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Bye Bye Blues
Bert Kaempfert
Bye Bye Blues
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Bert Kaempfert
Title: Bye Bye Blues
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Taragon
Release Date: 3/9/1999
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Pop
Styles: Europe, Continental Europe, Swing Jazz, Easy Listening
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 783785105121

CD Reviews

"Excellent CD Recording of Mr. Kaempfert!!"
Alan Mayorca | Pensacola, FL | 04/11/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"My dad and I really liked this Bert Kaempfert CD "Bye Bye Blues" a lot because it's popular, good sound quality, and best of all, Kaempfert's style on all 12 tracks from the original LP plus 7 bonus tracks including the original version of "Monte Carlo" from the LP "The Magic Music of Far Away Places". Moreover, Mr. Kaempfert gets a lot of ideas from Count Basie and Harry James. I think that this CD "Bye Bye Blues" is excellent, and my dad and I really felt confident with this good recording for a long time."
One of the essential Bert Kaempfert albums.
David Kenner | Fort Worth, Texas United States | 05/03/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"To own the best of Bert Kaempfert's classics there are several essential albums to acquire, all of which have been reissued by Taragon. To start with, you need their 16 track "Best Of" to get many of the classic Kaempfert singles such as "Wonderland By Night", "Afrikaan Beat", "Strangers In The Night", "The World We Knew" and the best songs from the "That Happy Feeling"/"Swingin' Safari" LP. Next, you need "Christmas Wonderland", for obvious reasons. Next, the two-fer of his two very best albums, "That Latin Feeling" and "Blue Midnight". Follow this with "The Magic Music Of Far Away Places" and finally, this incredible collection entitled "Bye Bye Blues". This album was released at the very peak of Kaempfert's popularity with the 1960s easy listening crowd and showcases the "Kaempfert sound" better than any of his other albums. All of Kaempfert's distinctive trademarks were in place for this album: the thumping bass in perfect synch with the drums, the haunting wordless chorus, and, of course, the trumpet of Fred Moch. These trademarks are evident throughout the title track, "Steady Does It", "It Makes No Difference", "Remember When" and many others on this disc. And no Kaempfert collection is complete without the exotic sounding "Tahitian Sunset". For the completist, it's too bad that Taragon stopped their series of Kaempfert reissues with "The Kaempfert Touch" because one more two-fer of the "Orange Colored Sky" and "Bert Kaempfert Now" LPs would have completed the entire charted output of the bandleader's U.S. catalog."
One of his best
Geoff | Toronto | 01/05/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is one of Bert's top 10 albums (all in the 5 star category)
I'd rank it around number 5 or 6 (he made about 40)
It's perhaps his first great album - his band really came on from here
Who can resist the 'bullet shots' from the brass section or the classic trumpet solos or Ledi Geisler's great bass playing - it's all here.

Perhaps what's more important is there are no turkey's in this album - no 'Rhinestone Cowboy's' or 'Feelings' , giving it a real good feel start to finish."