Someone had taste.
And on the other side . . .
You could say that again. 1935 solos by the Master.
These discs were in a cardboard album labeled PIANO / WILSON and OTHERS — and the original owner had handled them tenderly.
I did have to search through more than a hundred more popular records from the late Forties and early Fifties to uncover these, but a little Perry Como never hurt anyone on a mission.
and her cousin . . .
And now for something completely different — Tavern Tunes!
And another hot one:
How about some big band classics?
and the reverse:
More old chestnuts from a vocalist with a small group in 1936:
On SAL, Chick sings the verse (new to me) and there’s a bright short solo by Jack Jenney.
And a pair of Classics — thanks to George Avakian as well as to Mister Strong:
I’ll keep following the advice on the label: it works well —
No, I don’t quite believe that this happened, either. But I am enjoying the experience as well as the music.
May your happiness increase!