The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones: Live!

The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones: Live!

by Quincy JonesQuincy Jones

CD

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Overview

Quincy Jones' original big band toured Europe under stressful conditions in 1960 before returning home. In 1961, they returned for a tour, and although the personnel had changed a bit, it was still a mighty orchestra. This Japanese LP (which contains music from a Zurich, Switzerland concert not yet reissued on CD) has six selections, including a 13-minute version of "Stolen Moments" and a nearly nine-minute Phil Woods original, "Banjaluka," along with four shorter pieces. Among the key soloists are trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, Eric Dixon and Budd Johnson on tenors, altoist Woods, trumpeter Benny Bailey (featured on "Moanin'") and trombonist Curtis Fuller. Fine straight-ahead music from a short-lived but significant jazz orchestra.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/07/2013
Label: Umvd Labels Mod
UPC: 0042282261328
catalogNumber: 5460814
Rank: 149736

Tracks

  1. Air Mail Special
  2. Banjaluka
  3. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  4. Solitude
  5. Stolen Moments
  6. Moanin'

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Quincy Jones   Primary Artist,Trumpet,Conductor,Vocals
Benny Bailey   Trumpet
Jimmy Cleveland   Trombone
Curtis Fuller   Trombone,Trumpet
Budd Johnson   Tenor Saxophone,Wind
Melba Liston   Trombone
Spann   Flute,Guitar
Julius Watkins   French Horn
Patti Bown   Piano
Ake Persson   Trombone,Trumpet
Stu Martin   Drums
Patricia Brown   Piano
Buddy Catlett   Bass
Paul Cohen   Trumpet
Eric Dixon   Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Rolf Ericson   Trumpet
Rob Ericson   Trumpet
Freddie Hubbard   Trumpet
Joe López   Saxophone
Sahib Shihab   Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Phil Woods   Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Joe Lopes   Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Quincy Jones   Arranger,Producer
Dan Morgenstern   Liner Notes

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