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The Crane River Jazz Band

The Crane River Jazz Band

Label: Cadillac Records

Format: CD

Genre: Jazz

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Cadillac presents The Crane River Jazz Band. John Jack reissued this album in 1996 as part of a projected series in honour of his friend and mentor Doug Dobell. This compilation brings together rare live and studio recordings from the early 1950s and includes extensive notes from Bill Colyer and Pat Hawes and rare photos from the Pat Hawes archive. This is the first time the album has been made digitally available.

Instruments [Suitcase], Liner Notes – Bill Colyer, Executive-Producer [Assistant] – Stuart Vernon, Insert notes - Pat Hawes, Design [Sleeve] – David Ilic, Executive-Producer (reissue) – John Jack.

Vocals, Guitar, Cornet – Ken Colyer
Banjo – Ben Marshall
Bass – Julian Davies
Clarinet – Monty Sunshine
Cornet – Sonny Morris
Drums – Cyril Louth, John Westwood, Ron Bowden
Guitar, Trombone, Organ [American] – John R. T. Davies
Piano – John Shipcott
Piano, Washboard – Pat Hawes
Trombone – Ray Orpwood