(A) STUDIO SESSIONS
There were no studio sessions in 1943, mainly due to the Studio Ban (see 1942 sessions).
(B) LIVE SESSION
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)
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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