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Re: Ozzie Nelson AHO: An Underrated Band?

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  • stevenabrams78jazz
    A good choice but I would like to nominate the Frankie and Johnny Orch as a fine territory type band...very blues oriented also. Then of course there is also
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 22, 2011
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      A good choice but I would like to nominate the Frankie and Johnny Orch
      as a fine territory type band...very blues oriented also.
      Then of course there is also Willie Farmer

      > Immediately, the Blue Rhythm Band comes to mind, but on reflection, I'd
      > nominate Willie Lewis and his Orch. I'm pretty sure if this organization had
      > recorded and toured in the U.S. the name and the music would have been
      > recognized by critics, both contemporary and modern, as one of the most
      > swinging, jazz-oriented groups of the mid-30's.
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