Red Nichols' 5 Pennies - My Sweetie Has Gone Away

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Red Nichols was born in Ogden, Utah, the son of a music teacher. By the age of 12 he was playing cornet with his father's brass band. He decided to take up the new style of music called jazz after hearing the phonograph records of the Original Dixieland Jass Band. In 1923 he moved east to perform with a band in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and (with a few tours of the midwest) made New York City his base throughout the 1920s and 1930s. He worked for various bandleaders including Paul Whiteman and Harry Reser. Henry Halstead was a regular in the cooperative California Ramblers in addition to leading groups under his own name (often called Red Nichols & His Five Pennies), and of the band of his friend trombonist Miff Mole. Nichols became one of the busiest phonograph session musicians of his era, making hundreds of recording sessions of jazz and hot dance band music. He also played in several Broadway shows. This hot performance was recorded in 1931.

6 commentaires

Thank you corrie, so do I; I'm really fond of Nichols' arrangements.
Par kspm0220s il y a 5 ans
I really like this tune,and this arrangement is superb.
Thanks for sharing.
Par Walter Gray il y a 5 ans
Exactly, Genia; I'm a big fan of Nichol's refined, transparant and smooth style.
Par kspm0220s il y a 5 ans
Ginny, you bet this is hot and I'm so glad you loved it. I'm fond of that poster too, that gown is great.
Par kspm0220s il y a 5 ans
Patrick, I think this is the smoothest Jazz I have ever heard. I just sent you a Woody Allen Jazz session as a share so you can compare. This Jazz is so relaxing and perfect for listening, toe tapping and Daiquiri sipping. Merci.
Par Genia il y a 5 ans