Moon Song

Moon Song

by Dan Barrett


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Moon Song

Trombonist Dan Barrett leads his Extra-Celestials on a set of spirited small-group swing. The repertoire is full of obscurities (including Benny Carter's "Scratch My Back" and Red McKenzie's "Georgianna," "Mound Bayou," and "Mama, That Moon Is Here Again") and a few superior standards. Barrett (who also plays cornet, wrote all of the arrangements, and takes a rare vocal) is joined throughout by some of his favorite musicians: singer Rebecca Kilgore (who is heard on six of the 13 selections), pianist Dave Frishberg, guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, bassist Joel Forbes, drummer Jeff Hamilton, altoist/flutist Chuck Wilson, tenor saxophonist Brian Oglivie, and Scott Robinson (clarinet, bass sax, alto, and tenor). In addition, trumpeter Bryan Shaw helps out on two songs. The intelligent arrangements (which make optimal use of the many great musicians on the date) and the concise, meaningful solos result in Moon Song being memorable.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/03/1998
Label: Arbors Records
UPC: 0780941115826
catalogNumber: 19158
Rank: 280174

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dan Barrett   Primary Artist,Trombone,Cornet,Leader,Vocals
Dave Frishberg   Piano,Celeste
Jeff Hamilton   Drums
Bucky Pizzarelli   Guitar
Scott Robinson   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Bass Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Rebecca Kilgore   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Chuck Wilson   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Bryan Lee Shaw   Trumpet,Cornet
Brian Ogilvie   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Bryan Shaw   Trumpet,Cornet
Joel Forbes   Bass

Technical Credits

Dan Barrett   Arranger
Richard Hadlock   Liner Notes
Mat Domber   Producer
Rachel Domber   Producer
Bryan Lee Shaw   Engineer
Bryan Shaw   Engineer
Jack Waller   Composer

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