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The Rise And Fall Of Joe "King" Oliver This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week’s Riverwalk Jazz broadcast is an encore presentation featuring theater legend William Warfield. In a performance recorded in 1992, Mr. Warfield brings Joe King Oliver’s rich correspondence to life. Also,The Jim Cullum Jazz Band joins forces with two leading lights of the traditional jazz scene—Bay Area-based cornetist Leon Oakley and Chicago-based tuba player Mike Walbridge—to celebrate ...

NEWS: RADIO

This Week On Riverwalk Jazz: The Test Of Time: A Century Of Song

This Week On Riverwalk Jazz: The Test Of Time: A Century Of Song

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band gives the “hot rhythm treatment” to rags, parlor songs and spirituals composed a century or more ago. From Jack Norworth’s “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” to Kerry Mills' Cakewalk “At a Georgia Camp Meeting” and Scott Joplin’s “Maple Leaf Rag,” we’ll explore the roots ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mike Walbridge´s Chicago Footwarmers: Crazy Rhythm

Read "Crazy Rhythm" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

La Delmark ha riunito in un solo CD due session del 1966 e del 1967 dei Mike Walbridges's Chicago Footwarmers ed una nuova del 2007, in cui Mike Walbridge e Kim Cusack suonano con due nuovi musicisti al banjo ed alla batteria. Si tratta di due session di dixieland abbastanza interessanti, realizzate da musicisti abbastanza professionali, che chiaramente hanno ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mike Walbridge's Chicago Footwarmers: Crazy Rhythm

Read "Crazy Rhythm" reviewed by Nic Jones

With music as venerable as this it's approach that's the key, and with these men the approach is nigh on perfect. Neither the dead hand of reverence or the corn that's often the undoing of traditional jazz performed decades after the event has a place here. Instead the music harks back to a simpler, more spontaneous ...