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Joe Sullivan - 1945-1953 (2004) (Re-up)

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Joe Sullivan - 1945-1953 (2004) (Re-up)

Joe Sullivan - 1945-1953 (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 292 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 180 MB | Covers - 8 MB
Genre: Jazz, Swing, Stride | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Classics Records (CLASSICS1353)

In June and September of 1952, Joe Sullivan recorded eight versions of songs composed but never recorded by Thomas "Fats" Waller. Issued on a 10" LP entitled Fats Waller First Editions, this music soon drifted into obscurity. It resurfaced years later on Mosaic's The Columbia Jazz Piano Moods Sessions, a limited-edition box set of seven CDs. In January of 2004, the Classics Chronological series quietly released all eight of these magnificent trio renderings as part of the continuing saga of Joe Sullivan. Hardly anybody seems to have noticed this important historical development. Yet Fats Waller devotees everywhere should be notified, as they now have ready access to Waller melodies with titles like "What's Your Name," "Solid Eclipse," "Never Heard of Such Stuff," and "If You Can't Be Good, Be Careful." Classics 1353 also includes a powerful quartet session from December of 1945 with George Wettling…