taylor's Dixie Serenaders, Jelly Roll Morton, Ben Tobier's California Cyclones, Fowler's Favorites, Oliver Naylor, George McClennon's Jazz Devils, Floyd Mills' Marylanders, Maynard Baird, King Oliver, Gowan's Rhapsody Makers, Sammie Lewis' Bamville Syncopators, the Hotentots and Frankie Franko.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/15/1996
  • Label: Yazoo
  • UPC: 016351202420
  • Catalog Number: 2024
  • Sales rank: 95,735

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 To-Wa-Bac-A-Wa (3:04)
  2. 2 Happy Pal Stomp (3:26)
  3. 3 Goin' Crazy with the Blues (3:10)
  4. 4 Over in the Gloryland - Sam Morgan's Jazz Band (3:21)
  5. 5 Mojo Strut - Parham-Pickett Apollo Syncopators (2:49)
  6. 6 Four Four Rhythm (3:13)
  7. 7 The Boy in the Boat - Charlie Johnson & His Paradise Band (3:41)
  8. 8 She's Sweeter Than Sugar (2:34)
  9. 9 Florida Rhythm (2:43)
  10. 10 Texas and Pacific Blues - Frenchy's String Band (3:05)
  11. 11 Everybody Loves My Baby - Taylor's Dixie Orchestra (2:45)
  12. 12 Kansas City Stomp - Jelly Roll Morton (2:54)
  13. 13 Hot and Heavy (2:31)
  14. 14 Percolatin' Blues - Fowler's Favorites (3:25)
  15. 15 Slowin' Down Blues (3:04)
  16. 16 While You're Sneaking Out (Somebody Else Is Eazin' In) - George McClennon's Jazz Devils (2:22)
  17. 17 Hard Luck (2:44)
  18. 18 Postage Stomp (2:41)
  19. 19 Mabel's Dream (2:52)
  20. 20 I'll Fly to Hawaii (2:43)
  21. 21 Arkansas Shout - Sammy Lewis (3:02)
  22. 22 Lots o' Mama (2:44)
  23. 23 Somebody Stole My Gal - Frankie Franko (2:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mamie Smith Track Performer
Bennie Moten Track Performer
King Oliver Track Performer
Oliver Naylor Track Performer
Paul Tremaine Track Performer
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Track Performer
Charlie Johnson & His Paradise Band Track Performer
Ben Tobier Track Performer
Louis Dumaine's Jazzola Eight Track Performer
Technical Credits
Tiny Parham Composer
Jack Palmer Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Richard Nevins Producer, Remastering
Sherwin Dunner Producer, Liner Notes
Lem Fowler Composer
Leo Wood Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Excellent Cross-section of '20s Jazz

    If your knowledge of jazz in its early stages is limited to Oliver, Bechet, Armstrong and a few others, then you'll want to hear this wide cross-section of what a lot of other musicians were playing. Lots to like in both vols. 1 & 2.

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