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By John Kirby
Label: Definitive Records
Track listing: It Feels So Good; Effervescent Blues; The Turf; Dawn On The Desert; Anitra's Dance; Sweet Georgia Brown; Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes; Minute Waltz; Front And Center; Royal Garden Blues; Opus Five; Fantasy Impromptu; Blue Skies; Rose Room; I May Be Wrong But I Think You're Wonderful; Little Brown Jug; Nocturne; One Alone; Humoresque; Serenade; Jumpin' In The Pump Room; Milumbu; You Go Your Way; 20th Century Closet; Temptation; Blues Petite; On A Little Street In Singapore; Chloe; Andiology; Can't We Be Friends; Then I'll Be Happy; I Love You Truly; Frasquita Serenade; Sextet From Lucia D. Lammermoor; Coquette; Zooming At The Zombie; Bounce Of The Sugar Plum Fairies; Beethoven Riffs On; Double Talk (A Fugue); Cuttin' The Campus; Close Shave; Bugler's Dilemma; It's Only A Paper Moon; Fifi's Rhapsody; Night Whispers; Tweed Me; Move Over; Wondering Where; Keep Smilin'; Comin' Back; No Blues At All; St. Louis Blues.
by Craig Jolley
There were only about four good bass players during the 1930's, and John Kirby wasn't one. Still, he somehow made his name (in part because of connections and good looks), and he led one of the most popular small bands of the time. Pete Brown (alto) and Frank Newton (trumpet), both magnificent blues players, began as ...