[Dixielandjazz] My Brain Hurts!

Louis Lince louislince at neworleansmusic.demon.co.uk
Fri May 2 20:47:54 PDT 2003

The tune you refer to is "Jump In The Line". It was recorded by Acker Bilk
in 1959. the CD re-release (on Lake LACD-48) credits the tune to
Yes it does have a caribbean feel to it.


----- Original Message -----
From: <KenASlater at aol.com>
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Sent: Friday, May 02, 2003 6:11 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] My Brain Hurts!

> Hi Chaps.
> Can anyone help me with any details of a tune I last heard in the 80's
> by a semi-pro Dixieland band in the North West of England and haven't
> since. A few notes from it have been drifting through my mind recently and
> I'd like to lay the ghost and find a recording.
> The title is 'Jumping the Line'. As I recall the clarinet led in with the
> melody and it had the sort of sound I usually think of as a Bechet/De
> thing - the same sort of swing as 'The Onions' and 'The Martinique',
> Any ideas, or would lobotomy be a more effective way of achieving closure?
> Regards
> Ken
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