As a bonus, here are a few more

by David Tenner

(1) 1933--"Once Upon a Time" with the Chocolate Dandies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVROrTLA7hI Very Armstrong-like, especially the bravura finish.

(2) 1936--"All of Me" with Willie Lewis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5JjQBpEzhA

(3) 1936--"Rhythm Is Our Business" with Willie Lewis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErqR5LczXzQ

(4) 1936--"Some of These Days" with the Sonora Swing Band in Stockholm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6WKOcBxEGg (Carter plays the open-horn trumpet solo; the brief muted solo is by Thore Ehrling.)

(5) 1938--"I Got Ways Like the Devil" with Blue Lu Barker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe6J1aGlZsI

(6-7) 1939--"Dinah" with Lionel Hampton. Two significantly different versions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Eg4IfF3crE and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht9HEzXwhss

(8) 1944--AFRS Jubilee (July 11) broadcast--"Sweet Georgia Brown" http://picosong.com/vdkE/

(9) Same broadcast--Still another magnificent version of "Stardust." http://picosong.com/vdYJ/ There's also a young J. J. Johnson on trombone...

Jan Evensmo has a listing and analysis of all Carter's recorded trumpet solos at
http://www.jazzarcheology.com/artists/benny_carter_trumpet.pdf

Posted on Aug 10, 2017, 7:11 PM

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