Danish Jazz Vol. 1 – Kai Ewans And His Swinging 16 (1942-44)


Storyville Archive now gives you a Danish Jazz gem. The first installment of this 8 part series is: Danish Jazz Vol. 1, which features the late great big band leader Kai Ewans And His Swinging 16. Kai Ewans born in Copenhagen in 1906 was a real pioneer in the Danish Jazz world and is therefore a great first release in this Jazz series. Now available for digital download on iTunes, Spotify & Googe Play.

Tage Rasmussen, Leif Johansen, Kai Hil (tp). Erik Parker (tp ,vo), Peter Rasmussen, Julius Jacobsen, Palmer Traulsen (tb), Kai Ewans (as, cl), Johnny Campell, Aage Voss, Otto Banner-Jansen (as), Henry Hagemann, Otto Stampe (ts), Børge Nordlund (p), Helge Jacobsen (g, vo), Willy Sørensen (b), Erik "Spjæt" Kragh (dm), Ingelise Rune, Raquel Rastenni (vo).

Recorded in Copenhagen 1942-44

To Be Or Not To Be/Swinging The Riff
Limehouse Blues
Japanese Sandman
Bye, Bye Blackbird
Sophisticated Lady
Bye, Bye Blues
I Ain’t Got Nobody
St. Louis Blues
Mood Indigo
A Glorious Dream
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Scala Stomp
One Night Stand

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