What could be better than another small concert — led by drummer / historian / raconteur Josh Duffee — bringing McKinney’s Cotton Pickers “back” for us in the twenty-first century?
I thought you’d say that.
Here’s romping and sweet big band jazz at the 2012 Whitley Bay Classic Jazz Party — thanks to Rico Tomasso, Rene Hagmann, Andy Schumm, trumpet / cornet; Kristoffer Kompen, trombone; Matthias Seuffert, Gavin Lee, Jean-Francois Bonnel, Michael McQuaid, reeds; Keith Nichols, piano / vocal; Martin Wheatley, banjo / guitar; Richard Pite, string bass; Josh Duffee, drums / leader; Mike Durham, vocal.
I’LL MAKE FUN FOR YOU:
I WANT A LITTLE GIRL:
BABY, WON’T YOU PLEASE COME HOME?:
GEE, BABY, AIN’T I GOOD TO YOU?:
THERE’S A RAINBOW ‘ROUND MY SHOULDER:
IT’S TIGHT LIKE THAT:
SAVE IT, PRETTY MAMA:
(A hot performance of ZONKY exists but for the moment it is hidden under my bed for safe-keeping.)
May your happiness increase.