The Hot Sides: 1926-1931

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Hal Kemp gained fame in the 1930s for leading one of the most popular sweet dance bands, often featuring vocals by Skinnay Ennis, with a major hit in "Got a Date With an Angel." During 1926-1931, Kemp's young band occasionally played jazz and most of its hottest recordings are on this CD. There are no famous soloists on the first 14 numbers, but the ensembles are spirited and the brief solos fit the period music well. Cornetist Jack Purvis has a few good spots on the later records and trumpeter Bunny Berigan is present on three tracks, taking his first recorded solo on "Washin' the Blues from My Soul" and being in memorable form on "Them There Eyes." Fans of late-'20s hot ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Hal Kemp gained fame in the 1930s for leading one of the most popular sweet dance bands, often featuring vocals by Skinnay Ennis, with a major hit in "Got a Date With an Angel." During 1926-1931, Kemp's young band occasionally played jazz and most of its hottest recordings are on this CD. There are no famous soloists on the first 14 numbers, but the ensembles are spirited and the brief solos fit the period music well. Cornetist Jack Purvis has a few good spots on the later records and trumpeter Bunny Berigan is present on three tracks, taking his first recorded solo on "Washin' the Blues from My Soul" and being in memorable form on "Them There Eyes." Fans of late-'20s hot dance jazz will certainly enjoy this release.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/10/2012
  • Label: Retrieval Records
  • UPC: 608917902525
  • Catalog Number: 79025
  • Sales rank: 94,876

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hal Kemp & His Orchestra Primary Artist
Hal Kemp Indexed Contributor, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Bunny Berigan Trumpet
Skinnay Ennis Drums, Vocals
Jack Mayhew Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Jim Mullen Tuba, Bowed Bass
Keith Roberts Trombone
Paul Weston Bass, Tuba, Bowed Bass, String Bass
Dick McDonough Guitar
Mickey Bloom Trumpet
Reggie Merrill Reeds
Jack Purvis Trombone, Trumpet
John Scott Trotter Piano
Saxie Dowell Clarinet, Reeds, C-Melody Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Pinky Kintzle Banjo, Guitar, Vocals
Bob Mayhew Trumpet
Gus Mayhew Trombone, Vocals
Harry Preble Trumpet
Ben Williams Clarinet, Reeds, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Ben Williams II Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Arthur Fields Vocals
Wendell Mayhew Trombone, Vocals
Olly Humphries Banjo, Guitar
Joe Gillespie Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Earl Geirger Trumpet
Earl Geiger Trumpet
Bromo Sulser Violin
Wade Schlegal Trumpet
Keith Roberts Trombone
Harry Pond Banjo
Dick Mackie Trumpet
Jimmy James Reeds
Technical Credits
Hal Kemp Composer, Director
Sam Mitchell Composer
West Composer
Harry Barris Composer
Con Conrad Composer
Chris Ellis Liner Notes, Original Material
Frank Signorelli Composer
Unknown Blues Band Composer
Spencer Composer
John Scott Trotter Arranger
John R.T. Davies Original Material
Owen Murphy Composer
Fried Composer
Harry Coster Original Material
Maceo Pinkard Composer
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Harry Woods Composer
Doris Tauber Composer
William Tracey Composer
Dale Wimbrow Composer
Traditional Composer
Roger Robles Original Material
Michael Brooks Original Material
Archie Gottler Composer
Thornton Allen Composer
M.W. Sheafe Composer
C.A. Robbins Composer
Jolien Plat Sleeve Design
Kretzmer Composer
Gottler Composer
Meyers Composer
CLEARY Composer
Oppenheim Composer
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