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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Isham Jones, best-known as an important songwriter, led a series of interesting bands during the 1920's and 30's. His 1929-31 edition essentially played hot dance music. All but three of the 24 selections on this CD two alternate takes plus "Stardust" have vocals by either Frank Sylvano, Billy Scott or Eddie Stone and there are some fine solos by trumpeter Whitey Moeller, trombonist Red Ballard and various lesser-known players. Although the performances just border on jazz, they should be of interest to vintage jazz listeners, particularly "Song of the Blues," "Miss Hannah," "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Swingin' Down the Lane" and the first ever ballad recording of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Isham Jones, best-known as an important songwriter, led a series of interesting bands during the 1920's and 30's. His 1929-31 edition essentially played hot dance music. All but three of the 24 selections on this CD two alternate takes plus "Stardust" have vocals by either Frank Sylvano, Billy Scott or Eddie Stone and there are some fine solos by trumpeter Whitey Moeller, trombonist Red Ballard and various lesser-known players. Although the performances just border on jazz, they should be of interest to vintage jazz listeners, particularly "Song of the Blues," "Miss Hannah," "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Swingin' Down the Lane" and the first ever ballad recording of "Stardust."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/2003
  • Label: Old Masters
  • UPC: 705283013326
  • Catalog Number: 133
  • Sales rank: 192,914

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Isham Jones Primary Artist, Leader, Tenor Saxophone
Woody Herman Reeds
Pee Wee Erwin Trumpet
Red Ballard Trombone
Joe Martin Violin
Eddie Stone Violin, Vocals
George Thow Trumpet
Clarence Willard Trumpet
Milt Yaner Reeds
Chelsea Quealey Trumpet
Johnny Carlson Trumpet
Johnny Cook Trombone
Art Jarrett Vocals
Joe Bishop Tuba
Jack Jenny Trombone
Don Watt Reeds
Saxie Mansfield Reeds
Jack Blanchette Guitar
Victor Hauprich Reeds
Nick Hupfer Violin
Dick Kissinger String Bass
Sonny Lee Trombone
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Gordon Jenkins Arranger
Warren Vaché Liner Notes
Robert Armstrong Artwork
Isham Jones Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Joe Bishop Arranger
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Newell Chase Composer
Charles Newman Composer
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