Two of the most interesting/odd ones are attributed to a band called The Night Pastor and Seven Friends, one of them entitled Plays Chicago Jazz, and the other entitled Music to Lure Pigeons By
These are apparently their first and second albums, and they do feature some musicians I recognize: Eddie Higgins on piano, Chuck Hedges on clarinet on one album, Dave Remington (who appears to be the musical leader, cultivated by the night pastor Father Robert Owen), and Jerry Fuller.
I haven't turned up any information online on either album. If anyone has any information I'd be interested to know. If any Chicago jazz-o-philes have any curiosity to own these gems, make me an offer
The Night Pastor and Seven Friends Play Chicago Jazz - Featuring Dave Remington (trombone), Johnny Porazzo (guitar and banjo), Norman Murphy (trumpet), Joe Levinson (bass), Andy Johnson (piano), Jerry Fuller (clarinet and tenor) and bob Cousins (drums). Claremont Record Company, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
The Night Pastor and Seven Friends - Music to Lure Pigeons By - Joe Levinson (bass), Bob Cousins (drums), Johnny Porazzo (guitar), Ed Higgins (piano), Dick Ruedebusch (trumpet), Dave Remington (trombone and piano), Father Robert Owen (piano), Chuck Hedges (clarinet), Jack Brand (drums on Tenderly). Claremont Record Company, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Edited by The Danimal, 13 July 2008 - 11:50 AM.