DB Hall of Fame

SOLO  FLIGHT

THE  CHARLIE  CHRISTIAN  LEGACY

DB Hall of Fame


 

 

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’
 
Aircheck
 
OCTOBER  14,  1939     Saturday “CAMEL CARAVAN”
NBC Radio Network / WEAF
Radio City Studios,  NYC
 

 
  32  BARS    (AABA) Key of   E Quarter Note =   144 Time:   2:28
 
 
    < no CC solos >  
 
 
  4-Bar Intro,  1 CHORUS,  8-Bar Interlude,  1 CHORUS  +  16-Bar Coda:
 
      4  bars  –  clarinet (Intro)
 
    32  bars  –  vocal
 
      8  bars  –  vibes
 
    16  bars  –  trumpet
    16  bars  –  trumpet (over orch)
 
    16  bars  –  trumpet (unaccomp) (Coda)
 
 
  [applause]
a Jerry Newhouse recording 

 
Personnel:
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar
  BENNY GOODMAN clarinet
  LIONEL HAMPTON vibes
  FLETCHER HENDERSON piano
  ARTIE BERNSTEIN bass
  NICK FATOOL drums
  & Guest:
  LOUIS ARMSTRONG trumpet,  vocal
  + Goodman Orchestra behind trumpet on last 16 bars before unaccompanied trumpet coda:
  TOOTS MONDELLO alto sax
  BUFF ESTES alto sax
  JERRY JEROME tenor sax
  BUS BASSEY tenor sax
  ZIGGY ELMAN trumpet
  JIMMY MAXWELL trumpet
  JOHNNY MARTEL trumpet
 
 

Composed by: Fats Waller - Harry Brooks - lyrics by Andy Razaf
 
©   VALDÉS   6/4/19


 

< no CC solos >

 



C&A:

Although Charlie Christian wasn’t allocated a solo on this Louis Armstrong feature, he can be clearly heard on rhythm guitar, particularly on the first half of the trumpet solo.

 



 
Issued Recordings:
 
  [ LP ] Spook Jazz SPJ 6602 (side B, track 1)
 
  [ CD ] Ambassador CLA 1906 (track 15)
    Jazz Band EBCD 2138-2 (track 4)
    Mr. Music MMCD-7040 (track 9)
 
 

 



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