This side was recorded in New York City on December 15th 1925 featuring Roger Wolf Kahn director, Tommy Gott and Leo McConville trumpets, Miff Mole trombone, Arnold Brilhart and Owen Bartlett clarinet & alto sax, Harold Sturr clarinet & tenor sax, Joe Venuti and Joe Raymond violin, Arthur Schutt piano, Domenic Romeo banjo & guitar, Arthur Campbell bass brass, and Vic Berton drums.
*"A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich and You" was composed by Joseph Meyer, with words by Al Dubin and Bill Rose.
When he was only seventeen Roger Wolf Kahn's father, multi millionaire banker Otto Kahn, bought his son a jazz orchestra. This group was formerly the Arthur Lange Orchestra and Roger a child music prodigy set to work composing and arranging. He would often direct the group while playing the saxophone or banjo. The news papers had a field day sensationalizing the fact that Otto Kahn a member of the Metropolitan Opera's board of directors would fund a lowly jazz band.
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