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  Наименование CD :
   Q Live In Paris Circa 1960



Год издания : 1996

Компания звукозаписи : Warner Bros.

Музыкальный стиль : Mainstream Jazz

Время звучания : 46:50

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Small Orchestra - Contemporary)      

Recorded on February 14, 1960 at Alhambra, Paris, France

In late 1959, 26-year-old trumpeter/arranger Quincy Jones was engaged to conduct a jazz band for a musical called Free and Easy, the songs for which were written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer. The unusual intention was to tour Europe before coming to Broadway, but the show never finished its engagement in Paris, closing down amid recriminations and stranding the cast and the orchestra. Though Arlen's biographer, Edward Jablonski, states that only Jones came out of the situation well, touring Europe successfully with the band, Jones remembers things differently, calling the experience one that brought him closer to contemplating suicide than any other. Eventually, Jones was forced to disband the group, but he first fulfilled the show's engagement at the Alhambra Theatre, and this album, originally issued as a bootleg disc, was recorded at the final performance. This is not the music from the abortive musical, but rather a set of Jones originals and jazz standards. The band, which features such notable figures as Clark Terry and Phil Woods, is accomplished, and the music is performed in the mold of the Ellington and Basie bands, albeit with the flair that Jones was even then showing as an arranger. This is not really the historic find Jones seems to think it is, but it isn't a vanity release either. It's a curio, with some fine blowing from a band that often seems directionless.

All Music Guide


  Соисполнители :

Ake Persson (Trombone)
Benny Bailey (Trumpet)
Budd Johnson (Tenor Saxophone)
Buddy Catlett (Bass)
Clark Terry (Flugelhorn, Trumpet, Vocals)
Floyd Standifer (Trumpet)
Jerome Richardson (Tenor Saxophone)
Jimmy Cleveland (Trombone)
Joe Harris (Drums)
Julius Watkins (French Horn)
Leonard Johnson (Trumpet)
Les Spann (Flute, Guitar)
Melba Liston (Trombone)
Patricia Brown (Piano)
Phil Woods (Alt Saxophone)
Porter Kilbert (Saxophone)
Quentin Jackson (Trombone)
Sahib Shihab (Saxophone)


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Текст

Длительность

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   1 Birth Of A Band         0:05:26 Jones
   2 Everybody's Blues         0:08:52 Wilkins
   3 Moanin'         0:03:42 Timmons
   4 Tickle Toe         0:02:51 Young
   5 Stockholm Sweetnin'         0:05:58 Jones
   6 I Remember Clifford         0:03:32 Golson
   7 Walkin'         0:16:29 Carpenter

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