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Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes: Rare, High-Quality, Short-Lived Bands (1926-1935) VMP 0191 [Vintage Music Productions CD] The complete recordings of some truly hot, rare bands, including the Musical Stevedores, Trombone Red & His Blue Six, Charlie Skeete & His Orchestra, Lew Weimer's Black & Gold Aces, Jelly James & His Fewsicians, Le Roy Tibbs & His Connie's Inn Orchestra, Hunter's Serenaders, the KXYZ Novelty Band and the Mason-Dixon Orchestra. The music, on this compact disc, has been digitally restored by Bill Hebden, using Dynamic Spectrum Sound. Dynamic Spectrum Sound is an exclusive and proprietary restoration technique that removes unwanted noise, while preserving the authentic sound of the original recordings, as intended by the artist. Order No. 58965

1. Happy Rhythm [Musical Stevedores 1929]
2. Honeycomb Harmony [Musical Stevedores 1929]
3. Greasy Plate Stomp [Trombone Red & His Blue Six 1931]
4. B-Flat Blues [Trombone Red & His Blue Six 1931]
5. Tampeekoe [Charlie Skeete & His Orchestra 1926]
6. Deep Henderson [Charlie Skeete & His Orchestra 1926]
7. Louisiana Bo-Bo [Lew Weimer's Black & Gold Aces 1928]
8. The Merry Widow's Got A Sweetie Now [Lew Weimer's Black & Gold Aces 1928]
9. Make Me Know It [Jelly James & His Fewsicians 1927]
10. Georgia Bo Bo [Jelly James & His Fewsicians 1927]
11. One O'Clock Blues [Le Roy Tibbs & His Connie's Inn Orchestra 1928]
12. I Got Worry [Le Roy Tibbs & His Connie's Inn Orchestra 1928]
13. Sensational Mood [Hunter's Serenaders 1931]
14. Dreaming 'Bout My Man [Hunter's Serenaders 1931]
15. I Never Knew [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
16. Indiana [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
17. The Sheik Of Araby [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
18. I've Found A New Baby [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
19. That's A Plenty [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
20. Avalon [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
21. Basin Street Blues [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
22. Bugle Call Rag [KXYZ Novelty Band 1935]
23. What A Day! [Mason-Dixon Orchestra 1929]
24. Alabamy Snow [Mason-Dixon Orchestra 1929]

Musical Stevedores: Freddy Jenkins, Louis Metcalf (trumpet); Henry Hicks (trombone); Clarence Grimes (clarinet); Charlie Holmes (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Cliff Jackson (piano, cymbal); Elmer Snowden (banjo); Bud Hicks (brass bass). Both tracks recorded in New York, January 30, 1929 (Columbia).

Trombone Red & His Blue Six: Robert "Red" Freeman. Other personnel unknown. Both tracks recorded in New York, June 18, 1931 (Columbia).

Charlie Skeete & His Orchestra: Charlie Skeete (piano, director); Leonard Davis, Tommy Hodges (trumpet); Tommy Jones (trombone); Gene Johnson (clarinet, alto saxophone, bass saxophone); Clifton Glover (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Joe Jones (banjo); Bill Brown (brass bass); Tommy Benford (drums). Both tracks recorded in New York, June 8, 1926 (Edison).

Lew Weimer's Black & Gold Aces: Lew Weiner [not "Weimer"], Chester Adams (trumpet); Art Donovan (trombone); Joe Williams (clarinet, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Freddy Faust (alto saxophone); Lowell Moore (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Norman Gillespie (piano); Lamont McClan (banjo); George Baxter (brass bass); Ken Throyer (drums). Both tracks recorded in Richmond, Indiana, July 28, 1928 (Gennett).

Jelly James & His Fewsicians: George Temple (trumpet); Jelly James (trombone); Perry Smith (clarinet, soprano saxophone); Hank Duncan (piano); Ollie Blackwell (banjo); Ralph Bedell (drums). Both tracks recorded in New York, January 25, 1927 (Gennett).

Le Roy Tibbs & His Connie's Inn Orchestra: Le Roy Tibbs (piano, director); Ed Allen, Gilbert Paris (cornet); Te Roy Williams (trombone); Arville Harris (clarinet, alto saxophone); Andrew Brown? (alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); unknown (tenor saxophone); Allee Ross (violin); Leroy Harris (banjo); Cyrus St. Clair (brass bass); Hugh Davis (drums). Both tracks recorded in New York, February 1, 1928 (Columbia).

Hunter's Serenaders: Lloyd Hunter, Reuben Floyd, George Lott (trumpet); Dan Minor (trombone); Noble Floyd (clarinet, alto saxophone, arranger); Archie Watts (alto saxophone); Harold Arnold (tenor saxophone); Burton Brewer or George Madison (piano); Herbert Hannas or Isadore Langlois (banjo); Wallace Wright (brass bass); Jo Jones or Amos Clayton (drums); Henry Woode (arranger); Victoria Spivey (vocals). Both tracks recorded in New York, April 2, 1931 (Vocalion).

KXYZ Novelty Band: Kit Reid (trumpet); Joe Barber (tenor saxophone); Jack Sharpe (piano); Raby Cummins (guitar); Jimmy Johnson (string bass); Bill Smith (drums). All tracks recorded in San Antonio, Texas, January 29, 1935 (Bluebird).

Mason-Dixon Orchestra: Charlie Margulis, Harry Goldfield, Andy Secrest (trumpet); Bill Rank (trombone); Izzy Friedman (clarinet, alto saxophone); Frank Trumbauer (C-melody saxophone); Charles Strickfaden (alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Milford "Min" Leibrook (bass saxophone); Lennie Hayton (piano); Snoozer Quinn (guitar); George Marsh (drums). Both tracks recorded in New York, May 15, 1929 (Columbia).

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