Songs I Learned At My Mothers Knee & Other Low Joints

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Destiny's Tots is the name that guitarist/singer Marty Grosz gave to some of the freewheeling ensembles he put together during the 1980s and '90s as opposed to the Orphan Newsboys, which is a set group. On this delightful set, Grosz is heard in three different settings: a trio with clarinetist Dick Meldonian and bassist Greg Cohen and two septets that feature either Peter Ecklund or Randy Sandke on trumpet, Meldonian or clarinetist/altoist Ken Peplowski and Bob Pring or Joel Helleny on trombone. Grosz always puts on a good show, making the music of the 1920s and '30s sound both relevant and good-humored. Among the highlights of this 17-song program 13 of which the leader ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Destiny's Tots is the name that guitarist/singer Marty Grosz gave to some of the freewheeling ensembles he put together during the 1980s and '90s as opposed to the Orphan Newsboys, which is a set group. On this delightful set, Grosz is heard in three different settings: a trio with clarinetist Dick Meldonian and bassist Greg Cohen and two septets that feature either Peter Ecklund or Randy Sandke on trumpet, Meldonian or clarinetist/altoist Ken Peplowski and Bob Pring or Joel Helleny on trombone. Grosz always puts on a good show, making the music of the 1920s and '30s sound both relevant and good-humored. Among the highlights of this 17-song program 13 of which the leader sings are "Stompy Jones," "Truckin'," "Dinner for One, Please, James," "The Curse of an Achin' Heart" and "When I Take My Sugar to Tea."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/1994
  • Label: Jazzology
  • UPC: 762247622024
  • Catalog Number: 220
  • Sales rank: 282,172

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stompy Jones - Destiny's Tots (4:33)
  2. 2 Just a Gigolo - Destiny's Tots (4:01)
  3. 3 Truckin' - Destiny's Tots (4:42)
  4. 4 Rise 'N' Shine - Destiny's Tots (3:36)
  5. 5 Dinner for One, Please, James - Destiny's Tots (3:53)
  6. 6 S'posin' - Destiny's Tots (3:51)
  7. 7 Isn't Love The Strangest Thing? - Destiny's Tots (3:56)
  8. 8 You - Destiny's Tots (3:37)
  9. 9 In a Little Gypsy Tea Room - Destiny's Tots (4:16)
  10. 10 Turquoise Light - Destiny's Tots (4:51)
  11. 11 The Curse Of An Achin' Heart - Destiny's Tots (3:55)
  12. 12 Can't We Talk It Over? - Destiny's Tots (3:34)
  13. 13 Ain'tcha Got Music? - Destiny's Tots (3:41)
  14. 14 When I Take My Sugar to Tea - Destiny's Tots (3:34)
  15. 15 The Road to Morocco - Destiny's Tots (3:49)
  16. 16 I Believe in Miracles - Destiny's Tots (3:34)
  17. 17 Little by Little - Destiny's Tots (4:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marty Grosz Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Ken Peplowski Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Keith Ingham Piano
Greg Cohen Bass
Peter Ecklund Cornet
Joel Helleny Trombone
Dick Meldonian Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Pring Trombone
Chuck Riggs Drums
Randy Sandke Trumpet
Destiny's Tots Track Performer
Technical Credits
Marty Grosz Arranger, Liner Notes
Doug Pomeroy Engineer
Paul Bacon Cover Photo
Al Piantadosi Composer
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