Mildred Bailey: Shoutin' In That Amen Corner

Track

Shoutin' In That Amen Corner

Group

Dorsey Brothers Orchestra

CD

The Incomparable Mildred Bailey (Columbia/Legacy)

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Musicians:

Mildred Bailey (vocals), Bunny Berigan (trumpet), Tommy Dorsey (trombone), Jimmy Dorsey (clarinet),

Larry Binyon (clarinet), Fulton McGrath (piano), Dick McDonough (guitar), Artie Bernstein (bass), Stan King (drums)

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Composed by Andy Razaf & D. Smalls

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Recorded: New York, September 5, 1933

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Rating: 95/100 (learn more)

After her stint with Paul Whiteman, Mildred Bailey moved on to sing with the other great bands of her day, including the Dorsey Brothers and Benny Goodman. "Shoutin' In That Amen Corner" is one of the highlights of her recordings with the Dorseys. It is infectiously listenable, with surprising tempo changes, a sparkling clarinet solo by Jimmy Dorsey, and vigorous stride piano from Fulton McGrath.

Reviewer: Sue Russell

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