Night Train by Jimmy Forrest (1920-1980)
Jimmy Forrest was an African American jazz musician, who played tenor saxophone throughout his career. Forrest is famous for his first solo recording of “Night Train”. It reached #1 on the Billboard R&B chart in March 1952, and stayed at the top for seven weeks. “Hey Mrs. Jones” and “Bolo Blues” were his other major hits. All were made for United Records, which recorded Forrest between 1951 and 1953. He recorded frequently as both a sideman and a bandleader.
Jazz. 38 Measures. 3 Pages. Time Signature 4/4. Key of G