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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD is a bit of an oddity but largely a success. A group of all-star jazzmen trumpeter Doc Severinsen, trombonist Buddy Morrow, clarinetist Eddie Daniels, baritonist Gerry Mulligan, pianist Dave Brubeck, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Shaughnessy along with the great singer Cab Calloway team up with Erich Kunzel's Cincinnati Pops Big Band Orchestra to perform hits of the swing era; never mind that only Calloway was from that period. The arrangements mostly by Jeff Tyzik and Tommy Newsom for the string orchestra are fortunately not recreations of the past but fresh and sometimes surprising reworkings of such songs as "One O'Clock Jump," "You Made Me Love You," "In the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD is a bit of an oddity but largely a success. A group of all-star jazzmen trumpeter Doc Severinsen, trombonist Buddy Morrow, clarinetist Eddie Daniels, baritonist Gerry Mulligan, pianist Dave Brubeck, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Shaughnessy along with the great singer Cab Calloway team up with Erich Kunzel's Cincinnati Pops Big Band Orchestra to perform hits of the swing era; never mind that only Calloway was from that period. The arrangements mostly by Jeff Tyzik and Tommy Newsom for the string orchestra are fortunately not recreations of the past but fresh and sometimes surprising reworkings of such songs as "One O'Clock Jump," "You Made Me Love You," "In the Mood" and "Artistry in Rhythm." Calloway gets to revisit "St. James Infirmary" and the episodic almost suite-like version of "When the Saints Go Marching In" is a near-classic.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Telarc
  • UPC: 089408017728
  • Catalog Number: 80177
  • Sales rank: 20,544

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Erich Kunzel Primary Artist
Dave Brubeck Piano, Track Performer
Cab Calloway Vocals, Track Performer
Gerry Mulligan Baritone Saxophone, Track Performer
Ed Shaughnessy Drums, Track Performer
Buddy Morrow Trombone, Track Performer
Ray Brown Bass, Track Performer
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Track Performer
Eddie Daniels Clarinet, Track Performer
Steve Schmidt Piano
Doc Severinsen Trumpet, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Louis Prima Composer
Count Basie Composer
Les Brown Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Sy Oliver Composer
Mississippi Fred McDowell Composer
Fannie Baldridge Composer
James Black Composer
Joseph Bonine Composer
Paul Campbell Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Joe Garland Composer
Bud Green Composer
Ben Homer Composer
Glenn Miller Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Jack Renner Engineer
Gregory Stone Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Robert Woods Producer
George Bassman Composer
Stan Kenton & His Orchestra Composer
James V. Monaco Composer
Traditional Composer
Joe Primrose Composer
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