New Orleans Nights

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All Music Guide - Arwulf Arwulf
Verve's 2008 reissue of New Orleans Nights, a Louis Armstrong album originally released on Decca in 1957, is a compilation of recordings made in 1950 and 1954 by two different bands operating under the noble mantle of Louis Armstrong and the All Stars. "Panama," "New Orleans Function," "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It," and "Bugle Call Rag" testify to the integrity of the earlier group, with Armstrong leading Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Earl Hines, Arvell Shaw, and Cozy Cole, who is granted extra long drum breaks during the "Bugle Call Rag." On "Struttin' with Some Barbecue" and "Basin Street Blues," Tea is replaced by Trummy Young, Hines by Billy Kyle, and Cole by Kenny ...
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All Music Guide - Arwulf Arwulf
Verve's 2008 reissue of New Orleans Nights, a Louis Armstrong album originally released on Decca in 1957, is a compilation of recordings made in 1950 and 1954 by two different bands operating under the noble mantle of Louis Armstrong and the All Stars. "Panama," "New Orleans Function," "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It," and "Bugle Call Rag" testify to the integrity of the earlier group, with Armstrong leading Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Earl Hines, Arvell Shaw, and Cozy Cole, who is granted extra long drum breaks during the "Bugle Call Rag." On "Struttin' with Some Barbecue" and "Basin Street Blues," Tea is replaced by Trummy Young, Hines by Billy Kyle, and Cole by Kenny John. Tenor saxophonist Bud Freeman sat in on "Basin Street"; it's a pity that he didn't participate on "Barbecue," as the warmth and ease that characterizes this elegant update of Lil Hardin Armstrong's magnum opus would have fit Freeman's personality like a favorite pair of argyles.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/18/2008
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602517621336
  • Catalog Number: 001079402
  • Sales rank: 164,445

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Louis Armstrong Primary Artist, Trumpet, Vocals, Talking, Spoken Word
Bud Freeman Tenor Saxophone
Earl Hines Piano
Jack Teagarden Trombone, Vocals
Cozy Cole Drums
Trummy Young Trombone
Barney Bigard Clarinet
Billy Kyle Piano
Arvell Shaw Bass
Kenny John Drums
Trummy Young & His Lucky Seven Trombone
Technical Credits
Jack Pettis Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer
Elmer Schoebel Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Billy Meyers Composer
William Hardy Jr. Composer
Erick Labson Mastering
Hollis King Art Direction
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