Treasure Chest

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Arranger Bob Florence's second of two USA CDs cut before he signed with the MAMA label finds his 19-piece orchestra exploring four standards and a quartet of originals. Florence's writing makes such tunes as "Body and Soul" and "Chicago" sound quite modern, while his somewhat humorous "Big Band Treasure Chest" contains 24 quotes from swing-era recordings. With such top players as altoists Lanny Morgan and Kim Richmond, tenorman Bob Militello, trumpeters Warren Luening and Steve Huffsteter, and even valve trombonist Rob McConnell during his brief residence in Los Angeles among the many heard from, this is a superlative effort from the Limited Edition big band and serves as a...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Arranger Bob Florence's second of two USA CDs cut before he signed with the MAMA label finds his 19-piece orchestra exploring four standards and a quartet of originals. Florence's writing makes such tunes as "Body and Soul" and "Chicago" sound quite modern, while his somewhat humorous "Big Band Treasure Chest" contains 24 quotes from swing-era recordings. With such top players as altoists Lanny Morgan and Kim Richmond, tenorman Bob Militello, trumpeters Warren Luening and Steve Huffsteter, and even valve trombonist Rob McConnell during his brief residence in Los Angeles among the many heard from, this is a superlative effort from the Limited Edition big band and serves as a fine example of Bob Florence's inventive writing talents.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/12/1994
  • Label: Usa Music Group
  • UPC: 022495068020
  • Catalog Number: 680

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bob Florence Limited Edition Primary Artist
Bob Florence Indexed Contributor, Synthesizer, Piano, Electric Piano, Track Performer
Rob McConnell Trombone, Valve Trombone
Kim Richmond Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Lanny Morgan Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Luis Conte Percussion
Rick Culver Trombone
Peter Donald Drums
Bob Efford Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Larry Ford Trumpet, Flugelhorn
George Graham Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Charles Loper Trombone, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
John Lowe Baritone Saxophone, E-flat Clarinet
Warren Luening Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Bobby Militello Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Dick Mitchell Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Tom Warrington Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass
Steve Huffsteter Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Bob Millitello Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Donald Waldrop Trombone, Bass Trombone
Technical Credits
Bob Florence Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes
John Lowe Contributor
Martin Braude Executive Producer
Richard Bogert Engineer
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