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This page contains links to five Real Audio 2.0 files each covering Red's activities for one of the decades 1920 through 1960. Each file runs for from about 3 to 6 minutes. A 14 4 modem is necessary. Next, you will find 3 sound samples from Red's recordings, direct download links for the 5 Real Audio files in the event you have difficulty streaming them, and a bibliography.
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from World On A String, Bluebird 1957.
Visit BMG Music (Bluebird,RCA).
W. Allen, Hendersonia:The Music Of Fletcher Henderson And His Musicians, (Highland Park, NJ: Walter C. Allen Jazz Monographs Number 4, 1973).
W. Balliett, The Blues Is A Slow Story, Such Sweet Thunder: 49 Pieces On Jazz (Bobbs-Merrill,1966, pages 335 to 358).
G. Boatfield, Henry Allen from New Orleans, Jazz Journal, February, 1960.
B. Crow, Jazz Anecdotes (Oxford University Press,1990).
J. Evensmo and P. Borthen, The Trumpet and Vocal of Henry Red Allen, 1927 to 1942. (Norway: Jazz Solography Series, Volume 8, 1977).
F. Hoffmann, Henry 'Red' Allen, J.C. Higginbotham Discography. (Berlin: F. Hoffmann, 1982/94).
G. Schuller, The Great Soloists: Henry 'Red' Allen, in The Swing Era (Oxford University Press,1989), pages 617 to 31.
M. Williams, Condition Red, in Jazz In Its Time (Oxford University Press, 1989) pages 99 to 104. (Reprint of August, 1962 down beat article. It describes Williams' visit to a Red Allen recording date in 1962 - very niice).
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