Junie C. Cobb And His New Hometown Band


Chicago: The Living Legends

  • Release Date: 20 Jul 1993
  • OJCCD-1825-2

In 1926, with Warren G. Harding in the White House and a year before Babe Ruth's 60 homers and Charles Lindbergh's trans-Atlantic solo flight, Junie C. Cobb's Hometown Band made their first recordings. On those sides, Cobb (1898-1970) played the clarinet; on subsequent 78s made in the Twenties and Thirties Cobb was heard on alto and tenor saxophones. For this winning 1961 album, however, Cobb returned to his original instrument, the piano. He also wrote seven of the eight titles herein, leadi… MORE