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Published on Nov 29, 2015
The Mad Hatters were a Pittsburgh Jazz trio formed by Billy Strayhorn in 1937. These two sides are thought to be their only surviving recordings. They were recorded at Volkwein's, here in Pittsburgh, on December 21st, 1938. They were restored by Bryan Wright on November 29th, 2015, which marks Billy Strayhorn's 100th birthday. Personnel includes Billy Strayhorn (piano), Jerome 'Jerry' Eisner (clarinet) and Calvin Dort (drums).