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Vic Dickenson

Known for his comic growls and slurs on the trombone, Vic Dickenson (1906-84), was also a laid-back, supple soloist and, in the 1950s, leader of a series of classic combo sessions featuring the likes of Edmund and Ruby Braff. Geoffrey Smith salutes a well-loved sliphorn star.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Count Basie

    Let Me See

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 2.
  • Sidney Bechet

    After You've Gone

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 3.
  • Albert Ammons

    Bottom Blues

    • Topaz : TPZ1067.
    • Topaz.
    • 22.
  • Edmond Hall

    Downtown Cafe Blues

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 4.
  • Lester Young

    D B Blues

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 11.
  • Pee Wee Russell

    Red Hot Mama

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 12.
  • Vic Dickenson

    You Made Me Love You

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 13.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Sugar

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 14.
  • Bobby Hackett

    Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 15.
  • Vic Dickenson

    I Cover The Waterfront

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 1.
  • Vic Dickenson

    Jeepers Creepers

    • Retrospective : RTS4294.
    • Retrospective.
    • 17.

Vic Dickenson

Let Me See 

Count Basie 

Count Basie & Harry “Sweets” Edison

Retrospective RTS 4294 

Count Basie, p; Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Ed Lewis & Al Killian, t; Vic Dickenson, Dicky Wells & Dan Minor, tb; Earl Warren, as; Lester Young, & Buddy Tate, ts; Jack Washington, bar&as; Freddie Green, g; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d.

 

After You’ve Gone  

Sidney Bechet 

Turner Layton

Retrospective RTS 4294 

Sidney Bechet, ss; Vic Dickenson, tb; Don Donaldson, p; Wilson Myers, b; Wilbert Kirk, d.

 

Bottom Blues  

Albert Ammons 

Young

Topaz TPZ 1067

‘Hot Lips’ Page, t; Vic Dickenson, tb; Don Byas, ts; Albert Ammons, p; Israel Crosby, b; Sid Catlett, d.

 

Downtown Cafe Boogie  

Edmond Hall   

Edmond Hall & Eddie Haywood

Retrospective RTS 4294

Edmond Hall, cl; Emmett Berry, t; Vic Dickenson, tb; Eddie Heywood, p; Al Casey, g; Billy Taylor Sr, b;  Big Sid Catlett, d.

 

D B Blues  

Lester Young 

Lester Young

Retrospective  RTS 4294

Lester Young, ts; Vic Dickenson, tb; Dodo Marmarosa, p; Red Callender, b; Henry Tucker, d.

 

Red Hot Mama 

Pee Wee Russell 

Gilbert Wells, Bud Cooper & Fred Rose

Retrospective RTS 4294

Pee Wee Russell, cl; Muggsy Spanier, c; Vic Dickenson, tb; Cliff Jackson, p & v; Francis Palmer, b, Joe Grauso, d.

 

You Made Me Love You 

Vic Dickenson  

Jimmy Monaco

Retrospective RTS 4294

Eddie Heywood, p; Leonard Hawkins, t; Vic Dickenson & Henry Coker, tb; Jimmy Powell, as; Ernie Shepherd, b; Keg Purnell, d.

 

Sugar 

Louis Armstrong 

Maceo Pinkard

Retrospective RTS 4294

Louis Armstrong, t & v; Vic Dickenson, tb; Barney Bigard, cl; Charlie Beal, p; Allan Reuss, g; Red Callender, b; Zutty Singleton, d.

 

Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone 

Bobby Hackett 

Sammy Stept

Retrospective RTS 4294

Bobby Hackett, c; Vic Dickenson, tb; Gene Sedric, cl; Teddy Roy, p; John Guiffrida, b; Morey Feld, d.

 

I Cover the Waterfront 

Vic Dickenson 

Johnny Green

Retrospective RTS 4294

Vic Dickenson, tb; Ruby Braff, t; Edmond Hall, cl; Sir Charles Thompson, p; Steve Jordan, g; Walter Page, b; Les Erskine, d.

 

Jeepers Creepers 

Vic Dickenson 

Harry Warren

Retrospective RTS 4294

Vic Dickenson, tb; Ruby Braff, t; Edmond Hall, cl; Sir Charles Thompson, p; Steve Jordan, g; Walter Page, b; Les Erskine, d.

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