<span style="font-size:1.5em"><span style="color:red">Sidney Bechet Blues In Thirds 1940-1941
<span style="font-size:1.17em">Label: Giants of Jazz
Recorded: Mar 27, 1940 - Oct 14, 1941
CD Released: 26 Jan 1999
<span style="font-size:1.17em"><span style="color:orangered">The first great horn soloist in jazz history to appear on records, soprano saxophonist and clarinetist Sidney Bechet was one of the giants of New Orleans jazz. He was such a dominant force on soprano, that he preferred to play lead rather than the trumpeter and few other musicians played soprano during his lifetime.
Born in 1897, Bechet was playing with top New Orleans bands while still a child. In 1917 he moved up North to Chicago, touring Europe... </span></span>