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All albums available from CD Baby and Rivermont Records

 

Jazz Nocturne (Cover)

Jazz Nocturne offers a scintillating program of favorites and obscurities of the art deco era, from songs associated with Bing Crosby film musicals to jazz-flavored “classical” works by James P. Johnson, George Gershwin, and Dana Suesse.

Jazz Nocturne
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1. Malagueña
2. Jazz Nocturne
3. Russ Columbo Medley: You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love / Prisoner of Love
4. My Bluebird’s Singing the Blues
5. Jane Withers Medley: Keep That Twinkle in Your Eye / In Our Shanty of Dreams / Uncle Tom’s Cabin Is a Cabaret
6. College Humor Medley: Learn to Croon / Down the Old Ox Road / Moonstruck
7. Double or Nothing Medley: All You Want to Do Is Dance / The Moon Got in My Eyes / It’s the Natural Thing to Do
8. Doctor Rhythm Medley: On the Sentimental Side / This Is My Night to Dream / My Heart Is Taking Lessons
9. Toronto Blues
10. Cumberland Stroll
11. Afternoon of a Black Faun
12. Deep Purple
13. Yamekraw: Negro Rhapsody
14. George Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody in Blue / Summertime / Someone to Watch Over Me / Somebody Loves Me / The Man I Love

 

 

 

Hum All Your Troubles Away (Cover)

Pianist Adam Swanson is joined by Nashville’s top jazz drummer, Danny Coots, for an exciting album with a wide variety of music and pianistic virtuosity.

Hum All Your Troubles Away
with Danny Coots
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1. Maple Leaf Rag
2. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)
3. The Cootie Crawl
4. Hum All Your Troubles Away
5. French Pastry Rag
6. Texas Blues
7. Rainbow on the River
8. When the Sun Goes Down in Dixie (And the Moon Begins to Rise)
9. King Chanticleer
10. Memphis Blues
11. Chicago Flyer
12. I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling
13. Alexander’s Ragtime Band
14. St. Louis Blues
15. Blue Is the Evening
16. Heart-Ache Blues
17. Medley: Yellow Dog Blues / I Wonder Where My Easy Rider’s Gone
18. Slightly Fantastic
19. Medley: Love Letters in the Sand / In the Doorway (Where We Used to Kiss Goodnight)
20. Medley: The Cop on the Beat, the Man in the Moon, and Me / Until the Real Thing Comes Along
21. Dreams of Old L.A.
22. Razor Blades

 

SouthWestern Swing Cover

SouthWestern Swing features the finest musicians in the Durango, Colorado, area performing exciting western swing tunes with innovative arrangements, from the classic “San Antonio Rose” to lesser-known gems like “Sooner or Later.”

SouthWestern Swing
with Jeff Johnson and the “Redcliff Rounders”
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1. Sugar Moon
2. Cherokee Maiden
3. Trouble in Mind
4. San Antonio Rose
5. Roly Poly
6. Sweet Jennie Lee
7. Across the Alley from the Alamo
8. Sooner or Later
9. That’s What I Like About the South
10. Lone Star Rag
11. Hesitation Blues
12. Orange Blossom Special

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Love a Piano

A former rock star, Ian Whitcomb, joins pianist Adam Swanson and Grammy-award winning Nashville percussionist Danny Coots for an album of ragtime, great Tin Pan Alley tunes, and originals.

I Love a Piano
with Ian Whitcomb and Danny Coots
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1. I Love a Piano
2. Ragtime Soldier Man
3. If I Had My Way, I’d Live Among the Gypsies
4. Who Was King Solomon’s Favorite Wife?
5. In Tennessee
6. He’d Push It Along
7. I Wish You Were Jealous of Me
8. Waiting for the Robert E. Lee
9. Huckleberry Finn
10. That High-Handed Mama of Mine
11. March Cantalini
12. Nobody Dies
13. Here Comes My Ball and Chain
14. Red Slipper Rag
15. Sandcastle (A Day By the Sea)
16. Cottage By the Sea
17. War Bride Blues
18. The War in Snider’s Grocery Store
19. Underneath Hawaiian Skies


 

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Ragtime! On this album, noted pianist and historian Adam Swanson performs some long-lost but rip-roarin’ rags from the collection of Janice Cleary.

