|A publicity photo of Duke Heitger.|
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Saturday Jazz Performance - Duke Heitger's Hot Jazz Septett - "Baby Won't You Please Come Home"
As a new feature, here at the Yankee Jazz Beat blog, every Saturday a jazz performance caught on tape will be posted.
Today, we'll look at Duke Heitger's Hot Jazz Septett and their performance of Baby Won't You Please Come Home.
The performance took place at Duisburger Hof in Germany on May 9, 2011. The band here is comprised of Duke Heitger, the leader, and who also plays trumpet and sings, Dan Barrett on trombone, Evan Christopher who plays both the clarinet and tenor sax, Bernd Lotzky plays the piano, David Blenkhorn on guitar, Kerry Lewis playing bass, and Jeff Hamilton on the drums.
Baby Won't You Please Come Home was written by Charles Warfield and published by Clarence Williams in 1919.