HBO TV drama Boardwalk Empire presents Sounds of The Onyx, celebrating the launch of the popular show’s 4th season via remixes of “rare jazz recordings from the Prohibition Era.”

Remixers on the promo project include hip-hop elite Pete RockDJ Jazzy JeffOm’Mas KeithShafiq HusaynJayCeeOh & B-Sides and Tall Black Guy.

The original recordings that set the foundation for this project come from legends likeEva Taylor & Clarence Williams’ Blue FiveEthel WatersLloyd Scott & His Orchestra,Jim Jackson and Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Ten Orchestra.

The one exception is Pete Rock’s remix of a new recording from the official soundtrack: a cover version of “Sugarfoot Stomp” by Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks, also known as the Boardwalk Empire house band.

The Emmy Award winning series began its fourth season on September 8.

You can download “Sugarfoot Stomp” by Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks (Pete Rock Remix) for FREE via Facebook

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