Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Sidney Bechet..Slippin' and Slidin'..The Bluebird Sessions

Sidney Bechet's Bluebird sessions of 1932-1943 are generally regarded as some of the finest recordings in Jazz. Featuring some legendary players - Jelly Roll Morton and Willie "The Lion" Smith on piano, Henry Red allen and Charlie Shavers on trumpet and Bechet himself on a collection of instruments, most notably of course, clarinet and saxophone. This is essential music that no Jazz lover should be without. This collection features the most uptempo swinging tracks from the sessions.

1. Slippin & Sidin
2. Twelfth Street Rag
3. Shake It & Break It
4. Old Man Blues
5. Ain't Misbehavin
6. Stompy Jones
7. Muskrat Ramble
8. Coal Black Shine
9. Baby Won't You Please Come Home
10. Sweetie Dear
11. Weary Blues
12. One O'clock Jump
13. Swing Parade
14. I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of This Jelly Rol
15. Limehouse Blues
16. Texas Moaner Blues
17. Blues In The Air
18. I'm Coming Home Virginia
19. You're The Limit
20. Rose Bloom
21. Bugle Call Rag/Ole Miss Blues
22. St Louis Blues

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