Isham Jones and His Orchestra: 1922-1926

COMPOSERS: Various
LABELS: Timeless
PERFORMER: ISHAM JONES AND HIS ORCHESTRA
CATALOGUE NO: CBC 1-067

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Twenty-three tracks by one of the best of the early Chicago white bands. Amid a certain amount of dated corn are some fine ensembles and impressive soloists for their time, best sampled on ‘Somebody’s Wrong!’ and ‘Cotton Pickers’ Ball’. It’s good, hot stuff, still worth listening to. RC