Town Hall Concerts, Vol. 3

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The third volume in this very valuable series of two-CD sets contains four half-hour weekly radio shows featuring Eddie Condon's all-star ensembles at Town Hall concerts. Condon who supplies verbal commentary along with annnouncer Fred Robbins programmed each show quite skillfully, featuring the large groups of all-stars in logical fashion. This set which is highly recommended along with the other volumes in the series to followers of traditional jazz features quite a roster: trumpeters Bobby Hackett, Jonah Jones, Max Kaminsky and Sterling Bose, trombonist Benny Morton, baritonist Ernie Caceres who is really in peak form throughout the Condon programs, clarinetists Edmond ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The third volume in this very valuable series of two-CD sets contains four half-hour weekly radio shows featuring Eddie Condon's all-star ensembles at Town Hall concerts. Condon who supplies verbal commentary along with annnouncer Fred Robbins programmed each show quite skillfully, featuring the large groups of all-stars in logical fashion. This set which is highly recommended along with the other volumes in the series to followers of traditional jazz features quite a roster: trumpeters Bobby Hackett, Jonah Jones, Max Kaminsky and Sterling Bose, trombonist Benny Morton, baritonist Ernie Caceres who is really in peak form throughout the Condon programs, clarinetists Edmond Hall and Pee Wee Russell, guitarists Carl Kress and Tony Mottola, pianist Harry "The Hipster" Gibson taking a couple of rare solos, Willie "The Lion" Smith, Jess Stacy and Gene Schroeder, bassist Bob Haggart, drummers Gene Krupa, Joe Grauso and George Wettling and singer Lee Wiley.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/1994
  • Label: Jazzology
  • UPC: 065870100526
  • Catalog Number: 1005
  • Sales rank: 274,488

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 That's A-Plenty (4:37)
  2. 2 I'm a Ding Dong Daddy (From Dumas) (3:48)
  3. 3 Echoes of Spring (2:23)
  4. 4 Polonaise - Willie "The Lion" Smith (2:31)
  5. 5 Caravan (3:12)
  6. 6 New Orleans (2:14)
  7. 7 Wolverine Blues (6:07)
  8. 8 Ensemble Blues (3:39)
  9. 9 Fidgety Feet (5:53)
  10. 10 Oh Katherina (3:19)
  11. 11 Davenprot Blues (3:38)
  12. 12 I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (3:28)
  13. 13 In a Mist - Harry "The Hipster" Gibson (3:24)
  14. 14 Candlelight - Harry "The Hipster" Gibson (5:08)
  15. 15 Jazz Me Blues (4:43)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Swing That Music (3:56)
  2. 2 Avalon (3:13)
  3. 3 Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea - Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers (2:46)
  4. 4 The Sneakaway - Willie "The Lion" Smith (2:53)
  5. 5 Big Boy (4:36)
  6. 6 I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None O' This Jelly Roll (3:49)
  7. 7 I'm Coming Virginia (5:03)
  8. 8 Ensemble Blues (3:19)
  9. 9 I Got Rhythm (4:44)
  10. 10 Someone to Watch over Me - Jess Stacy (4:34)
  11. 11 Oh, Lady Be Good (4:14)
  12. 12 Summertime (2:51)
  13. 13 I've Got a Crush on You (3:13)
  14. 14 Soon (4:57)
  15. 15 Sweet and Low Down (2:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eddie Condon Primary Artist, Banjo, Guitar, Master of Ceremonies, Concert Master
Bobby Hackett Cornet
Jonah Jones Trumpet, Vocals
Max Kaminsky Trumpet
Gene Krupa Drums
Pee Wee Russell Clarinet
Lee Wiley Vocals
Bob Haggart Bass
Edmond Hall Clarinet
Carl Kress Guitar
Benny Morton Trombone
George Wettling Drums
Harry "The Hipster" Gibson Piano, Track Performer
Ernie Caceres Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Tony Mottola Guitar
Willie "The Lion" Smith Piano
Jess Stacy Piano, Track Performer
Sterling Bose Cornet
Joe Grauso Drums
Fred Robbins Announcer
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Track Performer
Schroeder Piano
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Jelly Roll Morton Composer
Eddie Edwards Composer
Nick LaRocca Composer
W.C. Handy Composer
Bix Beiderbecke Composer
Jack Bland Director
Ira Gershwin Composer
Johnson McRee Jr. Liner Notes, Photo Montage
Charles Peterson Back Cover
Henry W. Ragas Composer
Tony Sbarbaro Composer
Larry Shields Composer
Jack Towers Mastering, Remastering
George H. Buck Jr. Producer, Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
Ray Gilbert Composer
Ernie Anderson Producer
Lew Pollack Composer
Benjamin Franklin Spikes Composer
John Spikes Composer
Maggie Condon Photo Montage
Traditional Composer
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