samedi 10 octobre 2020

Richmond Rarities: Recorded in Richmond, Indiana 1927-33 (Jazz Oracle).

 

Jazz Oracle BDW 8008

Alex Jackson and his Plantation Orchestra

Alex Jackson (vocal, direction), Clarence Wheeler, Lee Golden (trompette), Joe King (trombone), Len Fields, Harold Scott (clarinette, saxophone alto), Raymond Martin (saxophone ténor), Lonnie Small (piano), Tommy Short (banjo), Bob Ysaguirre (tuba), Dick Ward (batterie). Membres de l'orchestre (vocal), un membre de l'orchestre double au kazoo sur 3. Richmond, Ind., 16 septembre 1927. 

1. Jack Ass Blues (---) 2:50, Ge 6249
2. I Call You Sugar (Baxter-Bowles) 2:44, Ge 6296
3. When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo (Coslow-Spier-Fain) 2:51, Ch 15386
4. Missouri Squabble (Holst-Kretznus) 2:51, Ch 15386

Alphonso Trent and his Orchestra

Alphonso Trent (piano, direction), Chester Clark, Irving Randolph (trompette), Leo "Snub" Mosely (trombone, vocal sur 6), James Jeter, Charles Pillars, Lee Hilliard (saxophone alto), Hayes Pillars (saxophones ténor et baryton), Leroy "Stuff" Smith (violon, vocal sur 5, 6), Eugene Crooke (banjo, guitare), Robert "Eppie" Jackson (tuba), possiblement Alvin Burroughs (batterie), John Fielding (vocal sur 6). Richmond, Ind., 11 octobre (5-6) et 5 décembre (7-8) 1928. 

5. Louder and Funnier (Sanders) 3:06, Ge 6664
6. Gilded Kisses (Mosley) 2:56, Ge 6664
7. Black and Blue Rhapsody (Madison) 2:48, Ge 6710
8. Nightmare (Riley-Meyers-Handler) 3:06, Ge 6710

Alphonso Trent (piano, direction), Herbert "Peanuts" Holland, Chester Clark, Irving Randolph, George Hudson (trompette), Leo "Snub" Mosely (trombone), James Jeter, Charles Pillars, Lee Hilliard (saxophone alto), Hayes Pillars (saxophones ténor et baryton), Leroy "Stuff" Smith (violon, vocal sur 9), Eugene Crooke (banjo, guitare), Robert "Eppie" Jackson (tuba), A.G. Godley (batterie), membres de l'orchestre (vocal sur 10). Richmond, Ind., 5 mars 1930. 

9. After You've Gone (Bleyer-Creamer-Layton) 3:03, Ge 7161
10. St. James Infirmary (Primrose) 2:54, Ge 7161

Alphonso Trent (direction), Herbert "Peanuts" Holland, Chester Clark, Harry "Sweets" Edison (trompette), Leo "Snub" Mosely (trombone), Gus Wilson (trombone, arrangeur), James Jeter, Charles Pillars, Lee Hilliard (saxophone alto), Hayes Pillars (saxophones ténor et baryton), Anderson Lacy (violon, vocal sur 12), inconnu (piano), Eugene Crooke (banjo, guitare), Robert "Eppie" Jackson (tuba), A.G. Godley (batterie). Richmond, Ind., 24 mars 1933. 

Zack Whyte's Chocolate Beau Brummels

Zack Whyte (banjo, direction), Melvin "Sy" Oliver, Bubber Whyte, Henry Savage (trompette), Floyd Brady (trombone), Earl Tribble, Ben Richardson, Clarence Paige (saxophone alto), Al Sears (saxophones ténor et baryton), Herman Chittison (piano), Montgomery Morrison (tuba), William Benton (batterie), membres de l'orchestre (vocal sur 14, 15, 16). Richmond, Ind., 22 janvier (13), 11 (14) et 26 (15-19) février 1929. 

13. Mandy (From "Shuffling Along) (---) 3:03, Spt 9486
14. Hum All Your Troubles Away (Rush-Rowell-Smith) 3:04, Spt 9486
15. It's Tight Like That (---) 2:55, Ch 15714
16. It's Tight Like That (---) 2:54, Spt 9368
17. West End Blues (Oliver-Williams) 3:14, Meritt 19
18. 
West End Blues (Oliver-Williams) 3:06, Ch 15714
19. 
West End Blues (Oliver-Williams) 3:11, Spt 9368

Zack Whyte (direction), Melvin "Sy" Oliver, Bubber Whyte, Henry Savage (trompette), Floyd Brady (trombone), Earl Tribble, Ben Richardson, Clarence Paige (saxophone alto), Fred Jackson (saxophone ténor), Herman Chittison (piano, célesta), Charlie Anderson (banjo), Montgomery Morrison (tuba), William Benton (batterie, vibraphone). Richmond, Ind., 19 décembre 1929. 

20. Good Feelin' Blues (Bonlanger-DeCimber) 2:52, Ge 7086
21. Wailin' Blues (Lewis-Melrose-DeCimber) 2:46, Ge 7086

Red Perkins and his Dixie Ramblers

Frank "Red" Perkins (trompette, saxophones alto et soprano, vocal sur 23, direction), Joe Drake (trompette, clarinette, saxophone ténor, arrangeur), Andre C. Oglesby (trombone), Jesse Simmons (clarinette, saxophones alto et ténor), Howard Fields (piano), Charles "Goodie" Watkins (banjo, guitare), Eugene Fields (trompette, tuba), Harry Rooks (batterie, xylophone), trio vocal sur 24. Richmond, Ind., 5 et 6 mai 1931. 

22. Hard Times Stomp (Perkins) 2:46
23. My Baby Knows How (Davis-Akst-Richman) 2:56
24. Old Man Blues (Paul, Ellington, Mills) 2:39
25. Minor Blues (Perkins) 2:40

Producteurs: Colin J. Bray, John R.T. Davies, John Wilby
Transferts et remastering: John R.T. Davies
Enregistrements originaux: Grant Cairns, Ken Crawford, John R.T. Davies, Charles Huber, Keith Miller, Joe Moore, Sherman Tolen, Pete Whelan
Graphisme: Jack W. King
Notes de pochette: John Wilby, Mark Miller

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