Category Archives: Aunt Eleanor and Uncle Ed

All Saint’s Day

Thanks to Bill Ferencz for the You Tube That was Louis Armstrong with When The Saints Go Marching In. Who else on All Saints Day should play When the Saints Go Marching In? Halloween has become a very big deal … Continue reading

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Henry Mancini — Snowfall and the Pink Panther

Thanks for the You Tube to ZeroRebirthFC187 That was Henry Mancini’s beautiful, lush version of the Claude Thornhill composition Snowfall. No information available for personnel. I’ll stick my neck out and say it was Howard Roberts on guitar, Mancini himself … Continue reading

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Lee Wiley – Time On My Hands

Thanks to OverJazz Records for the You Tube Time On My Hands is another great Lee Wiley recording from the Night in Manhattan album sessions recorded in 1951.  Joe Bushkin plays great piano accompanyment on this cut. I first heard … Continue reading

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Lee Wiley — Street of Dreams

Thanks ssou02 for the You Tube Street of Dreams — Lee Wiley with Joe Bushkin and band. It was issued on that “Night in Manhattan” early vinyl record I mentioned earlier from Uncle Ed’s collection. A great song written by … Continue reading

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Art Tatum Group Masterpieces — Street of Dreams (Reprise)

Thanks to Universal Music Group for the You Tube I played this Art Tatum version of Street of Dreams  back in August and this is what I wrote: One of the bittersweet tunes popular in the 1940’s and 50’s, although … Continue reading

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Lee Wiley — How Deep is the Ocean

Thanks to ssou02 for the You Tube I’ve heard many versions of How Deep is the Ocean. This recording really knocked me out when I first heard it. My Aunt Eleanor brought it to me on a visit. It had … Continue reading

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