Archive for Flyin’ Home

Milt Buckner Acetate: Flying Home

Posted in acetates, jazz, Lionel Hampton, Milt Buckner with tags , , , , , , on March 11, 2012 by crownpropeller

Here is another track from the mysterious set of KAKE acetates featuring a 1953 Lionel Hampton concert as well as some solo piano tracks by Milt Buckner. Here you get Milt playing Lionel Hampton’s classic “Flyin’ Home” in a wonderfully agitated solo piano version. If anyone does know anything set about these mysterious acetates, do not hesitate and tell me!


Jimmy Coe / Red Holloway / Blue Flagships

Posted in clips, R'n'B, Red Holloway with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 4, 2011 by crownpropeller

In 2002 the swiss newspaper company Ringier organized a small tour with the Blue Flagships band featuring guest artist Rusty Zinn on guitar, singer Carrie Smith and R’n’B saxophone legends Jimmy Coe and Red Holloway. On September 14 2002 parts of the concert at Teatro di Locarno in Locarno were filmed by my friend, the late Otto Flückiger. Here we have them playing Flying Home featuring solos by Jimmy Coe and Red Holloway.
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