Rare & Rip-Roarin’ Rags of 1912
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1. Dixie Rag
2. Clover Blossom Rag
3. Echoes of the Barbary Coast
4. Chills and Fever
5. Doll Rags
6. Delirium Tremens Rag
7. Bunny-Boy (A Rag Time Conceit)
8. Fiddlesticks
9. Missouri Rag
10. Ham Bones
11. Red Carpet Rag (An Odd Weave)
12. Ragtime Jim (A Jumpy Rag)
13. Scarecrow Rag
14. Tokio Rag
15. Toboggan Rag
16. The Volcanic Rag
17. Jamaica Jinjer (A Hot Rag)

 

 

 

Double Trouble | Hot Piano Duets with Adam Swanson and Frederick Hodges

Two top piano artists team up for an album of hot, exciting, elegant, and imaginative piano music. Classic rags and Hollywood songs sparkle in their lush, toe-tapping arrangements.

Double Trouble: Hot Piano Duets
with Frederick Hodges
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1. Double Trouble
2. Maple Leaf Rag
3. The Entertainer
4. Swipsey Cake Walk
5. Stay Out of the South
6. Dill Pickles
7. Take Me Out to the Ball Game
8. Nola
9. Canadian Capers
10. Happy Feet
11. Pianoflage
12. Kitten on the Keys
13. Manhattan Madness
14. Space Shuffle

 

 

 

 

 

Seven Little Stars by Johnny Maddox and Adam Swanson

Adam’s duet album with the legendary Johnny Maddox, on which they perform over twenty rags and popular songs.

Seven Little Stars (And the Man in the Moon)
with Johnny Maddox
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1. Seven Little Stars (And the Man in the Moon)
2. Whistling Rufus
3. St. Louis Tickle
4. Crazy Bone Rag
5. When the Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam’
6. In My Harem
7. Rose of Honolulu / On the Beach at Waikiki
8. Waiting for the Robert E. Lee / Alabama Jubilee
9. Huckleberry Finn / The Storybook Ball
10. Some Sweet Day
11. My Little Bimbo / Oh By Jingo!
12. Your Eyes Have Told Me So
13. (I’ll Be in My Dixie Home Again) To-Morrow / Dapper Dan
14. Hard-to-Get Girtie / Me Too
15. Crazy Rhythm
16. Henry’s Made a Lady Out of Lizzie
17. Sleep, Baby, Sleep
18. Everything I Have Is Yours
19. I Guess I’ll Have to Change My Plan / Freckle Face, You’re Beautiful
20. Tennessee Blues (Johnny Maddox Solo)
21. Price’s Rag (Adam Swanson Solo)
22. Corsica (That French Rag)

 

Sunshine from the Fingers by Adam Swanson

On Adam’s second solo disc for Rivermont, he performs a mix of rags, novelties, stride classics, and popular songs — all of them in his unique, virtuosic arrangements and beautifully recorded on a nine-foot Yamaha grand. 

Sunshine from the Fingers
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1. Medley: Here Comes the Showboat / Come On, Baby! / Don’t Be Like That / Sweet Man
2. Calico Rag
3. Ragging the Scale
4. Amoureuse
5. Canadian Capers
6. The Entertainer’s Rag
7. Sunshine from the Fingers
8. Buffoon
9. Honeysuckle Rose
10. Putting on the Dog
11. Nothin’
12. Russian Lullaby
13. Tiger Rag
14. The Chevy Chase
15. Alabamy Bound
16. Deep Henderson
17. Dust On the Moon
18. Medley: On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe / Chattanooga Choo Choo
19. Roll On, Mississippi, Roll On

 

On a Circular Staircase by Adam Swanson

Adam’s first CD for Rivermont Records, featuring ragtime and other early American popular music.

On a Circular Staircase
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1. Mo’ Lasses
2. Kitten on the Keys
3. Buffet-Flat Blues
4. On a Circular Staircase
5. Three O’Clock in the Morning
6. Wailana Rag Two-Step
7. The Pea Picker
8. Williams’s Rag
9. Sweet Georgia Brown
10. A Ragtime Nightmare
11. Medley: Yellow Dog Blues / Easy Rider
12. Bohemia Rag
13. Bluin’ the Black Keys
14. St. Louis Blues
15. Handful of Keys
16. Hallelujah!
17. Anitra’s Dance
18. Space Shuffle

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