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Louis Armstrong

The Great 1956 Chicago Concert (2 CD)

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Code:
EJC-149909
Label:
Essential Jazz Classics
EAN:
8436559462372
Reference:
EJC 55714
Format:
CD
Number of Discs:
2

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2-CD SET

INCLUDES 13 BONUS TRACKS

4 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

This relase presents the complete 1956 live performance at Chicago’s Medina Temple by Louis Armstrong and His All Stars. At the time, the group included well known figures such as trombonist Trummy Young, clarinettist Edmond Hall, and pianist Billy Kyle.

As a bonus,  three complete broadcasts by the exact same formation of the All Stars captured live from the Basin Street Club in New York, and at “The Ed Sullivan Show” shortly after the Chicago concert.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG & HIS ALL STARS:

LOUIS ARMSTRONG, trumpet & Vocals
TRUMMY YOUNG, trombone
EDMOND HALL, clarinet
BILLY KYLE, piano
DALE JONES, bass
BARRETT DEEMS, drums
VELMA MIDDLETON, vocals

Live at Medina Temple, Chicago, June 1, 1956.

CD 2 [9-21] BONUS TRACKS:
(9-17): Same personnel as above. Radio broadcast from Basin Street East, New York, June 23 (9-14) & June 25 or 26 (15-17), 1956.
(18-21): Same personnel. CBS TV, “The Ed Sullivan Show”, New York, July 15, 1956.

INCLUDE 16-PAGE BOOKLET

CD 1 TOTAL TIME: 78:11

01 MEDLEY: FLEE AS A BIRD TO THE MOUNTAIN/OH, DIDN’T HE RAMBLE
02 MEDLEY: MEMPHIS BLUES/FRANKIE AND JOHNNY/TIGER RAG
03 DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS
04 BASIN STREET BLUES
05 BLACK AND BLUE
06 WEST END BLUES
07 ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
08 STRUTTIN’ WITH SOME BARBECUE
09 WHEN IT’S SLEEPY TIME DOWN SOUTH
10 MEDLEY: MANHATTAN/WHEN IT’S SLEEPY TIME DOWN SOUTH
11 BACK HOME AGAIN IN INDIANA
12 THE GYPSY
13 THE FAITHFUL HUSSAR
14 ROCKIN’ CHAIR
15 THE BUCKET’S GOT A HOLE IN IT
16 PERDIDO
17 CLARINET MERMALADE

CD 2 TOTAL TIME: 78:06

01 MEDLEY: TENDERLY/YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE
02 STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY
03 MARGIE
04 BIG MAMA’S BACK IN TOWN
05 THAT’S MY DESIRE
06 KO KO MO (I LOVE YOU SO)
07 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN
08 THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
09 WHEN IT’S SLEEPY TIME DOWN SOUTH (*)
10 BACK HOME AGAIN IN INDIANA (*)
11 SOMEDAY YOU’LL BE SORRY (*)
12 DARDANELLA (*)
13 OLE MISS (*)
14 A KISS TO BUILD A DREAM ON (*)
15 WHEN IT’S SLEEPY TIME DOWN SOUTH (*)
16 YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME (*)
17 BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE (*)
18 MUSKRAT RAMBLE (*)
19 THE FAITHFUL HUSSAR (*)
20 STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY (*)
21 BASIN STREET BLUES (*)

(*) BONUS TRACKS