Earlier this year, the Smoking Time Jazz Club released their latest album and there is one song that really stands out from the rest – at least for me:
Great rhythm section, soulful vocals and solos, and that gloomy atmosphere.
Take Me Away From The River
Here is Fletcher Henderson‘s original version from 1932:
It's not my goal to compare those two versions, because both are really great. It's just great to see how other bands are paraphrasing existing songs.
I'm happy, that we have so many contemporary bands playing this wonderful music!
Title: Take Me Away From The River
Artist: The Smoking Time Jazz Club
Album: I Need Someone Like You
Tempo: 135 bpm
Dance: Lindy Hop
You can find all the songs of the series also on my Spotify playlist.
Official hashtag of the series: #djcsotw
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