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Memories of My Trip [Double CD]

Chris Barber Audio CD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
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  • Audio CD (18 April 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Double CD
  • Label: Proper Records
  • ASIN: B00438RRC4
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 57,560 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Brownie McGhee - Narrative Memories Of My Trip
2. Ottile Paterson with Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and the Chris Barber Band - When Things Go Wrong With You
3. Ottile Paterson with Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and the Chris Barber Band - Do Lord, Do Remember Me
4. Eric Clapton & Chris Barber - Weeping Willow
5. The Muddy Waters Blues Band with Chris Barber - Kansas City
6. James Cotton, Alexis Korner, Chris Barber and Keith Scott - Love Me Or Leave Me
7. Rory Gallagher with Chris Barber - Can't Be Satisfied
8. Lonnie Donegan with the Chris Barber's Jazz & Blues Band - Diggin' My Potatoes
9. Jeff Healey and his Jazz Wizards with Chris Barber - Goin' Up The River
10. Van Morrison with the Chris Barber Skiffle Group - How Long Blues
See all 17 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Ottile Paterson with the Chris Barber Band and Edmond Hall - St. Louis Blues
2. Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Edmond Hall and Ian Wheeler - High Society
3. Keith Emerson and the T-Bones with Chris Barber - Rock Candy
4. Trummy Young with the Chris Barber Jazz & Blues Band - Georgia On My Mind
5. Joe Darensbourg, Pat Halcox and Chris Barber - Rose Room
6. Albert Nicholas with the Chris Barber Jazz & Blues Band - C Jam Blues
7. The Boston Tea Party with Chris Barber and John Slaughter - Tea Party Blues
8. Eddie Durham with the Chris Barber Jazz & Blues Band - Jack Teagarden Blues
9. Sammy Price, Sandy Brown, Chris Barber, Ruan O'Lochlainn and Keith Smith - Tailgate Boogie
10. Chris Barber's Six Piece Band with Jools Holland - Sunny Side Of The Street
See all 14 tracks on this disc

Product Description

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If proof were needed how widely Chris is held in high esteem by his fellow musicians, it’s the visitors from the rock world who deliver it. Eric Clapton jams with Chris, Keith Emerson welcomes Chris into his T-Bones, Mark Knopfler plays beautifully with the band, and Van Morrison eclipses the band’s own former vocal star Lonnie Donegan with a trio of performances that count among his best recordings.

Chris Barber’s Jazz Band, which can trace its lineage back to 1949, became a beacon of traditional styles of jazz in the UK. This collection includes some of the early high points, as the band welcomes some of its American heroes into the line-up including ex-Louis Armstrong clarinettists Ed Hall and Joe Darensbourg, legendary trombonists Trummy Young and Eddie Durham. From early in its career, Chris’s band would also welcome blues stars. This collection is particularly rich in terms of the blues connection, with Brownie McGhee remembering highlights of his tour with the band, and examples of Chris’s collaborations with Muddy Waters and James Cotton.

The Barber band toured with many a gospel singer, too, and Professor Alex Bradford hones the band’s singing skills on this collection. There are home-grown blues connections, starting with the band’s own long-term singer Ottilie Patterson, plus Rory Gallagher and Paul Jones. The guests, however, are only part of the story. It’s Chris and his own band of excellent musicians that are at the core of this collection, proving exactly why they are national treasures.

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent listening for jazz or blues fans 4 May 2011
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I wouldn't class myself as much of Jazz fan, I've only come across Chris Barber through his appearance with John Mayall, but this is a fantastic album with some lovely foot-tapping songs. Cream of the crop for me have to be 'I'll Be Rested', with Paul Jones, and Trummy Young on a fantastic version of 'Georgia On My Mind'.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars MEMORIES OF A MUSIC LEGEND ! 12 Jun 2011
By pete clack TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
When lifetime or music achievement awards are handed out ther would not be a more worthy winner than Chris Barber.For some he's lead a jazz band and big band for many years, but more than that he's introduced and inspired over that time some amazing musicians to us, he's brought the great American blues legends such as Muddy Waters to the UK and the first to do so,and in that has directly inspired so manyu of our modern European blues and jazz players.A manresected throughout music and should long ago have recieved a knighthood for his services to music.He's now eighty and still doesn't seem to slow down much at all.So to this CD,or two to be honest, and if there's a better release this year I'll be amazed,let's see you don't only get Chris with his various band members but you get Eric Clapton with an excellent version of 'Weepin' Willow',Rory Gallagher,Jeff Healey,Van Morrison,Jools Holland, Mark Knopfler, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee,Lonnie Donegan (former Chris band member in his early days),Andy Fairweather Low, his wife the wonderful Ottillie Patterson, and Paul Jones with a superb track of 'I'll Be Rested'.Throughout a wonderful mix of jazz,blues and gospel,every track worth inclusion not a dud among them.There are standout tracks but it's a pure listening pleasure whether you like blues or jazz or music in general, consistently well played with some of the best musicians over the last forty years plus on thirty odd tracks you'll play again and again.Best value release of the years in quality ,price and pure listening enjoyment.Utterly unmissable.To Chris Barber thank you so much for yourt contribution to music,your enthusiasm ,long may it continue now Your Majesty about this knighthood be a good year to give it to this great man of music.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Jazz CD ever 19 May 2011
By SamB07
Format:Audio CD
Bought this CD for my dad, who's a massive jazz fan, after reading a glowing review in the Sunday Times. He rates it as the best jazz compilation he's ever heard. Particular praise goes to the duet with the late John Slaughter.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars chris and friends 20 April 2011
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chris has certainly lots of friends playing on this which is almost certain to become a classic album there are no space fillers on this cd at all rory gallagher lonnie donegan jeff healy instant classics if you dont own buy now you will not regret it
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Chris Barber cd 26 May 2011
By Mike
Format:Audio CD
As a long time Barber fan, this cd - my story - is just great!

