Chris Barber At The BBC 1961 1962

Chris Barber At The BBC is a collection of recordings of Chris Barber and his band made by the BBC in 1961 and ’62.

Playing on the album are:

Chris Barber, trombone and vocals,
Ian Wheeler – clarinet, alto saxophone
Pat Halcox – trumpet,
Eddie Smith – banjo,
Dick Smith – bass,
Graham Burbidge – drums,
Ottilie Patterson – voacls

Chris Barber At The BBC

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Songs On Chris Barber At The BBC

Just A Little While To Stay Here – 3:37
Bobby Shaftoe – 2:33
Jeep’s Blues – 2:52
Georgia Swing – 2:39
Do What Ory Say – 3:24
Give Me Your Telephone Number – 4:03
I Can’t Afford To Do It – 2:15
Isle Of Capri – 3:44
Ol’ Man Mose – 3:13
Stevedore Stomp – 3:48
Tuxedo Rag – 2:26
Ory’s Creole Trombone – 3:08
Maple Leaf Rag – 4:01
St Louis Blues – 4:52
Black And Tan Fantasy – 4:41
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love – 4:21
It Looks Like A Big Time Tonight – 2:59

This is very traditional jazz with lots of swing and is a sharp contrast to the music of the jazz pioneers at the time.


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