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Album Review

By the time Larry Clinton & His Orchestra had recorded the 24 selections on this CD, their star singer, Bea Wain, had left to start her own solo career, but Peggy Mann proved to be a fine replacement. Butch Stone (who would soon become associated with Les Brown's band) was an asset (more as a good-humored singer than as a baritonist) and the quality of Clinton's obscure sidemen remained quite high. This third Clinton Hep CD has many of his best recordings from 1940-1941, including "Feeling Like a Dream," Buster Harding's "Jump Joe," "Arab Dance," and "Jazz Me Blues." The sidemen may not have become famous, but they sound fine taking concise solos, and Clinton's arrangements keep the music swinging. This is an underrated swing band well worth checking out.

Biography

Born: August 17, 1909 in Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '30s, '40s, '50s

Larry Clinton was a versatile composer, arranger, and bandleader whose swing band was one of the dominant forces in pop music in the late '30s, specifically in the period between Tommy Dorsey's initial success and the rise to fame of Glenn Miller. Born in Brooklyn, Clinton broke into the business as an arranger on the staff of Ferde Grofé & His Orchestra, which formed in 1932 in the wake of the rift between Grofé and Paul Whiteman; Clinton also held down a trumpet chair in the Grofé band for...
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