[Dixielandjazz] George Girard

Phil O'Rourke philor at webone.com.au
Tue May 16 17:35:26 PDT 2006

According to my discographies we have

International City Dixielanders: Phil Zito and his New Orleans International
City Dixielanders:
George Girard (tp) Joe Rotis (tb) Pete Fountain (cl) Roy Zimmerman (p) Emile
Christian (b) Phil Zito (d)
New York, December 23, 1949
C042590    Bob Cats                 Col CL6110
C042591    Bye and bye       -
CO42592    She'll be comin' 'round the mountain       -
C042593    Clarinet marmalade       -
C042594    Tulane swing       -
C042595    Zito's zag       -
C042596    Original dixieland one-step       -
C042597    Shine       -

 Basin Street Six
George Girard (tp,vcl) Joe Rotis (tb) Pete Fountain (cl) Roy Zimmerman (p)
Bunny Franks (b) added added guest Charlie Duke (d)
New Orleans, September 19, 1951
YB4214    Farewell blues    Merc MG25111
YB4216    Lazy river        -
YB4217    Basin Street stomp        -
YB4218    Margie        -
                That's a plenty        -
                When it's sleepy time down south        -
                Muskrat ramble        -
               Tin roof blues        -

The only recording under Phil Zito's name is the 23 December 1949 session.
The only entry with Fountain, Girard and Tin Roof Blues is the 19 September
1951 Mercury session.

Phil O'Rourke

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