Potato Head Jazz Band: Stompin’ Around


Straight-ahead swinging Dixieland is not a music form normally associated with Southern Spain, but here come Potato Head Jazz Band, hot out of Granada in Andalucía to put that to rights.

Potato Head Jazz Band are no overnight sensation – they’ve been stomping their stuff throughout Spain since 2003 – and it shows in their no-holds-barred straight-ahead approach to jazz. Stompin’ Around showcases the musically sharp, energetic approach to early jazz that has seen them in demand at festivals from Birmingham to Dresden.

Track Listing

1- Stevedore Stomp (Duke Ellington) 

2- Maple Leaf rag (Scott Joplin)

3- Riverboat Shuffle (Bix Beiderbecke) 

4- Ory’s Creole Trombone (“Kid” Ory) 

5- Once in a While (Louis Armstrong)

6- Shirt Tail Stomp (Benny Goodman) 

7-  Smoke Rings (Mills Brothers)

8-  Kansas City Stomps (Jelly Roll Morton)

9-  Harlem Joys (Willie “The Lion” Smith)

10- Cole Smoak Rag (C. St. John)

11- Jubilee Stomp (Duke Ellington)

12- Black Bottom Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton)

Musicians Featured

Martin Torres – Clarinet

Alberto Martin – Trumpet

Valentin Garcia – Trombone

Antonio Fernandez – Banjo

Alejandro Tamayo – Double Bass

Luis Landa – Drums