Blows 'N' Rhythm: The Hottest Bows in Rhythm 'N' Blues & Blues 'N' Rhythm, Rock 'N' Roll & Fiddle Curiosities, 1939-1959/professor Visits Harlem, or Swingin' till the Girls Come Home, an Anthology of Swing Strings, 1930s-1950s/eddie South: Dark Angel Album Sets, 1940-1946

By Phillips, Stacy | Strings, April 2009 | Go to article overview

Blows 'N' Rhythm: The Hottest Bows in Rhythm 'N' Blues & Blues 'N' Rhythm, Rock 'N' Roll & Fiddle Curiosities, 1939-1959/professor Visits Harlem, or Swingin' till the Girls Come Home, an Anthology of Swing Strings, 1930s-1950s/eddie South: Dark Angel Album Sets, 1940-1946


Phillips, Stacy, Strings


Blows 'n' Rhythm: The Hottest Bows in Rhythm 'n' Blues & Blues V Rhythm, Rock 'n' Roll & Fiddle Curiosities, 1939-1959. (AB Fable 019/20; abar.net)

Professor Visits Harlem, or Swingin' till the Girls Come Home, an Anthology of Swing Strings, 1930S-1950S. (AB Fable 018; abar.net)

Eddie South: Dark Angel Album Sets, 19401946. (AB Fable 021; abar.net)

As usual, British specialty-label chief Anthony Barnett, the Boswell of jazz violin, has come up with some amazing discoveries of jazz and blues violinists on rare recordings. Most of the tracks on these three albums of violin improvisation studies are either previously unreleased or have not been reissued before. Each disc is crammed with 28 full-length cuts. There's no question about getting your money's worth.

Blows 'n' Rhythm, a double-CD set, lays out the recorded history of the contributions of violinists to the development of swing blues to rhythm and blues, spanning 1939-1959. It's a mind-blowing trip with such recognizable jazz fiddlers as Stuff Smith, Stephane Grappelli, Sugarcane Harris, Papa John Creach, and Claude Williams. But there are lots of rarities and pleasant surprises for any violinist looking for non-gut-bucket-style blues on the violin. Kudos to Barnett for finding this stuff.

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Blows 'N' Rhythm: The Hottest Bows in Rhythm 'N' Blues & Blues 'N' Rhythm, Rock 'N' Roll & Fiddle Curiosities, 1939-1959/professor Visits Harlem, or Swingin' till the Girls Come Home, an Anthology of Swing Strings, 1930s-1950s/eddie South: Dark Angel Album Sets, 1940-1946
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.