With Kid Shots

With Kid Shots

by George Lewis


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With Kid Shots

Although this music is historic, it is quite erratic. George Lewis was one of the top New Orleans clarinetists when he was on but during most of these titles he is noticeably out-of-tune. Trumpeter Louis "Kid Shots" Madison is also quite streaky and, although trombonist Jim Robinson is consistent and the pianoless rhythm section (banjoist Lawrence Marrero, bassist Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau and drummer Baby Dodds) is solid, the weak frontline sinks this effort even with the inclusion of the earliest version of "Burgundy Street Blues." The CD concludes with three obscure performances by the same group with Bunk Johnson on trumpet; this version of "Sister Kate" was previously unissued. But there are many more rewarding George Lewis performances to be found elsewhere.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/11/1994
Label: American Music Rec.
UPC: 0762247100225
catalogNumber: 2
Rank: 131050

Album Credits

Performance Credits

George Lewis   Primary Artist,Clarinet
Jim Robinson   Trombone
Baby Dodds   Drums
Kid Shots Madison   Trumpet
Laurence Marrero   Banjo
Alcide Pavageau   Bass
Louis "Kid Shots" Madison   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Eddie Edwards   Composer
Nick LaRocca   Composer
Armand Piron   Composer
Billy Moll   Composer
Jack Palmer   Composer
Henry W. Ragas   Composer
Tony Sbarbaro   Composer
Larry Shields   Composer
Harry Beasley Smith   Composer
Ted Snyder   Composer
Clarence Williams   Composer
Spencer Williams   Composer
George H. Buck   Liner Notes
Francis Wheeler   Composer
Traditional   Composer
James Austin Butterfield   Composer
George Washington Johnson   Composer
Howard Johnson   Composer
Robert A. King   Composer

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