John Graas

The John Graas Project 2: Complete Sessions - Jazz Studio 3/4 (2 LP on 1 CD)

Lone Hill Jazz

Gerry Mulligan (bs), John Graas (Frh), Conte Candoli (tp), Zoot Sims (ts), Jimmy Giuffre (cl), Jack Millman (flh), Barney Kessel (g), Shelly Manne (d)

Reference: LHJ10146

Bar code: 8436019581469

The John Graas Project. West Coast Jazz.
A collection for authentic collectors. Complete Works.

Considered to be one of the pioneers of the French Horn, John Graas is one of the emblematic figures of the West Coast style and one of the representatives least known by current enthusiasts.

Graas, who died at the age of 37, had a brief but intense jazz career, with recordings that have become unwithering examples of the jazz of the fifties.
The John Graas Project is conceived as a homage-tribute to this great jazzman on the eightieth anniversary of his birth. It includes a collection of 13 LPs never previously re-edited on CD, among which stand out the 6 volumes of the famous series Jazz Studio, the LP College Goes To Jazz, and the 6 records that he recorded under his own name: two Jazz Lab releases, French Horn Jazz, Jazzmantics, Coup de Graas and International Premiere in Jazz, where he lead groups featuring Art Pepper, Jimmy Giuffre, Gerry Mulligan, Zoot Sims, Herb Geller, Bud Shank, Charlie Mariano, Bob Cooper, André Previn, Marty Paich, Dave Pell, Russ Freeman, the Candoli brothers, Shelly Manne, Larry Bunker, Jack Sheldon, and many others.

01. Mulliganesque 5:24
02. My Buddy 2:44
03. 6/4 And Even 5:57
04. Charleston 2:50
05. Rogeresque 3:04
06. Jazz sections From Symphony nº1 in F Minor (Sonata Allegro) 7:03
07. Jazz sections From Symphony nº1 in F Minor (Scherzo) 6:14
08. Twelfth Street Rag 2:54
09. Groove Juice 2:37
10. Pink Lady 2:48
11. Too Much 2:55
12. Ballade For Janie 3:31
13. The Turk 4:06
14. When Youre Near 2:09
15. Tom And Jerry 2:53
16. So Goes My Love 3:15
17. Bolero De Mendez 3:00
18. Just A Pretty Tune 2:57
19. Cathy Goes South 3:39
20. Bambi 2:17

This second volume contains:
- Jazz Studio 3 [Tracks #1-8]
- Jazz Studio 4 [Tracks #9-20]

Recorded in Los Angeles, Hollywood, 1954-55


$16.60  (tax incl.)

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