Listen free to Earl Bostic – The Best of Earl Bostic: Original Hits (Flamingo, Blue Skies and more). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. Bostic was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He turned professional at age 18 when he joined Terrence Holder's band. He made his first recording with Lionel Hampton in 1942 where he played along with Red Allen, . Higginbotham, Sid Catlett, Teddy Wilson and Hampton. Before that he performed with Fate Marable on New Orleans riverboats. Bostic graduated from Xavier University in New Orleans.
The Very Best of Earl Bostic is a 25-track overview of his jump blues and R&B instrumentals recorded for King in the late '40s and '50s.
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Earl Bostic was the king of the King record label prior to the arrival of James Brown. As a disciple of Louis Jordan, Bostic's approach to the alto saxophone was a departure, straddling the line between bar walking honking and an out-and-out instrumental crooning style. This collection is a very good one in that it expresses the many types of jazz, blues and R&B Bostic embraced
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Written-By – Anderson*, Grouya*
Written-By – Homer*, Green*, Brown*
Written-By – Hagen*
Written-By – Offenbach*
Written-By – Gifford*, Washington*
Written-By – Smith*
Arranged By [Arr.] – Bostic*Written-By – Liszt*
Written-By – Smith*
|B3||Songs Of The Islands
Written-By – King*
Written-By – De Lange*, Hills*, Hudson*
Written-By – Noble*
Written-By – Mercer*
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