- CD Releases-------------------------------------
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Requiem - Hansjörg Fink and Elmar Lehnen
An unusual journey into the spheres of improvisation and traditional requiem chants: Hansjörg Fink and Elmar Lehnen prove to be border crossers, demonstrating that contrasts can be tied together. Age-old tradition meets vibrant, jazzy joie de vivre; composed music meets improvisation; liturgy meets world; spirituality meets sensuality. Fink and Lehnen move assuredly on historic foundations, adding their own, liberal figures. Sombre moments of death appear here in a new, milder light.
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Mario Vavti - trombone, loops and live electronics In his childhood he started his musical career as a drummer. Later he studied trombone with Erich Kleinschuster at the conservatory in Klagenfurt (A), with Bart van Lier at the conservatories in Hilversum and Rotterdam (NL) and with Ed Neumeister at the University of Music and Arts in Graz (A). Since 2004 he is living in Vienna (A) working as freelance musician, composer and arranger. Besides his work as bandleader he is internationally active as soloist and sideman.
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THE JENS WENDOELBOE BIG BAND
Track Listing: Joy Spring; No Mercy; Black Narcissus; My Funny Valentine; Falling Grace; What A Trip; Nix Vogel; Suite to Bjorn.
Personnel: Jens Wendelboe: trombone; Deb Lyons: vocals; Tom Timko; alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone; Michael Migliore: alto saxophone; Mark Fineberg: tenor saxophone; Joey Berkley: tenor saxophone; Sam Bortka: baritone saxophone; Bob Millikan: trumpet; Steve Janowski: trumpet; Rick Savage: trumpet; Chris Rogers: trumpet; Dan Levine: trombone, euphonium; Charley Gordon: trombone; George Flynn: bass trombone, tuba; David Anderson: electric bass; Lee Finkelstein: drums; Bill Heller: piano; Ken Gioffre: tenor saxophone (5); Rob Paparozzi: harmonica (3); Vinnie Cutro: trumpet (1).
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Boys Night Out - The Michael Treni Big Band
"Boy’s Night Out" is Michael Treni's fourth jazz release since he rededicated himself to music. Working in partnership with his equally gifted producer, Roy Nicolosi, Michael has gradually assembled The Michael Treni Big Band, a jazz orchestra loaded with heavyweight players. Boston tenor sax legend Jerry Bergonzi is the best-known player, but the 16-piece band features an array of veteran cats.
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the Spell of Spain is the debut recording from Superbrass, an ensemble
comprising some of the finest brass and percussion players working
in the diverse London music scene. The recording is a deliberate
and eclectic mix of original and arranged music for brass and percussion,
all inspired by the vibrant country and people of Spain....more
of Bones plays swinging big band jazz with a new twist and a
totally unique sound.
They have great arrangements, exciting, original soloists, and their
own sound. www.bandofbones.com
PEPPE MEROLLA Peppe
"Stick with me"
With Me is percussionist Peppe Merolla's first album as
leader with this sextet of excellent New York-based musicians.
Personnel: Peppe Merolla: drums, percussion; Steve
Turré: trombone, shells; Jim Rotondi: trumpet,
flugelhorn; John Farnsworth: tenor saxophone; Mike LeDonne:
piano; Lee Smith: bass
BONES APART Bones
Bones Apart have just released their
new CD 'ten' celebrating their 10th Anniversary.
Swell's '5000 Poems' Steve
Steve Swell's Slammin' the Infinite,
a band with seven years of experience in New York's free
jazz scene, lives up to its name in its fourth album release,
5000 Poems (NotTwo, 2010). Fans of free jazz will delight
in the band's energy.
* Steve Swell trombone, compositions
* Sabir Mateen alto sax, tenor sax, clarinet, alto
* John Blum piano
* Matthew Heyner bass
* Klaus Kugel drums
Fedchock - Live
At The Red Sea Jazz Festival John
Trombonist John Fedchock achieved
great notoriety for over two decades with his New York big
band. In forming the John Fedchock NY sextet, he has created
an agile group featuring sophisticated arrangements and
originals, putting the focus on the group's all-star Big
Apple soloists. Live At The Red Sea Jazz Festival gives
us a close-up look at the sextet in action during their
dynamic set at this iconic international event. Joining
Fedchock on stage is trumpeter Scott Wendholt, tenor saxophonist
Walt Weiskopf, pianist Allen Farnham, bassist David Finck
and drummer Dave Ratajczak.
Robert Payne - Musical Chairs Robert Payne
Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Harry James,
Les Brown, Benny Goodman, Nelson Riddle, Quincy Jones...ROBERT
PAYNE has performed with them all and many more, including
the BBJHF Orchestra. Hear his elegant talent in songs like
Like A Lover, Star Eyes, You Go To My Head and other great
Jens Wendelboe's Big Crazy Energy New York Band Jens
Beautiful new orchestrated versions
of old jazz masters combined with new original contemporary
jazz big band compositions
NEW I TROMBONI CD "The Bad and the Beautiful" www.itromboni.com
The new CD "The Bad and The Beautiful"
McDowell piano monsterpiece that is burning!
Romance - A romantic contemporary
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You -
Arranged by Dave Robbins (trombonist with Harry James) and
recorded with rhythm.
