DB Hall of Fame

SOLO  FLIGHT

THE  CHARLIE  CHRISTIAN  LEGACY

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Stompin’ at the Savoy
 
Concert
 
DECEMBER  24,  1939     Sunday “FROM SPIRITUALS TO SWING”  CONCERT
CARNEGIE HALL,  NYC
 

 
  32  BARS    (AABA) Key of   D Quarter Note =   174 Time:   3:16
 
 
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  16-Bar Intro  +  4  CHORUSES:
 
    16  bars  –  vibes (Intro)
 
    16  bars  –  clarinet & piano (Melody)
     8  bars  –  clarinet (Melody)
     8  bars  –  clarinet & piano (Melody)
 
    32  bars  –  vibes
 
    32  bars  –  vibes & clarinet
 
    32  bars  –  clarinet (over vibes riffs)
 
 

 
Personnel:
 
  Benny Goodman Sextet
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar
  BENNY GOODMAN clarinet
  LIONEL HAMPTON vibes
  FLETCHER HENDERSON piano
  ARTIE BERNSTEIN bass
  NICK FATOOL drums
 
 

Composed by: Edgar Sampson  (lyrics added later by Andy Razaf)
  [ composition named after Harlem’s Savoy Ballroom ]
 
©   VALDΙS   5/12/21


 

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C
&A:

Charles may not be one of the featured soloists on this version of Stompin’ at the Savoy on our first Christmas Eve but he is veritably a notable headliner in the rhythm section.




 
Issued Recordings:
 
  [ LP ] Amadeo AVRS 9015 (side A, track 1)
    Amadeo AVRS 9014/15 (side C, track 1)
    Amiga / Amiga Jazz 8 50 061 (side A, track 1)
  CBS / 51 West Q 16007 (side A, track 4)
  Fontana 680 979 (side C, track 1)
  Fontana FJL 402 (side B, track 1)
  Fontana TFL 5188 (side A, track 1)
  Music Hall 20-70.774 (side C, track 1)
  Top Rank 35/065 (side A, track 1)
  Vanguard 0082.091 (side C, track 1)
  Vanguard / King GXC 3124 (side C, track 1)
  Vanguard / King K18P 9160 (side C, track 1)
  Vanguard / King LAX-3076 (side C, track 1)
  Vanguard / King SR 3045 (side C, track 1)
  Vanguard VRS-8524 (side C, track 1)
  Vanguard VSD-48 (side C, track 1)
  Vogue VJD 550 (side C, track 1)
 
  [ CD ] Definitive DRCD11177 (disc 2, track 5)
  Definitive DRCD11182 (disc 2, track 7)
  JSP JSP909 (disc 2, track 5)
  Music Memoria 88048 2 (disc 2, track 11)
  Saga Jazz 066 449-2 (track 23)
  Vanguard 169/71-2 (disc 3, track 4)
  Vanguard VCD2-47/48 (disc 2, track 1)
  Vanguard VMD-79553 (track 12)
 

 



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