Swingtime!

Swingtime!

"Swingtime!" is an album by the Canadian Brass, released in 1995. The album featured new arrangements of several jazz standards.

Personnel

The Canadian Brass:
*Charles Daellenbach: tuba
*Frederic Mills: trumpet
*David Ohanian: horn
*Ronald Romm: trumpet
*Eugene Watts: trombone

Also featuring:
*Warren Bernhardt: piano on tracks 2 and 5; keyboards on tracks 1, 16, 13 and 14
*Natalie Cenovia Cummins: violin on tracks 5 and 11
*Crystal Garner: viola on tracks 5 and 11
*Gordon Gottlieb: percussion on tracks 1, 2, 6, 11, 13 and 14
*Evan Johnson: violin on tracks 5 and 11
*Karen Karlsrud: violin on tracks 5 and 11
*Maria Kitsopoulos: cello on tracks 5 and 11
*John Miller: bass on tracks 1, 5, 6, 11, 13 and 14
*Richard Stoltzman: clarinet on track 6
*Joe Taylor: guitar on track 14
*Belinda Whitney-Barratt: violin on tracks 5 and 11
*Ronnie Zito: drums on tracks 1, 5, 6, 13 and 14

The Canadian Brass Jazz All-Stars appear on tracks 1, 6, 13 and 14. The personnel for this ensemble is as follows:

*Don Sebesky: leader
*Neil Balm: trumpet
*Warren Bernhardt: keyboard
*Gene Bertoncini: guitar
*Rick Baptist: trumpet
*Bob Carlisle: French horn on tracks 1 & 13
*Larry Farrell: trombone
*Paul Faulise: bass trombone
*Lawrence Feldman: alto sax, flute, piccolo and clarinet on tracks 6 & 14
*Peter Gordon: French horn on tracks 1 & 13
*Gordon Gottlieb: percussion
*Ken Hitchcock: tenor sax, bass clarinet and clarinet on tracks 6 & 14
*Tony Kadleck: trumpet
*Jeff Lang: French horn on tracks 1 & 13
*John Miller: bass
*Kevin O'Quinn: trombone
*Joe Passaro: percussion
*Roger Rosenberg: bass clarinet, baritone sax and flute on tracks 6 & 14
*Dave Tofani: tenor sax, flute and clarinet on tracks 6 & 14
*Chuck Wilson: also sax, flute and clarinet on tracks 6 & 14
*Ronnie Zito: drums

Three tracks on this album also feature archival jazz recordings from the 1950s.

"Night and Day" features a performance from the Zoot Sims Quartet, recorded at the Vogue Studios in Paris in 1950. The lineup was: Zoot Sims: tenor saxophone, Gerry Wiggins: piano, Pierre Michelot: bass, Kenny Clarke: drums.

"The Lady is a Tramp" features a performance from the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, recorded live at the Salle Pleyel in Paris on June 3, 1954. The lineup was: Gerry Mulligan: baritone sax, Bob Brookmeyer: valve trombone, Red Mitchell: bass, Frank Isola: drums.

"The Man I Love" features a performance by Roy Eldridge, recorded at the Vogue Studios in Paris on June 9, 1950. The lineup for this performance was: Roy Eldridge: trumpet, Zoot Sims: tenor saxophone, Dick Hyman: piano, Pierre Michelot: bass, Ed Shaughnessy: drums.

The album was produced and mixed by Steve Vining.

Track listing

*1. "Artistry in Rhythm" (Stan Kenton) (5:05)
*2. "Blue Rondo a la Turk" (Dave Brubeck) (4:29)
*3. "Back Home in Indiana" (James F. Hanley-Ballard MacDonald) (3:13)
*4. "Night and Day" (Cole Porter) (3:00)
*5. "'Round about Midnight" (Thelonious Monk-Cootie Williams-Bert Hanighen) (5:03)
*6. "At The Woodchopper's Ball" (Joe Bishop-Woody Herman) (3:21)
*7. "The Lady is a Tramp" (Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart) (3:45)
*8. "Sugar Blues" (Clarence Williams-Lucy Fletcher) (2:47)
*9. "The Man I Love" (George Gershwin-Ira Gershwin) (3:32)
*10. "Whatever Happened To The Dream" (Luther Henderson) (2:48)
*11. "Concierto de Aranjuez" (Joaquin Rodrigo) (9:10)
*12. "I Found Love" (Chris Dedrick) (3:35)
*13. "Ellington Medley" (4:03)
**(a) "Mood Indigo" (Duke Ellington-Barney Bigard-Irving Mills)
**(b) "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Duke Ellington-Bob Russell)
**(c) "Take the "A" Train" (Billy Strayhorn)
*14. "One O'Clock Jump" (Count Basie) (4:39)

(Tracks 1, 6, 13 and 14 arranged by Don Sebesky. Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11 and 12 arranged by Chris Dedrick. Tracks 3 and 8 arranged by Luther Henderson.)


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