Studies in Clinton

Studies in Clinton

by Larry ClintonLarry Clinton

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Overview

This second Larry Clinton Hep CD dates from 1938 with five numbers from 1939-1940. A definitive disc featuring Clinton's fine jazz-oriented dance band, this program includes Bea Wain's hit versions of "My Reverie," "Deep Purple," and "Martha," plus six of Clinton's riff instrumental "Studies" (which had begun with "A Study in Brown," recorded by Bunny Berigan): "Study in Blue," "A Study in Green," "Study in Red," "A Study in Scarlet," "Study in Surrealism," and "Study in Modernism." Listening to those recordings and others -- such as "Milenburg Joys," "Dippermouth Blues," "Zig Zag," and "Sunday" -- it seems obvious that Clinton had one of the most underrated jazz big bands of the era. None of his sidemen were major names, but tenor saxophonist Tony Zimmers was a fine player, many of the musicians were quite capable of taking concise solos, and, though Clinton's charts may have been a bit derivative at times, they always swung.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/05/1996
Label: Hep Records
UPC: 0603366105220
catalogNumber: 1052
Rank: 96703

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Larry Clinton   Primary Artist,Clarinet,Trombone,Trumpet,Leader
George Rose   Guitar
Sal Mineo   Piano
Steve Benoric   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
George Berg   Trumpet,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Bob Cusmano   Trumpet
Mike Doty   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
George   Trombone,Trumpet
Hugo Winterhalter   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Ford Leary   Trombone
Steve Lipkins   Trumpet
Nat Lobovsky   Trombone
Ray Michaels   Drums
John Pepper   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Andy Russo   Trombone
John Van Eps   Trumpet,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Hank Wayland   Bass
Wolfe Tayne   Clarinet,Trumpet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Vocals
George Dessinger   Clarinet,Trumpet,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Ben Feman   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Larry Clinton & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Don Watt   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Bea Wain   Vocals
Jack Chesleigh   Guitar
Freddy Fellensby   Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Walter Hardman   Bass
Hub Lytle   Trumpet,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Joe Ortolano   Trombone
James Sexton   Trumpet
Eddie Yumansen   Trumpet
Leo White   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Vocals
Willie Kelly   Trumpet
Tony Zimmers   Clarinet,Trumpet,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Jack Henderson   Trumpet,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Russo   Trombone
Whistler   Bass
Bill Straub   Piano
Fletcher Hereford   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Henry Adler   Drums
Walter "Kid" Smith   Trumpet
Walter Smith   Trumpet
Ivor Lloyd   Trumpet
Ricky Traettino   Trumpet
Charles Edward Blake   Drums
Willis Kelly   Trumpet
Charlie Blake   Drums

Technical Credits

King Oliver   Composer
Larry Clinton   Arranger,Composer,Director
Steve Benoric   Arranger
Chester Cohn   Composer
Mike Doty   Arranger
Hugo Winterhalter   Arranger
John Pepper   Arranger
Jule Styne   Composer
Wolfe Tayne   Arranger
Ben Feman   Arranger
Don Watt   Arranger
John R.T. Davies   Producer
Alastair Robertson   Producer
Robert Bamberger   Liner Notes
Freddy Fellensby   Arranger
Willard Robison   Composer
Leo White   Arranger
Dedette Lee Hill   Composer
Fletcher Hereford   Arranger

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