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Audio CD, Original recording reissued, Original recording remastered, January 12, 1999
Jackson and his band do an authentic interpretation of the music while having fun with it.
This album is great not only for those who want a fun introduction to swing, but also for anyone who might enjoy a loving and energetic tribute to the genre.
Many of the popular 1990s swing bands performed the songs that Joe Jackson covered, often sounding very close to Jackson's versions.
Fluency ..maturity and full of surprises.another outing on the mark and
Off to the races..urging the listener to keep up.
I used to own this on cassette tape, so to hear it sound clear and crisp has been an utter joy. Fantastic album!!!Published 8 months ago by Yvette Carol
I'm listening to this remastered version for the fourth time in a row, and liking it as much as when I bought this album the week it came out in 1981. Read morePublished 17 months ago by K. Swanson
Years ahead of its time, this forgotten Jackson album remains my favorite album of standards by anyone. Jose's voice suits this style of music, and his band is ace! Read morePublished 21 months ago by Uncle E
Great music. Makes a person want to get up and dance. I am a old Rock n Roller but this music gets my toes a tappin!Published on February 28, 2013 by RJC
This is an album you can track through -- or in this case -- play through. Jumpin' Jive puts the zing in swing on the music. A must have for my Jackson collection.Published on January 29, 2013 by C. Carmichael
I love this CD. Jackson and his band do an authentic interpretation of the music while having fun with it. You can't sit still when you hear it.Published on November 21, 2011 by Janet Price
As Joe Jackson stated himself stated so directly in the liner notes to this album in his father's day jazz was not respectable music at all,often referred to as "whorehouse music"... Read morePublished on February 25, 2011 by Andre S. Grindle