That's a Plenty

That's a Plenty

by Al Hirt

CD

Overview

Trumpeter Al Hirt is represented on relatively few CDs. This particular release finds him heading a septet that also features veteran clarinetist Peanuts Hucko, trombonist James Huggan and keyboardist Dave Zoller. The repertoire is typical Dixieland, along with an occasional swing ballad and a version of Hirt's famous hit "Java." The virtuoso trumpeter, who was 65 at the time, was still in prime form, swinging his way through "That's A Plenty," "Royal Garden Blues," "Bourbon Street Parade" and "The Saints" with flash and excitement.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/04/1996
Label: PROARTE
UPC: 0015095065926
catalogNumber: 659

Tracks

  1. That's A-Plenty
  2. Muskrat Ramble
  3. Hindustan
  4. Birth of the Blues
  5. South Rampart Street Parade
  6. New Orleans, My Home Town
  7. Royal Garden Blues
  8. Poor Butterfly
  9. Bourbon Street Parade
  10. Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?
  11. Sugar Lips
  12. Java
  13. When It's Sleepy Time Down South
  14. When the Saints Go Marching In
  15. Wolverine Blues

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Hirt   Primary Artist,Trumpet
Peanuts Hucko   Clarinet
Chris Clarke   Bass
Jimmy Duggan   Trombone
Dave Zoller   Synthesizer,Piano
Bobby Breaux   Drums

Technical Credits

Steve Allen   Composer
Jelly Roll Morton   Composer
Ray Bauduc   Composer
Bob Haggart   Composer
Lew Brown   Composer
Eddie DeLange   Composer
Buddy DeSylva   Composer
Ray Henderson   Composer
Allen Toussaint   Composer
Alvin "Red" Tyler   Composer
Steve Vining   Producer,Engineer
Dave Wallace   Composer
Louis Alter   Composer
Benjamin Franklin Spikes   Composer
John Spikes   Composer
Freddy Friday   Composer
Harold Weeks   Composer

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