Bob Crosby And His Orchestra: Transcription Sessions 1936 Vol.1

Bob Crosby And His Orchestra: Transcription Sessions 1936 Vol.1

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Media: CD
Artist: Bob Crosby
Series: Storyville Nostalgia Arts
Catalogue #: STVNOCD3018


Bob Crosby (1913-1993), the younger brother of Bing, was unusual in that he could not read music or play an instrument but nevertheless enjoyed a long and successful career in music. His orchestra was unique for the 1930s in that it maintained its ability to play 1920s style music during the rise of swing, eventually leading a revival in New Orleans jazz.

Bob Crosby And His Orchestra: Transcription Sessions 1936 Vol.1 contains 20 dance music tunes recorded as radio transcriptions in 1936. The tunes were all popular melodies at the time, including many from film musicals, as well as Dixieland and swing favourites. This CD showcases their unique fusion of “hot” and “sweet” jazz, and is a must for any jazz enthusiast.

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A Melody From The Sky
At The Codfish Ball
Here Come Your Pappy
I Don't Want To Make History
I'm Coming Virginia
I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basker
In A Sentimental Mood
Island In The West Indies
It's Been So Long
Let's Face The Music And Dance
Looka-there, Ain't She Pretty?
Ol' Man Mose
Savoy Blues
Somebody Ought To Be Told
The Touch Of Your Lips
Time On My Hands
Wake Up And Sing
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Published on: 06/04/2013
Format: Recorded Performance
Length: Not specified
Language: English
Publisher: Storyville Records

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