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The Town Hall Concerts, Vol. 11

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The 11th and final Jazzology set that documents all of Eddie Condon's legendary Town Hall concerts of 1944-45 is a three-CD release. In addition to having five complete shows, there are a couple of briefer demo programs that were never aired before. Although not containing as many heights or guest artists as previous programs, there is plenty of exciting "Americondon" music to be heard on the final few of his 46 Town Hall concerts. Among the many top players are trumpeters Max Kaminsky, Billy Butterfield and Muggsy Spanier, trombonists Lou McGarity, Miff Mole and Vernon Brown, clarinetists Pee Wee Russell and Edmond Hall, baritonist Ernie Caceres, pianists Jess Stacy, Joe ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The 11th and final Jazzology set that documents all of Eddie Condon's legendary Town Hall concerts of 1944-45 is a three-CD release. In addition to having five complete shows, there are a couple of briefer demo programs that were never aired before. Although not containing as many heights or guest artists as previous programs, there is plenty of exciting "Americondon" music to be heard on the final few of his 46 Town Hall concerts. Among the many top players are trumpeters Max Kaminsky, Billy Butterfield and Muggsy Spanier, trombonists Lou McGarity, Miff Mole and Vernon Brown, clarinetists Pee Wee Russell and Edmond Hall, baritonist Ernie Caceres, pianists Jess Stacy, Joe Bushkin and Gene Scroeder, drummers George Wettling and Big Sid Catlett and singers Red McKenzie and Lee Wiley. Trad jazz fans are well advised to pick up this entire series which numbers 23 CDs.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/25/1999
  • Label: Jazzology
  • UPC: 762247692324
  • Catalog Number: 1021
  • Sales rank: 337,233

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sweet Georgia Brown (5:35)
  2. 2 Serenade in Thirds (3:07)
  3. 3 Sugar (5:30)
  4. 4 Cherry (3:08)
  5. 5 Love Is Just Around the Corner (4:59)
  6. 6 Can't We Be Friends? (3:59)
  7. 7 Impromptu Ensemble (3:07)
  8. 8 When Irish Eyes Are Smiling /As Long as I Live ... (5:04)
  9. 9 Tin Roof Blues (3:12)
  10. 10 Culver City Suite (2:44)
  11. 11 Three Little Words (4:48)
  12. 12 Why Shouldn't I? (2:44)
  13. 13 My Honey's Lovin' Arms (4:29)
  14. 14 The Lady's in Love With You (2:05)
  15. 15 Impromptu Ensemble (4:10)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Struttin' With Some Barbecue (5:13)
  2. 2 When Your Lover Has Gone (4:45)
  3. 3 Jazz Me Blues (4:35)
  4. 4 You're Driving Me Crazy (3:17)
  5. 5 Clarinet Marmalade (4:19)
  6. 6 Wherever There's Love (There's You and Me) (3:58)
  7. 7 Impromptu Ensemble (3:07)
  8. 8 [Untitled Track] (0:40)
  9. 9 Easter Parade (5:07)
  10. 10 I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll (3:03)
  11. 11 You're Lucky to Me (3:52)
  12. 12 Down With Love (3:13)
  13. 13 California, Here I Come (5:05)
  14. 14 I've Got the World on a String (4:21)
  15. 15 Impromptu Ensemble (3:52)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Roses of Picardy (0:26)
  2. 2 Ballin' the Jack (3:49)
  3. 3 Ja-Da (5:40)
  4. 4 Limehouse Blues (2:19)
  5. 5 Bugle Call Rag (3:26)
  6. 6 Peg O' My Heart (3:13)
  7. 7 I Found a New Baby (3:45)
  8. 8 Impromptu Ensemble (2:35)
  9. 9 Easter Parade Opening Announcement (0:11)
  10. 10 Easter Parade (2:41)
  11. 11 Old Folks (3:43)
  12. 12 Rosetta - Jess Stacy (3:30)
  13. 13 On the Sunny Side of the Street (2:08)
  14. 14 On the Sunny Side of the Street (0:51)
  15. 15 'S Wonderful Opening Announcement (0:16)
  16. 16 'S Wonderful (2:34)
  17. 17 Someone to Watch over Me (3:35)
  18. 18 Oh, Lady Be Good - Edmond Hall (3:08)
  19. 19 Somebody Loves Me (1:41)
  20. 20 Somebody Loves Me (0:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eddie Condon Primary Artist, Banjo, Guitar, Leader, Master of Ceremonies
Max Kaminsky Trumpet
Pee Wee Russell Clarinet
Muggsy Spanier Cornet
Lee Wiley Vocals
Danny Alvin Drums
Joe Bushkin Piano, Trumpet, Soloist
Billy Butterfield Trumpet, Soloist
Dick Cary Trumpet
Edmond Hall Clarinet
Lou McGarity Trombone
Miff Mole Trombone
George Wettling Drums
Red McKenzie Vocals
Johnny Blowers Drums
Dave Bowman Piano
Vernon Brown Trombone
Ernie Caceres Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Soloist
Big Sid Catlett Drums
Jimmy Hamilton Bass Saxophone
Jack Lesberg Bass
Gene Schroeder Piano
Jess Stacy Piano
Sid Weiss Bass
Ernie Carson Baritone Saxophone
Fred Robbins Announcer
Joe Dixon Clarinet
Technical Credits
Paul James Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Eubie Blake Composer
Eddie Condon Composer, Contributor
Bobby Hackett Arranger
Earl Hines Composer
Al Jolson Composer
Max Kaminsky Composer
Georg Brunis Composer
Joe Bushkin Composer
Dick Cary Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Don Redman Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Jack Pettis Composer
Ben Bernie Composer
Jack Bland Director
Ernie Caceres Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Tom Delaney Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Frank Driggs Text
Dorothy Fields Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Jimmy Hamilton Corrections
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Lil Hardin Composer
Bert Kalmar Composer
Burton Lane Composer
Paul Mares Composer
Ballard MacDonald Composer
Johnson McRee Jr. Photo Montage
Jack Palmer Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Henry W. Ragas Composer
Leon Roppolo Composer
Don Raye Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Harry Ruby Composer
Herman Ruby Composer
Elmer Schoebel Composer
Larry Shields Composer
Jess Stacy Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Joseph Meyer Composer
Billy Meyers Composer
Mel Stitzel Composer
George H. Buck Jr. Producer, Liner Notes
Ray Gilbert Composer
Henri Woode Composer
Bob Carlton Composer
John DeVries Composer
Willard Robison Composer
Kay Swift Composer
Ernie Anderson Producer
Ted Koehler Composer
Maceo Pinkard Composer
Kenneth Casey Composer
Walter Melrose Composer
Philip Braham Composer
Fred Fisher Composer
Douglas Furber Composer
Dedette Lee Hill Composer
Sidney Mitchell Composer
Einar A. Swan Composer
Edna Alexander Composer
Ernest R. Ball Composer
Alfred Bryan Composer
James Henry Burris Composer
Lewis Gensler Composer
Hayden Wood Composer
Maggie Condon Photo Montage
Chris Smith Composer
Frederick Edward Weatherly Composer
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