Quantity:1
£17.40 + £1.26 delivery
In stock. Sold by Auvi Net Clásico SL
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by zoverstocks
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Buy with confidence from a huge UK seller with over 3 million feedback ratings, all items despatched next day directly from the UK. All items are quality guaranteed.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Colour:
  • King Oliver Vol 2 Great Original Performances 1927-1930
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
      

King Oliver Vol 2 Great Original Performances 1927-1930

1 customer review

Price: £17.40
Only 11 left in stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Auvi Net Clásico SL.
4 used from £6.89

Prime Music Get our free music app
£17.40 Only 11 left in stock. Dispatched from and sold by Auvi Net Clásico SL.

Amazon's King Oliver Store

Visit Amazon's King Oliver Store
for all the music, discussions, and more.

Frequently Bought Together

King Oliver Vol 2 Great Original Performances 1927-1930 + Volume One: 1923-29
Price For Both: £35.34

Buy the selected items together

Product details

  • Audio CD (3 Oct. 2005)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Robert Parker Jazz
  • ASIN: B000024L81
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 386,333 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Product Description

Product Description

Joe 'King' Oliver ~ King Oliver 1927-1930

Amazon.co.uk

The second volume devoted to the New Orleans trumpet-and-cornet king takes up the story of his Dixie Syncopators from 1927, the year in which he allegedly turned down the job at Harlem's Cotton Club that then laid the foundation of Duke Ellington's fame. Sadly, or appropriately, the pace of change in the band world shows Oliver's own playing gradually sounding more dated, especially in the last two 1930 tracks where he's joined by the much younger New Orleanian trumpeter, Red Allen. The fundamental strength of Oliver's work, however, is resistant to the erosion of time, and his blues-drenched simplicity stands out particularly well in the central group of five 1928 tracks put together by pianist Clarence Williams, two of them featuring authentic blues vocals by Sara Martin and Texas Alexander. The originals here were all rather better recorded than those on Volume One (although musically more variable) yet, as far as the representative selection of material is concerned, this is a worthy follow-up. --Brian Priestley

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Barry McCanna TOP 500 REVIEWER on 28 Jan. 2009
Format: Audio CD
This is an intelligent compilation from Oliver's later recording career, which kicks off with eight sides from the Dixie Syncopators, including three of his own compositions. Unlike the earlier homogenous Creole Jazz Band sides, these are highly arranged with plenty of room for individual soloists to stretch out, which they do.

In late 1928 he recorded under Clarence Williams leadership, and they produced a fascinating assortment of sides. They accompanied Sara Martin's "Death Sting Me" and Texas Alexander's "Tell Me Woman", both of which are included here. Eddie Lang was involved in the latter recording, and he features also in the two Novelty Four recordings. The final seven tracks all feature King Oliver & his Orchestra in 1929/30 recordings.

This is the second volume of two King Oliver CDs from the late Robert Parker which created quite a stir when they were first issued in 1991, with opinion polarised over the added digital stereo effect. I thought it worked well, but you are free to disagree. The sound quality is first-rate, the liner notes are informative, and despite subsequent issues the set is still worth purchasing.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for similar items by category


Feedback