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Stuff Smith: Swingin' Stuff

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Not only was Stuff Smith one of the first prominent jazz violinists, his gritty sound was very distinctive. These live sessions, recorded in 1965 (two years prior to his death), will be of great interest to fans of his work, with the addition of four previously unissued songs. Smith is accompanied by a superb rhythm section consisting of pianist Kenny Drew, bassist Niels-Henning

Track Listing: Caravan; Take the A Train; Old Stinkin' Blues; Only Time Will Tell; Mack the Knife; One O'Clock Jump; Blues for Timme (Timme's Blues); My Blue Heaven; Bugle Blues; C Jam Blues; Perdido; S'posin'; How High the Moon.

Personnel: Stuff Smith: violin, vocals; Kenny Drew: piano; Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass; Alex Riel: drums.

Title: Swingin' Stuff | Year Released: 2006 | Record Label: Storyville Records

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