Lost Tracks is an EP issue of five unreleased Happy Pals tracks from the 2005 "New Orleans Party Orchestra" sessions and the 2009 "Moonlight Bay" sessions, plus one previously released track that now includes a spoken introduction by bandleader Patrick Tevlin and special guest Dr. Michael White.
Tracks 1-4 & 6 were recorded Live at the Sixth Annual Kid Bastien Forever Kick-Ass Jazz Festival, Grossman’s Tavern, Toronto, February 6-7 2009. The great New Orleans clarinetist Dr. Michael was our guest that weekend to celebrate the legacy of Cliff "Kid" Bastien, who started jazz at Grossman's May 23, 1970 and led the band there until his death in 2003.
released November 23, 2015
New Orleans North CD-011
Produced at New Orleans North, Toronto, by Patrick Tevlin
Tracks 1-4 & 6 recorded by Krzysztof Ciarka.
Dr. Michael White appears courtesy of Basin Street Records.