Category Archives: Don Brown Jazz Man Record Shop and Cobweb Corner

Art Tatum — Can’t We Be Friends

Thanks to Yuki Nakamura for the You Tube Can’t We Be Friends was written by Kay Swift and Paul James in 1929. It was introduced on Broadway in The Little Show by Libby Holman. The first record was made that … Continue reading

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Adrian Rollini — Child prodigy, versatile musician

Thanks to bsgs for the You Tube That was the California Ramblers with Crazy Words Crazy Tune recorded March 10, 1927. Adrian Rollini played a bass saxophone with the California Ramblers and other groups during the 1920’s. Much of jazz … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — California Here I Come

Thanks to OnlyJazzHQ for the You Tube California Here I Come was written by Al Jolson, Buddy DeSylva,, and Joseph Meyer in 1921 and recorded by Jolson in 1924. This performance by Fats Waller is presumably from a radio broadcast, … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — Deep Night (1956)

Thanks to bluesinorbit for the You Tube This is Deep Night from Art Tatum Group Masterpieces on CD vol 5 cut 8 in my collection. Personnel for the date included Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Red Callender, bass; Bill Douglass, drums; and … Continue reading

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Paul Whiteman — King of Jazz and Happy Feet

Thanks to Anthony Merrick for the excellent You Tube I played the Art Tatum version of Happy Feet earlier. This version is the original 78 RPM release by the Paul Whiteman Orchestra with the Rhythm Boys including Bing Crosby. Happy … Continue reading

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Fats Waller with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra — The Whiteman Stomp

Thanks to Heinz Becker for the You Tube The Whiteman Stomp was recorded November 3, 1926, by Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra.  consisting of  Joe & Russell Smith, Tommy Ladnier (tp) Benny Morton, Jimmy Harrison (tb) Don Redman, Buster Bailey … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — Happy Feet

Thanks to gullivior for the Youtube and the painting Art Tatum plays the  old 1920’s tune, Happy Feet. I first heard Happy Feet in a short Paul Whiteman clip sung by Bing Crosby and the Rhythm Boys. I really liked … Continue reading

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Fats Waller — Truckin’

Thanks to MusicProf78 for the great sounding Youtube.   Fats Waller Truckin’ was recorded August 2, 1935. The recording session included Herman Autrey, trumpet; Rudy Powell, reeds, James smith, guitar; Charles Turner, bass; Harry Dial, drums; and Fats on piano … Continue reading

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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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Spike Jones on Halloween — My Old Flame

Thanks to MusicProf78 for the You Tube In keeping with this special night, I thought I’d pass this song along for Halloween, October 31. It’s our old friend Spike Jones again, our musical mad man,  from 1947 with Paul Frees … Continue reading

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