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Rimington, Sammy / Visits New Orleans
Album:Visits New Orleans Collection:Jazz
Artist:Rimington, Sammy Added:01/2008
Label:Arhoolie Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-02-24 Pull Date:2008-04-27 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:27 Apr6 Apr30 Mar9 Mar2 Mar

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4.Mar 28, 2008:No Cover, No Minimum
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5.Mar 07, 2008:No Cover, No Minimum
Burgundy Street Blues
3.Apr 04, 2008:No Cover, No Minimum
Burgundy Street Blues
6.Feb 29, 2008:Noise for your soul
Sweet Georgia Brown

Album Review
Reviewed 2008-02-24 
SAMMY RIMINGTON: Visits New Orleans
Arhoolie, 2008

This is top-flight traditional New Orleans jazz, recorded live at three gigs in 2005 for use in a film about Arhoolie Records. Rimington is a British clarinetist who studied under the great George Lewis and is now one of the best trad jazz players anywhere. These “field recordings” capture all the raw excitement of the music. Great stuff; check it out!

It’s all wonderful. Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11

1. 5:40 – upbeat stomp, loose & fun
2. 4:41 – sweet ballad drag; nice!
3. 3:51 – warm-hearted midtempo
4. 5:58 – lazy lament, great solos
5. 5:20 – upbeat shuffle; gotta love it
6. 4:12 – oooh… sweet Dixie blues
7. 6:29 – happy parade march
8. 4:32 – slidin’ gospel-blues
9. 4:29 – cute, happy toe-tapper
10. 4:31 – slow Cajun waltz/stomp
11. 3:20 – happy clarinet & fiddles
12. 7:44 – loose brass band jam

[ Fo ] 24-Feb-08

Track Listing
1.Smile, Darn You , Smile 7.Bugle Boy March
2.In The Upper Garden 8.Far Away Blues
3.You Always Hurt The One You Love 9.Red Wing
4.My Bucket's Got A Hole In It 10.Over The Waves
5.Mazie 11.Mobile Stomp
6.Burgundy Street Blues 12.Sweet Georgia Brown