[Dixielandjazz] Jazz Sarousaphone
Wed, 11 Sep 2002 09:38:32 EDT
ISteve Barbone wrote:
<< Milt Hinton and Sidney Bechet played sarousaphone in addition to
their other instruments. Bechet takes a bass sarousaphone solo on "Mandy
Make Up Your Mind" with Clarence Williams, Louis Armstrong,, and Eva
Taylor circa November 11, 1924 with Louis playing a delightful obbligato
to Bechet's low note foray. (Okeh label)
I believe this is the only recording of jazz sarousaphone.
Well, almost. Reed player Scott Robinson made a CD a couple of years
ago using a sarusaphone, bass saxophone, and other hard-to-find instruments.
Check out "Thinking Big," (Arbors Jazz ARCD-19179). The cover photo alone
migh get you hooked. Look up the details about it at: