Louis Jordan & M-G-M Studio Orchestra

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    Gigi [from Gigi]Louis Jordan & M-G-M Studio Orchestra
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    Introduction To Maxim's Waltz (extended)/ Waltz At Maxim's (She's Not Thinking Of Me) (Gigi Soundtrack Version)Louis Jordan & M-G-M Studio Orchestra
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    Gaston's Soliloquy (Gigi Soundtrack Version)Louis Jordan & M-G-M Studio Orchestra
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    Gigi (Edited Soundtrack Version from Gigi)Louis Jordan & M-G-M Studio Orchestra
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        Effervescent saxophonist Louis Jordan was one of the chief architects and prime progenitors of the R&B idiom. His pioneering use of jumping shuffle rhythms in a small combo context was copied far and wide during the 1940s. Jordan's sensational hit-laden run with Decca Records contained a raft of seminal performances, featuring inevitably infectious backing by his band, the Tympany Five, and Jordan's own searing alto sax and street corner jive-loaded sense of humor. Jordan was ... Read more

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