Nat Gonella And His Band - Salute To Satchmo album download
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|A1||Save It Pretty Mama
Written-By – Redman*
|A2||Mack The Knife
Written-By – Weill*
|A3||Georgia On My Mind
Written-By – Carmichael*
|A4||You Rascal You
Written-By – Theard*
Written-By – Gonella*
Written-By – Warren*
|B2||When It's Sleepy Down South
Written By – Rene-MuseWritten-By – Clarence Muse, Leon Rene, Otis Rene
|B3||I Can't Give You Anything But Love Baby
Written-By – McHugh*
|B4||My Gal Sal
Written-By – Dresser*
|B5||Show Me The Way To Go Home
Written-By – King*
NotesAll tracks first published in 1959 except 'My Gal Sal' and 'Show Me The Way To Go Home' first published in 1960.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): ENC 173 A-1 N
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): ENC 173 B-1 N
Nat Gonella And His Strong Arm Men – Salute To Satchmo. Label: Columbia – 33S 1146. Series: Lansdowne Jazz Series –. Format: Vinyl, 10", 33 ⅓ RPM, Mini-Album. Recording Balance – Joe Meek. Recording Supervisor – Denis Preston. Trumpet, Vocals – Nat Gonella. recorded 2nd & 3rd june 1959.
A trumpeter, vocalist, and band leader, Gonella was a major pioneer of British jazz, and one of its best-loved personalities. A year later he switched to trumpet when joining Archie Pitt’s Busby Boys in the Gracie Fields revue, A Week’s Pleasure. During the four years that he was touring with that show and its successor, Safety First, Gonella began his lifelong love affair with jazz via records such as ‘Wild Man Blues’ and ‘Cushion.
When Nat Gonella And His Georgians - Britains Hottest Quintette - finally undertook their first theatre tour in April 1935, they shrewdly mixed jazz with strong elements of comedy and crowd-pleasing numbers such as Tiger Rag. In the late 30s, Gonella recorded prolifically - on one occasion accompanying George Formby on Doh-De-Oh-Do - and packed theatres with shows such as South American Joe, which featured xylophone player Teddy Brown and singer Phyllis Robins. Encouraged by the response to his Salute To Satchmo album, Gonella formed his Georgia Jazz Band, which, ironically, made its debut at the Cavern Club in Liverpool in 1960. With an appearance as the subject of televisions This Is Your Life, his comeback gathered pace for a time, and he issued The Nat Gonella Story.
feat: Billy Cotton & His Band. Lewis John Saville, Joe Country Washburne, Ted Weems. feat: Roy Fox & His Band.
His brother Bruts Gonella also played in the band and was later to join Nat Gonella's Georgians. Gonella suffered from rheumatic fever and had to spend six months in the school hospital. He was left with a weak heart that frustrated his attempt to join the army when he left the school. Despite his heart problems Gonella was called into the Pioneer Corps in July 1941 and his income immediately dropped from pounds 150 a week to 10 shillings. He appeared as the subject of This Is Your Life and the same year made an Armstrong-inspired album called Salute To Satchmo. But once again he was usurped, this time by the Trad Boom, a less sophisticated form of jazz, and by the eminence of the Beatles.
Nathaniel Charles Gonella (7 March 1908 – 6 August 1998) was an English jazz trumpeter, bandleader, vocalist, and mellophonist. He founded the big band The Georgians, during the British dance band era. Gonella was born in Islington, North London, where he attended St Mary's Guardian School, an institution for underprivileged children where started playing cornet.