The Town Hall Concerts, Vol. 9

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Eddie Condon certainly had good taste in musicians. On his legendary Town Hall Concert series a regular weekly half-hour radio program reissued by Jazzology on double CDs, he showcased some of the very best New Orleans and Chicago-style players, musicians who in some cases were quite happy to get away from their regular gigs within the confines of a big band and get a rare chance to stretch out. Volume 9 has four half-hour shows and the usual remarkable lineup of players: trumpeters Billy Butterfield, Wild Bill Davison the latter making his debut on the show, Max Kaminsky and Muggsy Spanier, trombonists Tommy Dorsey and Lou McGarity, Sidney Bechet on soprano, baritonist ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Eddie Condon certainly had good taste in musicians. On his legendary Town Hall Concert series a regular weekly half-hour radio program reissued by Jazzology on double CDs, he showcased some of the very best New Orleans and Chicago-style players, musicians who in some cases were quite happy to get away from their regular gigs within the confines of a big band and get a rare chance to stretch out. Volume 9 has four half-hour shows and the usual remarkable lineup of players: trumpeters Billy Butterfield, Wild Bill Davison the latter making his debut on the show, Max Kaminsky and Muggsy Spanier, trombonists Tommy Dorsey and Lou McGarity, Sidney Bechet on soprano, baritonist Ernie Caceres, clarinetists Pee Wee Russell, Edmond Hall, Joe Marsala and Woody Herman, pianists Earl Hines, Dick Cary, Gene Schroeder and Jess Stacy, bassist Sid Weiss, drummer George Wettling and singers Red McKenzie and Lee Wiley. The music lives up to its potential.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/1994
  • Label: Jazzology
  • UPC: 762247691822
  • Catalog Number: 1017

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Concert #34, January 13, 1945/ Ritz Theatre, New York City (29:06): Se - Russell (4:06)
  2. 2 Body and Soul - Jess Stacy (5:16)
  3. 3 Rose Room - Russell (5:42)
  4. 4 Monday Date - George Wettling (2:32)
  5. 5 At the Jazz Band Ball - Weiss (4:13)
  6. 6 How Long Has This Been Going On? - Russell (4:05)
  7. 7 Impromptu Ensemble - Wettling (3:10)
  8. 8 Jazz Me Blues - Weiss (3:44)
  9. 9 Lee Wiley Announces the Down Beat Award Presented (0:46)
  10. 10 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - Weiss (2:11)
  11. 11 Lee Wiley Announces the Down Beat to Pee Wee Russell (1:11)
  12. 12 At Sundown - Weiss (3:25)
  13. 13 Rosetta - Weiss (2:19)
  14. 14 Lee Wiley Announces the Down Beat Award Presented (1:24)
  15. 15 Dear Old Southland - Weiss (4:05)
  16. 16 The Sheik of Araby - Caceres (3:14)
  17. 17 Don't Blame Me - Weiss (5:13)
  18. 18 Impromptu Ensemble - Wettling (1:31)
Disc 2
  1. 1 St. Louis Blues - Weiss (4:12)
  2. 2 Al Jarvis' Hollywood Poll (2:13)
  3. 3 Blues Around My Head - Weiss (2:45)
  4. 4 (Back Home Again In) Indiana - Weiss (4:11)
  5. 5 It's the Talk of the Town - Weiss (2:03)
  6. 6 Back in Your Own Backyard - Weiss (3:40)
  7. 7 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You - Weiss (3:33)
  8. 8 Impromptu Ensemble - Wettling (6:22)
  9. 9 It's Been So Long - Weiss (4:45)
  10. 10 Sweet Lorraine - Wettling (3:05)
  11. 11 Sunday - Wettling (3:22)
  12. 12 Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Weiss (3:14)
  13. 13 Alice Blue Gown - Weiss (3:52)
  14. 14 My Blue Heaven - Weiss (3:45)
  15. 15 How Long Has This Been Going On? - Weiss (5:05)
  16. 16 Impromptu Ensemble (2:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eddie Condon Primary Artist, Banjo, Guitar, Master of Ceremonies
Woody Herman Clarinet, Vocals, Track Performer
Earl Hines Piano
Max Kaminsky Trumpet, Track Performer
Pee Wee Russell Clarinet
Muggsy Spanier Cornet
Lee Wiley Vocals
Billy Butterfield Trumpet
Dick Cary Trumpet
Joe Marsala Clarinet
George Wettling Drums
Red McKenzie Vocals
Sidney Bechet Soprano Saxophone
Ernie Caceres Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Jess Stacy Piano
Weiss Track Performer
Sid Weiss Bass
Caceres Track Performer
Fred Robbins Announcer
Stacy Track Performer
Schroeder Piano
Butterfeild Track Performer
Butterfield Track Performer
Cary Track Performer
Davison Track Performer
Hall Track Performer
Hines Track Performer
Kaminsky, McGarity, Hall, Caceres Track Performer
McGarity Track Performer
Dorsey Sapnier Track Performer
Wettling Track Performer
Weiss Track Performer
Russell Track Performer
Technical Credits
Dick Cary Arranger
Jack Bland Director
Henry W. Ragas Composer
Harry Beasley Smith Composer
Ted Snyder Composer
Ernie Anderson Producer
Francis Wheeler Composer
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