STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY

Latest update on 29/05/2017

Artist: Chick Webb Orch.
Author: Edgar Sampson/Benny Goodman/Chick Webb
Label: Columbia
Year: 1934

Edgar Sampson on altsax. The Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, also known as The Track, was a haven for dancers, a hell for the bands, challenging each other in battle of the bands.

Covers:

1935:

Rhythm Makers Orch. [arranged by coauthor Edgar Sampson]

1936:

Judy Garland [with Bob Crosby's Orchestra]

1936:

Benny Goodman [idem]

1936:

Isham Jones

1936:

Jimmy Dorsey

1941:

Art Tatum

1951:

Sonny Burke

1953:

Lionel Hampton

1956:

Louis Armstrong

1959:

Nina Simone

1961:

Al Hirt

1967:

Buddy Tate [with Milt Buckner]

1968:

Bert Kaempfert

1981:

Bob James

1987:

Barry Manilow

1989:

Harry Connick Jr.

Also cut by Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Glenn Miller, Ink Spots, Stan Kenton, Erroll Garner.

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