1943 sessions


There were no studio sessions in 1943, mainly due to the Studio Ban (see 1942 sessions).


Live session #9 [radio broadcast] Los Angeles 10/April/1943  Henry Allen Sextet Track (CD:Perfect Complete Collection vol.1 tk.11)
Henry ‘Red’ Allen(t), J.C. Higginbotham (tb), Don Stovall (as), Alfred Williams(p), Benny Moten (b), Alvin Burroughs (d), Billie Holiday (v)

43_BH@On March and April Billie performed at Club 331 in LA backed by the Red Allen Band. In some dates on March the AFRS (Armed Forces Radio Service) “Jubilee” Transcription Program # 17 was recorded live in the NBC Studios in Hollywood, and dubbed March 22. The broadcast took place on April 9 or 10, as they were normally transmitted on a Friday night. In the same program, tracks by Red Allen Sextet and Art Tatum Trio.

(LR 13) Trav’lin’ Light

Original LP Meritt 26 Red Allen And His Friends 1932-56 (US 1987). No sound available.

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