BDW 8057 | Joe Robichaux

Joe Robichaux was a New Orleans pianist who began his career in the late Teens and remained active until the early 1960s. During this time he played with many jazz greats, including Punch Miller, Oscar Celestin, Kid Rena, Lee Collins and George Lewis. This compilation covers the sides recorded by Joe Robichaux and His New Orleans Rhythm Boys for Vocalion in 1933, as well as two 1929 recordings by Christina Gray featuring Robichaux’s piano accompaniment.ecordings by Christina

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Christina Gray

Christina Gray (v), Joe Lawrence (v) (as noted), accompanied by Joe Robichaux (p).
New Orleans, December 13, 1929

1. 403406-A The Reverend Is My Man (—)-CG                OKeh 8757
2. 403407-A Just Like You Walked In, You Can Walk Out (Robicheaux (sic)-Gray)-vCG-JL             OKeh 8757

Joseph Robechaux (sic) and his New Orleans Rhythm Boys

Joe Robichaux (p) directing Eugene Ware (t), Alfred Guishard (cl,as,v), Gene Porter (cl,ts), Walter Williams (g,v), Ward Crosby (d,vib,chimes), unknown (sp) by two members of the band; unknown (v).
New York, August 22, 1933

3. 13851-2 Ring Dem Bells (Ellington-Mills)      Vocalion 2575
4. 13852-2 St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy)            Vocalion 2539
5. 13853-2 Zola (—)-vWW                                   Vocalion 2646
6. 13854-1 Foot Scuffle (—)-v                              Vocalion 2796
7. 13855-1 King Kong Stomp (—)-v                    Vocalion 2539
8. 13856-2 Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin’ All The Time) (Koehler-Arlen)             Vocalion 2540
9. 13857-1 Saturday Night Fish Fry Drag (—)-sp            Vocalion 2796

New York, August 23, 1933

10. 13858-1 Every Tub (—)            Vocalion 2827
11. 13859-1 The Riff (—)                 Vocalion 2592
12. 13860-2 After Me The Sun Goes Down (Robechaux)-vWW              Vocalion 2610
13. 13861-1 Jig Music (—)-vWW                   Vocalion 2545

New York, August 24, 1933

14. 13874-1 You Keep Me Always Living In Sin (—)-vWW                   Vocalion 2545
15. 13875-1 Sleep, Come On And Take Me (Young-Bunch)-vWW    Vocalion 2881
16. 13876-1 Just Like A Falling Star (—)                                               Vocalion 2881
17. 13877-1 I Would Do Anything For You (Hill-Williams-Hopkins)   Vocalion 2646

New York, August 25, 1933

18. 13882-1 She Don’t Love Me (—)                                          Vocalion 2827
19. 13883-1 Lazy Bones (Mercer-Carmichael)-vAG-WW         Vocalion 2540
20. 13884-2 Forty-Second Street (Dubin-Warren)                  Vocalion 2575
21. 13885-2 Why Should I Cry For You (—)                              Vocalion 2610

As above, with Chick Bullock (v) added.
New York, August 26, 1933

22. 13886-2 Shake It And Break It (—)-vWW               Vocalion 2592
23. 13887-1 That’s How Rhythm Was Born (Whiting-Schwartz-Johnson)-vCB           Perfect 15809
24. 13888-1 Swingy Little Thingy (Green-Stept)-vCB              Perfect 15809