Hooray for Bix!

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Hooray for Bix!
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Studio album by Marty Grosz and his Honorus Causa Jazz Band
Released 1958
Recorded December, 1957
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Genre Jazz
Length 45:34
Label Riverside
RLP 12-268
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Marty Grosz chronology
Thanks
(1956)
Hooray for Bix!
(1957)
Marty Grosz and His Hot Combination
(1958)

Hooray for Bix! is an album by American jazz guitarist Marty Grosz and his Honorus Causa Jazz Band featuring compositions associated with legendary cornetist Bix Beiderbecke recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow stating "Recommended. But why did it take Marty Grosz so long to catch on?".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Changes" (Walter Donaldson) - 2:44
  2. "Cryin' All Day" (Chauncey Morehouse, Frankie Trumbauer) - 4:19
  3. "Lonely Melody" (Sam Coslow, Hal Dyson, Benny Meroff) - 3:16
  4. "I'm Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now" (Benny Davis, Jesse Greer) - 4:11
  5. "Sorry" (Raymond Klages, Howdy Quicksell) - 3:49
  6. "My Pet" (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) - 3:08
  7. "The Love Nest" (Otto Harbach, Louis A. Hirsch, Walter Hirsch) - 3:49
  8. "Clementine" - 4:03
  9. "Oh, Miss Hannah" (Jessie Deppen, Thekla Hollingsworth) - 4:23
  10. "Wa-Da-Da (Everybody's Doin' It Now)" (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh) - 3:42
  11. "For No Reason at All in C" (Bix Beiderbecke, Frankie Trumbauer) - 4:28
  12. "Because My Baby Don't Mean 'Maybe' Now" (Donaldson, Frank Teschemacher, Guy d'Hardelot) - 3:38

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed November 17, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 17, 2012