This side was recorded in New York City during January of 1928 with Leon Lucas vocals, Herb Wiedoeft trumpet, Jesse Stafford trombone, Joseph Nemoli clarinet, Larry Abbott, Gene Rose, and Fred Bibesheimer clarinet, alto, & tenor sax, Vincent Rose piano, Jose Sucedo banjo, Gerhardt 'Gay' Wiedoeft tuba, and Adolph Wiedoeft drums.
*"Ella Cinders" was composed by Sid Lanfield, with words written by Bill Conselman and Ben Bernie.
-This song was inspired by the 1926 silent film comedy of the same name starring Colleen Moore.
Herb Wiedoeft and his Los Angles based band are featured at a session they attended during their brief stay in New York City in the Winter of 1928.
Instead of being about a glamorous chorus girl, the focus of this particular song is an unlikely working class beauty in a performance reminiscent of a fairy tale complete with dream like accompaniment.
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