Gordon Au presents a tribute to
Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars

Live at Lindy Focus XVIII, December 28, 2019
YouTube Playlist
DANCE PERFORMANCES

[0. Cross Your Heart (*VIDEO*)]
(James Hanley; Arrangement: Michael Gamble)
Based on Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five

1. Squeeze Me (*VIDEO*)
Fats Waller, 1925; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Satch Plays Fats, 1955 in New York (Youtu.be/KoJA951jDYc)

2. All That Meat and No Potatoes (*VIDEO*)
Fats Waller, 1941; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Satch Plays Fats, 1955 in New York (Youtu.be/ZjvdCeAUX0s)

SET 1

1. Twelfth Street Rag
Euday Bowman, 1914; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Ambassador Satch, 1956 in Los Angeles (Youtu.be/-4FnJ9xIEOM)

2. I’ll Walk Alone
Music: Jule Styne / Lyrics: Sammy Cahn, 1944; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Louis Armtrong and His Orchestra [actually the All-Stars], 1952 in Denver (Youtu.be/PuWvokCRIQE?t=1)

3. Back o’Town Blues
Louis Armstrong & Luis Russell, 1923; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on The California Concerts, 1955 in Los Angeles (Youtu.be/H-Q3ykg-hc0?t=1)

4. Blueberry Hill
Rose–Stock–Lewis, 1940; Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on various performances by the All-Stars

5. Faithful Hussar
Unknown, 1781; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Ambassador Satch, 1955 in Milan (Youtu.be/w62je-HW8PQ?t=589)

6. Stars Fell on Alabama
Music: Frank Perkins / Lyrics: Mitchell Parish, 1934; Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based loosely on 1947 in Boston (Youtu.be/I2wONNJWAzU)

7. Someday You’ll be Sorry
Louis Armstrong, 1947; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on 1947 in New York (Youtu.be/EKadxfIOS78)

8. Unless
Music: Evans–Tilsley / Lyrics: Hargreaves–Damerell, 1934; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on 1951 in Los Angeles (Youtu.be/80Uc1XRsxrQ)

(9. Moonlight Serenade [skipped])
Glenn Miller, 1939; Arrangement: Gordon Au
Original arrangement

10. My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It (*AUDIO*)
Unknown, before 1906 (© Clarence Williams, 1933); Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on 1955 in Los Angeles (Youtu.be/O0pSHxwSrv8?t=9)

SET 2

1. Beale St. Blues
WC Handy, 1917; Arrangement: Gordon Au
Original arrangement

2. Lovely Weather We’re Having
Bushkin–DeVries, 1947; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on 1947 in Chicago (Youtu.be/a15l-cXKAao)

3. C’est Si Bon (*AUDIO*)
Music: Henri Betti, 1947; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
(Lyrics: André Hornez, 1949; English Lyrics: Jerry Seelen, 1949)
Based on 1955 in Los Angeles (Youtu.be/Ut2-D3sX7H4)
and with Sy Oliver’s Orchestra, 1950 in New York (Youtu.be/ksJnIiKdjjk)

4. Yellow Dog Blues
WC Handy, 1915 and 1919; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Louis Armstrong Plays WC Handy, 1954 in Chicago (Youtu.be/vjUFcqBEDVA)

5. Black and Blue
Fats Waller, 1929; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Satch Plays Fats, 1955 in New York (Youtu.be/jlgX-Lqj-w8?t=1)

6. Don’t Fence Me In
Music: Cole Porter / Lyrics: Porter–Fletcher, 1934; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on 1955 in Los Angeles (Youtu.be/7aK9LSBfSMQ?t=11)

7. You’re the Apple of My Eye
Lewis–Hart–Fox, 1951; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on 1951 in Los Angeles (Youtu.be/uffQhAQEbOk)

8. Saint Louis Blues
WC Handy, 1914; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based on Louis Armstrong Plays WC Handy, 1954 in Chicago (Youtu.be/rXi6lPurG_k?t=3)

9. Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now
Music: Fats Waller / Lyrics: Andy Razaf, 1932; Adaptation/Arrangement: Gordon Au
Based loosely on Satch Plays Fats, 1955 in New York (Youtu.be/UbWyF43XuE0)

PERSONNEL

Bandleader, Trumpet: Gordon Au
Vocals: Laura Windley (website)
Vocals, Trumpet: Jim Ziegler (website)
Soprano Sax, Clarinet: Keenan McKenzie (website)
Clarinet: Jacob Zimmerman (website)
Trombone: Lucian Cobb (website)
Guitar: Jonathan Stout (website)
Piano: Chris Dawson (website)
Bass: Jen Hodge (website)
Drums: Josh Collazo (website)

Thanks to Michael Gamble and the Lindy Focus team!
 
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