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Groovin' to Marty Paich
     

Groovin' to Marty Paich

by Phil Woods
 
At a 2004 West Coast jazz festival presented by producer Ken Poston, altoist Phil Woods was featured performing Marty Paich arrangements with the Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra. The re-created charts were originally recorded by Art Pepper in the 1950s, with the majority drawn from the famous

Overview

At a 2004 West Coast jazz festival presented by producer Ken Poston, altoist Phil Woods was featured performing Marty Paich arrangements with the Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra. The re-created charts were originally recorded by Art Pepper in the 1950s, with the majority drawn from the famous Art Pepper + Eleven album. Woods has a different sound and a slightly different style than Pepper, but his playing is certainly complementary and a logical choice for this project. Pianist Christian Jacob directed the 12-piece orchestra and, although his verbal introductions are sometimes a bit awkward, the music works quite well. Woods, who takes a rare clarinet solo on "Anthropology" (which he jokes about), is in top form throughout. Highlights include "Groovin' High," "Walkin' Shoes," "Bernie's Tune," and "Shaw 'Nuff." Fans of West Coast jazz will enjoy this intriguing reinterpretation of Marty Paich's classic charts.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/01/2005
Label:
Jazzed Media
UPC:
0783707056104
catalogNumber:
1005
Rank:
218160

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Performance Credits

Phil Woods   Primary Artist,Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Scott Whitfield   Trombone
Brad Dutz   Vibes
Richard Bullock   Bass Trombone
Bob Carr   Baritone Saxophone
Christian Jacob   Piano
Paul Kreibich   Drums
Frank Szabo   Trumpet
Brian Scanlon   Tenor Saxophone
Steve Huffsteter   Trumpet
Chris Conner   Bass
L'Orchestre de Claude Luter   Track Performer
Claude Lueter   Track Performer
Don Shelton   Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Gerry Mulligan   Composer
Sonny Rollins   Composer
Bobby Timmons   Composer
Cootie Williams   Composer
Matt Dennis   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Frank Loesser   Composer
Jerry Bock   Composer
Christian Jacob   Direction
Bernard Miller   Composer
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Charlie Parker   Composer
Mike Stoller   Composer
George David Weiss   Composer
Bernie Hanighen   Composer
Scott Yanow   Liner Notes
Tim Pinch   Engineer
Larry Holofcener   Composer
Graham Carter   Producer
Stuart Alden   Graphic Design

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