From the Record Shelves #39 - SensationFrom the Record Shelves #39 – Sensation. Fletcher Henderson had an incredible band in 1927. And it was used in the best possible manner. I can only think of Ellington that had an equally perfect balance between solos and arranged ensembles. In most numbers (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #24 - Senegalese StompFrom the Record Shelves #24 – Senegalese Stomp. I have selected an instrumental number mostly because of its way to immediately start with a hot blues chorus that gives us a chance to hear the great cornet player Tommy Ladnier at his peak when he was a member of (…) read more and listenread more and listen