Legendary Sidney Bechet: Petite Fleur

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Legendary Sidney Bechet: Petite Fleur compiles tracks recorded by the storied New Orleans soprano sax and clarinet player. Recorded in New York, Chicago, and France, these are earthy, swinging, and bluesy tracks that feature the influential Bechet just coming out of his most obscure period of the '30s to greater acclaim in the late '40s and '50s. Featured alongside Bechet are such luminaries as trumpeters Tommy Ladnier, Rex Stewart, and Harry "Red" Allen, as well as pianists Jelly Roll Morton, Earl Hines, Willie "The Lion" Smith, bassist Wellman Braud, drummer Sidney Catlett, and others. Also included are the two "one-man band" recordings Bechet made in which he overdubbed ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Legendary Sidney Bechet: Petite Fleur compiles tracks recorded by the storied New Orleans soprano sax and clarinet player. Recorded in New York, Chicago, and France, these are earthy, swinging, and bluesy tracks that feature the influential Bechet just coming out of his most obscure period of the '30s to greater acclaim in the late '40s and '50s. Featured alongside Bechet are such luminaries as trumpeters Tommy Ladnier, Rex Stewart, and Harry "Red" Allen, as well as pianists Jelly Roll Morton, Earl Hines, Willie "The Lion" Smith, bassist Wellman Braud, drummer Sidney Catlett, and others. Also included are the two "one-man band" recordings Bechet made in which he overdubbed himself playing all of the instruments.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/15/2011
  • Label: Phoenix Spain
  • EAN: 8436539310570
  • Catalog Number: 3931057
  • Sales rank: 8,061

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Maple Leaf Rag - The New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:58)
  2. 2 I've Found A New Baby - The New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:14)
  3. 3 Weary Blues - Tommy Ladnier & His Orchestra (3:01)
  4. 4 Really The Blues - Tommy Ladnier & His Orchestra (3:39)
  5. 5 High Society - Jelly Roll Morton's New Orleans Jazzmen (2:49)
  6. 6 Indian Summer - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:09)
  7. 7 Sidney's Blues - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:03)
  8. 8 Shake It And Break It - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:55)
  9. 9 Wild Man Blues - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:19)
  10. 10 Save It, Pretty Mama - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:53)
  11. 11 Stompy Jones - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:51)
  12. 12 Muskrat Ramble - Dr. Henry Levine Barefoot Dixieland Philharmonic (2:49)
  13. 13 Baby Won't You Please Come Home - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:36)
  14. 14 The Sheik Of Araby - Sidney Bechet's One Man Band (2:11)
  15. 15 When It's Sleepy Time Down South - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:03)
  16. 16 I'm Coming Virginia - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:40)
  17. 17 Strange Fruit - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:33)
  18. 18 Blues In The Air - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:47)
  19. 19 The Mooche - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:10)
  20. 20 Twelfth Street Rag - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:01)
  21. 21 Mood Indigo - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:14)
  22. 22 What Is This Thing Called Love - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (3:33)
  23. 23 Rose Room - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:36)
  24. 24 Oh! Lady Be Good - Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers (2:25)
  25. 25 Blues Of Bechet - Sidney Bechet's One Man Band (1:51)
  26. 26 Petite Fleur - Claude Luter Orchestra (3:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sidney Bechet Primary Artist, Bass, Clarinet, Piano, Drums, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Henry "Red" Allen Trumpet
Sidney DeParis Trumpet
Earl Hines Piano
Jelly Roll Morton Piano
Albert Nicholas Clarinet
Rex Stewart Cornet
Charlie Shavers Trumpet
Zutty Singleton Drums
Harry (Hot Lips) Levine Trumpet
Wellman Braud Bass
Tommy Ladnier Trumpet
Bernard Addison Guitar
Gus Aiken Trumpet
Baby Dodds Drums
Everett Barksdale Guitar
Happy Caldwell Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Clarke Drums
Tony Colucci Guitar
Vic Dickenson Trombone
Hank Duncan Piano
Harry Goodwin Trumpet
J.C. Heard Drums
Arthur Herbert Drums
J.C. Higginbotham Trombone
Cliff Jackson Piano
Manzie Johnson Drums
Claude Jones Trombone
John Lindsay Bass
Lawrence Lucie Guitar
Wilson Myers Bass
Mezz Mezzrow Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Teddy Nixon Trombone
Willie "The Lion" Smith Piano
Sonny White Piano
Ernest Williamson Bass
Lem Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Christian Azzi Piano
Roland Bianchini Bass
Claude Luter Clarinet
Claude Philippe Banjo
Bernard Zacharias Trombone
Elmer James Bass
Charlie Howard Guitar
Morris Morland Drums
Sandy Williams Trombone
Alfie Evans Clarinet
Harry Patent Bass
Claude Rabanite Trumpet
Don Donaldson Piano
Rudolph Adler Tenor Saxophone
Nat Levine Drums
"Moustache" Galepides Drums
Mario Janarro Piano
Guy Longnon Trumpet
James Tolliver Piano
Sidney Catlett Drums
Jack Epstein Trombone
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Victor Herbert Composer
Scott Joplin Composer
Jelly Roll Morton Composer
Kid Ory Composer
Redman Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer
Sidney Bechet Composer
Barney Bigard Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Mezz Mezzrow Composer
Arthur Morton Liner Notes
Cole Porter Composer
Artie Matthews Composer
Traditional Composer
Bowman Composer
Lewis Allan Composer
Denniker Composer
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