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Trumpet Blues: The Best of Harry James


Download links and information about Trumpet Blues: The Best of Harry James by Harry James. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 52:48 minutes.

Artist: Harry James
Release date: 1999
Genre: Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 16
Duration: 52:48
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No. Title Length
1. Trumpet Blues 2:41
2. James Session 5:04
3. Moten Swing 4:31
4. Cherry 3:11
5. I'm Beginning to See the Light 3:07
6. Willow Weep for Me 3:11
7. Two O'Clock Jump 3:00
8. Strictly Instrumental 3:14
9. Sleepy Lagoon 3:09
10. Barn 12 3:53
11. I've Heard That Song Before 2:55
12. Blues On a Count 3:26
13. You Made Me Love You 3:32
14. Music Makers 3:10
15. It's Been a Long, Long Time 3:07
16. Ciribiribin 1:37



Released to coincide with the publication of Peter Levinson's biography of the same name, Capitol Jazz's Trumpet Blues: The Best of Harry James is an excellent collection of 16 highlights from James' stint at Capitol between 1955 and 1958. These don't quite rank among James' very best recordings, which are generally considered to be his '30s and '40s work, but they're enjoyable latter-day waxings, finding him in a relaxed, generous mood. Among the highlights are the re-recorded title tracks and duets with Buddy Rich, Willie Smith, Corky Corcoran, and Helen Forrest. Trumpet Blues shouldn't be considered a definitive statement, but it's a nice addendum of latter-day recordings to a collection of James' classic recordings.