The John R.T. Davies Collection: Vol. 1: Jazz Classics

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All Music Guide - Campbell
JSP's Jazz Classics, Vol. 1 compiles four CDs with 100 tracks containing a mixture of both rare and classic jazz that was remastered for the British label by sound engineer extraordinaire John R.T. Davies. Along with the four featured artists on this set -- Louis Prima, Ted Lewis, Joe Venuti and George Wettling -- the ensemble players include an abundance of superlative musicians including Pee Wee Russell, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, Bud Freeman and Jonah Jones. As always, the material sounds great and the liner notes are informative, listing personnel, dates, and concise history. Since this is a budget-priced set, it is highly recommended ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
JSP's Jazz Classics, Vol. 1 compiles four CDs with 100 tracks containing a mixture of both rare and classic jazz that was remastered for the British label by sound engineer extraordinaire John R.T. Davies. Along with the four featured artists on this set -- Louis Prima, Ted Lewis, Joe Venuti and George Wettling -- the ensemble players include an abundance of superlative musicians including Pee Wee Russell, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, Bud Freeman and Jonah Jones. As always, the material sounds great and the liner notes are informative, listing personnel, dates, and concise history. Since this is a budget-priced set, it is highly recommended for both the jazz novice and collector.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/24/2007
  • Label: Jsp Records
  • UPC: 788065904029
  • Catalog Number: 940
  • Sales rank: 149,007

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 That's Where the South Begins - Louis Prima (3:27)
  2. 2 Jamaica Shout - Louis Prima (2:51)
  3. 3 Long About Midnight - Louis Prima (2:43)
  4. 4 Star Dust - Louis Prima (2:50)
  5. 5 Sing It Way Down Low - Louis Prima (2:46)
  6. 6 Sing It Way Down Low - Louis Prima (2:44)
  7. 7 Let's Have a Jubilee - Louis Prima (3:11)
  8. 8 I Still Want You - Louis Prima (3:00)
  9. 9 (Looks Like) I'm Breaking the Ice - Louis Prima (3:16)
  10. 10 Sing It Way Down Low - Louis Prima (2:45)
  11. 11 Let's Have a Jubilee - Louis Prima (3:06)
  12. 12 House Rent Party Day - Louis Prima (3:04)
  13. 13 It's the Rhythm in Me - Louis Prima (3:01)
  14. 14 Worry Blues - Louis Prima (2:33)
  15. 15 Bright Eyes - Louis Prima (2:45)
  16. 16 Put on an Old Pair of Shoes - Louis Prima (2:56)
  17. 17 Sugar Is Sweet and So Are You - Louis Prima (3:05)
  18. 18 I'm Livin in a Great Big Way - Louis Prima (3:05)
  19. 19 Swing Me With Rhythm - Louis Prima (2:54)
  20. 20 The Lady in Red - Louis Prima (3:02)
  21. 21 Chinatown, My Chinatown - Louis Prima (3:09)
  22. 22 Chasing Shadows - Louis Prima (3:02)
  23. 23 Basin Street Blues - Louis Prima (3:03)
  24. 24 In a Little Gypsy Tea Room - Louis Prima (2:53)
  25. 25 Let's Swing It - Louis Prima (2:39)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Start the Band (2:46)
  2. 2 Oh Baby! (2:55)
  3. 3 Hello Montreal! (2:49)
  4. 4 A Good Man Is Hard to Find (2:49)
  5. 5 I Ain't Got Nobody (2:52)
  6. 6 A Jazz Holiday (2:57)
  7. 7 Jungle Blues (2:48)
  8. 8 Shim-Me-Sha-Wobble (3:02)
  9. 9 Clarinet Marmalade (3:10)
  10. 10 My Little Dream Boat (3:08)
  11. 11 She's Funny That Way (3:22)
  12. 12 Allah's Holiday (3:17)
  13. 13 Limehouse Blues (3:02)
  14. 14 Glad Rag Doll (2:52)
  15. 15 Roses of Picardy (2:56)
  16. 16 Russian Lullaby (2:41)
  17. 17 I'm the Medicine Man For the Blues (3:18)
  18. 18 Maybe - Who Knows? (3:06)
  19. 19 In the Land of Jazz (2:31)
  20. 20 Lewisada Blues (2:55)
  21. 21 Lewisada Blues (2:55)
  22. 22 Farewell Blues (2:56)
  23. 23 Wabash Blues (2:50)
Disc 3
  1. 1 I Must Be Dreaming - Joe Venuti (3:22)
  2. 2 Tain't So Honey, 'Tain't So - Joe Venuti (3:25)
  3. 3 Because My Baby Don't Mean Maybe Now - Joe Venuti (3:05)
  4. 4 Just Like a Melody Out of a Sky - Joe Venuti (3:01)
  5. 5 Pickin' Cotton - Joe Venuti (3:05)
  6. 6 I'm on the Crest of a Wave - Joe Venuti (3:13)
  7. 7 Doin' Things - Joe Venuti (3:20)
  8. 8 I Must Have That Man - Joe Venuti (3:15)
  9. 9 That's the Good Old Sunny South - Joe Venuti (3:04)
  10. 10 Weary River - Joe Venuti (3:08)
