At Hambone Kelly's 1949-50

At Hambone Kelly's 1949-50

by Lu Watters


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At Hambone Kelly's 1949-50

The later version of Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band is featured on this enjoyable Dixieland CD. The music is taken from ten live performances at Hambone Kelly's and showcases Watters' octet, which is comprised of the leader's trumpet, clarinetist Bob Helm, trombonist Don Noakes, pianist Wally Rose, Clancy Hayes on banjo and vocals, second banjoist Pat Patton, the tuba of Dick Lammi and drummer Bill Dart. The recording quality is decent, the playing is quite spirited, and even though this group only had one trumpet (as opposed to two in Watters' more famous earlier band), the hard-driving rhythm and spirited ensembles sound very much in the tradition of the Yerba Buena Jazz Band. Recommended.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/30/1995
Label: Merry Makers
UPC: 0046951320927
catalogNumber: 10
Rank: 14191

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lu Watters   Primary Artist,Trumpet
Wally Rose   Piano
Clancy Hayes   Banjo,Vocals
Bob Helm   Clarinet,Tape
Bill Dart   Drums
Dick Lammi   Tuba
Pat Patton   Banjo
Don Noakes   Trombone

Technical Credits

Fats Waller   Composer
John Gill   Producer
W.C. Handy   Composer
Richard M. Jones   Composer
Tim Brymn   Composer
Tommy Dorsey   Composer
J.C. Johnson   Composer
Fred Longshaw   Composer
Edward Laska   Composer
Seymour Brown   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Joe Primrose   Composer
K.O. Eckland   Graphic Design
Nat D. Ayer   Composer
William Carter   Liner Notes

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