Everyone I know, and I include myself, is slightly unhinged these days: you can name the emotions, so drastic measures are needed. I can’t send homemade soup through the ether, so here’s another infusion of warmth and energy from the Weatherbird Jazz Band, featuring Bent Persson, trumpet and cornet; Kaj Sifvert, trombone; Tomas Ornberg, clarinet and soprano saxophone; Ulf Johansson Werre, piano, vocal; Goran Lind, string bass; Goran Eriksson, banjo and alto saxophone; Sigge Dellert, drums.
AFTER YOU’VE GONE starts in a pensive mood, and then heats up:
Look out — it’s the WILD MAN!
Only a short leap from WILD MAN to Bechet’s brightly-colored WILD CAT BLUES, featuring Tomas:
I hope your ROAD isn’t LONESOME:
I’ve posted other videos by another edition of the Weatherbirds here and here — for your dining and dancing pleasure. And Christophe from Lugano suggests that the supply is not yet depleted, so hold on tight.
May your happiness increase!
Persson and his gang recorded the Louis solos published by Melrose in a band setting, very well done. On CD years ago…
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