OUR RELEASES

 
   DISC 1
  1. Sweet Sue 
  2. Limehouse Blues  
  3. Nobody's Sweetheart  
  4. Whispering  
  5. Russian Lullaby  
  6. Just A Little Swing
  7. Dear Old Southland  
  8. Jeepers Creepers   
  9. Sweet Georgia Brown  
10. In the Mood 
11. Hombre Mio (Man of Mine)
12. I've Got Rhythm  
13. Begin the Beguine  
14. Bye Bye Blues  
15. Negra De Cabello Duro 
16. Besame Mucho

  
17. Tico Tico No Fura 
18. Temptation  
19. I Never Knew  
20. Caminos Cruzados (Malaguena) 
21. Limehouse Blues  
22. Scartunas  
23. You Made Me Love You  
24. Cherokee  
25. Stardust  
26. Honeysuckle Rose

  DISC 2
1. Lady Be Good  
2. Doin' the New Lowdown 
3. Improvisaciones Sobre Boogie Woogie  
4. Swingin' On A Star  
5. Melancholia 
6. Sentimental Jouney    
 
  

  7. Como Te Llamas  
  8. Bugle Call Rag  
  9. Darltown Strutter's Ball  
10. I'm Beginning to See the Light  
11. Blue Skies  
12. Twelfth Street Rag  
13. Diga Diga Do  
14. Swanee River  
15. Vieni Sul mar  
16. Delicado  
17. Scartunas  
18. Mia Casita PequeÒita  
19. Crazy Rhythm  
20. Daphne  
21. Dolores  
22. April in Portugal 
23. You Belong to Me  
24. Who's Sorry Now?  
25. Tiger Rag  
26. Tea for Two


ACD 29
SWING GUITAR MASTERPIECES
Oscar Alemán

A Double Dose of Swing Here's great news for fans of acoustic jazz guitar. Acoustic Disc's Swing Guitar Masterpieces is the first United States CD release of the music of Oscar Alemán, an amazing Argentine guitarist who, according to jazz critic Leonard Feather, could "outswing Django Reinhardt," his friend and peer. This special double-CD compilation contains over 140 minutes of Alemán swinging interpretations of popular standards from both North and South America. The 52 tracks were recorded between 1938 and 1957, and represent this rarely-heard genius in his prime. A 20-page booklet of rare photos, biographical notes and discographical information is also included with the set.

According to producer David Grisman, "These performances stand out as classics of improvised acoustic string music and fill a missing chapter in the history of this genre. Alemán contributions to an idiom pioneered by Eddie Lang and Joe Venuti and, of course, Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli are substantial. His arrangements are perhaps the most inventive and his playing is gutsy, virtuosic and inspired. It has always been a mystery to me as to why this other remarkable proponent of acoustic swing guitar has been so ignored and unrecognized in relation to Django."

Acoustic Disc is proud to present the fabulous music of a true master of swing to a new generation of listeners.

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