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Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Basically Baker Vol. 2: The Big Band Music of David Baker
 
Basically Baker Vol. 2 CD cover.

Disc 1 Tracks
01 – The Harlem pipes
02 – The Georgia peach
03 – Walt's barbershop
04 – Soft summer rain
05 – Black Thursday
06 – Shima 13

Disc 2 Tracks
01 – Bebop
02 – Honesty
03 – 25th and Martindale
04 – Kirsten's first song
05 – Terrible T

Length: 91:21
All compositions by David N. Baker, except Bebop (Dizzy Gillespie). All arrangements by David N. Baker.

Musicians
Brent Wallarab: conductor/ musical director
Tom Walsh: alto saxophone; solos on disc 2, tracks 1 & 2
Bill Sears: alto saxophone; solos on disc 1, track 5 and disc 2, track 5
Rich Perry: tenor saxophone; solos on disc 1, tracks 2, 4 & 6
Rob Dixon: tenor saxophone; solos on disc 1, track 3 and disc 2, track 1
Ned Boyd: baritone saxophone; solos on disc 1, track 1 and disc 2, track 3
Tim Coffman: trombone; solo on disc 1, track 4
Freddie Mendoza: trombone; solo on disc 1, track 2
Brennan Johns: trombone
Rich Dole: bass trombone
Celeste Holler-Seraphinoff: horn
Dan Perantoni: tuba
Luke Gillespie: piano; solos on disc 1, track 1, and disc 2, tracks 4 & 5
Jeremy Allen: bass; solo on disc 2, track 3
Steve Houghton: drums; solo on disc 2, track 1
Mitch Shiner: vibraphone; solo on disc 2, track 4
Monika Herzig: celeste
Tony Kadleck: trumpet
Scott Belck: trumpet; solo on disc 2, track 5
Graham Breedlove: trumpet; solos on disc 1, track 3, and disc 2, track 1
Jeff Conrad: trumpet
Mark Buselli: trumpet; solos on disc 1, tracks 2 & 5
Pat Harbison: trumpet; solos on disc 1, track 1, and disc 2, track 3

Guest Soloists
Randy Brecker: trumpet solo on disc 2, track 4
Dave Stryker: guitar solo on disc 2, track 4
Wayne Wallace: trombone solo on disc 2, track 2

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Basically Baker Vol. 2. This is Black Thursday, featuring solos by Bill Sears and Mark Buselli. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: myspace.com/bwjo
Record label: Patois Records

 
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Gabriel Espinosa
Songs of Bacharach and Manzanero
 
Songs of Bacharach and Manzanero CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Adoro
02 – (They long to be) close to you
03 – Como yo te ame
04 – The look of love
05 – Esta tarde Vi llover
06 – What the world needs now
07 – Somos novios
08 – Raindrops keep fallin' on my head
09 – Cuando estoy contigo
10 – Alfie

Length: 50:03
All arrangements by Gabriel Espinosa.

Musicians
Gabriel Espinosa: vocals on tracks 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9; electric bass on tracks 1, 8 & 9
Tierny Sutton: vocals on tracks 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10
Misha Tsiganov: piano & Fender Rhodes
Maurício Zottarelli: drums & percussion
Jim Seeley: trumpet; flugelhorn on tracks 4 & 7
Hendrik Meurkens: harmonica on tracks 3, 5, 8 & 10
Gustavo Amarante: electric bass on tracks 2, 3, 4 & 7
Joe Martin: acoustic bass on tracks 5, 6 & 10
Rubens de La Corte: acoustic guitar on tracks 7 & 9
Itai Kriss: flute on track 2
Jonathan Gomez: bongos on tracks 5 & 9

Sample Track
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Website: www.gabrielespinosamusic.com
Record label: ZOHO Music

 
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Black Olive Jazz
Exotica
 
Exotica CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Bali Hai
02 – A night in Tunisia
03 – Enchantment
04 – Surrey with the fringe on top
05 – Slow hot wind (Lujon)/ Key Largo
06 – Never never land
07 – Wisteria
08 – Lotus land
09 – Caravan
10 – Passion flower
11 – Cleopatra and the viper
12 – Out of this world

Length: 73:29
Tracks 7 and 11 written by Noel Jewkes and Kay Kostopoulos. Track 3 lyrics by Kay Kostopoulos. All arrangements by Noel Jewkes.

Musicians
Noel Jewkes: reeds on tracks 1, 6, 8 & 10
Grant Levin: piano on tracks 1, 6, 8 & 10
Carla Kaufman: bass & cello on tracks 1, 6, 8 & 10
David Rokeach: percussion on tracks 1, 6, 8 & 10
Kay Kostopoulos: vocals & finger cymbals (zills) on tracks 1, 6, 8 & 10
Adam Gay: bass on tracks 7 & 11
Jake Shandling: drums on tracks 7 & 11
Larry Vuckovich: piano on tracks 9 & 12
Bill Douglass: bass on track 9
Eddie Marshall: drums on track 9

Sample Track
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Website: www.blackolivejazz.com

 


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