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Jazz Oracle BDW8023
Dime Store Hot Dance

A selection of hot dance recordings from 1927 to 1930 made for release on the Plaza and Compo stable of labels. Features hot solo work by Tommy Gott, Bob Effros, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Arthur Schutt and others.

Billy Jamesí Dance Orchestra

Tommy Gott (t), (tb), Andy Sannella (cl,as), ?Larry Abbott (as,ts), (p), (bjo), (bb), (d), Leroy Montesanto (v).
New York, September 22, 1927
1. 7531-2 I Wonder How Youíre Spending Your Evenings Now (Dawson-Williams)-vLM Banner 6097
Note: Banner 6097 is credited to Hollywood Dance Orchestra.

Al Lynch and His Orchestra

Al Lynch (v) dir. unknown (t), (tb), (cl,as,ss), (ts), Arthur Schutt (p), (bjo), (bb), (d).
New York, March 7, 1928
2. 7830-2 Who Says They Donít Care? (Farrar)-vAL Dom 181105
Note: Domino 181105 is credited to Pierrot Syncopators.

Billy Jamesí Dance Orchestra

Tommy Gott (t), (tb), possibly Don Murray (cl), (ts,bsx), ?Billy James (p), (bjo), (bb), (d).
New York, May 29, 1928
3. 8004-3 I Wanna Go Back To Indiana (Halsey K. Mohr) Oriole 1284
Tommy Gott and another (t), (tb), (cl,as), (cl,ts), ?Billy James (p), (bjo), (bb), (d), unknown (v).
New York, September 4, 1928
4. 8171-1 They Donít Come Better Than Betty (Farrar)-v Stg 281037
Note: Sterling 281037 is credited to Clarence Shermanís Orch.

Adrian Schubertís Dance Orchestra

Tommy Gott and another (t), unknown (tb), (cl,as), (cl,as,ts), (p), (bjo), (bb), (d), Scrappy Lambert (v).
New York, September 18, 1928
5. 8200-1 Georgia Lullaby (Mohr)-vSL Domino 31046
Note: This issue is credited to Rialto Dance Orchestra.

Willie Creager and His Orchestra

Willie Creager (dir) 2 unknown (t), (tb), ?Andy Sannella and 2 others (reeds), Phil Romano (p), (bjo), (bb), (d).
New York, November 20, 1928
6. 8331-2 Crying Blues (Creager) Oriole 1392
One of the reedmen doubles on baritone saxophone.
New York, December 17, 1928
7. 8413-2 Catís Kittens (Creager) Banner 6257
One reed omitted; Arthur Fields (v).
New York, January 26,1929
8. 8500-2 Itís In The Morning (Creager)-vAF Crown 81142
Note: Oriole 1392 is credited to Ted Whiteís Collegians; Crown 81142 is credited to Ernie Noble & His Orch.

Billy Jamesí Dance Orchestra

Tommy Gott and another (t), Sam Lewis (tb), Larry Abbott (cl,as,v), possibly Joe Dubin (as,ts), ?Billy James (p), (bjo), (bb), (d), Jack Kaufman (v).
New York, March 12, 1929
9. 8604-1 Long Lost Daddy (Ness)-vJK Oriole 1539
10. 8605-1 País Old Hat (Guy)-vLA Oriole 1536
Note: These issues are credited to Dixie Jazz Band. The unknown trumpet player takes the trumpet solos on these sides.

Tom Gott and His Rose Room Orchestra

Tommy Gott (t), (mel), ?Tony Parenti (cl,as), (as,bar), (vln), (p), (bjo), (bb), (d), Tony Lombardi (v) according to the label of Oriole 1543.
New York, March 27, 1929
11. 8641-1 Get Yourself A Sweetie And Kiss Your Troubles Away (Meskill-Samuels-Gusman)-vTL Oriole 1543
Note: This issue is credited to Billy Jamesí Dance Orchestra.

Billy Jamesí Dance Orchestra

Two unknown (t), (tb), (cl,as), (as,ts), possibly Russ Carlson (p), (bjo), (bb), (d), (v).
New York, April 16, 1929
12. 8693-1 I've Got The San Francisco Blues (Mohr)-v Banner 6382
Note: This issue is credited to Six Black Diamonds.

