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Alice Blue Gown

Red Nichols & His Five Pennies


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Recorded in New York City on February 16th 1929 featuring Red Nichols cornet, Mannie Klein trumpet, Glenn Miller trombone, Fud Livingston clarinet, Jimmy Dorsey alto sax, Dudley Fosdick mellophone, Arthur Schutt piano, Carl Kress guitar, Adrian Rollini bass sax, and Vic Berton drums.

*"Alice Blue Gown" was composed by Harry Tierne, with lyrics by Joseph McCarthy.

The song is a waltz from the 1919 Broadway musical "Irene". Starring Edith Day the show lasted for a,
record breaking 675 performances, becoming the longest running production on Broadway at the time.

From a definitive session Red Nichols and company transform this Broadway hit into an instrumental
jazz masterpiece.

Supported by an all-star cast of New York jazzers, Red's really catching the groove !

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