From the Record Shelves #233 - Careless LoveFrom the Record Shelves #233 – Careless Love – In the 1970s when cassette radios came about, I sometimes recorded our gigs. One of the guys I played with got extremely nervous, so I had to hide the machine in a bag and put it near the loudspeakers. This live recording (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #228 - CopenhagenFrom the Record Shelves #228 – Copenhagen – While listening to this LP, I read on the cover where there is an interesting recipe for “creole crayfish bisque”, and I think I will have to try that one day.Kid Ory, the great veteran of New Orleans jazz, had different versions of (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #154 - Showboat ShuffleFrom the Record Shelves #154 – Showboat Shuffle – About twenty years ago, I had the chance to go to Chicago and play with my band. In one of the places where we played, a rather unpretentious concert, I was told at the intermission that the band of King Oliver (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #135 - Adam and Eve Had the BluesFrom the Record Shelves #135 – Adam and Eve Had the Blues. Side two of the LP has eight numbers where Louis Armstrong and Jimmie Noone played together in the accompanying group, with many glimpses of their virtuosity. I may come back to that, but today (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #76 - High SocietyFrom the Record Shelves #76 – High Society. The sessions on this LP belong to the classical ones and have been released many times on different media and labels. They are transcriptions from radio programs in 1944, and I have chosen the first (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #37 - Stick Out Your CanFrom the Record Shelves #37 – Stick Out Your Can. If you want to start the day well and come into a good mood this could be the record to put on. Classic sessions with the New Orleans greats recorded in their own town or in San Francisco between 1945-55 (…) read more and listenread more and listen

Ett album av Kid Ory presenteras i en artikel av Ingemar Lagerström“Ett av de mest lovärda försöken som gjorts att återuppliva den gamla New Orleans-jazzen” står det i tidningen Estrad 1948, och eftersom det syftar på Kid Orys underbara orkester är det i det närmaste att betrakta (…) läs artikelnEtt album av Kid Ory presenteras i en artikel av Ingemar Lagerström