“Zero Hour” – Joe Marsala And His Orchestra (1944)

Black & White; New York, November 29, 1944: Joe Thomas-t/Joe Marsala-cl/Adele Girard-harp/Charlie Queener-p/Chuck Wayne-g/Irving Lang-b/Buddy Christian-d.

Written by the guitarist, Chuck Wayne, and sounding twenty years ahead of its time.

An amazing Joe Thomas trumpet run: 1:49-2:29. Joe’s clarinet follows.

Be sure to listen to another tune from the November 29, 1944 session, “Joe-Joe Jump,” here.

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