Dr. Jazz Stomp – Climax Jazz Band/Ruby Wilson 1995
Ruby Wilson has been on stage and performed with such artists as: Ray Charles, Robert Goulet, Danny Thomas, B.B. King, The Four Tops, Willie Nelson, and many more.
She is the undisputed Queen of Beale Street, a Memphis legend who has taken the Delta blues and her powerful, emotional, unforgettable voice worldwide. When she's in Memphis, she often holds at B.B. King's, the epicenter of nightclub entertainment in the Mid-South. When she's out of town, she might be singing at the White House, or at a renowned jazz club in Switzerland, or on a luxury cruise in Asia.
In 1995 and 1996 she came to sing traditional jazz with our Climax Jazz Band during concerts in Misono, Japan. Here she sings a tune composed by Joe ‘King’ Oliver and recorded and made famous by Jelly Roll Morton in 1926.
Bob Erwig cornet, Pieter Meijers clarinet, Len Gosling trombone, Jack Vincken banjo, Chris Daniels bass and Jamie Aug drums.
Another great performer is Dr.Jack Maassen, the director of the Dutch carillon school,who came from theNetherlands to play the carillon. He teaches Japanese pupils the art of carillon playing but loves his jazz as well.