Arkadia Jazz: The Stars of Jazz, Vol. 1

Arkadia Jazz: The Stars of Jazz, Vol. 1


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Arkadia Jazz: The Stars of Jazz, Vol. 1

Spurred by Ken Burns' extensive foray into the history and state of jazz, Arkadia provides a budget excursion to the same rich lands. This first volume of the four-CD series is one of two discs devoted to masters and mistresses of the art. The extensive archives of the Arkadia and Postcard labels provide the material. With the exception of a Django Reinhardt track, these selections are all from the '90s; Billy Taylor, Benny Golson, T.K. Blue, and more are included. These contemporary jazz figures are giants in their own right and purists keeping alive the classic tradition of instrumental cool jazz.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/16/2001
Label: Arkadia Jazz
UPC: 0602267005127
catalogNumber: 70051

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Joanne Brackeen   Piano
Michael Brecker   Tenor Saxophone
Bob Brookmeyer   Valve Trombone
Jack DeJohnette   Drums
Billy Hart   Drums
Bill Henderson   Piano
Billy Higgins   Drums
Dave Holland   Bass
Geoff Keezer   Piano
Lee Konitz   Alto Saxophone
Steve Kuhn   Piano
Harold Land   Tenor Saxophone
Cecil McBee   Bass
Pat Metheny   Guitar
Gary Peacock   Bass
Django Reinhardt   Guitar
Ted Rosenthal   Piano
Randy Weston   Piano
Randy Brecker   Trumpet
Ray Ellis   Conductor
Bill Frisell   Guitar
Foster   Drums
Benny Golson   Tenor Saxophone
Tom Harrell   Trumpet
Chip Jackson   Bass
Steve Johns   Drums
Dean Johnson   Bass
James Leary   Bass
David Liebman   Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Track Performer
Branford Marsalis   Tenor Saxophone
Paul Motian   Drums
George Mraz   Bass
Alan Pasqua   Piano
Tony Rovira   Bass
Billy Taylor   Piano
Ron Vincent   Drums
Billy Taylor Trio   Track Performer
Dave Holland Quartet   Upright Bass
Joseph Reinhardt   Guitar
Joe Farnsworth   Drums
T.K. Blue   Saxophone

Technical Credits

Ralph Simon   Producer
Ervin Drake   Composer
Ray Ellis   Arranger
Tom Harrell   Composer
Dan Fisher   Composer
Irene Higginbotham   Composer
Bob Karcy   Producer,Executive Producer
Timothy Orr   Producer

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