Second Line Blues (Avery’s Blues)
Wynton Marsalis 2010
This version of Second Line Blues was recorded live during Jazz in Marciac by the Wynton Marsalis Quintet. It also features Mark O’Connor, Frank Vignola, and Jonathan Batiste.
Wynton Marsalis- Trumpet Mark O’Connor- Violin Frank Vignola- Guitar Jonathan Batiste- Piano Walter Blanding- Sax Carlos Henriquez- Bass Ali Jackson- Drums
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra 2000
This take of 2nd line blues was recorded live in 2000 by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis. The tune also features Trombone Shorty when he was 13.
Trombone Shorty- Trombone
Eureka Brass Band 1986
This take of Second Line Blues was recorded in 1986 by The Eureka Brass Band of New Orleans. The group is led by Percy Humphrey. This track can be found on the album Atlantic Jazz: New Orleans.
Trumpet: George Colar, Percy Humphrey, and Peter Bocage Trombone: Albert Warner and Oscar Henry Saxophone: Emanuel Paul Clarinet: Willie Humphrey Snare Drums: Josiah Frazier Bass Drums: Robert Lewis
The All-Star Marching BanD 1996
This version of 2nd Line Blues was recorded by The All-Star Marching Band in 1996 and was released on the album New Orleans Parade.
Trumpet- Jack Willis, John Fernandez, Teddy Riley, and Wendell Brunious Clarinet- Clarence Ford Saxophone- David Griller Trombone- Fred Lonzo and Waldren Joseph Tuba- Jerry Green Snare- Placide Adams Bass Drum and Cymbal- Charles Barbarin
Bill Sinegal and The Sky Liners part I
Avery’s Blues was written by bass guitarist Bill Sinegal and was recorded with his group the Sky Liners in 1964. It was released as a single and can be found on the record Second Line Parts 1 and 2. It would come to be known as 2nd Line Blues.
Milton Batiste: trumpet James River: tenor saxophone Ellis Marsalis: Piano
Bill Sinegal And The Sky Liners Part II