"It's Tight Like That"
by Luis Russell And His Burning Eight
on Okeh 8656
released in 1929
Above: Photo of Luis Russell. Prior to forming his own group, he played piano with King Oliver's Jazz Band.
Above: Label image of Okeh 8656 recorded on January 15, 1929 in New York City. The performers on this recording are Luis Russell (Piano), Louis Metcalf (Trumpet), Paul Barbarin (Drums, Vibraphone, Vocals), J.C. Higginbotham (Trombone, Vocals), Teddy Hill (Tenor Saxophone), Charlie Holmes (Clarinet, Alto Saxophone), Will Johnson (Banjo, Guitar), Bass Moore (Tuba), and Walter Pichon (Vocals).
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Above: Photo of Luis Russell and his Orchestra (circa 1930). (L-R) Red Allen, Greeley Walton, Paul Barbarin, Charlie Holmes, Luis Russell, Albert Nicholas, Will Johnson, Pops Foster, J.C. Higginbotham, Otis Johnson.
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