What was the Savoy?
Popular ballroom in NY for swing
What was the Woodside?
A hotel and hangout for musicians in Harlem
1 alt, 3 ten, 1 bar
Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland
Two Originals
Sax no end
Handle with Care
Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland
Unison guitar, vibes, piano (called Shearing sound)
Rob McConnell Boss Brass
2 FRENCH HORNS (all saxes double on everything)
Rob McConnell Boss Brass
ALB: Our 25th year
Rob McConnell Boss Brass
Colors of a Band
20 jare (years)
Peter Herbolzheimer
Had full string section
Metropole Orchestra (Netherlands
Leader Tim Hagens
ALB: Future North
ALB: The Avatar
Norbotten Big Band (Sweeden)
ALB: Some Skunk Funk
WDR Big Band
At Last
Slightly off the Ground
Tom Kubis Big Band
Jack Sheldon Sings
Jack is Back
(most arrangements written by Kubis, Holman, or Florence)
Jack Sheldon
Kim Richmond
Called band ‘concert jazz orchestra’ because also had french horns, woodwinds, extended percussion section
Kim Richmond
The Groove Shop,
Heart and Soul
Shout me Out
Run by Jeff Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, John Clayton
Clayton-Hamilton Big Band
A View from the Side
Brilliant Corners
Bill Holman Big Band
6 saxes (sometimes had contrabass clarinet)
Bob Florence “Limited Edition”
Serendipity 18**
Bob Florence “Limited Edition”
State, Street, Sweep
The Monterey Suite
Gerald Wilson
no bari sax, Howard Johnson on Tuba, also had French Horn
McCoy Tyner
The Turning Point
McCoy Tyner
Art of the Big Band
Only in New York
Incredible Journey
Bob Mintzer
Coming About
Concert in the Garden
Maria Schneider Orchestra
Which song used a banjo and tuba in the rhythm section?
Copenhagen, by Charles Davis and Walter Melrose
Desert Lady
Toshiko Akiyoshi
NY Big Band
On the Edge
John Fedchock
Live in Swing City-Swingin’ with the Duke
They Came to Swing
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
Ran By Ronnie Kuber
Style of band is relaxed, loose attitude
Mingus Big Band