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Jim Galloway: Echoes of Swing

Read "Echoes of Swing" reviewed by Jack Bowers


There has been much discussion recently at the Kentonia (fans of Stan Kenton) web site about swing—what it is (and isn’t), how one can identify and/or define it, does it mean the same thing to different people, and so on. May I suggest that those who’ve not yet gotten their hands around the topic pick up a copy of this delightful session by Canadian-bred saxophonist Jim Galloway’s six-member group, Echoes of Swing, which does precisely that from pillar to post, ...

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Jim Galloway: Music Is My Life Featuring Dick Wellstood, Jay McShann, Humphrey Lyttelton

Read "Music Is My Life Featuring Dick Wellstood, Jay McShann, Humphrey Lyttelton" reviewed by Dave Nathan


Sackville has compiled in this two CD set three live performances by Canadian multi-reedist Jim Galloway player at various Toronto jazz venues which found their way to LPs that have been unavailable. Galloway teams with two pianists, Dick Wellstood and Jay McShann and then joins England's consummate purveyor of New Orleans traditional music, trumpet and clarinetist, Humphrey Lyttelton.

The first CD has all the cuts made with Wellstood and some of those with McShann. The former's play list includes tunes ...


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