Modern Jazz Played by Wingy Manone and His Cats

Sep 05, 2015 919

by David Witter

Listening to Wingy Manone is like taking a musical barnstorm through the first half of the 20th century. Out of his many records, this one captures the diversity of his career, containing clear, digitally re-mastered versions of many of his greatest songs.


Tunes like "Shake the Blues Away" are straight-ahead Dixieland with polyphonic improvisation centering on the clarinet and trumpet, with the trombone blowing the "second line," tailgate style.

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Source: Italian American Voice

 

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