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Marie Laveau ()


Papa Celestin and New Orleans Band was one of the most popular jazz groups for a short while in the early '50s. The veteran trumpeter (who was in his mid-sixties but seemed older) performed spirited versions of New Orleans standards, even getting to play once at the White House in the Eisenhower years (a rare event during that era for a jazz band). This CD from GHB combines together two former LPs. Celestin is heard mostly singing on four numbers from 1954 (his final recordings are highlighted by the atmospheric title cut ...

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  1. Intro and Dialogue
  2. Down by the Riverside
  3. Oh! Didn't He Ramble
  4. Marie Laveau
  5. When the Saints Go Marching In
  6. High Society
  7. Closer Walk With Thee
  8. Panama
  9. Old Time Religion
  10. Fidgety Feet
  11. Sheik of Araby
  12. St. Louis Blues
  13. Ballin' the Jack
  14. Muskrat Ramble
  15. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
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Marie Laveau
1995, GHB Records

UPC: 762247510628


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