Radio Years, Vol. 1, 1938

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
These two radio broadcasts feature the Artie Shaw Orchestra at the Hotel Lincoln in a period when the band was becoming more popular week by week. The recording quality is excellent on this 1994 CD, and Shaw's band which features the clarinetist, tenors Georgie Auld and Tony Pastor, and occasional vocals by Pastor and Helen Forrest is in fine form. The music is somewhat predictable most of the selections were recorded commercially during the period with no real revelations, so this CD is mostly recommended to Artie Shaw completists and his greatest fans. Among the hotter selections are "Sobbin' Blues," "The Old Stamping Ground" and two ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
These two radio broadcasts feature the Artie Shaw Orchestra at the Hotel Lincoln in a period when the band was becoming more popular week by week. The recording quality is excellent on this 1994 CD, and Shaw's band which features the clarinetist, tenors Georgie Auld and Tony Pastor, and occasional vocals by Pastor and Helen Forrest is in fine form. The music is somewhat predictable most of the selections were recorded commercially during the period with no real revelations, so this CD is mostly recommended to Artie Shaw completists and his greatest fans. Among the hotter selections are "Sobbin' Blues," "The Old Stamping Ground" and two versions of "Copenhagen."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/1/1994
  • Label: Jazz Unlimited
  • UPC: 717101201822
  • Catalog Number: 2018

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Artie Shaw Primary Artist, Clarinet, Reeds, Leader, Bandleader
Buddy Rich Drums, Rhythm
Tony Pastor Reeds, Tenor Saxophone
George Wettling Drums, Rhythm
George Arus Trombone
Georgie Auld Tenor Saxophone
Al Avola Guitar, Rhythm
Russell Brown Trombone
Les Burness Piano, Rhythm
Les Jenkins Trombone
Bob Kitsis Piano, Rhythm
Cliff Leeman Drums, Rhythm
Bernie Privin Trumpet
Les Robinson Reeds, Alto Saxophone
Harry Rodgers Trombone
Sid Weiss Bass, Rhythm
Chuck Peterson Trumpet
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra Track Performer
John McClanian Best Jr. Trumpet
Technical Credits
Ernesto Lecuona Composer
Frank Melrose Composer
Charles Davis Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Wallace Bishop Composer
Mack Gordon Composer
Ralph Rainger Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Willie "The Lion" Smith Composer
Harry Armstrong Composer
Margarita Lecuona Composer
Harry Revel Composer
Clarence Gaskill Composer
Carl A. Hällström Reissue Producer
Ken Seavor Liner Notes
Charles LaFreniere Composer
Richard Gerard Composer
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