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September 2022, Swing SW 1a: Honeysuckle Rose (CEMJazz Collections)

The Swing label, dedicated to Jazz, was created by Charles Delaunay and Hugues Panassié. The first original recording made by Coleman Hawkins & his all-star “Jam” band gave birth to disc SW 1 released in april 1937. On the SW 1 side b: Crazy Rhythm.

Swing 1, 1937

Here we listen to Coleman Hawkins & Alix Combell (sic): tenor sax, Bennie Carter & André Ekyan: alto sax, Stéphane Grappelly (sic): piano, Django Reinhardt: guitare, d'Hellemes: bass and Tommy Benford: drums.

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September 2022 “Jalous Hearted Blues” Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Société Française de Gramophilie AFG-6b, circa 1950. Recorded in 1925.
August 2022 “Pasadena” L'Orchestre Romaine (The Savoy Orpheans), Disque Gramophone K 2682, France, circa 1925.
July 2022 “In a street of Chinese lanterns” Harry Hudson's Melody Men, Edison Bell RADIO No 805, UK 1928.
June 2022 “I'm putting all my eggs in one basket” The Rhythm Rascals, CROWN No 186, UK 1936 (Actually Jay Wilbur's orchestra).
May 2022 “Footloose” California Ramblers, Pathé Saphir 6827, circa 1925.
April 2022 “Wa-Wa-Wa” Royal Tencopators Orchestra, Concert at Orsay on March 14, 1985.
March 2022 “Sweet Sue - Just You” The Plaza Band (cf Harry Hudson's Melody Men), , Edison Bell RADIO, 926, 1929
February 2022 “Yes! We have no bananas” Hot Boys Band (dir. Rumolino), Pathé Saphir “Coq” n°6632, 1923
January 2022 “What do we do on a dew-dew-dewy day” The Midnight Merrymakers, Broadcast C1002, ca 1928.

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