The whole band swings superbly on the two songs featured here, and the soprano playing by Matthews is simply beautiful. It's a shame that Emmett Matthews never got to record under his own name again.
Emmett Matthews and His Orchestra: Herman Autrey (tp) Rudy Powell (cl,as,bar) Gene Sedric (cl,ts) Emmett Matthews (sop,vcl) Hank Duncan (p) Gene Fields (g) Charlie Turner (b) Slick Jones (d)
New York, September 8, 1936
19826 You Came to My Rescue (em vcl) Vocalion 3332
19829 Night in Manhattan (em vcl) -
LP source: 'Friends of Fats' (Collectors Items 007)