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Album Review

Starting with his initial recording "Flat Foot Floogie" (whose original name was actually "Flat Fleet Floogee"), guitarist/singer/jokester Slim Gaillard was a cult hero and a masterful (if somewhat limited) entertainer. Teamed with bassist Slam Stewart (who sang along with his bowed solos), Gaillard became quite popular during the latter part of the swing era. This very complete three-CD set contains all of Slim Gaillard's 82 performances (usually with Slam), including several taken from radio broadcasts and quite a few alternate takes. Among the other sidemen are the underrated tenorman Kenneth Hollon, trumpeter Al Killan, pianist Loumell Morgan, clarinetist Garvin Bushell, and Ben Webster on tenor. A definitive and perfectly realized reissue from the English Affinity label.


Formed: 1936

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '30s, '40s

Slim & Sam were a novelty duo that formed in 1936, consisting of guitarist/singer Slim Gaillard and bassist Slam Stewart. The pair's first recording together, "Flat Foot Floogie," would also be their biggest hit as well, although other lesser hits followed through the early '40s (including "Tutti Frutti" and "Laughin' in Rhythm"). By 1945, new bassist Bam Brown had replaced Stewart in the group (Brown would be present for such further hit novelties as "Cement Mixer" and "Poppity Pop"), while the...
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