|All Artists: Midnight Serenaders|
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Label: CD BABY.COM/INDYS
Original Release Date: 1/1/2007
Re-Release Date: 7/3/2007
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
High-energy 1920's and 30's vintage jazz with hot vocals and stellar instrumental work. — The MIDNIGHT SERENADERS' debut album "Magnolia" is a recording inspired by the blues singers, crooners, and hot jazz ensembles of the... more »
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High-energy 1920's and 30's vintage jazz with hot vocals and stellar instrumental work.
The MIDNIGHT SERENADERS' debut album "Magnolia" is a recording inspired by the blues singers, crooners, and hot jazz ensembles of the 1920's and 30's.
The MIDNIGHT SERENADERS are a group based out of Portland, Oregon performing vintage small orchestra music from the the early 20th century, unearthing and reinterpreting many long-forgotten songs from this music-rich era. Their repertoire consists of Tin Pan Alley jazz and blues flavored pop songs, crooning ballads, dance numbers, as well as sweet Hawaiian instrumentals.
The MIDNIGHT SERENADERS bring together six accomplished musicians who have, over the past decade and in other musical genres, made their mark on the Portland music scene. Featured are DOUG SAMMONS - guitar & vocals, HENRY BOGDAN - Hawaiian steel guitar, DEE SETTLEMIER - vocals & ukulele, PETE LAMPE - upright bass, GARNER PRUITT - trumpet, and DAVID EVANS - clarinet & saxophone.
1 (Lookie Lookie Lookie) Here Comes Cookie
2 A Porter's Love Song to a Chambermaid
3 How'm I Doin'
4 I Must Have That Man
5 What Makes Me Love You So
6 My Carolina Sunshine Girl
7 My Handyman
10 The World's Jazz Crazy
12 You Got to Give Me Some
13 Dirt Dishin' Daisy
14 Six Feet of Papa
15 Everybody Loves My Baby
Some Great 20's and early 30's Songs performed energetically
Edward J Vasicek | Kokomo, IN USA | 12/20/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is not a typical 20's remake. The band makes prominent use of a steel guitar, a true 1920's instrument. Yet between the guitar and the country sound of the male soloist, it has a bit of country music flavor.
Not to worry, though. The songs are arranged and performed very well in 20's style. A few of them are a bit provocative, but some 20's songs were.
I am awaiting more CDs from this group -- they really blend well and put out a good product."