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All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Herb Pomeroy sporadically led big bands throughout his career, but this studio date is one of his best, mixing elements of both swing and bop. Many of the musicians won't be all that familiar to younger jazz fans, with trumpeter Bill Berry and alto saxophonist Charlie Mariano being the best-known players present. Pomeroy utilizes a number of different contributors for his charts, although the two jazz standards, "Woody 'n You" and "Lush Life," easily stand out above the other tracks; Berry takes top honors with his solo on both selections. The leader, also a trumpeter, restricts himself to just one solo, on "The Friar and Dr. Goulding." Issued by United Artists and long out ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Herb Pomeroy sporadically led big bands throughout his career, but this studio date is one of his best, mixing elements of both swing and bop. Many of the musicians won't be all that familiar to younger jazz fans, with trumpeter Bill Berry and alto saxophonist Charlie Mariano being the best-known players present. Pomeroy utilizes a number of different contributors for his charts, although the two jazz standards, "Woody 'n You" and "Lush Life," easily stand out above the other tracks; Berry takes top honors with his solo on both selections. The leader, also a trumpeter, restricts himself to just one solo, on "The Friar and Dr. Goulding." Issued by United Artists and long out of print, consider this LP to be a collectable likely to be found only on auction lists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/20/2010
  • Label: Fresh Sounds Spain
  • EAN: 8427328605717
  • Catalog Number: 571

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Our Delight (2:38)
  2. 2 Theme for Terry (3:42)
  3. 3 No One Will Room with Me (3:02)
  4. 4 Aluminum Baby (3:26)
  5. 5 Les Talk (2:22)
  6. 6 Wolafunt's Lament (3:59)
  7. 7 Blue Grass (3:00)
  8. 8 Feather Merchant (3:42)
  9. 9 Jack Spratt (3:26)
  10. 10 It's Sandman (3:25)
  11. 11 Big Man (4:37)
  12. 12 A Down Home Outing (4:51)
  13. 13 The Friar and Dr. Goulding (3:39)
  14. 14 On the Other World (4:17)
  15. 15 The Blue Charles (2:51)
  16. 16 Where's Charlie (2:25)
  17. 17 Where's Paul (4:36)
  18. 18 Woodyn' You (3:43)
  19. 19 Lush Life (4:15)
  20. 20 The Green Horn (3:54)
  21. 21 Gypsy in My Soul (3:26)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Herb Pomeroy Primary Artist, Trumpet, Leader, Soloist
Bill Berry Trumpet, Soloist
Joe Gordon Trumpet, Soloist
Charlie Mariano Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Boots Mussulli Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Jimmy Mosher Baritone Saxophone, Soloist
Jaki Byard Tenor Saxophone
Joe Caruso Tenor Saxophone
Joe Ciavardone Trombone
Augie Ferretti Trumpet
Deane Haskins Baritone Saxophone, Soloist
Lennie Johnson Trumpet, Soloist
Bill Legan Trombone, Soloist
Everett Longstreth Trumpet
John Neves Bass, Soloist
Ray Santisi Piano, Soloist
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Jimmy Zitano Drums, Soloist
Varty Haroutunian Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Nick Capezuto Trumpet
Gene Distasio Trombone, Soloist
David Chapman Alto Saxophone
Technical Credits
Count Basie Composer
Tadd Dameron Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Boots Mussulli Arranger, Composer
Herb Pomeroy Arranger, Composer
Gordon Brisker Arranger
Clay Boland Composer
Jaki Byard Arranger, Composer
Bob Dogan Composer
Bob Freedman Arranger, Composer
Jack Lewis Producer
Everett Longstreth Arranger
Arif Mardin Arranger
Ray Santisi Arranger, Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Robert Sylvester Liner Notes
Danny Kent Arranger, Composer
Jordi Pujol Liner Notes
Bill Graham Composer
John McLellan Liner Notes
Neil Bridge Arranger, Composer
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