Percy Humphrey Climax Rag DE-233 $15.99

Traditional jazz trumpeter Percy Humphrey came from a family that had a presence in jazz from its earliest days and contributed three generations of jazzmen to the music;Percy, his grandfather, father and two brothers were all New Orleans jazz musicians. Choosing npot to travel, Percy stayed in New Orleans with family and his insurance job. He also led the Eureka Brass Band. In the early '60s he played with Sweer Emma Barrett and his was the first band to tour under the Preservation Hall name. This 1965 session finds Percy Humphrey playing better than ever, with a full, ringing tone deriving from his parade band days and having an ability to drive a band along second to none in New Orleans.

Song List:
1. Climax Rag
2. Yes Sir! That's My Baby
3. When I Grow Too Old To Dream
4. Take Your Burden To The Lord
5. Fidgety Feet
6. The Old Spinning Wheel
7. Old Folks At Home (Swanee River)
8. Savoy Blues
9. San
10. Happy Birthday
11. Yes Sir! That's My Baby (Alt)
12. When I Grow Too Old To Dream (Alt)
13. Old Folks At Home (Swanee River)(Alt)
14. Savoy Blues
15. San (Alt)
16. Fidgety Feet (Alt)
17. Old Spinning Wheel (Alt)
18. Climax Rag (Alt)



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