In The New Hot 5 Play Eccentric Rags. . ., the NH5 present a variety of selections from their working repertory, tunes they have been performing at jazz festivals, community concerts, and special celebratory events around the USA, France, and the Caribbean since 2009.
There are tunes by major figures in American music such as Jelly Roll Morton, W. C. Handy, Bennie Moten, and Hoagy Carmichael. Also included are several selections originally introduced by, or made famous by hot jazz bands of the 1920s including the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, New Orleans Rhythm Kings, The Wolverines, and the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.
If you like the first two NH5 CDs, you will love this one. The band is extending its special CD sale to include the newest release; $15 for the first CD and just $10 each for additional CDs. Shipping will still be $3.00 regardless of how many you order.
The playlist is as follows:
· Black Bottom Stomp
· The Jazz Me Blues
· Beal Street Blues
· At a Georgia Camp Meeting
· Eccentric Rag
· Wang Wang Blues
· Joe Avery
· Riverboat Shuffle
· Oh, Baby!
· Louisiana Fairy Tale
· I Wish I could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
· Rose of the Rio Grande
Listen to some sound clip samples of the new CD here.
Steve’s jazz tuba CD, The Joint is Jumpin’, is now available. Click here to order today! In collaboration with San Francisco Bay Area stride pianist, Jeff Hamilton and Southern California trumpeter Bryan Shaw, Steve romps through a bunch of Fats Waller tunes and other jazz standards of the Swing Era. We hope you enjoy the relaxed, off the cuff versions of these classic tunes. Here are some samples.