Today, I feel like hearing some melodious, swinging alto sax.
One of several ensembles called “The Chocolate Dandies” that Benny Carter led through the 1930s.
Bonus: Fats Waller on piano, and luckily, today, he isn’t singing.
Photo source: Crommelin.org
For comparison/contrast use only. From the French Chronological Classics CD series.
Composed by Don Redman. Okeh 8728-A; New York, September 18, 1929: Benny Carter-as/Coleman Hawkins-ts/Fats Waller-p/Unknown-bj/Cyrus St Clair-tuba/George Stafford-d.