Bostic Earl-(2CDS) Four Classic Albums
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Bostic Earl-(2CDS) Four Classic Albums
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Earl Bostic is arguably now best remembered as one of the pioneers of the post war Rhythm & Blues movement of which he was a major player. His name would not necessarily jump out if you were asked to name ten of the best alto sax players ever. And yet he was up there amongst the best when he began his career back in the 1930’s firmly in the jazz tradition. He played with the likes of Lionel Hampton, Charlie Christian, Arnett Cobb, Don Byas, Thelonious Monk and Cab Calloway. He arranged for the likes of Paul Whiteman, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw, Louis Prima and Jack Teagarden. By the late 1940’s Bostic turned towards the upcoming new R&B movement and after signing to the King label, produced a series of hit singles and albums...
 
CD1
Dance Time
1. Harlem Nocturne
2. Where Or When
3. Sweet Lorraine
4. Poeme
5. You Go To My Head
6. Off Shore
7. The Moon Is Low
8. Ain’t Misbehavin’
9. The Sheik Of Araby
10. I Hear A Rhapsody
11. Roses Of Picardy
12. Melancholy Serenade
Let’s Dance
13. Lover Come Back To Me
14. The Merry Widow Waltz
15. Cracked Ice
16. Song Of The Islands
17. Danube Waves
18. Wrap It Up
19. Blue Skies
20. Ubangi Stomp
21. Cherry Bean
22. Earl’s Imagination
23. My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice
24. Leiberstraum
 
CD2
Alto Magic In Hi Fi
1. Twilight Time
2. Stairway To The Stars
3. Rockin’ With Richard
4. Be My Love
5. Pinkie
6. Goodnight Sweetheart
7. Over The Waves Rock
8. Jer-On-Imo
9. C Jam Blues
10. Wee-Gee Board
11. The Wrecking Rock
12. Home Sweet Home Rock
Dance Music From The Bostic Workshop
13. Third Man Theme
14. The Key
15. Does Your Heart Beat For Me
16. El Choclo Cha Cha
17. Gondola
18. Sweet Pea
19. Ducky
20. Sentimental Journey
21. Barcarolle
22. Who Cares
23. Rose Marie
24. Up There In Orbit
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