Cleo Gibson & Her Hot Three - Okeh 8700 (1929)

Henry Mason was an American blues and jazz trumpeter, cornetist and arranger.

Mason played in the late 1920s around Atlanta as an accompanist to blues vocalists Fannie Mae Goosby (Fortune Teller Blues - Brunswick 7030), Cleo Gibson (I've Got Ford Movements in My Hips - Okeh 8700) and Sloopy Henry (Jomo Man Blues, with Porter Grainger - Okeh 8845). During this time, he also played in the J. Neal Montgomery's territory band, for which he also arranged his lone recordings, Atlanta Low Down and Auburn Ave Stomp.

At the beginning of the 1930s. he was a member of Blanche Calloway's Joy Boys. In the field of jazz, he was involved in 13 recording session between 1928-1941.

Cleo Gibson v / Henry Mason t / J. Neal Montgomery p / John Smith g.

Recorded in Atlanta on March 14, 1929.

1 comment:

  1. ...this performance is wonderful....sounds like Bessie Smith, but is actually better...