Tubby Hayes: Jeff Kruger’s Jazz At The Flamingo (1956) Tempo

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Selection: Laker’s Day (Baseball and basketball fans may want to skip this section) . Tubby Hayes dedicates his second guest spot, Laker’s Day, to English cricketer Jim Laker  – who just that day had taken a record 19 wickets in one day against … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes and the Jazz Couriers feat. Ronnie Scott (1957) Tempo

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Over sixty years old, seen better days, and not at all in very good shape. But that’s enough about me, lets get on and talk about this Tubby Hayes Tempo. Selection 1 : Cheek to Cheek  – Tempo 1957 Selection … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes: The Message from Britain (1959) Jazzland

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Selection 1: Love Walked In (I & G Gershwin) First solo Tubby Hayes, second with the more abrasive tone, Ronnie Scott. Selection 2: If This Isn’t Love (Harburg-Lane) Artists Tubby Hayes (ts, vib & fl), Ronnie Scott (ts), Terry Shannon (p), … Continue reading

‘Round About Midnight Shoot-out!

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‘Round about the same time as many versions of Monk’s classic composition ‘Round About Midnight were being recorded, in 1957, the wildly eccentric singer Screamin’ Jay Hawkins recorded I Put a Spell on You.  A while back I recall coming across a … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes Late Spot at Scotts (1962) Fontana

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OK, I’ve set the Time Machine for 1962, London, Soho, we have tickets, buckle up! Starting our descent…1964…1963…1962…July… June… May ….19th…18th…17th….23:00 hours. We’re here! Gentlemen, conceal your mobile phones, please. Damn. It’s raining. Track Selection: Half a Sawbuck (8:22) . Fifty … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes Little Giant of Jazz (1955) Imperial

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Track Selection 1:  Opus de Funk Selection 2: Straight Life Selection 3. Peace Pipe Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Harry South (p) Pete Blannin (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded at Decca Studios, Hampstead, London, England, July 29, 1955 Music: Recorded at the incredibly young … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes Down in The Village (1962) Fontana

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Track Selection 1: Johnny One Note London 2012 bonus! Track Selection 2. First Eleven Artists Freddy Logan (b) Allan Ganley (d) Gordon Beck (p) Tubby Hayes (ts,ss,vib) Jimmy Deuchar (t) recorded live at The Ronnie Scott Club, London on 17-18th … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes: Return Visit (1962) Fontana

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Last updated January 27, 2017 Previously posted as Japan modern reissue (track “If I had You medley”) record now upgraded to the original 1962 Fontana. Seemed a good excuse to post more Tubby Hayes. https://londonjazzcollector.wordpress.com/2012/02/02/tubby-hayes-return-visit-1962/ Track Selection: I See With My Third “I” (R. … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes Paul Gonsalves Change of Setting (1965)

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Track Selection: Don’t Fall Off The Bridge Artists Tony Coe (as,fl,ts), Tubby Hayes (ts,vib,fl), Paul Gonsalves, Ronnie Scott (ts), Jackie Sharpe (bs), Ray Nance (tp,vln,voc), Terry Shannon (p), John Lamb (b), Ronnie Stephenson (d). Recorded February 15th 1965, Lansdowne Studios, … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes Tubbs in N Y (1961) Fontana original

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ReBlog! Now 1961 Original Pressing!! Contains chase story!!! And lots of exclamation marks!!!! Previous post of Tubbs in NY on Philips late 60’s budget Wing Re-issue. Track Selection:  Soon (Gershwin) A gentle wistful George Gershwin ballad, injected with crack. Selection 2: Airegin (Rollins) Tubby sticks … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes Tubby’s Groove (1960 ) Tempo

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Track Selection: Tin Tin Daeo Artists Tubby Hayes (ts, vib) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Phil Seamen (d) recorded London, England, December, 1959 Music : I’ll let boss man Simon Spillett lead on this: “I think it’s one of Tubby’s … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes: Mexican Green (1967) Fontana

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Track Selection: Second City Steamer [audio https://londonjazzcollector.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/temp1-99.mp3 . Artists Tubby Hayes (ts,f) Mick Pyne (p) Ron Mathewson (b) Tony Levin (d) Recorded 2nd February and 7th March 1967, London Music: It’s Tubbs…what more do you need to know. A different … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes: The Couriers of Jazz (1958)

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Track Selection: Mirage Artists Tubby Hayes,  Ronnie Scott (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded November 1958 Music Billed as “England’s Greatest Combo”. You mean those limeys have learned to play the saxophone? Jazz? “England’s Greatest” – … Continue reading

Victor Feldman “Transatlantic Alliance” (1957)

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Track Selection: “Four” (sextet) Artists Victor Feldman (p,vib); Dizzy Reece or Jimmy Deuchar (t) Tubby Hayes (bars) Ronnie Scott (ts) Lennie Bush, Lloyd Thompson, or Kenny Napper (b) Tony Crombie, Benny Goodman or Phil Seamen (d) Terry Shannon (p) recorded London, England, December 28, 1956 … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes “Return Visit” (1962)

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Track Selection: “If I Had You” (medley) Artists Tubby Hayes (ts,vib) Roland Kirk (ts, manzello, fl, nose fl, stritch) Jimmy Gloomy (ts fl) Walter Bishop Jr. (p); Sam Jones (b) Louis Hayes (d) Recorded in New York, June 23, 1962. “Jimmy Gloomy” an alias for tenor James … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes “Tubbs in New York” (1961) Wing Re

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Track Selection: “A Pint of Bitter” > Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Horace Parlan (p) George Duvivier (b) Dave Bailey (d) Clark Terry (t) Eddie Costa (Vib) Recorded in New York City, October 9, 1961. Mr Hayes flew to New York courtesy of British Airways.Tubby drinks … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes “….After Lights Out” (1956)

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Track Selection:” A Message from the Messengers”  > Artists Tubby Hayes (ts)  Dickie Hawdon (t) Harry South (p) Pete Elderfield (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded in London on July 17th, 1956 Music Tubby in super form. The track “Message to the Messengers”  sounds like a … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes “Mexican Green” (1967)

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Track Selection: “Dear Johnny B”  (7:07)  > Artists Tubby Hayes (ts,f) Mick Pyne (p) Ron Mathewson (b) Tony Levin (d) Recorded 2nd February and 7th March 1967, London. Mastered by Ray Staff at Trident Studios, pressed by Nimbus Records, London … Continue reading

Dizzy Reece “Blues in Trinity” (1958)

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Track Selection: “‘Round about Midnight” > Artists Dizzy Reece (tp) Donald Byrd (tp) Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Lloyd Thompson (b) Art Taylor (d) ) Recorded at Decca Studios, London, England, August 24, 1958  according to some discographies or in Paris, according … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes: “Tubbs” (1961) Fontana

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Track Selection: “The Late One” (3:35) > Christmas special bonus selection from “Tubbs”: “R.T.H.T.”  > Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Bill Eyden (d) Recorded 1961 Tubby led the Jazz Couriers with fellow tenor player and jazz legend Ronnie Scott … Continue reading

The Jazz Couriers In Concert (Tempo, 1958)

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Track Selection: The Serpent (Hayes) > Ronnie Scott (ts) Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Phil Bates (b) Bill Eyden (d) Live at the Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road, London in 1957 Britain’s answer to the Jazz Messengers. The Dominion Theatre concert is not … Continue reading