Portrait of a Great Jazz Artist

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Marginalized as a result of his limited recorded output -- just one LP as a leader, the excellent Music to Fill a Void -- trumpeter Don Fagerquist remains ripe for rediscovery: a surefooted and expressive trumpeter, his cool, nuanced tones capture the essence of West Coast jazz. Portrait of a Great Jazz Artist is an exemplary introduction to Fagerquist's music, cherry-picking his finest solos from a series of dates spanning from 1955 to 1959 in support of Les Brown, Russ Garcia, and others. Aided and abetted by sidemen including Herb Geller and Zoot Sims, Fagerquist exhibits a stunningly imaginative melodic ability, creating a seemingly contradictory sound that's soft and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Marginalized as a result of his limited recorded output -- just one LP as a leader, the excellent Music to Fill a Void -- trumpeter Don Fagerquist remains ripe for rediscovery: a surefooted and expressive trumpeter, his cool, nuanced tones capture the essence of West Coast jazz. Portrait of a Great Jazz Artist is an exemplary introduction to Fagerquist's music, cherry-picking his finest solos from a series of dates spanning from 1955 to 1959 in support of Les Brown, Russ Garcia, and others. Aided and abetted by sidemen including Herb Geller and Zoot Sims, Fagerquist exhibits a stunningly imaginative melodic ability, creating a seemingly contradictory sound that's soft and mellow but boasts diamond-sharp edges.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/31/2006
  • Label: Fresh Sounds Spain
  • EAN: 8427328622127
  • Catalog Number: 2212
  • Sales rank: 133,785

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Autumn Serenade (5:56)
  2. 2 Fedj (3:44)
  3. 3 Almost Like Being in Love (3:17)
  4. 4 The Way You Look Tonight (3:28)
  5. 5 Love Is Just Around the Corner (3:33)
  6. 6 The Man I Love (3:18)
  7. 7 Worry-Go-Round - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (2:42)
  8. 8 The Boy Next Door - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (3:31)
  9. 9 I'm Glad There's You (4:08)
  10. 10 Body and Soul - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (4:16)
  11. 11 Out of Nowhere - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (2:56)
  12. 12 Coquette - The Russell Garcia Orchestra (3:05)
  13. 13 You're Looking at Me (3:08)
  14. 14 Time After Time (2:48)
  15. 15 Aren't You Glad You're You? (3:26)
  16. 16 Love Is Here to Stay (3:38)
  17. 17 I Remember You (2:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Don Fagerquist Primary Artist, Trumpet
Buddy Childers Trumpet
Buddy Collette Tenor Saxophone
Maynard Ferguson Trumpet
Herb Geller Alto Saxophone, Guest Appearance
Bill Holman Tenor Saxophone
Mel Lewis Drums
Red Mitchell Bass
Dave Pell Tenor Saxophone
Terry Pollard Piano
Dick Collins Trumpet
Bob Enevoldsen Bass, Valve Trombone, Guest Appearance
Russell Garcia Conductor
John Graas French Horn
Fred Katz Cello
Ronnie Lang Baritone Saxophone
Al Viola Guitar
Heine Beau Clarinet
Al Porcino Trumpet
Harry Betts Trombone
Joe Comfort Bass
Frank DeVito Drums
Donn Trenner Piano
Don Heath Drums
Howard Roberts Guitar
Cappy Lewis Trumpet
Roy Main Trombone
Rickey Marino Violin
Marty Paich Piano, Guest Appearance
Murray McEachern Trombone
Bill Richmond Drums
Jack Sperling Drums
Alvin Stoller Drums
Butch Stone Baritone Saxophone
Lloyd Ulyate Trombone
Billy Usselton Tenor Saxophone
Herman Wright Bass
Max Bennet Bass
Stanley Harris Viola
Clyde Brown Trombone
Dick Kenney Trombone
Frank Emilio Flynn Xylophone
Wes Hensel Trumpet
Matt Utal Alto Saxophone
Bob Bertaux Bass
Bill Ulyate Baritone Saxophone
Jay Hill Trombone
Alexandra Aaron Tenor Saxophone
Vernon Polk Guitar
Ralph LaPolla Alto Saxophone
Jerry Kadowitz Trumpet
Clinton McMahan Trumpet
Technical Credits
Bill Holman Arranger
Terry Pollard Composer
Russell Garcia Arranger, Composer
Bobby Troup Composer
Johnny Green Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Marty Paich Arranger
Carmen Lombardo Composer
Wes Hensel Arranger
J. Frank P. Liner Notes
Jordi Pujol Producer
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