  11. 11 I'm in Seventh Heaven - Joe Venuti (3:10)
  12. 12 Little Pal - Joe Venuti (3:06)
  13. 13 Chant of the Jungle - Joe Venuti (3:29)
  14. 14 That Wonderful Something (Is Love) - Joe Venuti (3:12)
  15. 15 Promises: Take C - Joe Venuti (3:26)
  16. 16 Dancing With Tears in My Eyes: Take A - Joe Venuti (3:11)
  17. 17 I'm Only Human After All - Joe Venuti (3:14)
  18. 18 Out of Breath and Scared to Death of You - Joe Venuti (3:38)
  19. 19 Promises: Take B - Joe Venuti (3:30)
  20. 20 Dancing With Tears in My Eyes: Take C - Joe Venuti (3:10)
  21. 21 You're My Past Present and Future - Joe Venuti (3:02)
  22. 22 I Want to Ring Bells - Joe Venuti (3:02)
  23. 23 Doin' the Uptown Lowdown - Joe Venuti (2:48)
  24. 24 Gather Lip Rouge While You May - Joe Venuti (3:05)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Moon Glow - Joe Venuti (2:56)
  2. 2 Cheese and Crackers - Joe Venuti (2:58)
  3. 3 Wasting My Love on You - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra (3:31)
  4. 4 My Man From Caroline - Joe Venuti (3:15)
  5. 5 I Like a Little Gin Like That - Joe Venuti (3:31)
  6. 6 FiddleSticks: Take 1 - Joe Venuti (2:49)
  7. 7 FiddleSticks: Take 2 - Joe Venuti (2:50)
  8. 8 Everybody Shuffle - Joe Venuti (2:52)
  9. 9 Moon Glow - Joe Venuti (3:22)
  10. 10 Phantom Rhapsody - Joe Venuti (3:08)
  11. 11 Sugar - George Wettling's Jazz Band (5:25)
  12. 12 Hanid - George Wettling's Jazz Band (3:26)
  13. 13 Blue Room - George Wettling's Jazz Band (4:03)
  14. 14 At Sundown - George Wettling's Jazz Band (4:00)
  15. 15 It Ain't the Humidity (It's the Beat!) - George Wettling's Jazz Band (3:19)
  16. 16 Body & Soul - George Wettling's Jazz Band (4:27)
  17. 17 Is George Really George? - George Wettling's Jazz Band (3:07)
  18. 18 Over the Rainbow - George Wettling's Jazz Band (4:07)
  19. 19 Long, Long Ago - George Wettling's Jazz Band (6:34)
  20. 20 Kettle Blues - George Wettling's Jazz Band (3:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
John R.T. Davies Primary Artist
Louis Prima Trumpet, Vocals
George Barnes Guitar
Bud Freeman Tenor Saxophone
Jonah Jones Trumpet
Max Kaminsky Trumpet
Pee Wee Russell Clarinet
Muggsy Spanier Cornet
Jack Teagarden Trombone
Claude Thornhill Piano
Joe Venuti Piano, Violin
Ray Bauduc Drums
Phil Napoleon Trumpet
Frank Teschemacher Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
George Wettling Drums
George Van Eps Guitar
Sidney Arodin Clarinet
Rube Bloom Piano
Red Bone Trombone
Arnold Brillhardt Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
George Brunies Trombone, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Jimmy Dorsey Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Tommy Dorsey Trombone
Lennie Hayton Piano, Celeste
Milt Hinton Bass
Will Hudson Announcer
Stan King Drums
Manny Klein Trumpet
Nappy Lamare Guitar
Fud Livingston Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
John Lucas Drums
Chauncey Morehouse Drums, Vocals
Bill Rank Trombone
Jack Ryan String Bass
Arthur Schutt Piano, Celeste
Artie Shapiro String Bass
Frank Signorelli Piano, Celeste
Frank Luther Vocals
Charlie Butterfield Trombone
Max Farley Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone
Garry McAdams Guitar
Dick McDonough Guitar
Frank Pinero Piano
Joe Tarto Drums, String Bass, Announcer
Fuzzy Farrar Trumpet
Pete Pumiglio Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Larry Alpeter Trombone
Harry Goldfield Trumpet
Min Leibrook Bass Saxophone
Andy Secrest Trumpet
Sammy Shapiro Violin
Smith Ballew Violin, Vocals
Talmadge Lewis Clarinet, C-Melody Saxophone, Vocals, Human Whistle
Harry Raderman Trombone
Walter Kahn Trumpet
Charlie Margulis Trumpet
Alfie Evans Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Ray Lodwig Trumpet
Herb Quigley Drums, Vibes
Izzy Friedman Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Rube Crozier Oboe, Tenor Saxophone
Leo McConville Trumpet
Dave Klein Trumpet
Joe Raymond Violin
Bernie Daly Tenor Saxophone
Frankie Ross Piano
Pat Davies Tenor Saxophone
Wallace Blumberry Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Sol Klein Violin
Irene Beasley Vocals
Technical Credits
Harry Barth Brass Band
Joe Tarto Brass Band
Hank Stern Brass Band
Brian Peerless Liner Notes
Charlie Crump Liner Notes
Jim Godbolt Liner Notes
Dave Bennett Producer
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