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Bandstand Memories: 1938 to 1948

Bandstand Memories: 1938 to 1948

by Harry JamesHarry James


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This very interesting three-CD set features trumpeter Harry James's Orchestra on a variety of previously unreleased radio broadcast performances. While there are many vocals from Frank Sinatra (in his pre-Tommy Dorsey days), Helen Forrest and Kitty Kallen, it is the instrumentals that are of greatest interest, particularly the earliest tracks which date from the period before James really hit it big. Many of these songs were not recorded commercially by the trumpeter and this strong jazz-oriented set is highly recommended to swing fans.

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1994
Label: Hindsight Records
UPC: 0014921050327
catalogNumber: 503
Rank: 155412


Disc 1

  1. Ciribiribin (They're So in Love)
  2. The Sheik of Araby
  3. Begin the Beguine
  4. Limehouse Blues
  5. Some of These Days
  6. I Surrender, Dear
  7. King Porter Stomp
  8. Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  9. Stardust
  10. Fannie May
  11. Wishing (Will Make It So)
  12. All of Me
  13. If I Didn't Care
  14. The Lamp Is Low
  15. My Love for You
  16. Moon Love
  17. Two O'Clock Jump
  18. This Is No Dream
  19. When You Wish upon a Star
  20. How High the Moon
  21. Alice Blue Gown
  22. When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano

Disc 2

  1. Interview With Harry James over World Radio, Boston, Massachusetts ...
  2. Afraid to Say Hello
  3. Skylark
  4. Carnival of Venice
  5. One Dozen Roses
  6. I've Heard That Song Before
  7. I Had the Craziest Dream
  8. You Made Me Love You
  9. Mister Five by Five
  10. Strictly Instrumental
  11. Sleepy Lagoon
  12. Daybreak
  13. I'll Be With You in Apple Blossom Time
  14. Jump Sauce
  15. Ain't Misbehavin'
  16. Prince Charming
  17. Jealousy
  18. Chelsea Bridge
  19. Where or When
  20. It's Been So Long
  21. Moten Swing

Disc 3

  1. 9:20 Special
  2. Loveless Love
  3. St. Louis Blues
  4. I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You)
  5. On the Alamo
  6. It Could Happen to You
  7. Cherry
  8. Flatbush Flanagan
  9. Home
  10. I'll Walk Alone
  11. If I Loved You
  12. 11:60 P.M.
  13. Oh, Lady Be Good
  14. I'm Beginning to See the Light
  15. I'll Buy That Dream
  16. Perdido
  17. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
  18. It's the Talk of the Town
  19. Zanzibar
  20. Deep Purple
  21. Caravan

