King Oliver opened the door for me, Mingus kept it open playing non-stop alongside, then Sharrock barged in, taking it all apart. Search results from YouTube will be first converted, afterwards the file can be downloaded but search results from other sources can be downloaded right away as an blues-for-ann. He did it sitting down, a bottle of the hard stuff to hand, with the Danish string section hovering all around him. He practiced all the time. Where in the world does he keep that stuff when he's blowing? The group remained active into the 1990s, and recorded with musicians such as 1959 , 1962 , 1970 , 1970, 1974 , , and.
For a graphic example of what I mean about his dominance, just look at this wav file of this tune. After , Jensen became a sailor, visiting ports around the world. Papa Bue died on 2 November 2011, at the age of 81. Arne Bue Jensen and Jørgen Svare had formed their group in 1956 and recorded prolifically for Storyville from that time through 1978, remarkably maintaining essentially the same personnel through those years. It was around this time that he started to play jazz. He loved partying and was known to drink like an entire band. Author and jazz trumpeter Richard M.
He subsequently wrote an article about them, calling them the Danish Vikings, explaining that they played original New Orleans and Chicago jazz better than any American band at the time. Stolle is prodded to play at his absolute best, but Davison still tops him. He founded and led the Viking Jazz Band, which was active from 1956. Regardless of his accompaniment, however, he remained steadfastly gritty in his approach. It became a one-big-happy-family style of things.
In 1989 he received the. When he did become a member of the band, he had to be reprimanded for his use of racial insults. Had it's prime in the late 50's, early 60's dixieland revival. They invite Davison to Copenhagen, and he likes the city so much he decides to stay around. However, to expand our offerings and develop new means to foster jazz discovery we need your help. Description: 1 online resource 60 min. This guy is seated, one leg crossed casually over the other, drink on an upended barrel in front of him.
He bought a with money he borrowed, which would take him years to repay. At a time when many jazz musicians worked in the idiom, Bue's style remained based on the tradition but also with influences from early. But ever since he had been put under administration by his fifth and last wife, Ann Stewart, the number of female acquaintances had diminished and his consumption of booze had dwindled to a trickle. He was just that good and that different. He performed with other young jazz musicians in various informal arrangements.
His fifth and last wife, Ann Stewart, put him under and administration and that diminished the number of female acquaintances and his consumption of boozed dwindled to a trickle. And even in well-known songs like Ghost of a Chance and Am I Blue? No matter whether he was playing for forty people or four hundred, there was an enormous amount of power. It was Papa Bue's Viking Jazz Band which recorded 's for the , now a legendary sequence for the Danes. Suddenly, people stood up and took notice of this highly original and unorthodox trumpeter who blew out of the side of his mouth, blasting distorted and buzzing notes, lip vibrato and growls. Check out, in particular, the swinging charts on Sugar, Serenade in Blue and Our Love is Here to Stay, but even the ballad A Ghost of a Chance has a nice beat to it, and in all of them Davison is fully relaxed and completely himself, no compromises in his improvisations. It says a lot about the sort of edgy, often downright nasty character he was.
Of the accompanying band, the saxophonists and guitarists are the most interesting soloists besides Wild Bill himself. At it, Arnvid Meyer, leader of the Danish Jazz Centre and a devoted Wild Bill fan, cornered Davison and suggested a prolonged stay in Denmark. Jensen released a large number of albums, many of them issued or reissued on , , and Music Mecca. Reportedly the band name was adopted from a review by then young journalist. He is considered one of the most significant proponents of his genre. Wild Bill Davison lived the good life in Denmark for more than five years, between 1973 and 1978.
Jensen, tbn; Svare, cl; J. With six musicians he founded the New Orleans Jazz Band in 1956, after a jam session at Cap Horn. In late 1957, Jensen renamed the ensemble the Viking Jazz Band. Wild Bill, the dedicated jazzman, is sometimes overshadowed by such exploits. Here Wild Bill would spend his twilight years, staring out to sea, thinking of a far-off land where he was a legend in his own lunchtime. Wild Bill Davison was a permanent band member.