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Dixieland Jazz in the Forties: Muggsy Spanier Group, Frank Signorelli Group

Various Artists
Dixieland Jazz in the Forties: Muggsy Spanier Group, Frank Signorelli Group

A cornetist blowin’, a clarinetist wailin’, a trombonist mournin’, a pianist groovin’...all in a crowded, smoky parlor. The 1940s arguably marked the height of big band era, and a resurgence of Dixieland brought cornetist Muggsy Spanier and pianist Frank Signorelli back into the spotlight. They play here with "Pee Wee" Russell, Vic Dickenson, Gordon Griffin, Chauncey Morehouse and others. (See Folkways FWRBF26 for Signorelli’s earlier work with the Original Memphis Five.)

Track Listing

101
Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down The Muggsy Spanier Group 2:59
102
Muskogee Blues The Muggsy Spanier Group 2:25
103
Rosie The Muggsy Spanier Group 3:03
104
Take Me to the Land of Jazz The Muggsy Spanier Group 2:25
105
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain The Muggsy Spanier Group 2:57
106
Red Hot Mama The Muggsy Spanier Group 2:20
201
Memphis Blues The Frank Signorelli Group 2:32
202
Saxophone Joe The Frank Signorelli Group 2:35
203
Darktown Strutter's Ball The Frank Signorelli Group 2:48
204
Sour Puss Hannah The Frank Signorelli Group 2:47
205
Limehouse Blues The Frank Signorelli Group 2:45
206
Between the First Hello and the Last Good-bye The Frank Signorelli Group 3:04

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