Date: May 30th, 2013 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

The revival of traditional jazz in Britain in the 1950s began in a blaze of idealism. In the following decade, it degenerated into an undignified scramble for commercial success. The Dixie Ticklers, a London-based sextet, want nothing to do with Trad. Their principal influences might be m: Louis Armstrong ‘s Hot Five, m: Jelly Roll Morton and m: Bix Beiderbecke , but a whole lot of other things have gone into their music.

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The Dixie Ticklers: Standing Pat