Super value, speedy delivery - just great again!
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5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZING BEST EVER BARBER CD 26 May 2014
By wendy
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A REALLY WONDERFUL SELECTION OF MUSIC AND IS MY MOST FAVOURITE OF ALL OF MY CHRIS BARBER COLLECTION THE TRACKS WITH LONNIE DONEGON AND MARK KNOFLER WERE EXCELLENT I CANT BELIEVE YOU CAN HEAR A BETTER DOUBLE CD FOR SUCH A SMALL AMOUNT OF MONEY AN ABSOLUTE TREASURE
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5.0 out of 5 stars Memories of my trip 29 July 2013
By Papoose
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If you love jazz and in particular Chris Barber this CD is wonderfully nostalgic. I loved it. Highly recommernded. Marvellous jazz.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I bought this as a present 29 Jun 2013
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......... as I am not into jazz. The receiver of the present loved it and to be honest, when I heard it, I thought how great it was. there were other well known folks on the CDs and the music was gentle jazz and jazz/blues ........... which I really enjoyed. I thoroughly recommend this double CD.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
What a great collection. The 'sleeve notes' by Chris are worth the price of the CD alone. It is like a history of British trad jazz and Blues.
Published 17 months ago by A. Mackay
5.0 out of 5 stars Chris Barber CD
Chris Barber is my favourite Jazz player and this CD has not dissappointed me, it's one of the best, can thoroughly recommend it.
Published 17 months ago by Dorn
5.0 out of 5 stars memories of my trip
i have purchased many many recordings by chris barber over the forty plus years and will do so for years to come.
Published 19 months ago by barry w ray
5.0 out of 5 stars CHRIS BARBER -- MEMORIES OF MY TRIP
WHAT A BRILLIANT ALBUM! JUST READ THE CAST LIST : MARK KNOPFLER, SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE McGEE, ERIC CLAPTON, RORY GALLAGHER, JEFF HEALEY, LONNIE DONEGAN, OTTILLIE PATTERSON, DOCTOR... Read more
Published 20 months ago by STEVIE
4.0 out of 5 stars Memories of my trip
An excellent album with the accent on Barber's varied styles and co-performers. There is something here for the purists as well as fans of blues and rocking gospel numbers. Read more
Published on 20 Dec 2011 by Roy Headland
5.0 out of 5 stars very good value
Had it for a birthday present and play it all the time, I especially appreciate all the various artist playing with Chris Barber on this CD so that gives it a five star rating. Read more
Published on 4 Dec 2011 by merry mac
5.0 out of 5 stars Marvellous Memories
Chris Barber is an exceptionally talented trombonist with a gift for getting the best out of fellow musicians and holding their music together. Read more
Published on 28 Nov 2011 by D. Elliott
5.0 out of 5 stars Memories of my trip - Chris Barber
This double CD is an absolute gem consisting as it does of previously unreleased material. The sheer number of participants from outside the band, the quality of the playing and... Read more
Published on 7 Aug 2011 by W. J. Mclaughlin
5.0 out of 5 stars Thanks for the Memories - Fantastic Trip!
An excellent double album containing a cornucopia of 31 tracks of blues, jazz, skiffle and gospel music celebrating the great Chris Barber's 80th Birthday. Read more
Published on 6 Aug 2011 by jraff
5.0 out of 5 stars Memories of my trip
This is the best Jazz Album released in a long time. Covering many different eras of Chris Barber's carreer, it includes tracks which highlight John Slaughter's undeniable... Read more
Published on 21 Jun 2011 by Argyler
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