Magazine article IAJRC Journal

The Incomparable Fiddler

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

The Incomparable Fiddler

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Svend Asmussen - 100 Years

Storyville 108 8618 (5 CD, 1 DVD Box Set)

Disc One: All recording on this disc at Copenhagen, Denmark. Svend Asmussen Dance Orchestra - Asmussen (vln, vcl, p) Cosper Cornelius, Aage Voss (as) Henry Hagemann or Otto Banner-Jansen (ts) Ulrik Neumann (g) Niels Foss (b) Jazz Triorn (vcl-Asmussen, Annegrete Thomasen, Kjeld Nerregaard. July-August, 1937

Jazz Potpourri 1 - On The Sunny Side Of The Street/Georgia/Goodnight Sweethearts/Jazz Potpourri 2 - Some Of These Days/Sweet Sue/Anything But Love/Whispering

Svend Asmussen and his Quintet - Asmussen (vln, vcl) Kjeid Bonfils (p, vbs) Urik Neumann (g, vcl) Svend Hauberg (g, cl) Christian Jensen (b) Erik Frederiksen (d). (trk 3) September 30, 1942 (trks 4, 5) June 15, 1943

The Booglie Wooglie Piggy/Hanne Vent Pa Mig/You're My Sunshine

Asmussen (vln) Neumann (g), (trks 6, 7) August 25, 1943 (trk 8) March 13, 1944 (trks 9,10) December 13, 1943

Gershwin Medley 1 - I Got Rhythm/Bess You Is My Woman Now - Gershwin Medley 2 - Liza/It Ain't Necessarily So/Lady Be Good - Cherokee/ Exactly Like You/Baby Won't You Please Come Home

Svend Asmussen Quartet - Asmussen (vln, vbs, vcl) Hauberg (g) Johan Poulsen (b) Frederiksen (d). (trk 11) January 18, 1944 (trk 12) January 11, 1944

It Don't Mean A Thing/My Old Man

Gerda and Ulrik Neumann with Svend Asmussen & Kjeld Norr egaard Orchestra-Svend Asmussen (vln) Kjeld Norr egaard (p) Peter Rasmussen (tb) Cosper Cornelius (cl) Aage Voss (cl?, b?, d?) Gerda & Ulrik Neumann, Svend Asmussen, Kjeld Norr egaard (vcl). November 28,1944

That's My Weakness Now

Svend Asmussen Orchestra - Asmussen (vln, vcl) Paul Hindberg (cl) Jorgen Ingmann (el-g) Bertrand Bech (p, vbs) Ulrik Neumann (g) Christian Jensen (b) Erik Frederiksen (d) Asmussen, Bech, Neumann, Soren Christensen (vcl). June 9, 1944

How'm I Doin', Hey, Hey

TT: 41:03

Disc Two: All recording on this disc at Hamburg, Germany. Svend Asmussen Quintet - Asmussen (vln, vcl) Max Leth (p, vbs) Jorgen Ingmann (g) Pul Gregersen (b) Erik Frederiksen (d). (trks 1-9) April 15, 1953 (trks 10, 11) June 21, 1953 (trk 12) July 10, 1953

Rhythm Is Our Business/Panhandle Pete/Be My Life's Companion/Ellington Mood/Svend's Riff/Someone To Watch Over Me/Darktown Strutter's Ball/Schoner Gigolo/Cotton Tail/Indian Summer/When You're Smiling

Svend Asmussen Quintet - same personnel except Frank Jensen (b-cl, bs) and Preben Oxbal (d, b) replace Gregersen & Frederiksen. October 20, 1958

Moonglow/Carry Me Back To Old Virginia/Fiddler In Rio aka Umbrigado/ Jeepers Creepers/Svend's Blues/Poor Butterfly/Georgia On My Mind

Svend Asmussen (vln) Ulrik Neumann (g).December 9, 1958

Hallelujah/Honeysuckle Rose/How About You/Jazz Me Blues

TT 65:33

Disc Three: All recording on this disc at Copenhagen, Denmark. Svend Asmussen, Stephane Grappelli (vln) Jorgen Grauengaar d (g) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (b) William Schiopffe (d). January 23 & 24, 1965, Metronome Studio

Honeysuckle Rose/Blue Lady/So Sorry/Twins/Satin Doll/Love Is Back/ Someone To Watch Over Me/Parisian Thoroughfare

Asmussen, Grappelli (vln) Ole Molin (g) Erik Schmidt (b) Bjarne Andersen (d). December 5, 1964, Danish Broadcasting Co. Studio 5

Honeysuckle Rose/Someone To Watch Over Me/Satin Doll/Crazy Rhythm

TT 57:25

Disc Four: Stuff Smith, Svend Asmussen (vln, vcl) Jorgen Borch (p) Erik Molbak (b) Barne Rostvold (d). …

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