Various Artists

The Golden Years of Revival Jazz, Vol. 15

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The 15th and final CD in this fun series as usual features music from seven British and Scandinavian trad bands of the 1950s and early 60s. Most of the music had been out previously on other Storyville albums and it would be preferable to have the complete sessions rather than these somewhat random samplings, but since those Lps are long out-of-print, it is nice to have at least some of the music available again. Featured on Vol. 15 are Acker Bilk, Ken Colyer, Henrik Johansen, Chris Barber, Monty Sunshine, the Theis/Nyegaard Jazzband and Papa Bue Jensen's Vikings. Among the more memorable selections are "Shine," "Tiger Rag," "New Orleans Hop Scop Blues," "Ice Cream" and "Mabel's Dream." Easily recommend to dixieland collectors.

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