Joe Newman & Henry "Red" Allen


The Hot Trumpets Of Joe Newman & Henry "Red" Allen

  • Release Date: 27 May 1993
  • PRCD-24232-2

Here are a pair of long-unavailable quartet sessions led by two outstanding Louis Armstrong–inspired, New Orleans trumpeters from successive generations. Joe Newman (1922-1992) was long a featured soloist with Count Basie's definitively swinging orchestra, while Henry "Red" Allen (1908-1967), a veteran of several notable big bands, including Armstrong's, became in his later years something of a maverick. In 1965, Don Ellis, then a prominent and advanced trumpeter, praised Alle… MORE