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Blows for 1300
Arnett Cobb
Blows for 1300
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Arnett Cobb
Title: Blows for 1300
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Delmark
Original Release Date: 8/24/1994
Re-Release Date: 8/26/1994
Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop
Styles: Regional Blues, New York Blues, Soul-Jazz & Boogaloo, Swing Jazz
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 038153047122

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Fat Tenor
John Chapin | Jackson Heights, NY USA | 03/30/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Recorded NYC, Aug. 1947. Arnett Cobb, tnr, with
David Page, tpt; Michael Wood, tmbn; Gehorge Rhodes, pno; Walter Buchanan, bass; George Jones, drms
Cobb was 29 years old when this was recorded, sounding every bit the young buck with something to prove. He had just left Hampton's band, but cut these sides before he got sick at the end of 47 / 48, and well before the car accident.
Listening to this reminds me how these guys had to really project their sound -- Cobb sounds so LOUD, and it ain't that he's close-mic'd. He could blow over the whold band.
The greatest cut on this CD is definitely "When I Grow Too Old to Dream"... with the band singing the words at the end."