Mis'ry and the Blues
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||Don't Tell a Man About His Woman||Jack Teagarden||2:54||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Basin Street Blues||Jack Teagarden||5:08||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Froggie Moore Blues||Jack Teagarden||2:50||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||I Don't Want to Miss Mississippi||Jack Teagarden||4:15||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||It's All in Your Mind||Jack Teagarden||4:30||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Mis'ry and the Blues||Jack Teagarden||5:19||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Original Dixieland One Step||Jack Teagarden||4:57||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Love Lies||Jack Teagarden||3:23||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Afternoon in August||Jack Teagarden||3:22||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Peaceful Valley||Jack Teagarden||2:44||£0.99||View in iTunes|
Trombonist Jack Teagarden's Verve recordings, his last batch of studio sides, have tended to be underrated. Teagarden was actually still in prime form up until the time of his unexpected death in early 1964. For this set, his sextet (which also includes trumpeter Don Goldie, clarinetist Henry Cuesta, pianist Don Ewell, bassist Stan Puls, and drummer Barrett Deems) mostly performs obscurities. Teagarden sings a couple of charming Willard Robison songs ("Don't Tell a Man About His Woman" and "Peaceful Valley"), Ewell is featured on "Froggie Moore Blues," organist Shay Torrent sits in on an unusual version of "Love Lies," and Goldie is showcased on "Afternoon in August." Other songs include "I Don't Want to Miss Mississippi," "It's All in Your Mind," and "Mis'ry and the Blues." The only Dixieland standards performed are "Basin Street Blues" and "Original Dixieland One-Step." Whether taking trombone solos or singing, Teagarden sounds inspired by the fresh material throughout.
You Must Buy!!!!
Jack Teagarden at his best! The sheer quality of this Verve recording (1961) makes the musicians stand out like you've never heard before. Cannot believe it was recorded some 47 years ago. Go and buy this wonderful masterpiece, you will play it over and over again. Enjoy!!
Born: 20 August 1905 in Vernon, TX
Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s