Uptown Blues - Jimmie Lunceford - For Dancers Only

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  • Apr 20,  · Jpn Columbia M, original issue: Vocalion Recorded December 14, Featuring Willie Smith (as) and Snooky Young (tp) EMG MkXb, thorn needle Gramophone Club .
  • ‎The Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra has always been a bit difficult to evaluate. Contemporary observers rated Lunceford's big band at the top with Duke Ellington and Count Basie but, when judging the music solely on their records (and not taking into account their visual show, appearance, and showmanship. Available with an Apple Music subscription.
  • View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Jimmie Lunceford on Discogs/5(3).
  • Biography. Lunceford was born on a farm in the Evergreen community, west of the Tombigbee River, near Fulton, dawynsternfirenalmehuginn.infoinfo 53 acre farm was owned by his father, James. His mother was Idella ("Ida") Shumpert of Oklahoma City, an organist of "more than average ability".
  • For Dancers Only: Suite for Jimmie Lunceford, Lunceford's band was one of the finest orchestras of the swing era, its well-drilled sound and the precision of its section playing being unrivalled by any other group.

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