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Slide, Mr. Jelly Slide
Fess Williams and his
Royal Flush Orchestra
Feat. David 'Jelly' James
This recording was produced in New York City on December 6th 1929 George Temple and John Brown trumpets, David 'Jelly' James trombone, Fess Williams alto sax & leader, Bobby Holmes clarinet & alto sax, Felix Gregory clarinet alto, & tenor sax, Perry Smith clarinet & tenor sax, Henry 'Hank' Duncan piano, Ollie Blackwell banjo, Emanuel Casamore tuba, and Ralph Bedell drums.
*"Slide, Mr. Jelly Slide" was composed by Professor Stanley 'Fess' Williams.
On this side the Fess Williams band showcase their trombonist David 'Jelly' James with a number arranged especially for him. The tune possess a definitive Spanish flavor reminiscent of the work of Jelly Roll Morton.
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