A veteran of the Jimmy Dorsey band, George Masso was the Galvanized Jazz Band's number-one guest trombonist for our first twenty years. During that time he also toured with Benny Goodman and Woody Herman, and recorded with Bobby Hackett and the "World's Greatest Jazz Band" led by Yank Lawson and Bob Haggard, as well as other greats to numerous to mention. (For a more complete discography see George Masso on Wikipedia.
George passed away on October 22, 2019 at the Rhode Island Veterans Home. He would have been 93 in November.
GJB 88-010 is a compilation of performances by George with the GJB, recorded mostly at the Millpond Taverne between 1988 and 2010. The first six tracks are from our 20th Anniversary celebration with special guest Kenny Davern along with Fred Vigorito on cornet, Noel Kaletsky on clarinet and saxophones, Bill Sinclair on piano, Joel Schiavone on banjo, Art Hovey on bass and tuba and Bob Bequillard on drums.
To hear sample tracks in MP3 format click on "Oh Baby" and "Willow Weep for Me" in the tune list below:
I Found a New Baby
Ain't Misbehavin' (with vocal by Jane Campedelli!)
Keepin' Out of Mischief Now
Basin Street Blues
Yellow Dog Blues
Willow Weep for Me
If I Had You
Old Grey Bonnet
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