Stomp It Off

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
While European labels most notably Classics and Masters of Jazz reissue every Jimmie Lunceford recording, its domestic counterpart as usual only gives consumers best-of collections. This CD is actually quite good, consisting of highlights from Lunceford's first year with Decca and serving as a fine introduction to his orchestra's music. Nearly all of the 21 numbers are excellent, and among the more colorful selections are reworkings of three Duke Ellington tunes, "Miss Otis Regrets," "Dream of You," two versions of the bubbly "Rhythm Is Our Business," and "Sleepy-Time Gal," which has a remarkable sax section chorus.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
While European labels most notably Classics and Masters of Jazz reissue every Jimmie Lunceford recording, its domestic counterpart as usual only gives consumers best-of collections. This CD is actually quite good, consisting of highlights from Lunceford's first year with Decca and serving as a fine introduction to his orchestra's music. Nearly all of the 21 numbers are excellent, and among the more colorful selections are reworkings of three Duke Ellington tunes, "Miss Otis Regrets," "Dream of You," two versions of the bubbly "Rhythm Is Our Business," and "Sleepy-Time Gal," which has a remarkable sax section chorus.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/17/1992
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 011105060820
  • Catalog Number: 608

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sophisticated Lady (3:08)
  2. 2 Mood Indigo (2:52)
  3. 3 Rose Room (2:59)
  4. 4 Black and Tan Fantasy (2:45)
  5. 5 Stratosphere (2:14)
  6. 6 Miss Otis Regrets (2:42)
  7. 7 Stardust (3:02)
  8. 8 Dream of You (3:09)
  9. 9 Stomp It Off (3:04)
  10. 10 Solitude (3:03)
  11. 11 Rain (3:10)
  12. 12 Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down (3:20)
  13. 13 Jealous (2:58)
  14. 14 Rhythm Is Our Business (3:10)
  15. 15 Rhythm Is Our Business (3:13)
  16. 16 Shake Your Head (From Side to Side) (2:42)
  17. 17 Sleepy Time Gal (3:05)
  18. 18 Bird of Paradise (3:12)
  19. 19 Rhapsody Junior (3:14)
  20. 20 Runnin' Wild (3:03)
  21. 21 Four or Five Times (3:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra Primary Artist, Track Performer
Jimmie Lunceford Indexed Contributor, Alto Saxophone, Track Performer, Bandleader
Willie Smith Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Sy Oliver Trumpet, Vocals
Joe Thomas Tenor Saxophone
Moses Allen Bass
Russell Bowles Trombone
Earl Carruthers Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Crawford Drums
Elmer Crumbley Trombone
Eddie Durham Guitar, Trombone
Dan Grissom Alto Saxophone
Al Norris Guitar
Tommy Stevenson Trumpet
Eddie Tompkins Trumpet
Paul Webster Trumpet
Henry Wells Trombone, Vocals
Laforest Dent Alto Saxophone
Ed Wilcox Piano
Technical Credits
Jimmie Lunceford Composer
Charlie Parker Composer
Arthur Gibbs Composer
Art Hickman Composer
Leo Wood Composer
Hal Dyson Composer
Byron Gay Composer
Traditional Composer
Harry Williams Composer
Joe Grey Composer
Marco H. Hellman Composer
Harry H. Williams Composer
Harrington Gibbs Composer
Edward Moran Composer
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