{"id":10494504079,"title":"Step With Pep: The Ragtime and Dance Music of Mel B. Kaufman","handle":"peacherine-ragtime-society-orchestra-step-with-pep-bsw-2234","description":"\u003cp\u003eMel B. Kaufman (1879-1932), the \"King of the One Step,\" was one of the most popular and prolific composers of syncopated dance music in the 1910s and early '20s. His work was featured by such bandleaders as Vincent Lopez, Eugene Jaudas, Charles Prince, and Joseph C. Smith, and his lively, catchy melodies found their way into the soundtracks of hundreds of films and animated cartoons well into the 1950s. In this first-ever CD devoted exclusively to Kaufman's music, several of his works are being recorded for the first time. All selections are played from original period orchestrations. Andrew Greene, director of the PRSO and the world's leading authority on Mel Kaufman, contributes an in-depth essay on Kaufman's life and work in the accompanying 40-page booklet which also includes dozens of rare photographs and original sheet music cover art, a comprehensive Kaufman discography, filmography, and more. 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In this first-ever CD devoted exclusively to Kaufman's music, several of his works are being recorded for the first time. All selections are played from original period orchestrations. Andrew Greene, director of the PRSO and the world's leading authority on Mel Kaufman, contributes an in-depth essay on Kaufman's life and work in the accompanying 40-page booklet which also includes dozens of rare photographs and original sheet music cover art, a comprehensive Kaufman discography, filmography, and more. 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Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

Step With Pep: The Ragtime and Dance Music of Mel B. Kaufman

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Mel B. Kaufman (1879-1932), the "King of the One Step," was one of the most popular and prolific composers of syncopated dance music in the 1910s and early '20s. His work was featured by such bandleaders as Vincent Lopez, Eugene Jaudas, Charles Prince, and Joseph C. Smith, and his lively, catchy melodies found their way into the soundtracks of hundreds of films and animated cartoons well into the 1950s. In this first-ever CD devoted exclusively to Kaufman's music, several of his works are being recorded for the first time. All selections are played from original period orchestrations. Andrew Greene, director of the PRSO and the world's leading authority on Mel Kaufman, contributes an in-depth essay on Kaufman's life and work in the accompanying 40-page booklet which also includes dozens of rare photographs and original sheet music cover art, a comprehensive Kaufman discography, filmography, and more. Features special guest appearances by vocalist William Edwards and pianist Richard Dowling. 68 minutes.

Rivermont catalogue number: BSW-2234 (Audio CD)


Track list:

1.
Shoot
2.
Introduce Me
3.
Pick a Chicken
4.
Big Ben
5.
I'm a Sentimental Dreamer
6.
Taxi
7.
More Candy
8.
Persian Moon
9.
Good Scout
10.
It's a Bird
11.
Umbrellas to Mend
12.
Magnolia Bloom
13.
Squidulum
14.
Step With Pep
15.
Muslin Rag
16.
Bing! Bing!
17.
Yah-De-Dah
18.
Pack Me Up in Your Heart
19.
Gangway
20.
Saucy
21.
C.O.D. (Come On Dance)
22.
Listen to This
23.
Some Break!
24.
Me-ow: Song
25.
Me-ow

Credits:

Recorded by Arts Laureate / Recording engineers: Christian Amonson, Kevin Bourassa, Nathan Cooper, Neil Brown / Mixing and mastering: Christian Amonson / Editing: Neil Brown (lead), Christian Amonson, Bryan Wright / Session producers: Bryan Wright, Kevin Bourassa / Executive Producer: Roger Kaufman / Liner notes: Andrew Greene / Cover art: Joe Busam