Hot Jazz Seven
The HJ7 was founded in 1995 as a cooperative band drawing upon many fine
musicians in the Greater Cleveland area. The band plays numerous annual municipal
summer events, private parties, weddings, restaurants, and taverns. Other
appearances include Nightown Restaurant, the Bill Gordon Show, Ohio Historical
Society, Swingin' Jazz Fest at Blossom Music Center, and Charleston's Wine and All
That Jazz Festival.
The band performs with 8 players: Two cornets, clarinet, trombone, tuba, banjo,
piano, and drums. The musicians include: Brent Gardner, Vince Monaco, Al Couch,
Jack Brndiar, cnts; Marc Berridge, Paul Martin, tbn; Geoff Polk, Ted Witt, Scot
Apana, clnt; Jonathan Fairman,Tuba; Bill Parthe, Bob Erdman, Piano; Bill Fuller,
Drums; Phil Cartwright, Bill Knapp, Banjo.
1. Mojo Strut Hear a clip.
2. Minstrels of Annie Street
3. Dippermouth Blues
4. Hot Tamale Man
5. Arab Strut
6. King of the Zulus
8. King Chanticleer
9. Tiger Moan Hear a clip.
10. Purple Rose of Cairo
11. Struttin' with some Barbecue
12. Sunset Cafe Stomp
13. Sweet Lotus Blossom
14. Muskrat Ramble
15. Where Did You Stay Last Night
16. Willie the Weeper
17. Washboard Wiggles Hear a clip.
Hot Jazz 7