[Dixielandjazz] Prince of Wails

David W. Littlefield dwlit at cpcug.org
Fri Jan 21 16:14:18 PST 2005

Hi again. Mystery solved. The strain is in composer Schoebel's 1924 stock
chart--it's the piano solo, and the out chorus. The Wolverines arranger
rewrote it for the cornet.  

I'm told that Fletcher Henderson's 
My original query:
I'm making a lead sheet of "Prince of Wails".

The third strain is not in the sheet music--The sheet music has the usual
intro, verse, chorus, but the jazz records insert an [unknown] strain after
the verse. I want to know where it came from.

Elmer Schoebel (Pno) Friars Society Orchestra 10/18/29 (Has the strain)
This record starts of with some of the C strain, goes into the intro. 

I haven't heard any pop versions.

POW ain't one of the great tunes in the repertoire, but the intro and
[unknown] strain give it a variety that gives a pallid tune
potential--Independence Hall JB demonstrates this on the CD "Louis: the
Oliver years" (Stomp Off 1384). Also, one of my favorite CDs, "Ecklund at
Elkhart" (Jazzology 246)


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