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Limehouse Blues - The Casa Loma Orchestra* - White Jazz (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. In the mid-'30s, Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra were a popular, polite society band. They didn't fit in with the burgeoning harder swing bands of the time. This set, however, reveals the band taking a shot at some straight-ahead jazz material with surprisingly entertaining results, especially on "Chinatown My Chinatown," "Limehouse Blues Price: $
  2. Composed by Phillip Braham / arr. Rich Sigler. Jazz Ensemble Conductor Score & Parts. A jazz standard scored to swing at around BPM, this clever chart delivers from beginning to end. Interludes, great development, and a variety of nuances sustain interest throughout the arrangement. Add the well-written sample solos for tenor, a sweet shout.
  3. The Casa Loma Orchestra was a popular American dance band active from to It disbanded in , however, it re-emerged from to , as a recording session band in Hollywood, made up of top-flight studio musicians under the direction of Glen Gray. Please use when Glen Gray is not credited with the orchestra. If Glen Gray is credited, please use Glen Gray & The Casa Loma.
  4. Casa Loma Orchestra blazed a pioneering path for the bands that followed, helping shape the Swing era. It was an innovative white jazz orchestra, one of the most influential among other musicians, one of the few that was feared and admired by its African-American colleagues.
  5. Disc – Johnny De Droit And His New Orleans Orchestra The Swing – King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band Sobbin' Blues – Clarence Williams' Blue Five Wild Cat Blues – George McClennon's Jazz Devils New Orleans Wiggle – Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra Kater St. Rag – Edna Winston Pail In My Hand – Thomas Morris And His Seven Seller Rating: % positive.
  6. By Philip Braham / arr. Les Hooper. Jazz Ensemble Conductor Score & Parts. Don't be fooled by the medium-tempo introthis chart morphs into a burnin' swing chart at + BPM. Solo space is provided for tenor but you can open this up easily. Fantastic lines, counterpoint, cascading sections, pyramid patterns, and just flat-out swingin' music makes.
  7. Oct 08,  · In the mid-'30s, Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra were a popular, polite society band. They didn't fit in with the burgeoning harder swing bands of the time. This set, however, reveals the band taking a shot at some straight-ahead jazz material with surprisingly entertaining results, especially on "Chinatown My Chinatown," "Limehouse Blues," and Jelly Roll Morton's "Wolverine Blues."5/
  8. Print and download in PDF or MIDI Limehouse Blues. The Creole Jazz Band Fake Book.
  9. The song Limehouse Blues was written by Philip Braham and Douglas Furber and was first performed by Gertrude Lawrence and Jack Buchanan. It was covered by Pete Fountain and "Big" Tiny Little, The Trevor Richards New Orleans Trio, Sonny Davis, Steeve Laffont and other artists.