Blues Jumped The Rabbit – Oran "Hot Lips" Page

Their are two recorded takes: Classic blues, both takes start with a two-chorus "boogie-woogie" piano solo, then four choruses of Hot Lips vocal. Comparing the two takes gives great insight into the artistry of Hot Lips Page.

Oran "Hot Lips" Page

January 27, 1908 – November 5, 1954

Oran “Hot Lips” Page is remembered as one of the most exciting soloists of the swing era. His trumpet and vocal styles were both strongly influenced by Louis Armstrong, but with plenty of his own personal flair. He is particularly associated with the Kansas City scene of the early to mid-1930s. Read more...

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