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Jazz Me Blues - The 70s

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
2
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
12-05-2014
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Label:
Barcode:
5017116533228
Packaging:
Brilliant Case (Jewel Case size, Holds 2 CDs)
Catalog Number:
LACD332
Jazz Me Blues - The 70s
Jazz Me Blues - The 70s

Description

This CD release coincides with the publication of Chris Barber's autobiography, also entitled "Jazz Me Blues". LAKE Records has the largest number of CD's by legendary British Jazz band leader Chris Barber on any label anywhere. One era missing in the release programme is the 1970's. In many ways the 70's saw the biggest changes in the Barber band: it added "And Blues Band" to its name and, although Chris Barber had added a Blues guitarist in the late 1960's, in the 70's he added a second reed player. The selection here shows the band still keeping its roots in the Traditional Jazz it had always played, but was also beginning to push the boundaries by experimenting with the complex rhythms of Balkan music. These previously unreleased, well recorded concert tracks from Germany also include 4 tracks by the Blues singer, Jimmy Witherspoon, and two bonus tracks of Chris Barber playing with THe Muddy Waters' Band.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
  3. Harlem Bound
  4. Saratoga Swing
  5. I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
  6. Battersea Rain Dance
  7. Some Of These Days
  8. Oro
  9. Give Me An Old Fashioned Swing In The Evening
  10. Up A Lazy River
  11. Jazz Me Blues
  12. New Orleans Wiggle
  13. Ubava Zabava
  14. Just A Little While To Stay Here
  15. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
  16. Csikos
  17. Going To Chicago
  18. Ain't Nobody's Business
  19. Doin' The Crazy Walk
  20. Big Boss Man
  21. Dardanella
  22. Got A Gal Lives Up On The Hill
  23. Lend Me Your Love
  24. Corinne Corinna
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