The Bad and the Beautiful - Beautiful
theme music to a Kurt Russell film from the 50's. Again
expertly arranged by David Robbins and recorded with rhythm.
Django - The jazz classic mashed
up with a JS Bach violin theme. Again expertly arranged
by David Robbins and recorded with rhythm.
The Humming Chorus - Puccini's
crowd pleaser and our standard second encore
Quintet for Trombones - An
ear friendly Canadian composition written for us by our
friend Elizabeth Raum
Pictures at an Exhibition - 6
tracks from Mussorgskys work. Promenade 1, Bydlo,Promenade
4, Dance of the Unhatched Chicks, Baba Yaga and the Great
Gate of Kiev.
From Russia With Love - The
James Bond Classic
Salvation is Created - A stirringly
beautiful mash-up of the Chesnikov choral work and Rimsky-Korsakov's
Russian Easter trombone solo.
Bachianas Brasilieras #5 - Recorded
with rising soprano star Simone Oborne and cellist Ariel
Smile - The chaplin classic
presented in bones a capella.
MARK MCGRAIN Mark McGrain
It's the long-awaited second CD from
this unusual trio comprised of three of New Oreans' preeminent
modern jazz players - Mark McGrain on trombone, Tim Green
on saxophones and James Singleton on bass.
Release date November 2009
WAYNE WALLACE Wayne
The Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet
- "¡Bien Bien!"
Featuring Julian Priester and Kenny Washington
Release date September 15th 2009
SAMUAL BLASER Samuel
"Pieces of Old Sky" is a
fine and riveting set, with Blaser's rising star shining
Schumacher / Sanford Sound Assembly
is a 17-piece collective of New York's finest players featuring
the original compositions of David Schumacher and JC Sanford.
Schumacher and Sanford strive for organic structures, extended
forms, and motivic development through a colorful palette
of orchestration. They intertwine improvised and composed
elements in their work to create a natural, seamless evolution
of material. It is a combination full of excitement and
intrigue that will fulfill the most critical and demanding
Sound Assembly members, including drummer John Hollenbeck,
pianist Deanna Witkowski, trumpeter John Bailey, trombonists
and Alan Ferber,
and reedmen Chris Bacas, Ben Kono, and Dan Willis bring
a vast range of experience to the group. The talents of
these members showcase the unmistakable sound, style, and
nuance of co-leaders Schumacher and Sanford.
Jay T. Vonada, of Aaronsburg Pennsylvania, will have
his debut CD, Jammin', released on Tuesday July 22, 2008.
BETWEEN THE LINES
Samuel Blaser Quartet - 7th
Scott DuBois (guitar), Thomas Morgan (bass), Gerald Cleaver
Vergère, Switzerland - Vétroz VS
Trombone and bass trombone soloist. Brass Band 13 Etoiles'
Study by Géo-Pierre Moren, and David Bruchez at Conservatoire
de Lausanne. Then proficiency courses with Dany Bonvin, Armin
Bachmann, Jacques Mauger and Christian Lindberg.
Bonilla, Trombonist New York
Bonilla and his group employ solid musicality and a broad
knowledge on Terminal Clarity, successfully finding a common
ground for free jazz and Latin music. Bonilla's compositional
balance between written segments and experimental improvisation
lays the foundation for a successful merging ~ The Latin
BENDER & LITTLE SHOP OF HORAS
"Eyn Velt" (FTM-2008)
Original and traditional Jewish melodies blended with Latin,
Caribbean, African and Middle Eastern rhythms.
Brian Bender plays melodica, trombone and keyboards on all
BENDER & THE WORLD BEATNIKS
"Urban Jungle" (FTM-2007)
Original Reggae, Funk, Samba, Calypso, Afrobeat, Middle Eastern
and New Orleans "second line" compositions.
Bender plays trombone and keyboards on all tracks.
years after the release of the landmark Absolute Trombone CD,
Hip-BoneMusic proudly presents Absolute Trombone II: New York,
Los Angeles, London.
Includes all new original compositions for solo trombone, trombone
duet, quartet, sextet, octet and tentet.
Gil - "One Trombone backed by a killer rhythm section
playing straight ahead fusion and jazz. If you like something
different than the usual straight ahead jazz then you'll love
this. Featuring all original compositions. On sale now at at
Michael Dease has just released a new CD with his sextet featuring
Criss Cross recording artist Victor Goines on tenor saxophone
and pianist Eric Reed entitled Clarity on the Bluesback Records
label. Dease is a Michael Rath performing artist and clinician,
and can be heard with a variety of ensembles around the greater
New York City area, including Slide Hampton's Trombone All-Stars,
Fat Cat Big Band and the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni Big Band.
Clarity is available through www.cdbaby.com
Tole - and Legends of Swing Grammy nomination
Please consider voting for this CD in
the next NARAS nomination round!
The Baileo Big Band - DVD
By Jack Bowers - All About Jazz I recently asked a pen-pal in the
Netherlands, trombonist René
Laanen, about the big-band scene there. We have a pretty
good new band, he said. Its called the Baileo Big Band.
Was he ever right! Ive now had the pleasure of hearing and
seeing the eighteen-piece Baileo ensemble on CD.