Gerald Wilson

Big Band Modern

Jazz Factory

Personnel:
Gerald Wilson (arr/cond, tp ), Ernie Royal, Walter Williams (tp), Melba Liston, Henry Coker, Robert Wagner, Trummy Young (tb), Sonny Criss (as), Gerald Wiggins (p) Red Callender (b), Lee Young (d). Guest stars Wardell Gray, Zoot Sims & Stan Getz (ts).

Reference: JFCD22880

Here is the very rare 1954 "Big Band Modern" LP (for the first time on CD) plus, as bonus, a splendid previously-unissued stereo recording of a 1950 concert in San Francisco. Includes never before heard solos by tenor stars Wardell Gray, Zoot Sims and Stan Getz and one of a kind arrangements by Wilson.


Tracklisting:

1. Algerian fantasy
2. Bull fighter
3. Lotus land
4. Theme
5. Mambo mexicano
6. Black rose
7. Romance
8. Since we said goodbye
9. Hollywood freeway
10. Sea breeze
11. Nice work if you can get it
12. Indiana
13. It had to be you
14. Out of nowhere
15. Hollywood freeway


Tracks 1-8:
Gerald Wilson And His Orchestra:
Gerald Wilson (arr/cond, tp ), Ernie Royal, Walter Williams (tp), Melba Liston, Henry Coker, Robert Wagner, Trummy Young (tb), Sonny Criss (as), Gerald Wiggins (p) Red Callender (b), Lee Young (d). Guest stars: Wardell Gray, Zoot Sims & Stan Getz (ts). Recorded live at San Francisco's Veterans Memorial, 1950.

Tracks 9-15: Gerald Wilson And His Orchestra: John Anderson, Louis Grey, Allen Smith, Clark Terry (tp), Isaac Bell, Atlee Chapman, John Ewing, Britt Woodman (tb), Jerry Dodgion (as), Teddy Edwards, Paul Gonsalves, Frank Haynes (ts), Bill Green (bar), Cedric Haywood (p), Addison Farmer (b), Gus Gustafson (d), Gerald Wilson (arr, cond). Recorded in Los Angeles, 1954.

Previously unissued on any format.

Price:

$13.81  (tax incl.)

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