Jazzin' the Blues, Vol. 5: 1930-1953

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All Music Guide - Jason Birchmeier
Jazzin' the Blues, Vol. 5: 1930-1953 follows the precedent established by preceding volumes in the Jazzin' the Blues series of albums, showcasing a number of blues songs given a jazz treatment from a given era. The era emphasized on this volume is the years 1930 to 1953. Most of the featured artists in this volume perform multiple songs. In particular, Yack Taylor and Monette Moore handle much of the collection's load. Other less prolific performers include Lizzie Miles, Helen Proctor, Baby Hines, Babe Wallace, Blue Lu Barker, "Momma" Albert Price, and Ann Cook. This fifth volume makes a nice supplement to earlier volumes and should appeal to anyone who enjoyed the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Birchmeier
Jazzin' the Blues, Vol. 5: 1930-1953 follows the precedent established by preceding volumes in the Jazzin' the Blues series of albums, showcasing a number of blues songs given a jazz treatment from a given era. The era emphasized on this volume is the years 1930 to 1953. Most of the featured artists in this volume perform multiple songs. In particular, Yack Taylor and Monette Moore handle much of the collection's load. Other less prolific performers include Lizzie Miles, Helen Proctor, Baby Hines, Babe Wallace, Blue Lu Barker, "Momma" Albert Price, and Ann Cook. This fifth volume makes a nice supplement to earlier volumes and should appeal to anyone who enjoyed the earlier volumes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/2001
  • Label: Document
  • UPC: 714298566628
  • Catalog Number: 5666
  • Sales rank: 387,001

Album Credits

Performance Credits
George Lewis Clarinet
Danny Barker Guitar
Bunk Johnson Trumpet
Albert Nicholas Clarinet
Albert Burbank Clarinet
Edmond Hall Clarinet
Lizzie Miles Vocals
Alton Purnell Piano
Zutty Singleton Drums
Joe Sullivan Piano
Al Cooper Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone
Wild Bill Davison Cornet
Johnny St. Cyr Guitar
Sammy Price Piano
Teddy Bunn Guitar
Jimmy Archey Trombone
Harold Austin Tenor Saxophone
Baby Dodds Drums
Eddie Beal Piano
Barney Bigard Clarinet
George Brunies Trombone
Red Callender Bass
Kenny Clarke Drums
John Drummond Bass
Pops Foster Bass
Porter Grainger Piano
Pat Jenkins Trumpet
Albert Jiles Drums
Laurence Marrero Banjo
Walter Martin Drums
Eddie McNeil Tenor Saxophone
Monette Moore Vocals
Louis Nelson Trombone
Hubert Pettaway Drums
Harry Prather Bass
Allan Reuss Guitar
Omer Simeon Clarinet
Stafford Simon Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Cyrus St. Clair Bass
Babe Wallace Track Performer
Joe Watkins Drums
Lem Johnson Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Alex "Razz" Mitchell Drums
Courtney Williams Trumpet
Austin Young Bass
Blue Lu Barker Vocals
Grachan Moncur II Bass
Ann Cook Vocals
Otis V. Hicks Tenor Saxophone
Charles Drayton Bass
Freddy Jefferson Piano
Skeets Tolbert Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Charles "Red" Richards Piano
Babe Hines Vocals
Freddie Moore Drums
Yack Taylor Vocals
Technical Credits
Al Cooper Arranger, Director
Johnny Parth Producer
Spencer Williams Composer
Gerhard Wessely Remastering
Gary Atkinson Executive Producer, Cover Design
Skeets Tolbert Director
Chris Frazer Smith Liner Notes
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