Adrian Schubertís Dance Orchestra

Two unknown (t), (tb), ?Andy Sannella (cl,as), (cl,ts), Russ Carlson (p), unknown (bjo), unknown (bb), unknown (d), Jack Kaufman (v).
New York, April 23, 1929
13. 8705-3 Where Has Mammy Gone (Carver)-vJK Apex 8972
Note: This issue is credited to Joe Dubinís Dance Orchestra.

Tommy Gott and another (t), (tb), unknown (cl); ?Andy Sannella (cl,as), Joe Dubin (ts), Russ Carlson (p), unknown (bjo), unknown (bb), unknown (d), Jack Kaufman (v).
New York, July 9, 1929
14. 8849-2 Loving You (Redmond Farrar)-vJK Cameo 9260
Note: This issue (bearing matrix 3994-2) is credited to Al Alberts and His Orchestra.

Tommy Gott (t), (tb), (cl); (as,ts), Russ Carlson (p), unknown (bjo), unknown (bb), unknown (d), Jack Kaufman (v).
New York, August 6, 1929
15. 8917-3 Thatís My Idea (Farrar)-vJK Crown 81163
Note: This issue is credited to Matty Crawfordís Orchestra.

Probably Mannie Klein (t), Charlie Butterfield (tb), unknown (cl,as), (as,ts), (p), (bjo), (bb), Irving Kaufman (v).
New York, August 27, 1929
16. 8981-2 In My Wedding Gown (Kenny)-vIK Crown 81209
Note: This issue is credited to Buddy Bartlettís Orchestra.

Mike Mosiello-probably Mannie Klein (t), probably Tommy Dorsey (tb), ?Tony Parenti (cl,as), ?Andy Sannella (as,f), Joe Dubin (ts), Russ Carlson (p), unknown (bjo), unknown (bb), Joe Green or George Hamilton Green (d,marimba), Irving Kaufman (v).
New York, November 15, 1929
17. 9142-3 Itís Not A Secret Any More (Hoffman)-vIK Banner 0514
Note: This issue is credited to Imperial Dance Orchestra.

Similar; Mannie Klein (t) and Tommy Dorsey (tb) definite; two of the reeds play clarinet; percussionist doubles on xylophone and vibraphone.
New York, December 17, 1929
18. 9232-3 You Know Better Than That (Covell-Kenny)-vIK Romeo 1184
19. 9234-3 Yearning (Farrar)-vIK Banner 0559
Note: Romeo 1184 is credited to Dubinís Dandies; Banner 0559 is credited to Roy Carlsonís Dance Orchestra.

Similar; Bob Effros (t) and Tony Parenti (cl) likely; The Strollers Quartet (v).
New York, December 24, 1929
20. 9240-3 When The Moon Shines Down On Sunshine And Me (King-Higgins)-vSQ Banner 0570
Note: This issue is credited to Dubinís Dandies.

Similar, Joe Dubin (ts) definite; unknown (hca) added; Irving Kaufman (v).
New York, January 2, 1930
21. 9254-? Hockey (Dunn-Platzman)-vIK Crown 83017
Note: This issue is credited to Dubinís Dandies.Note: This issue is credited to Fred Cooper's Dance Orchestra. Crown 83017 does not bear a take number. Similar, with unknown (bjo) doubling on guitar; soloists include Mannie Klein (t), Tommy Dorsey (tb), probably Tony Parenti (cl,as), Russ Carlson (p); Jack Kaufman (v).
New York, January 7, 1930
22. 9267-1 We'll Be Married In June (Marchini-Smolev)-vJK Stg 281287
23. 9268-3 In Harlemís Araby (Grainger)-vJK Jewel 5824
24. 9269-3 Just A Lone Hill Billy (Kenny-Covell)-vJK Jewel 5840
Sterling 281287 is credited to Don Jose & His Orch.; Jewel 5824 is credited to Dubinís Dandies; Jewel 5840 is credited to Roy Carlsonís Dance Orchestra.

Similar; soloists include Mannie Klein (t), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Scrappy Lambert (v).
New York, March 25, 1930
25. 9507-1 Are You Blue? (Kenny-Dennis)-vSL Crown 81383
Note: This issue is credited to The Red Dandies.

Similar, with unknown (vln) added; soloists include Mannie Klein (t), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Arthur Schutt or Russ Carlson (p), Irving Kaufman (v).
New York, April 1, 1930
26. 9543-2 Syncopated Jamboree (John Smith)-vIK Jewel 6059
Note: This issue is credited to Roy Carlson's Dance Orchestra.


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