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Get Rhythm In Your Feet: The Music Of J. Russell Robinson and the Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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Gordon Au's Grand Street Stompers celebrate the first commercially released jazz recording in this homage to the Original Dixieland Jazz Band’s J. Russel Robinson. Robinson is known for his blues-influenced playing style and his contributions to jazz and American popular music. The exceptional period jazz vocalist Molly Ryan adds to the authentic vintage sound for a night of rhythm in your feet!

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GRAND STREET STOMPERS is a New York-based New Orleans-style Hot Jazz band, reviving and refreshing the music of the 1920s onward for today's listeners, swing dancers, and music fans. With the talent and experience of NYC's top traditional jazz singers and players, they have delighted audiences at jazz clubs, festivals, ballrooms, and speakeasies around the country. The Stompers are loved not only for their authentic performances of vintage jazz tunes, but for their jazzy versions of songs from classical music and film as well as their own exciting originals. The Stompers' leader, trumpeter GORDON AU, called a musician "comfortable in any idiom" by music writer Michael Steinman, embodies the fusion of tradition and modernity that defines the Grand St. Stompers.

"Led by Gordon Au, an impeccably trained trumpeter with an antiquarian ear, the Grand St. Stompers have become A PILLAR OF NEW YORK'S HOT JAZZ SCENE." — Nat Chinen, The New York Times

"The young trumpeter Gordon Au may have been born in California and named his band after a boulevard in old Brooklyn, but more than any other group on the current Hot Jazz scene, his music is the living embodiment of the great New Orleans revival—the years of Bunk Johnson, George Lewis, and the beginnings of Preservation Hall." — Will Friedwald, The Wall Street Journal