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Isham Jones and His Orchestra

Song of the Blues (1923-1932)

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In the years following World War I, Isham Jones established himself as one of the true innovators in dance band music, influential in developing the instrumentation and aural character of American dance bands up to the Second World War. In the 1920s and early '30s, Isham Jones's Orchestra was famous for its impeccable musicianship and creative arrangements that, while interesting and ambitious, were always danceable and seldom theatrical for their own sake.

This CD collects over two dozen of Jones's finest recordings spanning the years 1923-1932, many of them previously unavailable on compact disc and all in fresh new transfers. Jones also enjoyed considerable popularity as a composer, and this CD features eight of Jones's compositions. The CD includes a handsome 12-page full-color booklet with liner notes by Rich Conaty, late host of The Big Broadcast on WFUV-FM in New York City. A discography is also included with full recording information for each of the selections. 77 minutes.

As James T. Maher observed, "Do not consider this music typical nostalgia...Isham Jones and his orchestra were never typical because they were the best."

Rivermont catalogue number: BSW-1146

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