On a Mardi Gras Day

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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
This is a live recording from 1983, capturing Dr. John at London's Marquee with Chris Barber and his 11-piece band. The presence of Barber and his big band gives the music a greater sense of swing, which makes On a Mardi Gras Day -- which basically consists of such familiar items as "Iko Iko," "Right Place, Wrong Time," "Li'l Liza Jane," "Stack-A-Lee," and "Such a Night" -- something special in Mac Rebennack's catalog. It gives longtime fans the opportunity to hear him stretch out, and play with the tempo and flash of his jazz chops, which are considerable. Not the definitive or most representative Dr. John live set, but a rewarding one ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
This is a live recording from 1983, capturing Dr. John at London's Marquee with Chris Barber and his 11-piece band. The presence of Barber and his big band gives the music a greater sense of swing, which makes On a Mardi Gras Day -- which basically consists of such familiar items as "Iko Iko," "Right Place, Wrong Time," "Li'l Liza Jane," "Stack-A-Lee," and "Such a Night" -- something special in Mac Rebennack's catalog. It gives longtime fans the opportunity to hear him stretch out, and play with the tempo and flash of his jazz chops, which are considerable. Not the definitive or most representative Dr. John live set, but a rewarding one nonetheless.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/31/1994
  • Label: Tuff City Records
  • UPC: 045881102429
  • Catalog Number: 11024
  • Sales rank: 292,418

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Big Bass Drum (On a Mardi Gras Day) - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (4:30)
  2. 2 Such a Night - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (6:19)
  3. 3 Iko Iko - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (5:44)
  4. 4 Right Place, Wrong Time - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (4:52)
  5. 5 The Wicked Shall Cease (Saints) - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (7:53)
  6. 6 Bourbon Street Parade - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (4:17)
  7. 7 Li'l Liza Jane - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (4:12)
  8. 8 Down in San Antone - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (6:04)
  9. 9 Stackalee - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (3:31)
  10. 10 Mac's Boogie Woogie - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (2:05)
  11. 11 You Lie Too Much - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (5:01)
  12. 12 Memories of Smiley - Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band (5:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dr. John Primary Artist, Percussion, Piano, Vocals, Band, Track Performer
Chris Barber Trombone, Track Performer
Patrick Halcox Trumpet
Dick Cook Clarinet
John Crocker Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Norman Emberson Drums, Bass Drums
Teddy Fullick Trumpet
Roger Hill Guitar, Percussion
Roy Maskell Trombone, Trumpet
Johnny McCallum Banjo, Guitar, Snare Drums
Vic Pitt Bass, Tuba, Bass Guitar
Ian Wheeler Clarinet, Harmonica, Alto Saxophone
Teddy Fullick Trumpet
Roy Maskell Trombone
Dick Cook Clarinet
Technical Credits
Dr. John Producer, Producer, Audio Production
Chris Barber Producer, Audio Production
John Berthelot Audio Production
Jeff Hannusch Liner Notes
Lee Tucker Illustrations, Cover Design
Art Hutchison Color Transparency
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