Ethel Waters With Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1932)

Ethel Waters (October 31, 1896 – September 1, 1977) was an African-American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. She frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although she began her career in the 1920s singing blues. [source] Johnny Hodges – Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone / Fred Guy – Banjo, Guitar / Harry Carney –  Baritone Saxophone / … Continue reading Ethel Waters With Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1932)

Duke Ellington – Creole Love Call (1932)

Creole Love Call is recorded  on February 11 in 1932 and is track number 9 on the CD -Compilation  Duke Ellington – Ken Burns JAZZ: Duke Ellington. Bing Crosby with Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins; Arthur Whetsel; Cootie Williams, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss, cl; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj, … Continue reading Duke Ellington – Creole Love Call (1932)

Sidney Bechet – I’ve Found A New Baby (1932)

“I´ve Found A New Baby” is recorded in New York, September 15, 1932. This style of music, with its interweaving counterpoint lines, was already old-fashioned by the time of this 1932 session, but Bechet and company were not ready to become museum pieces. [source] Line up: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax), Tommy Ladnier (trumpet), Teddy Nixon (trombone),               Henry “Hank” Duncan (piano), Wilson Myers (bass), Morris … Continue reading Sidney Bechet – I’ve Found A New Baby (1932)