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State Street Sweet

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Bandleader/arranger Gerald Wilson's first recording in several years is a success. He revisits "Carlos" featuring trumpeter Ron Barrows and "Lighthouse Blues" and performs some newer originals including "State Street Sweet," "Lakeshore Drive" and "Jammin' in C." With such soloists as trumpeters Barrows, Bobby Shew, Tony Lujan and Snooky Young, altoist Randall Willis, tenors Louis Taylor, Plas Johnson showcased on "Come Back to Sorrento" and Carl Randall, pianist Brian O'Rourke and guitarists Anthony Wilson and Eric Otis, this edition of the Gerald Wilson Orchestra is quite strong but it is the leader's colorful and distinctive arrangements that give the band its ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Bandleader/arranger Gerald Wilson's first recording in several years is a success. He revisits "Carlos" featuring trumpeter Ron Barrows and "Lighthouse Blues" and performs some newer originals including "State Street Sweet," "Lakeshore Drive" and "Jammin' in C." With such soloists as trumpeters Barrows, Bobby Shew, Tony Lujan and Snooky Young, altoist Randall Willis, tenors Louis Taylor, Plas Johnson showcased on "Come Back to Sorrento" and Carl Randall, pianist Brian O'Rourke and guitarists Anthony Wilson and Eric Otis, this edition of the Gerald Wilson Orchestra is quite strong but it is the leader's colorful and distinctive arrangements that give the band its personality. Recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/11/1995
  • Label: Mama Records
  • UPC: 734956101022
  • Catalog Number: 1010
  • Sales rank: 91,437

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 State Street Sweet (2:46)
  2. 2 Lake Shore Drive (6:04)
  3. 3 Lighthouse Blues (7:48)
  4. 4 Come Back to Sorrento (5:19)
  5. 5 The Serpent (4:03)
  6. 6 The Feather (5:54)
  7. 7 Caprichos (6:28)
  8. 8 Jammin' in C (8:47)
  9. 9 Carlos (6:35)
  10. 10 Nancy Jo (2:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gerald Wilson Orchestra Primary Artist, Track Performer
Gerald Wilson Indexed Contributor, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Conductor
Plas Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Tony Lujan Trumpet
Bobby Shew Trumpet
Ron Barrows Trumpet
George Graham Trumpet
Thurman Green Trombone
Trey Henry Bass
Charles Loper Trombone
Ira Nepus Trombone
Jack Nimitz Baritone Saxophone
Brian O'Rourke Piano
Maurice Spears Bass Trombone
John Stephens Alto Saxophone
Frank Szabo Trumpet
Randall Willis Alto Saxophone
Snooky Young Trumpet
Anthony Wilson Guitar
Carl Randall Jr. Tenor Saxophone
Louis Taylor Jr. Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Mel Lee Drums
Bobby Clark Trumpet
Eric Otis Guitar
Alex Iles Trombone
Technical Credits
Plas Johnson Contributor
Tony Lujan Contributor
Bobby Shew Contributor
Gerald Wilson Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes
Ron Barrows Contributor
Douglas Evans Producer
George Graham Contributor
Thurman Green Contributor
Trey Henry Contributor
Charles Loper Contributor
Ira Nepus Contributor
Jack Nimitz Contributor
Brian O'Rourke Contributor
Charles Paakkari Engineer
Maurice Spears Contributor
John Stephens Contributor
Frank Szabo Contributor
Randall Willis Contributor
Snooky Young Contributor
Anthony Wilson Contributor
Gary G. Vercelli Liner Notes
Carl Randall Jr. Contributor
Louis Taylor Jr. Contributor
Mel Lee Contributor
Bobby Clark Contributor
Eric Otis Contributor
Alex Iles Contributor
Ernesto de Curtis Composer
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