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Dick Sudhalter (2001)

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Dick Sudhalter has had an unusual dual career as a superior trad-oriented cornetist and as a jazz journalist. The crowning achievement of his latter career was the co-authorship (with Philip Evans and William Dean-Myatt) of the superb Bix Beiderbecke biography Bix: Man and Legend. Less known is that Sudhalter has long been a fine improviser himself. He grew up in Boston and played in England in the 1960s (organizing the New Paul Whiteman Orchestra). Since returning to the U.S., Sudhalter has freelanced on the classic jazz scene, played with the New York Jazz Repertory Company and the Classic Jazz Quartet, and recorded for several labels including Audiophile and Challenge.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Louis Armstrong Young Louis Armstrong That's My Home (RCA)
# 2 Jack Teagarden with Charlie LaVere Chicago Loopers (LP) Love Lies (Jump)
# 3 Bix Beiderbecke Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer, Vol. 2 Sorry (JSP)
# 4 Lee Wiley with Bobby Hackett Complete `Fifties Studio Masters A Woman's Intuition (Jazz Factory)
# 5 Bobby Hackett The Commodore Story New Orleans (Commodore)
# 6 Ella Logan Swingin' Scots Lassie It Had to Be You (Retrieval)
# 7 Tommy Dorsey Tommy Dorsey 1928-1942 Milenberg Joys, Parts I & II (Best of Jazz, The Swing Era)
# 8 Tommy Dorsey Tommy Dorsey 1928-1942 Milenberg Joys, Parts I & II (Best of Jazz, The Swing Era)
# 9 Mildred Bailey with Ellis Larkins Rockin' Chair I'll Close My Eyes (V Discs)
         
Book Joseph Mitchell, "Up at the Old Hotel"
         
Luxury Item The world's largest jar of Marmite
Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
Alt 1 Mildred Bailey with Paul Whiteman Mildred Bailey, 1929-1931 I'll Never Be the Same (Classics)
Alt 2 J.R.T. Davies My London Friends Tea for Two N/A
Alt 3 Freddy Gardner Body and Soul Roses of Picardy (Harlequin)
Alt 4 Billie Holiday with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. 3 (1936-1937) I Must Have That Man (Columbia)
Alt 5 Pee Wee Russell Jazz Original Rose of Washington Square (Commodore)
Alt 6 Bob Scobey's Frisco Band featuring Clancy Hayes Bob Scobey's Frisco Band, Vol. 2 All the Wrongs You've Done to Me (Good Time Jazz)
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