SPIRIT OF THE
BLACK TERRITORY BANDS


Johnny Otis and His Orchestra
1992
Arhoolie Productions
CD #384
1993 Grammy Award Nominee

  1. Swinging the Blues (Basie)
  2. Margie (Davis - Conrad - Robinson) (vocals, Johnny Otis)
  3. You're Drivin' Me Crazy/Moten Swing (Donaldson - Moten - Moten)
      (vocals, Barbara Morrison)
  4. The Mooche (Ellington - Mills)
  5. Flying Home (Hampton - Goodman - Robin)
  6. Harlem Nocturne (Earl Hagen)
  7. Jumpin' At The Woodside (Basie)
  8. Sophisticated Lady (Ellington - Parish - Mills)
  9. Jumpin' the Blues (McShann - Parker - Brown) (vocals, Jackie Payne)
10. Creole Love Call (Ellington)
11. Rock-A-Bye-Basie (Basie)

Vocals: Jackie Payne, Barbara Morrison, Johnny Otis
Piano: Johnny Otis
Vibraphone: Johnny Otis
Acoustic Guitars: Shuggie Otis, Brad "Baba" Pie
Acoustic Bass: Billy Hadnot
Electric Bass: Paige "Ox Tail" Smith
Tenor Sax: Fred Clark
Alto Sax Tom Morgan
Baritone Sax: Ronald Wilson
Clarinet: Roinald Wilson
Trumpets: Mack Johnson, Larry "Straw" Douglas, George Spencer
Trombones: Robert "Sumo" Schofner, John "Steamline" Ewing, Lou McCreary
Drums: Nicky Otis

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