Music from the Mauve Decades

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
1900-1920 were considered "the Mauve Decades," so on this Sackville CD, pianist Keith Ingham in a trio with clarinetist Bobby Gordon and clarinetist Bobby Gordon performs 17 songs written during that period. Although one might think that the music would be ragtime-oriented, in reality many of the songs retained their popularity into the 1920s and beyond, including "Glow Worm," "Ida," "My Gal Sal," "Some of These Days" and "Love Nest." The interpretations, which are a little reminiscent of the Benny Goodman Trio, fall into mainstream jazz, between swing and Dixieland. Everyone plays up to par, making this a good acquisition for pre-bop ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
1900-1920 were considered "the Mauve Decades," so on this Sackville CD, pianist Keith Ingham in a trio with clarinetist Bobby Gordon and clarinetist Bobby Gordon performs 17 songs written during that period. Although one might think that the music would be ragtime-oriented, in reality many of the songs retained their popularity into the 1920s and beyond, including "Glow Worm," "Ida," "My Gal Sal," "Some of These Days" and "Love Nest." The interpretations, which are a little reminiscent of the Benny Goodman Trio, fall into mainstream jazz, between swing and Dixieland. Everyone plays up to par, making this a good acquisition for pre-bop collectors.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/19/1994
  • Label: Sackville Records
  • UPC: 778133203321
  • Catalog Number: 2033

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Creole Belle - Bobby Gordon (3:33)
  2. 2 Just A-Wearyin' for You - Bobby Gordon (3:26)
  3. 3 Glow Worm - Bobby Gordon (2:54)
  4. 4 Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider - Bobby Gordon (3:33)
  5. 5 My Gal Sal - Bobby Gordon (4:00)
  6. 6 Mary's a Grand Old Name - Bobby Gordon (4:09)
  7. 7 Vilia - Bobby Gordon (3:42)
  8. 8 Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland - Bobby Gordon (3:13)
  9. 9 Some of These Days - Bobby Gordon (4:28)
  10. 10 Oh! You Beautiful Doll - Bobby Gordon (4:39)
  11. 11 Memphis Blues - Bobby Gordon (5:35)
  12. 12 Ballin' the Jack - Bobby Gordon (3:35)
  13. 13 I Love a Piano - Bobby Gordon (2:46)
  14. 14 Poor Butterfly - Keith Smith & His Climax Jazz Band (3:44)
  15. 15 Till We Meet Again - Bobby Gordon (3:10)
  16. 16 Take Me to the Land of Jazz - Bobby Gordon (3:40)
  17. 17 The Love Nest - Bobby Gordon (2:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Keith Ingham Primary Artist, Piano
Hal Smith Drums
Bobby Gordon Clarinet
Technical Credits
Irving Berlin Composer
Keith Ingham Arranger, Producer
W.C. Handy Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Bert Kalmar Composer
Eddie Leonard Composer
Doug Pomeroy Producer, Engineer
Bill Smith Cover Design
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Edgar Leslie Composer
Walter Hirsch Composer
George Norton Composer
Raymond B. Egan Composer
Pete Wendling Composer
Bill Airey Smith Cover Design
Eddie Munson Composer
Nat D. Ayer Composer
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