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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday May 25th, 2016 with Renny
Blow Man Blow! The BIG Saxophone.

The saxophone came to prominence as an instrument in the Swing years. By the end of the war swing was over and an exciting new brand of fast dance music emerged, powered by the big honking tenor. This new form of R&B drove audiences into a frenzy.
Flying Home (Decca, '42)
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra (Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax) - The Big Horn: The History Of Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophone - Flying Home - Proper Records
Castle Rock (Clef, '51)
Johnny Hodges (Al Sears, ts) - The Big Horn: The History Of Honkin' & Screamin' Saxophones - More Bounce To The Ounce - Proper Records
Typhoon (Mercury, '47)
Cootie Williams & His Orchestra (Weasel Parker,ts) - The Big Horn....Flying Home - Proper Records
Backstage At The Apollo (King, '49)
Joe Thomas & His Orchestra (Joe Thomas, ts) - The Big Horn....Blow Your Brains Out - Proper Records
Everybody Get Together (Regal, '49)
Teddy Brannon & His Orchestra (Ray Abrams, ts) - The Big Horn.....Boogie's The Thing - Proper Records
Gator's Groove (Atlantic, '52)
Willis "Gator Tail" Jackson (Willis Jackson, ts) - The Atlantic Records Story 1947-1974 - Atlantic Records
Fast Blues (?, '53)
Jimmy Coe (Jimmy Coe, ts) - Honkers & Bar Walkers Vol. 1 - Delmark Records
Race Horse (Decca, '49)
Tiny Davis & Her Orchestra (Bert Etta "Birdie" Davis, as; Margaret Backstrom, ts) - I'm A Bad, Bad Girl - Seven Dozen Dusky Divas Vol. 1 - Indigo Music
Ride Daddy Ride (De Luxe, '51)
Fats Noel (Orville "Fats" Noel, ts) - The Big Horn....More Bounce To The Ounce - Proper Records
The Hucklebuck (Savoy, '48)
Paul Williams & His Orchestra (Paul Williams, bs) - The Big Horn....Flying Home - Proper Records
Deacon's Hop (Savoy, '48)
Big Jay McNeely (Big Jay McNeely, ts) - The Big Horn....Boogie's The Thing - Proper Records
Cornbread (Savoy, '48)
Hal Singer Sextet (Hal Singer, ts) - Rent Party - Savoy Jazz
We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll (Savoy, '47)
Wild Bill Moore (Bill Moore, ts) - The Big Horn....Flying Home - Proper Records
He Know's How To Hucklebuck (Savoy, '49)
Paul Williams & His Orchestra with Joan Shaw (Paul Williams, ts) - The Big Horn.....Flying Home - Proper Records
Sausage Rock (Regal, '50)
Doc Sausage & His Band (Earl Johnson, ts) - Honkers & Bar Walkers Vol.1 - Delmark Records
Blue Jeans (Apollo, '51)
Morris Lane & His Orchestra Morris Lane, ts) - Honkers & Bar Walkers Vol. 2 - Delmark Records
Doot Doot Dow (Mercury, '56)
Buddy Johnson Orchestra (Purvis henson, ts; Johnny Burdine, ts) - Buddy & Ella Johnson: 1953-1964 - Bear Family Records
Fine And Brown (?, '51)
Sax Mallard with Roosevelt Sykes (Oett Mallard, as; Robert "Sax" Crowder, ts) - Honkers & Bar Walkers Vol. 3 - Delmark Records
Floorshow (Atlantic, '49)
Frank "Floorshow" Culley (Frank Culley, ts) - The Big Horn....Boogies The Thing - Proper Records
Night Train (united, '51)
Jimmy Forrest (Jimmy Forrest, ts) - Honkers & Bar Walkers Vol. 1 - Delmark Records
Interactive CKCU
Dave Aardvark (host)
FYI: sent you an email... dope set BTW :)

8:06 PM, May 25th, 2016