Label: Crown Records - CST 207 • Format: Vinyl LP Red • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Dixieland
South Rampart Street Parade 2. Bill Bailey 3. Washington And Lee Swing 4. Dixieland One Stop 5. Oh Dem Golden Slippers 7. Charleston Get Out 9. My Wild Irish Rose Jazz Me Blues. Liner Notes:. This collections is a new MP3 download only offered at music sites. To purchase or listen to previews, click on this link at Amazon. Post a Comment. Peter Dewey Fountain, Jr. He was a skinny kid who spent too much time hanging around the front Oh Dem Golden Slippers - Kings Of Dixieland - Kings Of Dixieland Volume Four of the Top Hat Dance Hall near his home.
But, oh the sounds! This was music straight from the soul. Sounds that would never be written in stone, Подбитая Птица - Вахтанг Кикабидзе - Мелодия Любви would always be brand new because they were purely personal. Pete heard all the greats in New Orleans and he knew he wanted to play Jazz.
After endless hours of practicing and listening to the recordings of Benny Goodman and Irving Fazola, the personal sound of Pete Fountain began to emerge and it was "Fat. Through these formative years of his musical training, Pete performed with several sensational bands. One such band was the Junior Dixieland Band which performed in the famous Parisian Room-often performing for legendary jazz men. It was a heady time of life and Pete Fountain was savoring every moment.
They were playing the El Morocco on the street. It was there he met Beverly. She had decided very young to marry a musician and Pete had decided very young to be a musician. Until Jazz, in its own birthplace New Orleans, was definitely asleep. He gave up music. He had no choice. With a wife and three small children to support, music was a luxury he could not afford.
All he really wanted to do was play music. All he needed was a band, a bandstand and a place to play. InLawrence Welk, host of the nation's most popular television program, wanted Pete on the show, and that kind of opportunity only comes once in a lifetime. For two years, Pete was the most famous Jazz musician on television. Oh Dem Golden Slippers - Kings Of Dixieland - Kings Of Dixieland Volume Four Fountain became a Désenchantée - Kate Ryan - Different name and New Orleans Jazz made a comeback that has never faded.
After two years in California, Pete came home to New Orleans. He had learned what every New Orleanian has to accept as a fact of life. The cuisine, the sights and the sounds. Pete immediately opened his own jazz club in the heart of the French Quarter.
His national fame and fans followed him to New Orleans which allowed Pete's club to expand, through the past 34 years, into the largest jazz club in the city. Pete has always been considered an ambassador of New Orleans Jazz as he performs his music on guest appearances on network television and specials.
Pete has performed at four U. State Dinners by command performance for four Presidents of the United States. During Pete's career, he has recorded 56 albums and has been a featured performer on 44 additional albums for a total of recordings.
New Orleans. Yet to this day his greatest thrill is taking the stage and performing the music he loves, Oh Dem Golden Slippers - Kings Of Dixieland - Kings Of Dixieland Volume Four as it works its irresistible magic on the audience. Straight to the soul. Pete Fountain and his wife, Beverly, have three children and five grandchildren. He divides his DAYS between his family, various charitable organizations and his favorite fishing hole.
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