Category Archives: Hot Jazz

(February 20, 2017): Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra – High Society

From the 1956 album, Big T.  My Grandparents had this album – wish my Dad had saved it and others – but this song in particular hooked me on hot jazz even though there was a period in my youth … Continue reading

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(December 27, 2016): Abe Lyman and His Californians – Horse ‘N Boogie

From the 1941 b-side of the  78rpm 10″,  I Wish I Had a Dime (For Ev’ry Time I Missed You) / Horse ‘N Boogie.  Lyman had a number of hot jazz bands from the early 1920s through the mid-1940s.  From … Continue reading

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(July 30, 2015): Art Hodes and His Chicagoans – Doctor Jazz

From the 1944 10″, 78rpm single, Doctor Jazz / Shoe Shiner’s Drag.  Some King Oliver hot jazz.  A favorite of my Grandpa.  And yes, that is an early Blue Note label from the period (from 1939 to sometime in 1947) … Continue reading

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(Aug 10, 2014): Art Hodes and His Blue Note Jazzmen – Bugle Call Rag

From the 1950 early deep groove Blue Note 10″, Dixieland Jubilee.  It is also available on the 1996 Smithsonian 4CD box set, Hot Jazz on Blue Note (a must have collection of NY, Chicago, and New Orleans hot jazz groups recorded from … Continue reading

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