||Jazz From The Windy City CD (1994) |
Featuring Dixieland/trad-jazz pioneers like Charlie Pierce, the Chicago Rhythm Kings and McKenzie & Condon's Chicagoans, Jazz from the Windy City includes early standards like "Sister Kate," "Darktown Strutters' Ball," "Barrel House Stomp," "Wailing Blues," "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" and "Friars Point Shuffle." ~ Keith Farley
compiled by Chris Ellis, w. McKenzie & Condon's Chicagoans, Charles Pierce & His Orchestra, Chicago Rhythm Kings+, 1927-30
Recording information: Chicago, IL (10/19/1927-01/24/1930).
Unknown Contributor Roles: Chicago Rhythm Kings; McKenzie & Condon's Chicagoans; Charlie Pierce.
Personnel: Red McKenzie (vocals); John Kuhn, Jim Lannigan (bass baritone); Karl Berger (guitar); Eddie Condon, Stuart Branch (banjo); Maurie Bercov (clarinet); Charles Pierce (alto saxophone); Mezz Mezzrow (tenor saxophone, cymbals); Bud Freeman (tenor saxophone); Dick Feige, Charles Altier, Jimmy McPartland, Muggsy Spanier, Wingy Manone (cornet); Jack Read (trombone); Frank Melrose, Dan Lipscomb, Joe Sullivan (piano); Paul Kettler, Gene Krupa, George Wettling (drums).
Liner Note Author: Brian Rust.