1942

1942

by Charlie Barnet

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Overview

Circle Records presents a series of Lang-Worth Transcriptions by Charlie Barnet and his Orchestra, most of which were recorded in New York's Liederkranz Hall on July 28, 1942; "Charleston Alley," using an arrangement by Horace Henderson, was committed to wax on January 27, 1941. Only six of the 14 tracks feature vocals; the singers are Lena Horne, Huck Andrews, Bob Carroll, Frances Wayne and Peanuts Holland. Instrumental treats include "Victory Walk," "Wichita Windstorm," "Washington Whirligig" and a beautifully rendered salute to Johnny Hodges and Duke Ellington in the form of "Things Ain't What They Used to Be." Listeners are advised to savor the trumpeting of Peanuts Holland and the soprano, alto and tenor saxophones of Charlie Barnet. This excellent package of big-band swing recorded in the middle of the Second World War contains at least as much real jazz as any of the six Classics chronological Barnet compilations documenting the years 1933-1940.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/12/1994
Label: Circle
UPC: 0762247411222
catalogNumber: 112
Rank: 116262

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