The Noble Sissle Swingsters sessions are some of Sidney Bechet's best work. All of the songs from these sessions are classics of small group Swing. Bechet himself cited Sweet Patootie as one of his best records.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Blackstick
(
Sidney Bechet)
2-10-1938 New York, New York Decca
2129 B
3865 B
Characteristic Blues (1)
(
Sidney Bechet / Noble Sissle)
4-16-1937 New York, New York Variety
Vocalion
3840
Characteristic Blues (2)
(Sidney Bechet / Noble Sissle)
4-16-1937 New York, New York Swing
Vocalion
3840
Okey-Doke
(
Sidney Bechet)
4-16-1937 New York, New York Variety
Vocalion
3840
Sweet Patootie
(Rogan / Williams / Alexander)
2-10-1938 New York, New York Decca
7429 A
Viper Mad
Vocal Chorus by O'Neil Spencer

(
Sidney Bechet / Williams)
2-10-1938 New York, New York Decca
7429 B
3521 A
When The Sun Sets Down South (Southern Sunset) (a)
(
Sidney Bechet / Harry Brooks)
2-10-1938 New York, New York Decca
2129 A
When The Sun Sets Down South (b)
(Sidney Bechet / Harry Brooks)
2-10-1938 New York, New York Brunswick
80132
Artist Instrument
Billy Banks Vocals
Sidney Bechet Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Clarence Brereton Trumpet
Harry Brooks Piano
Wilbert Kirk Drums
Jimmy Jones Bass
Jimmy Miller Guitar
Noble Sissle Vocals, Leader
O'Neil Spencer Drums
Gil White Tenor Saxophone