Sharkey Bonano

Sounds of New Orleans, Vol. 4: Live at the Perez Club

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One of two live sets (originally aired on the radio) by Dixieland trumpeter Sharkey Bonano that have been released by Storyville in their Sounds of New Orleans CD series (this is Vol. 4), the date features Bonano heading his usual sextet of the time: trombonist Jack Delaney, clarinetist Bujie Centobie, pianist Stanley Mendelsohn, bassist Arnold Loyacano and drummer Abbie Brunies. The band romps through their repertoire with plenty of rambunctious Dixieland tunes (including "Chinatown, My Chinatown," "Royal Garden Blues" and "Tiger Rag") plus Bonano's slightly tasteless vocal on "Stick Out Your Can."

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