“Island rhythms and early strands of jazz!” by Dusty Groove

“(…) A hell of a clarinet player, and one who effortlessly weaves together island rhythms and early strands of jazz! All of the recordings here were done in Paris during the mid 30s, and provide a great illustration of the way that the crumbling French colonial empire was allowing all sorts of unusual criss-crossing in sound (…) very much in the spirit that would soon become known as biguine! (…)“