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The Class Of '78

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
2
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
05-01-2015
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Barcode:
5017116533723
Packaging:
Brilliant Case (Jewel Case size, Holds 2 CDs)
Catalog Number:
LACD337
The Class Of '78
The Class Of '78

Description

Chris Barber had been at the forefront of the Trad Jazz Revival during the 1950s and 1960s. When it all fell apart in the mid-60s Chris Barber managed to keep the music alive and fresh which he continues to do today. In the late 1960s he added a Blues guitarist and in 1978 he added a second reed player to the front line which enabled the band to be more flexible and have a bigger sound. The well known Rock drummer, Pete York, also joined the band. The repertoire on these CDs ranges from Trad Jazz standards, to Duke Ellington tunes, to Jazz/Rock tunes like Dick Morrissey's Heavy Henry, to Pete York's drum feature, Extension 345. This collection is a double-CD-for-the-price-of-one set based on a triple LP release which was one of the classic Barber releases of the 1970s.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. At The Darktown Strutters Ball
  3. Texas Moaner Blues
  4. Stevedore Stomp
  5. Immigration Blues
  6. Extension 345
  7. Heavy Henry
  8. St Louis Blues
  9. We Sure Do Need Him Now
  10. Over The Waves
  11. Sideways
  12. Ain't Misbehavin'
  13. Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll
  14. On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  15. Petite Fleur
  16. Sweet Georgia Brown
  17. Down By The Riverside
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