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I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Jack Teagarden
I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Genres: Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Jack Teagarden
Title: I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Asv Living Era
Original Release Date: 1/1/1992
Re-Release Date: 4/20/1994
Genres: Jazz, Pop
Styles: Swing Jazz, Traditional Jazz & Ragtime
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 743625505924

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(5 out of 5 stars)

"The ASV/LIVING ERA label continually puts out many thoughtful releases, and this one is among their best. This is a brilliant selection of early Teagarden work (1929-1934) featuring an amazing all-star cast of players including Benny Goodman, Red Nichols, Glenn Miller, Paul Whiteman's Orchestra, Eddie Condon, Mezz Mezzrow, Joe Sullivan, Gene Krupa, Jimmy Dorsey, Pee Wee Russell, Adrian Rollini, Johnny Mercer, Joe Venuti, and Eddie Lang. The listener is treated to a whole mess of Teagarden's sleepy vocal charm, and a big helping of the virtuoso trombone playing which was his hallmark. The whole disc is chock full of swingin' Dixieland flavored jazz, and Big T characteristically imbues the tunes with deep blues feeling. Most tempos here are medium-hot, which perfectly suits the lilting musicianship of Teagarden, though some tracks, such as Two Tickets To Georgia, really zoom. We are even treated to two duets with Johnny Mercer (tracks 16 & 17). Sound quality on this disc is excellent, and all session information is provided, along with some notes about the man himself. There really isn't another single Teagarden disc which so expertly collects the great material from this period, so this is a very smart buy, and the price is sweet."
Excellend CD highlights his vocal talents.
ab | ca | 01/18/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"One of the best blues and jazz singer from the 20's and 30's as well as oone of the all time greatest trombone players. A jazz legend, here are highlighted versions of the wonderful "100 Years From Today" as well as other delightful songs by this jazz legend. Buy it today"
Great Old jazz
ab | 03/27/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This a great cd with catchy singing by Jack T. The sound quality is very good for its time."