Swinging Hamburg 4

March 16, 2021#2013

In case anyone doubts that traditional jazz is alive and flourishing in Germany, Membran has released an 18-CD boxed set of gems from Hamburg recording sessions. We spotlight songs that will be familiar to American audiences.


Coquette — Hot Owls

St. Louis shuffle — Hot Shots

Everybody loves my baby — Huhnerhaus Jazzmen

Egyptian fantasy — Jazz Alligators

Cherokee — Jazz Essence

Flying home — Jazz Essence

Change of key boogie — Jazz Lips

What is this thing called love? — Jazz Train

West End blues — Jimmy Henderson Jazzband

Way down yonder in New Orleans — Les Enfants du Jazz

Alice Blue Gown — Log Cabin Jazzband

Manhattan — Louisiana Syncopators

Swingin’ down the lane — Kay Starr

(Date indicates when program is first available to stations. Actual broadcast typically follows within ten days.)