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Tiger Tunes UK TTCD 01
The Fish Seller | As tu le Cafard? | Dans les Rues d'Antibes | I Keep Calling Your Name | Buddy Bolden Stomp | Refrain for Jane | The Coffee Grinder | I had it but it's all gone now | Petite Fleur | Viper Mad | Pussy Willow Blues | The Onions | Southern Sunset | Old Stack O'Lee Blues | Cé Moissieu Qui Parlé | Gentle treatment
Total running time: 59:53 min | Audio samples (as MP3) bold
English Session in July 1996 at Christchurch Studios, Bristol/UK
German Sessions in February 2001 at COMA Media GmbH, Dormagen/D
The Making of "Shades of Bechet"
Since 1996 Andy Leggett has worked in Germany as the clarinet/sax player in the Rod Mason Hot Five.
The two "Shades of Bechet" CDs however are Andy's own tribute to one of the great New Orleans instrumentalists.
Sidney Bechet wrote (or in a few cases claimed to have written) at least 120 tunes.
The first CD contains 16 tracks, 12 of which are Bechet's own. In addition, "The Coffee Grinder" which he claimed
One of these, "Pussy Willow Blues" highlights the distinctive rolling piano of Dave Collett, composer of
The second CD containsa further 17 tracks, 15 of which are Bechet compositions. In addition, the 12 bar