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Harry James   Primary Artist,Trumpet
Frank Sinatra   Vocals
Willie Smith   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Soloist
Sonny Berman   Trumpet
Jimmy Campbell   Trumpet
Sam Donahue   Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Ziggy Elman   Trombone,Trumpet
Neal Hefti   Trumpet
Vido Musso   Tenor Saxophone
Arnold Ross   Piano,Soloist
Babe Russin   Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Teagarden   Trumpet
Helen Ward   Track Performer
Helen Forrest   Track Performer
Hugo Loewenstern   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Dick Haymes   Vocals
Connie Haines   Vocals
Drew Page   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
George Davis   Baritone Saxophone
Bob Bain   Violin
Felix Slatkin   Violin
Si Zentner   Trombone
Kitty Kallen   Track Performer
Carl Berg   Trumpet
Edward Bergman   Violin
Cy Bernard   Violin,Cello
Artie Bernstein   Bass
Harry Bluestone   Violin
Frank Bode   Drums,Soloist
Hoyt Bohannon   Trombone,Soloist
Claude Bowen   Trumpet
Russell Brown   Soloist
Vernon Brown   Trombone
Nick Buono   Trumpet
Harry Carney   Baritone Saxophone
John Cave   French Horn
Buddy Combine   Drums
Marshal Cram   Trombone
John DeVoogdt   Violin
Harry DiVito   Trombone
Billy Exner   Drums
Nick Fatool   Drums
Chuck Gentry   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Jack Gootkin   Violin
Allan Harshman   Violin,Viola
Ralph Hawkins   Drums,Soloist
Herbie Haymer   Tenor Saxophone
Benny Heller   Guitar
Abraham Hochstein   Violin
Buzz King   Trumpet
Manny Klein   Trumpet
Eddie Kusby   Trombone
Joe Mondragon   Bass
Sam Marowitz   Alto Saxophone
Ray Martinez   Violin
Murray McEachern   Trombone,Soloist
Dick Noel   Trombone
Gareth "Garry" Nuttycombe   Viola
Jack Palmer   Trumpet
Phil Palmer   French Horn,Soloist
Richard Perissi   French Horn
Bob Poland   Baritone Saxophone
Ramsey   Trumpet
Allan Reuss   Guitar
Robinson   Alto Saxophone
Harry Rodgers   Trombone
Arthur Rollini   Tenor Saxophone
Vern Rowe   Trumpet
Mischa Russell   Violin
Jimmy Salko   Trumpet
Jack Schaeffer   Trumpet
Marshall Sosson   Violin
Bruce Squires   Trombone
Jess Stacy   Piano
David Sterkin   Viola
Julius Tannenbaum   Cello
Tiny Timbrell   Guitar
Juan Tizol   Valve Trombone,Soloist
Dave Tough   Drums
Stanley Wrightsman   Piano
Vincent DeRosa   French Horn
Alex Beller   Violin
Dave Coleman   Drums
Mike Russell   Violin
Gerald Joyce   Violin
Johnny MacAfee   Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Jimmy Cook   Tenor Saxophone
Clint Davis   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Friede   Cello
William Granzow   Trombone
James Grimes   Trumpet
Jesse Heath   Trombone
Glenn Herzer   Violin
Claude Lakey   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Lerner   Piano,Soloist
Carl Maus   Drums,Soloist
Edward Mihelich   Bass
Alex Pevsner   Violin
Nick Pisani   Violin
Charles Preble   Trombone
Charlie Queener   Piano
Dalton Rizzotto   Trombone,Soloist
Sam Rosenblum   Violin
Micky Scrima   Drums,Soloist
Stearns   Trumpet
Thurman Teague   Bass
James Troutman   Trumpet
Olcott Vail   Violin
Vince Badale   Trumpet
Corky Corcoran   Oboe,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Cuozzo   Trumpet
Peter Ellis   Violin
Sam Freed   Violin
Paul Geil   Trumpet
Fred Goerner   Cello
Maurice Perlmutter   Viola
Pinky Savitt   Trumpet
Russ Brown   Trombone
Bill Spear   Viola
Pelligrini   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Harry James & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Murray Williams   Alto Saxophone
Zeke Zarchy   Trumpet
Dave Uchitel   Viola
Morton Friedman   Baritone Saxophone
Sam Caplan   Violin
Hayden Causey   Guitar
Buddy Divito   Track Performer
Tom Gonsoulin   Trumpet
Raymond Menhennick   Viola
Polly Polfrani   Clarinet
Sam Sachelle   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Cyril Towbin   Violin
Vic Hamann   Trombone,Soloist
Leo Zorn   Violin
Bill Luther   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Truett Jones   Trombone
Bryan "Red" Kent   Guitar
Jack Gardner   Piano,Soloist
Alex Nieman   Violin,Viola
Ray Heath   Trombone
Fred Waldron   French Horn,Soloist
Larry Kurkdjie   Violin
Ralph Osborn   Trumpet
Don Boyd   Trombone,Soloist
David Amsterdam   Viola
Sol Giskin   Violin
George Grossman   Violin
Ernest Karpati   Violin
Ralph Lane   Violin
Gershon Oberstein   Violin
Ian Rasey   Trumpet
Ray Toland   Drums
Dave Mathews   Alto Saxophone
Mario Serritello   Trumpet
King Guion   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Joe Barbary   Violin
Red Berkens   Trumpet
Stuart Burner   Tenor Saxophone
Herschel Burke Gilbert   Violin
Harry Jawarski   Violin
Carl Ziegler   Cello
Jack Lee   Violin
Leonard Corris   Trumpet
Paul Leonkron   Violin
Clifton Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Bruce McDonald   Piano
Everett McDonald   Trumpet
Willard Culley   French Horn
Johnny Fresco   Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Mezey   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Howard Davis   Alto Saxophone
Mario Babidillo   Baritone Saxophone
Joe Ferrill   Trombone
Haymes Forrest   Vocals
Fred Groener   Viola
Hal Korn   Violin
Hal Moe   Trumpet
All Neiman   Viola
Jerry Reisler   Violin
David Robbins   Trombone

Technical Credits

Maurice Ravel   Composer
Ray Conniff   Arranger
André Kostelanetz   Composer
Louie Bellson   Arranger
Harry James   Arranger,Composer
Thad Jones   Arranger
Billy May   Arranger
Bennie Moten   Composer
Sam Donahue   Arranger
Russell Garcia   Arranger
Andy Gibson   Arranger
Neal Hefti   Arranger
Jimmy Mundy   Arranger
Dick Jurgens   Composer
Don Redman   Composer
Johnny Richards   Arranger
Frank deVol   Arranger
Jack Haskell   Arranger
Shorty Rogers   Arranger
Leroy Holmes   Arranger
Bennie Benjamin   Composer
Mack Davis   Composer
Peter DeRose   Composer
Ernie Wilkins   Arranger
D.W. George   Composer
Nancy Hamilton   Composer
Pete Kline   Producer,Liner Notes,Track Annotations
Jack Lawrence   Composer
Roger Lewis   Composer
Brad McCuen   Liner Notes
Buster Moten   Composer
Nelson Riddle   Arranger
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Harry Beasley Smith   Composer
Ted Snyder   Composer
Juan Tizol   Arranger
Paul Villepigue   Arranger
Paul Weston & His Orchestra   Arranger
Claude Lakey   Arranger
Edgar Battle   Composer
Peter Van Steeden   Composer
Tom Gramuglia   Executive Producer
Frank Davenport   Arranger
Jack Mathias   Arranger
Seymour Simons   Composer
Gerald Marks   Composer
Morgan Lewis   Composer
Sol Marcus   Composer
Francis Wheeler   Composer
Mack David   Composer
Eddie Seiler   Composer
Bert Shefter   Composer
Harry Clarkson   Composer
Walter Donovan   Composer
Ferde Grofé   Composer
Country Washburne   Composer
Dave Mathews   Arranger
Herschel Burke Gilbert   Arranger
Alberto Pestalozza   Composer
Gray Rains   Arranger
Bob Friedlander   Arranger
Monte   Track Annotations
Sal Monte   Track Annotations
Marge Gibson   Arranger
Hans Lengsfelder   Composer

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