Cafe Society Jam

Count Basie, Eddie South, Henry Red Allen, and Friends


This recording was made at the Carnegie Hall “Cafe Society Concert” on April 23, 1941.

Although they all do not appear on this recorded segment, the musicians that were present are as follows: Red Allen, Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers, Bunny Berigan, H. Levine, and Max Kaminski, trumpet; Will Bradley and J. C. Higginbotham, trombone; B.Bailey and Ed Hall, clarinet; R.Procope and Tab Smith, alto sax; Don Byas and Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Eddie South, violin; Pete Johnson, Albert Ammons, Stan Facey, Ken Kersey, Count Basie, Calvin Jackson, Buck Washington, Billy Kyle and Art Tatum, piano; Freddie Green and Gene Fields, guitar; Walter Page, John Kirby, Billy Taylor, Doley Dickens, bass; Jo Jones, Spece Powell, Jimmy Hoskins, Ray McKinley, and O’Neil Spencer, drums.

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