A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody. Red Nichols and His Five Pennies.

A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody. Red Nichols and His Five Pennies.

Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

July 8th, 2012, 11:38 pm #1


Oct 2, 1928. Br 4456. Red Nichols, t, / Mannie Klein, t / Dudley Fosdick, mel / Fud Livingston, cl / Jimmy Dorsey, as / Arthur Schutt, p / Carl Kress, g / Vic Berton, d. New York, October 2, 1928.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpH8a4YQH-w

Arranged by Red Nichols. I hear Bix all over the place: in particular in Fud's clarinet solo, also in Jimmy's alto solo, even in Dudley's melophone solo, in the ensemble. It sounds to me like a tribute to Bix.

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Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

July 8th, 2012, 11:57 pm #2


Introduced in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919. Ran in the New Amsterdam Theatre, (6/16/1919 - 12/6/1919).

 

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