1 Recorded 13th December, 1927 Okeh Studios, Chicago
2 Louis Armstrong, Cornet and vocals
2.1 Introduction introduces main ideas of piece, cornet solo
accompanied by Trombone, Clarinet and Piano and
banjo comping chords. Tailgate style in trombone.
2.2 Chorus 1 has no clarinet and trombone, piano and banjo still comping chords, runs, decorated melody
2.3 Chorus 3 has vocals and guitar. Split in 2 sections.
2.3.1 1st section - long phrases, scat singing
2.3.2 2nd section - short phrases, disjointed, percussive
2.4 Chorus 4 is just vocals and guitar, slower phrases with a call and response between vocals and guitar,
guitar imitates what voice does, piano re-enters with octave Eb and Bb (tonic and dominant).
2.5 Chorus 6 has cornet solo, higher range and repeated notes, clarinet counter melody with full band
3 Johnny Dods, Clarinet
3.1 Plays counter melody in introduction and last chorus
3.2 Chorus 2 clarinet solo, playing in higher range of clarinet. use of glissandos and
blues notes. Repeated notes to link between chorus'
4 Lonnie Johnson, guitar
5 Kid Ory
5.1 Chorus 5 has trombone solo and is the first time trombone is heard since introduction. Shortest and least
complicated solo. Makes use of tailgate style, accompanied by piano and banjo comping chords.