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Shezbie, Derrick / Ghost of Buddy Bolden, The
Album:Ghost of Buddy Bolden, The Collection:Jazz
Artist:Shezbie, Derrick Added:03/2020
Label:Clubhouse Records 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2020-03-24 
Reviewed: 2020—03-24
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Trumpeter Shezbie & his fabulous sextet perform a stellar set of music in the spirit of Buddy Bolden, a man attributed to be the father of jazz. You’ll hear elements of ragtime, Dixieland, and New Orleans style jazz.
If You Like: Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
1/ Introduction – spoken word
*2/ Makin’ Runs – horns start> uptempo jam> crescendo end
3/ Didn’t He Ramble – drums start> uptempo jam & song> crescendo end
4/ Ride On King Jesus – drums start> uptempo jam> quick stop
*5/ Down By The Riverside – vocal count> horns start> uptempo jam> quick stop
**6/ Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight – drums start> swinging uptown jam builds to fast tempo> fade
7/ Interlude – spoken word
8/ Make Me A Pallet – horns start> midtempo jam> fade
*9/ Careless Love – trumpet starts> midtempo jam & song> slow fade
**10/ Bucket’s Got A Hole In It – trumpet starts> strutting uptempo jam> quick stop
*11/ Funky Butt Blues – clarinet starts> slow tempo jam> fade

Track Listing
1.Introduction 6.Hot Town in the Old Town Tonight
2.Makin' Runs 7.Interlude
3.Didn't He Ramble 8.Make Me a Pallet
4.Ride on King Jesus 9.Careless Love
5.Down by the Riverside 10.Bucket's Got a Hole
 11.Funky Butt Blues