The Original Copenhagen Concert




Recorded live, Odd Fellow Palaet, Copenhagen, October 10th, 1954 Chris Barber’s Jazz Band have always been a great live attraction.Many of their concerts have been recorded with no less than ten commercially recorded performances between 1954 and 1961. And it all started in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 10th, 1954. Here then – for the first time, and in chronological order – you can enjoy listening to this remarkable concert, which gave way for an outstanding international career for Chris Barber and the boys. The CD contains three previously unissued performances.

Pat Halcox (tp), Chris Barber (tb & vo), Monty Sunshine (cl), Lonnie Donegan (bjo & vo), Jim Bray (b), Ron Bowden (dr)

Recorded October 10, 1954

We Shall Walk Through The Streets Of The City
Bugle Boy March
St. George’s Rag
Making Whoopee
Maryland My Maryland
Tight Like That
Hush A Bye
Lord You’ve Sure Been Good to Me
The Martinique
Panama Rag
Down Home Rag
Wabash Blues
Over In The Gloryland
Over In The New Burying Ground
Leavin’ Blues
St. Philip Street Breakdown

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