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Creole Jazz Band - Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
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  1. Savoy Blues
  2. A Good Man Is Hard to Find
  3. A Closer Walk With Thee
  4. Shake That Thing
  5. Copenhagen
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  1. Savoy Blues
  2. A Good Man Is Hard to Find
  3. A Closer Walk With Thee
  4. Shake That Thing
  5. Copenhagen
  6. Royal Garden Blues
  7. Mississippi Mud
  8. Tin Roof Blues
  9. (Back Home Again In) Indiana
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Trombonist Kid Ory, already 68 at the time of this recording, was at the peak of his powers in the mid-'50s. This particular version of his Creole Jazz Band was one of the finest, featuring trumpeter Alvin Alcorn and clarinetist George Probert, talented soloists who were also superb group players. Alcorn generated a lot of excitement perfectly placing long notes near the end of each ensemble chorus. This Good Time Jazz CD is almost up to the level of its 1954 and 1956 counterparts, highlighted by torrid versions of "Shake ...

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