New Orleans Piano

New Orleans Piano

by Professor Longhair
     
 

All 16 of Professor Longhair's Atlantic sides from 1949 and 1953 (including a handful of alternate takes) are here on one glorious disc. Longhair's work for the label was famously marvelous -- this version of "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" reeks of revelry in the streets of the French Quarter, "She Walks Right In" and "Walk Your Blues Away" ride a bedrock boogie, and "In… See more details below

Overview

All 16 of Professor Longhair's Atlantic sides from 1949 and 1953 (including a handful of alternate takes) are here on one glorious disc. Longhair's work for the label was famously marvelous -- this version of "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" reeks of revelry in the streets of the French Quarter, "She Walks Right In" and "Walk Your Blues Away" ride a bedrock boogie, and "In the Night" bounces atop a parade-beat shuffle groove and hard-charging saxes.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/1990
Label:
Atlantic
UPC:
0075678141928
catalogNumber:
7225

Tracks

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Professor Longhair   Primary Artist,Piano,Vocals
Lee Allen   Tenor Saxophone
Robert Parker   Alto Saxophone
Edgar Blanchard   Bass
Charles Burbeck   Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Roy Byrd   Piano,Vocals
Earl Palmer   Drums
Alvin "Red" Tyler   Saxophone
John Woodrow   Drums
Robert Palmer   Saxophone
Miller   Drums

Technical Credits

Herb Abramson   Producer
Roy Byrd   Composer
Ahmet Ertegun   Producer
Bob Porter   Reissue Producer
Jerry Wexler   Producer
Mike Leadbitter   Liner Notes

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