Carl Webster's Yale Collegians - Dream Child

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Although it seems unbelievable, this was an amateur band of Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut). Except for Stewart Pletcher, none of these musicians made a career in music after obtaining their degree. They made only a couple of commercially issued sides. Personnel on this 1930 semi-private recording (a very limited number of copies were pressed in the Columbia Private series) session included: Carl Webster (bb,sb) directing Stewart Pletcher (t,v,arr), Seelye Vidal-Harold Fletcher (t), Gene Roselli (tb), Louis Rappaport (later known as Barry Wood) (cl,as), Bob Bruce (c, cl,as,v,arr), Hank Palmer (as,arr), Al Thompson (ts,v), Sidney Fine (p), Neil Waterman (g), Jimmy Devlin (d). This amazing side features a rarely heard composition by band arranger and saxophone player Hank Palmer.

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Thanks so much Ginny!
Par kspm0220s l'année dernière
So right Jack; it is stunning how good those amateurs were, weren't they.
Par kspm0220s l'année dernière
Absolutely brilliant!
Par Ginny Karyn (gigi129) l'année dernière
Amazingly talented for an essetially amatuere group of young musicians. I must give them a Yale rah-rah-rah!
Par Boston Blackie l'année dernière