Famous Jazz Band songs

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Early Hot Jazz, Song and Dance
From Rare First Film Masters 1925-33

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"The photos are interesting ... red-hot songs fills much
of costs." - Billboard
"an excellent hour-long tape of early hot songs
covering from possibly the first jazz solo
ever on film (1925) to Ellington's 1929 band."
- Entertainment Weekly

Within Jazz Band Ball offers some of the greatest hot music, song and dance captured in the height associated with the jazz age as well as in early times of noise movie (1925-1933). Included are among the leaders of period inside their very best early activities: Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Orchestra in films featuring solos and a flooring program, and exuberant, youthful Louis Armstrong, Harlem's "Bo Jangles" Robinson doing his famous action party, Bessie Smith's only display overall performance, an unusual video of this Boswell Sisters harmonizing on a Louis Armstrong classic, and an instrumental from Dorsey Brothers band with superb solos from Tommy and Jimmy. From L.A. based Fowler Studios comes film of radio celebrity Charlie Wellman, Tessie Maize (a featured singer at Frank Sebastian's Cotton Club) and black-faced performer Ruby Darby. Among the many other clips included is an earlier (1925) De woodland Sound movie of Ben Bernie's Orchestra for which under-appreciated reedman Jack Pettis adds what's possibly the first jazz solamente on film.

And through the newsreels for the few days of May 18, 1928, the name card read: JAZZ KING TEARS UP OLD CONTRACT. On stroke of twelve Paul Whiteman begins their very first recording fro Columbia Phonograph Co. ...as Paul Whiteman's Orchestra relocated from Victor to Columbia Records. Long considered lost, this newsreel tale provides the just look of jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke in a sound movie as Bix gets up and plays through an ensemble metal passage.

Boswell Sisters

Boswell Siblings

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1. DORSEY BROTHERS BAND (1929),
Move out and obtain Underneath The Moon
2. DUKE ELLINGTON along with his Orchestra (1930),
Old-man Blues
3. BOSWELL SIBLINGS (1931),
Heebie-jeebies
4. Dance competition with James Barton, the Harlem Lindy Hoppers, and Chick Webb's band (1929),
Sweet Sue/Tiger Rag
5. LOUIS ARMSTRONG and his Orchestra,
I Protect the Waterfrom/Dinah/Tiger Cloth
6. PAUL WHITEMAN and his Orchestra with BIX BEIDERBECKE (1928),
My Ohio Home (2 transfers: 1st typical, second with close ups)
7. BILL ROBINSON in the famous action dance (1932),
Swanee River
8. DUKE ELLINGTON and his Orchestra with Fredi Washington (1929),
Medley: The Duke Measures Out/Black Beauty/Cotton Club Stomp

9. CHARLIE WELLMAN (1930),
Alabamy Snow
10. LOUIS ARMSTRONG along with his Orchestra (1931),
Chinatown, My Chinatown/High Society
11. BESSIE SMITH (1929),
St. Louis Blues
12. TESSIE MAIZE and her Darktown Strutters (1930),
Someday Lover
13. TOMMY CHRISTIAN and his Orchestra (1928),
Who's It? Who?/Tommy Christian Stomp
14. Unidentified tap duet with musical organization (1931),
Whistle and Blow Your Blues Away/Mandy
15. BEN BERNIE and his Orchestra (1925),
Sweet Georgia Brown
16. RUBY DARBY (1930),
Inform The Planet He's Mine
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