“Midnight Blue” – Henry “Red” Allen And His Orchestra (1936)

Vocalion; New York, October 12, 1936: Henry Allen-t-v/Gene Mikell-cl/Tab Smith-as/Ted McRae-ts/Clyde Hart-p/Danny Barker-g/John Kirby-sb/Cozy Cole-d.

Tab Smith’s gentle and delicate alto sax run: 1:36-2:11.

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Henry “Red” Allen at The Onyx, New York, N.Y., ca. May 1946
Photo: William P. Gottlieb.

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