St. Louis BluesPerry Como

Words and Music by W. C. Handy 
W.C. Handy Music
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
Produced by Charles Grean and Lee Schapiro
 
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Final Recording Time 2:56
 
Recorded April 9th, 1959   ~   Matrix No. K2PB-2312 Take 3
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
April 9, 1959 
Produced by Charles Grean and Lee Schapiro
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
Sax ~ Al Klink 
 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
Trumpet ~ Bernard Privin 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ Ziskind R. Lieb 
 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde  
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz  
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Samuel Rand 
Violin ~ Harry Urbont 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Arnold Eidus 
Violin ~ Charles Fleischmann  
 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Solomon Deutsch 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ George Ricci 
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony "Tony" Mottola 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
Drums ~ Sol Gubin 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Special DJ-Promo: RCA-45RPM SP45-72 ( October, 1959 )
Flip Side: "Route 66 "
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Como Swings" LSP-2010 STEREO SEPTEMBER 1959
 
Como Swings original albumDJ-Promo ~ Route 66 / St. Louis Blues 1959

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