Jazz CD. JAZZ UNLIMITED compact disc number JUCD-2054 titled "A Jumpin' Jubilee - The Jam Sessions 1945-1946." The music found on this fine DANISH import contains various radio transcriptions tailored for the United States Armed Forces Radio Service, originally appearing on 16-inch flexible two-siede recordings, revollving at LP speed, and playable by an ordinary record stylus. The JUBILEE recordings originated in southern California and targeted black GIs. The announcer was usually Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman, a black actor and comic. The following music is taken from this fine DANISH import: Jubilee Show No. 153, recorded in Hollywood, California on October 22, 1945, contains the following artists: Murray McEachern-leader and director; Bobby Hackett, Manny Klein, Emmett Berry and Frank Riley-trumpets; Vic Dickenson, Ray Conniff and Henry Coker-trombones; Corky Corcoran and Babe Russin-tenor saxes; Willie Smith and Lem Davis-alto saxes; Jack Martin-baritone sax; Leo "Scat" Watson-piano and vocals; Slim Gaillard-guitar; "Bam" Brown-string bass; Nick Glicco-drums; Slim Gaillard-introducing the soloists. Track 1-"SONNY BOY" was recorded by the above musicians; Track 2-"YOU WAS RIGHT, BABY" was recorded by the personnel as is on Track 1, with Peggy Lee-vocal added; Track 3-"SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN" was recorded by Bobby Hackett=trumpet; Willie Smith-alto sax and probably the rhythm section from Track 1. Jubilee Show No. 190 was recorded in Hollywood, California in April, 1946 by the following artists: Track 4-"I GOT RHYTHM" was recorded by Buck Clayton-trumpet; Lester Young and Coleman Hawkins-tenor saxes; Kenny Kersey-piano; Irving Ashby-guitar; Bill Hadnott-string bass; Shadow Wilson-drums. Track 5-"D. B. BLUES" was recorded by Lester Young-tenor sax and probably the rhythm section from Track 4. Track 6-"BODY AND SOUL" was recorded by Coleman Hawkins-tenor sax, with, probably, the rhythm section from Track 4. Track 7-"OH, LADY BE GOOD" was recorded by the same personnel as is on Track 4. Jubilee Show No. 192 was recorded in Hollywood, California in April, 1946 by the following artists: Track 8-"MY OLD FLAME" was recorded by Buck Clayton-trumpet; Kenny Kersey-piano; Bill Hadnott-string bass; Shadow Wilson-drums. Track 9-"DON'T BLAME ME" was recorded by the same personnel as is on Track 7, except add Helen Humes-vocal. Track 10-"UNLUCKY WOMAN" was recorded by the same personnel as is on Track 9. Track 11-"SWEET GEORGIA BROWN" was recorded by Buck Clayton-trumpet; Lester Young and Coleman Hawkins-tenor saxes; Kenny Kersey-piano; Irving Ashby-guitar; Bill Hadnott-string bass; Shadow Wilson-drums. Jubilee Show No. 186 was recorded in Hollywood, California on March or April, 1946 by the following artists: Track 12-"TEA FOR TWO," Track 13-"BODY AND SOUL" and Track 14-"CHEROKEE" were recorded by Willie Smith, Benny Carter and Charlie Parker-alto saxes; Nat "King" Cole-piano; Oscar Moore-guitar; Johnny Miller-string bass; Buddy Rich-drums. Remastering was done by John R. T. Davies. The interesting and informative album notes were composed by John Fell. There are 14 tracks on this fine DANISH import, with 69:52 playing time. This disc is used, but is in near mint condition. Bidding starts at $4.25 in U. S. funds, with no reserve. The successful bidder will pay a fixed amount of $3.00 in the U. S. only for shipping and handling. International bidders, please contact me for shipping and handling charge. I prefer PayPal, but will accept personal checks. This item will be held a minimum of 5 days for check clearance before being shipped. Good luck to you all out there!
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