“That’s How I Feel Today” – The Little Chocolate Dandies (1929)

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.

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