From the Record Shelves #180 - My Kinda LoveFrom the Record Shelves #180 – My Kinda Love – This was probably the first record in the Vintage Series that I bought back in 1966. It is a retrospective compilation of trombonist Jack Teagarden’s participation on records from 1928 until 1957 (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #163 - A Hundred Years from TodayFrom the Record Shelves #163 – A Hundred Years from Today – This was the second LP that I bought in my life. The year was 1965, and it has many nice songs, but this one from 1933 became a special favorite with its message about to live here and now. There are other fine versions (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #158 - Someday You’ll Be SorryFrom the Record Shelves #158 – Someday You’ll Be Sorry – It must be decades since I’ve listened to this album, but way back then I did it a lot. As it happens most often when you listen to something with Louis Armstrong, your foot starts going up and down (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #98 - Peaceful ValleyFrom the Record Shelves #98 – Peaceful Valley. This LP recorded in 1961, centered around a mature Jack Teagarden, is a polished affair, well arranged and flawlessly performed. Don Ewell is the pianist in the highly competent ensemble. Apart from a couple (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #13 - Sally, Won’t You Come Back?From the Record Shelves #13 – Sally, Won’t You Come Back?. Trombonist Jack Teagarden is in focus here playing with a group led by Red Nichols in 1929. I guess that Sally was the name of many girl friends in the ”Roaring Twenties” (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #7 - My InspirationFrom the Record Shelves #7 – My Inspiration. This LP that I think I bought at a very low price many years ago is a French release and has no detailed information about personel or recording date. But I’ve found out (…) read more and listenread more and listen