The emphasis is on hot Dixieland during the 13 numbers included on this enjoyable CD. All of the music has been reissued in Mosaic's massive Commodore project. Featured are sessions led by cornetists Bobby Hackett and Muggsy Spanier and trombonist Miff Mole; the overlapping personnel includes such sidemen as clarinetist Pee Wee Russell, trombonist Lou McGarity, baritonist Ernie Caceres and pianists Jess Stacy, Gene Schroeder and Dick Cary. Mole's "Peg O'My Heart" is a highpoint.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow