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by SpuzBal
Thu Apr 19, 2007 11:38 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Favorite recordings of.......How High the Moon?
Replies: 9
Views: 2097

I like Django's version on Django Reinhardt and His American Friends. Or with. Whichever's the 4-disc set.

*Edit: God, my avatar photo's old. I'd change it if I were at home.
by SpuzBal
Thu May 04, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Mills Blue Rhythm Band 1936-1937
Replies: 52
Views: 14719

I'm still looking for the Three Peppers on Classics, that's some holy grail shit right there... If you're interested to know, I found that a few years ago in the department store Ludwig Beck in Munich (though I think the store is a chain). It was €18 or so, which is certainly better than that $70 p...
by SpuzBal
Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What are your favorite songs right now?
Replies: 220
Views: 63210

djstarr wrote:I've been playing "Ain't Misbehavin'" a lot lately, Sidney Bechet, Blues in Thirds (recorded 1940ish). Nice mid-tempo (140) version.
That's such a great recording.
by SpuzBal
Mon Jul 18, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What are your favorite songs right now?
Replies: 220
Views: 63210

You (brotherswing) would probably like the Glenn Miller CD The Spirit is Willing.
by SpuzBal
Fri May 27, 2005 9:26 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Carolina Cotton Pickers
Replies: 15
Views: 3735

Oh. So they are. My mistake.
by SpuzBal
Wed May 25, 2005 5:16 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Carolina Cotton Pickers
Replies: 15
Views: 3735

Huh. Weird. When I search for "McKinney's Cotton Pickers," I get fourteen albums consisting solely of MCP material. :?
by SpuzBal
Tue May 24, 2005 7:39 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Carolina Cotton Pickers
Replies: 15
Views: 3735

Allmusic.com has a bunch of their CDs listed.
by SpuzBal
Sun Apr 24, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Cutting Contests
Replies: 18
Views: 4976

Sweet. Nice info, man.
by SpuzBal
Sun Apr 24, 2005 12:08 am
Forum: Other Music
Topic: African Jazz
Replies: 15
Views: 10234

One year and four months later, I finally did. Haha.
by SpuzBal
Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: "Oom pah pah" by Benny Goodman
Replies: 10
Views: 3411

Jonas wrote: It's the 3CD-set...
Oh okay, right on.
by SpuzBal
Tue Mar 29, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Song Analysis
Replies: 31
Views: 10477

"The Darktown Strutters' Ball" has a 20-bar chorus.
by SpuzBal
Tue Mar 29, 2005 4:01 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: "Oom pah pah" by Benny Goodman
Replies: 10
Views: 3411

Matthew wrote: 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert - Benny Goodman
I couldn't access the link, but if this is the set I'm thinking of (the 2-disc 1938 Carnegie Hall concert set), it doesn't have "Oomph Fah Fah." :)
by SpuzBal
Tue Mar 29, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Favorite version of "Things Ain't What They Used To Be&
Replies: 13
Views: 2544

There's an outstanding Charlie Barnet version on a disc called Radio Days.
by SpuzBal
Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:21 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Bizarre deaths of Jazz Greats
Replies: 25
Views: 4979

I think the official story was something like both of yours, but apparently some people think that the KC mob had Moten's surgeon kill him.
by SpuzBal
Thu Mar 03, 2005 4:35 pm
Forum: Other Music
Topic: The All Girl Kazoo Band!
Replies: 7
Views: 3836

I have this CD called "Washboard Story" that has at least one song with an awesome kazoo solo. I even played it at a dance one time, and it went over really well.