The Classic Jazz Band paid tribute to several important jazz influences in
this aptly titled CD/ Louis Armstrong, of course, is evident, as is Bix
Beiderbecke. Also honored are Sidney Bechet and Bob Wilbur. The rhythm
section clearly owes some allegiance to the Condon gang and similar New
York and Chicago styles.
Leader: Steve Bauman, trumpet, tenor saxophone.
Musicians: Bill Kenney, clarinet, soprano saxophone; Mike Kovacs, string
bass; Bill Fuller, drums; Phil Cartwright, guitar and banjo.
1. Riverboat Shuffle (Carmichael; 1924)
2. Rhythm King (Robinson; 1928) Vocal: Phil
3. Jazz Me Blues (Delaney; 1917)
4. I Guess I'll Get The Papers (Prince; 1946) Vocal: Steve
5. Fidgety Feet (LaRocca, Shields; 1919)
6. Swing That Music (Gerlach, Armstrong; 1938) Vocal: Phil
7. Creole Love Call (Ellington; 1928)
8. I Would Do Anything For You (Hopkins; 1931) Vocal: Phil Hear a clip.
9. Indian Summer (Herbert; 1919) Hear a clip.
10. That Da-Da Strain (Medina, Dowell; 1922) Vocal: Phil
11. Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down (Quicksell; 1927 ) Vocal: Steve
12. Midnight In Moscow (Soloviev-Sedoy, 1957)
13. All Of Me (Simons, Marks; 1931) Vocal: Bill K.
14. If You See My Mother (Bechet; 1958)
15. Mandy, Make Up Your Mind (Meyer; 1924) Vocal: Steve
16. Sweet Lotus Blossom (Coslo, Johnson; 1935) Vocal: Bill K.
17. New Orleans Shuffle (Rappolo, Brunies; 1925) Hear a clip.
18. 100 Years From Today (Young; 1933) Vocal: Phil
19. China Boy (Winfree, Boutelje; 1922)
Here is a representative list of songs
played by the Classic Jazz Band.