[Dixielandjazz] Latin influences in OKOM

JimDBB at aol.com JimDBB at aol.com
Mon Feb 24 15:11:39 PST 2003

In a message dated 2/24/03 1:25:23 PM Central Standard Time, 
rakmccallum at hotmail.com writes:

> I know Duke recorded the Peanut Vendor in the
> 20's, but I can't recall, offhand, how it sounded (I'll have to dig out the
> record) and Juan Tizol injected some latin elements with tunes like Caravan
> and Perdido.  

   Louis Armstrong recorded the "Peanut Vendor" in the 30s.  I don't know if 
Duke recorded this tune.

   Stan Kenton's "Peanut Vendor"  in the 50s is the definitive jazz version, 
in my opinion.

   Jim Beebe
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