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Just For Fun

by Chuck Hedges

... "this writer has remained firmly convinced that Chuck Hedges is likely one of the greatest living clarinetists active on the American jazz scene. His fluent dexterity, wealth of ideas and unflappable swing make him a target for others to shoot for but
Genre: Jazz: Traditional Jazz Combo
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1. Night And Day
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2. Old Folks
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3. On A Slow Boat To China
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4. Black Butterfly
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5. You Stepped Out Of A Dream
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6. Come Sunday
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7. Deep Purple
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8. Poor Butterfly
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9. On A Street Where You live
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10. Soon
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11. Nina Never Knew
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12. One Note Samba
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13. If You Could See Me Now
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14. Dinah
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15. Just For Fun
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Album Notes
Chuck Hedges - Clarinet Eddie Higgins - Piano
Paul Keller - Bass Ed Metz Jr. - Drums

Chuck Hedges built his reputation in his hometown Chicago in the early 50's along with George Brun, Danny Alvin and Muggsy Spanier.

During the 60's Chuck was part of the great Dick Ruedebusch Band that recorded many records and performed on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Chuck has made his home in the Milwaukee area and has been playing at Andy's in Chicago for the past 20 years with his "Swingtet" every Monday evening as well as in Milwaukee at Selen's Supper Club every Friday night, and The Grove Restaurant on Thursday nights.

He also travels worldwide for jazz festivals. Chuck played with the late Wild Bill Davison all over Europe. Chuck continues to get requests to play in Europe as well as throughout the United States.

Chuck also continues to play with Tommy Saunders' Wild Bill Legacy Band. Chuck has recorded many times with Delmark Records and more recently with Arbor Records. Chuck now has his own recording label, Voltaire Music, that has produced his latest CD, Chicago Live.

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