Clarence Williams was a legend in the world of Jazz & Blues. He was a businessman, talent scout, songwriter, pianist & band leader who most importantly organised many of the greatest recording sessions ever put on record. His legacy to the world of American music is incalculable.
The first volume of the classic Columbia recordings brings together all those made under the name of Clarence Williams and His Jazz Kings plus related issues made between 1926 and 28 and featuring an impressive line up that includes Ed Allen, King Oliver, Joe Jordan, Bennie Moten and Ed Cuffee as well as some tough vocals from Lizzie Miles & Eva Taylor. All heard in glorious sound quality.