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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Louie Bellson's big bands are always hot and explosive, if not all that surprising. This 1987 CD features four originals by the drummer, three obscurities, and an opening "Caravan" that has solo space for guest flugelhornist Clark Terry, the great tenor Don Menza and Bellson. The other selections feature such talented soloists as trumpeters Brian O'Flaherty and Glenn Drewes, George Young on alto and soprano, altoist Joe Roccisano, Kenny Hitchcock on tenor, and pianist John Bunch. The 17-piece big band mixes together veterans with comparative youngsters and has many names familiar to followers of Bellson's orchestras. An above-average ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Louie Bellson's big bands are always hot and explosive, if not all that surprising. This 1987 CD features four originals by the drummer, three obscurities, and an opening "Caravan" that has solo space for guest flugelhornist Clark Terry, the great tenor Don Menza and Bellson. The other selections feature such talented soloists as trumpeters Brian O'Flaherty and Glenn Drewes, George Young on alto and soprano, altoist Joe Roccisano, Kenny Hitchcock on tenor, and pianist John Bunch. The 17-piece big band mixes together veterans with comparative youngsters and has many names familiar to followers of Bellson's orchestras. An above-average effort from the swinging crew.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/10/2009
  • Label: Nimbus Records
  • UPC: 710357271229
  • Catalog Number: 2712
  • Sales rank: 387,288

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Caravan - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (7:47)
  2. 2 Ode to a Friend - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (5:38)
  3. 3 The Peaceful Poet - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (7:08)
  4. 4 Together We Rise - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (4:45)
  5. 5 Hot - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (5:53)
  6. 6 Hookin' It - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (6:02)
  7. 7 Waltzing at Denison - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (4:55)
  8. 8 Walkin' with Buddy - Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra (7:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Louie Bellson Primary Artist, Drums, Leader, Track Performer, Soloist
John Bunch Piano, Soloist
Don Menza Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
George Young Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Danny Cahn Trumpet
Clark Terry Flugelhorn, Track Performer, Soloist
Glenn Drewes Trumpet, Soloist
Kenneth Hitchcock Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Jay Leonhart Bass
Larry Lunetta Trumpet
Don Mikkelsen Trombone
Robert Millikan Trumpet
Brian O'Flaherty Trumpet, Soloist
Keith O'Quinn Trombone
George Opalisky Saxophone
Joe Roccisano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Hale Rood Trombone
Clinton Sharman Trombone
Jack Stuckey Saxophone
Louie Bellson & His Jazz Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Leonard Feather Liner Notes
Bob Florence Arranger
Don Menza Arranger
Tommy Newsom Arranger
Jack Hayes Arranger
Joe Roccisano Arranger
Gregory K. Squires Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
Rick Wilkins Arranger
Lew Del Gatto Arranger, Composer
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