Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Face the Music 8.18.16: 
the first in a series of Joe Shows 

Scissor Grinder Joe 
Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra 1924 

Oh Joe, Play That Trombone 
Ethel Waters & her Jazz Masters 1922 

King Joe 
Jimmie Noone & his Apex Club Orchestra 
with pianist Earl Hines 1928 

Four String Joe 
Joe Venuti’s Blue Five 1927 

South American Joe 
mouth organ virtuoso Larry Adler 
with Fred Hartley’s Orchestra 1935 

Uncle Jo, Gimme Mo! 
Calypso king Wilmoth Houdini 
with Gerald Clark’s Iere String Band 1928 

Uncle Joe 
Coot Grant and Kid Wesley Wilson with 
Sidney Bechet’s New Orleans Feetwarmers 1938 

Mister Joe 
Jelly Roll Morton 1939 

Joe Turner Blues 
published in 1915 by W.C. Handy 
performed in 2003 by Carl Wolfe’s Orchestra 

Sloppy Joe 
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra 
wordless vocal by percussionist Sonny Greer 1929 

Stop It, Joe 
Rosetta Howard and James P. Johnson 
with Mezz Mezzrow & his Orchestra 1939 

Dopey Joe 
Slim & Slam 1938 

Kokey Joe 
Mills Blue Rhythm Band 1933 

Jo Jo 
Lester Young & the Kansas City Six 1944 

Hairy Joe Jump (Southern Fried) 
Harlan Leonard & his Rockets 1940 

Happiness is a Thing Called Joe 
Gene Ammons Quartet 1951 

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