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Charleston Chasers - Steaming South (1996)
Artist: Charleston Chasers
Title Of Album: Steaming South
Year Of Release: 1996/2014
Genre: Jazz: Big Band, Early Jazz
Label: Stomp Off
Format: MP3
Quality: 320 kbps, 44.1 Khz
Total Time: 79:54
Total Size: 189 Mb
Covers: Front

01. Swanee (2:27)
02. Funny Honey (3:28)
03. Stomp Off, Let's Go (2:44)
04. Baby! (4:35)
05. Charleston (2:32)
06. Carolina Stomp (2:45)
07. Paddlin' Madelin' Home (3:52)
08. Mixy Rag (3:28)
09. My Pretty Girl (2:33)
10. Allah's Holiday (5:08)
11. I'm On The End Of The Phone (3:18)
12. San (2:37)
13. I Want To Be Bad (3:04)
14. I Never Knew (2:46)
15. Melancholy Lou (3:10)
16. I Love My Baby (3:41)
17. Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now (4:36)
18. Sunday (3:01)
19. Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down (3:00)
20. She's Funny That Way (3:37)
21. Naughty Man (2:42)
22. I'll Be A Friend With Pleasure (3:32)
23. Steaming South (3:47)
24. Just Another Day Wasted Away (3:19)

The Charleston Chasers (a ten-piece British group that has no connection to the 1920s group) plays a wide repertoire of music from the mid- to late '20s. This CD is a step up from their previous Stomp Off release Pleasure Mad due to the developing writing talents of pianist Raina Reid. The band's main arranger, Reid also contributed four originals that fit well into the group's style; a highlight is her "I'm on the End of the Phone," which is in the style of McKinney's Cotton Pickers complete with Nik Payton whispering a vocal that sounds like Don Redman. The other vintage tunes generally avoid strict recreations and, even when based on a certain recording, the solos and some of the ensembles are different. The revivals of such rarely heard numbers as "Allah's Holiday," "I Want to Be Bad," "Melancholy Lou" and "Just Another Day Wasted Away" (which has the fine singer Debbie Arthurs accompanied only by Raina Reid's piano) are four additional reasons why classic jazz fans should search for this one. ~Review by Scott Yanow

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