Louis Jordan

World Transcriptions

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This single CD features Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 in 29 mostly concise performances that they recorded during 1940-1946 for World Broadcasting Transcriptions. These noncommercial performances, some of which are brief instrumentals and quite a few of which are songs that Jordan never recorded for his regular records, are quite enjoyable. The music falls between swing and early R&B, and really shows off Jordan's vocals and alto sax playing well. Unfortunately, the personnel is unidentified, but Jordan tended to be most of the show anyway. Louis Jordan fans will want these formerly rare performances.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:41 Spotify
2 2:57 Spotify
3 2:12
4 1:59 Spotify
5 1:47 Spotify
6 2:51 Spotify
7 1:37 Spotify
8 2:35
9 3:23
10
1:38 Spotify
11
1:38 Spotify
12 1:17 Spotify
13 3:33 Spotify
14
3:00 Spotify
15 2:53 Spotify
16 1:57 Spotify
17
1:23 Spotify
18 2:22 Spotify
19 2:52 Spotify
20 1:43
21 1:58 Spotify
22 3:02 Spotify
23 2:27 Spotify
24
2:29 Spotify
25 2:05 Spotify
26 1:17 Spotify
27
1:45 Spotify
28
2:25 Spotify
29 1:55 Spotify
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