Music For Lighthousekeeping

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Music For Lighthousekeeping LP OJCLP 636
  • CAT # OJCLP-636

    DISC ONE  
    1. Love Me Or Levey 5:40
    2. Taxi War Dance 5:46
    3. Octavia 5:12
    4. Mambo Las Vegas 5:23
    DISC ONE  
    1. Jubilation 3:37
    2. I Deal 4:34
    3. Latin For Lovers 6:57
    4. Topsy 6:47


The title of this Howard Rumsey date referred to the Lighthouse jazz club, where Rumsey (bass) was a regular with his various Lighthouse All-Stars.

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