All posts tagged “Mr. 5X5

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Brussels Blues

I came across this one surfing around on YouTube this morning, and it is so very familiar to me. It’s Benny Goodman at the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair featuring the fantastic Jimmy Rushing on vocals. My dad had this cut on an album called Mr.… Read More

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Mr. 5X5

Today I’d like to feature Mr. 5X5, Little Jimmy Rushing. Mr. Rushing sang for the Basie band but I’m more familiar with some of his other work, because my father used to play an album produced by John Hammond called simply Mr. 5X5. He loved… Read More