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Classic Swing Collection

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01. Alabamy Bound 3:10
(Green/DeSylva/Henderson)
02. Truckin' 2:25
(T Kehler/R Bloom)
03. Strike Up The Band 3:15
(G Gershwin)
04. She's Just My Size 6:58 (Ernie Wilkins)
05. Jazz Me Blues 5:12 (Tom Delaney)
06. Big Noise From Winnetka 6:07
(Bob Haggart/Ray Baduc/G Rodin/Bob Crosby)
07. Blue And Broken Hearted 3:32
(Clarke/Leslie/Handman)
08. Judy 3:53
(H Carmichael/S Lerner)
09. Get Happy 2:52
(H Arlen/Koehler)
10. Copenhagen 4:00
(Melrose/Davis)
11. Harlem Nocturne 2:56
(Earle Hagen)
12. Don't Get Around Much Anymore 3:35 (Duke Ellington/B Russell)
13. What's New 3:52
(Bob Haggart/J Burke)
14. Fidgety Feet 4:36
(N LaRocca/L Shields)
15. Take The A Train 3:56
(Billy Strayhorn)
16. Them There Eyes 4:01
(M Pinkard/W Tracy/D Tauber)

Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band
Red Hot Sessions

This is the fourth album by Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band and the most ambitious of the first four. Performing many of the Matty Matlock and Billy Maxted arrangements are a specialty of this band, but arrangements by many other fine writers are featured here. Walt Stuart, Scott Whitfield, Joe DeWeese, and Mike Arena all have "custom" offerings, and the guys in the band lend a hand with some arrangements, too. Many of these musicians play more than one instrument, and Bill gives them a chance to shine. Additionally, the band is joined by guitarist Johnny Baier and bari saxophonist Tom Butler to recreate the authentic 10 piece sound of the Matty Matlock arrangements. Tasteful charts superbly played, this band has lots of fire and energy. Appropriately named, RED HOT SESSIONS is an exciting recording by a group of superb professionals.

Musicians:

BILL ALLRED trombone
JOHN ALLRED trombone/euphonium/tuba
BOBBY PICKWOOD trumpet/vocals
CHARLIE BERTINI trumpet
TERRY MYERS clarinet/tenor sax/soprano sax
JAY MUELLER bass/tuba
AL STEVENS piano
WARREN SAUER drums
TOM BUTLER baritone sax
JOHN BAIER acoustic guitar

Record Label: Sunjazz Records
Catalog # SJCD330

Produced by Bill Allred
Recorded at Lone Pine Studios, Orlando, FL
Feb1 & 8, 1994

PRICE: $15

 

 

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