Big Band CD (2005)

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Label Caroline Distribution
SKU 64005437
UPC 085365469822
UPC 14 00085365469822
Format CD
Release Date 9/27/2005
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Author Diva Jazz Orchestra
Technical Info
Engineer Joe Castellon; Joe Castellon
Producer Sherrie Maricle; Sherrie Maricle
CatalogID 54698
Lable Name Lightyear
Released 09/27/2005
Original Release 2005
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 64m : 8s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00085365469822
Album Notes and Credits
Tributee: Tommy Newsom.
Personnel: Sherrie Maricle (drums); Sherrie Maricle; Scheila Gonzalez (tenor saxophone); Leslie Havens (trombone); Noriko Ueda (bass guitar); Barbara Laronga (vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn); Jami Dauber (vocals, trumpet); Karolina Strassmayer (flute, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Anat Cohen (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Leigh Pilzer (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Lisa Parrott (baritone saxophone); Liesl Whitaker, Tanya Darby, Cindy Bradley (trumpet); Deborah Weisz, Lori Stuntz (trombone); Chihiro Yamanaka (piano).
Liner Note Authors: Dan Morgenstern; Johnny Carson.
Recording information: KAS Music & Sound (06/09/2004-06/10/2004); KAS Music & Sound, Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York, N (06/09/2004-06/10/2004); Kaufman Astoria Studios, NY (06/09/2004-06/10/2004); KAS Music & Sound (06/09/2004/06/10/2004); KAS Music & Sound, Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York, N (06/09/2004/06/10/2004); Kaufman Astoria Studios, NY (06/09/2004/06/10/2004).
Authors: Doc Severinsen; Ed McMahon; Maurice Hines; Johnny Carson; Louie Bellson; Stanley Kay.
Photographer: Alan Nahigian.
Arranger: Tommy Newsom.
The Diva Jazz Orchestra is a 13-member concert jazz orchestra steeped in the history of jazz but infused with progressive contemporary harmonies. On the ensemble's fifth release, its leader/drummer, Sherrie Maricle, guides the orchestra through a stellar tribute to arranger/bandleader Tommy Newsom. Together they make a resounding statement about the vitality of big-band music as they interpret Newsom's arrangements with skill and verve. Opening with "Titter Pipes," the orchestra blends swinging substance with inspiration and passion. Great soloing is what makes this song a standout. The wide emotional arcs and rhythmic pace presented on "Three Shades of Blue" reveal a model of artistry and emotion. Saxophonist Karolina Strassmayer makes a brilliant showing with her inventive soloing. The fact that the members of this all-female orchestra actually sing (check out "Straighten Up and Fly Right") really sets them apart from many of their jazz orchestra contemporaries. Overall, the songs on TNT -- A Tommy Newsom Tribute have endured years of interpretations, but Sherrie Maricle and the Diva Jazz Orchestra do a brilliant job as they restate the historical importance of one of America's most revered arrangers, composers, and bandleaders. To that end, this CD should garner them a wider audience and more fame. ~ Paula Edelstein
Professional Reviews
Down Beat (p.77) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Drummer Sherry Maricle's furiously swinging big band wears its Buddy Rich pedigree proudly, delivering a demonstrative but finely focused sound solidly grounded in tradition."
JazzTimes (p.90) - "'Come Sunday' and 'Trail Mix' both feature gutsy solos from baritone saxophonist Lisa Parrott and trumpeter Jami Dauber."
Disc 1
1 Titter Pipes
2 Pensativa
3 Three Shades of Blue
4 Moonlight
5 Nat Cole Medley: Mona Lisa/Nature Boy/Straighten Up and Fly ...: Mona Lisa / Nature Boy / Straighten Up And Fly Right / Route 66
6 Too Late Now
7 Trail Mix
8 Remember Medley: Remember/I Remember You: Remember / I Rememeber You
9 Come Sunday
10 Red Door, The
Product Attributes
Artist Diva Jazz Orchestra
Label Lightyear Records
Music Format Compact Disc

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