More than 120 Songs of the Week ago, I featured one of my favorite songs by Alix Combelle, the “Coleman Hawkins of France”.
Here is another song that I regularly spin at swing dance events.
If I Had You
Personnel: Philippe Brun (cn), Alix Combelle (ts), Joseph Reinhardt (g), Louis Vola (b).
If you wanna learn more about Alix Combelle, then check out this great article:
Alix Combelle – the first French “black” jazz musician on the Blog “Keep (It) Swinging”.
Title: If I Had You
Artist: Alix Combelle's Hot Four
Recorded: January 24, 1938
Tempo: 174 bpm
Dance: Lindy Hop, Balboa
You can find all the songs of the series also on my Spotify playlist.
Official hashtag of the series: #djcsotw
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