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Big Band Caravan

John Burnett Swing Orchestra / University of Missouri Concert Big Band / Either-Orchestra

By Published: December 2, 2010
Personnel: Arthur White: director, arranger, sax solos (5, 6); Mike Mainieri: composer, vibraphone; Brandon Hall, Kelcey Knoernschild, Meredith Hammer, Jackie Kiley, Anne Linders, Michael Rabadan: trumpet; Jacob Hallman, alto, soprano sax, flute; Jim Scheffer: alto, soprano sax; Dirk Downing, Ryan Meinkoth: tenor sax; Sarah Carney: baritone sax; David Witter, Matt Schmitz, Laura Brekke: trombone; Brian Vaughn: bass trombone; Josiah Bryan: piano; Alex Ispa-Cowan: guitar; Tim Havens: bass; Phylshawn Johson (3, 6, 7, 9), Loyd Warden (5): drums; Eric Brown (1, 2, 4, 8): drums, percussion.

Mood Music for Time Travellers

Tracks: The (One of a Kind) Shimmy; Beaucoups Kookoo; Coolocity; Portrait of Lindsey Schust; Ropa Loca; Thirty five; Latin Dimensions; The Petrograd Revision; Suriname; History Lesson.

Personnel: Tom Halter, Daniel Rosenthal: trumpet; Joel Yennior: trombone; Godwin Louis: alto sax; Russ Gershon: tenor, soprano sax; Charlie Kohlhase (1, 2, 6-8), Kurtis Rivers (3, 9, 10): baritone sax; Henry Cook (4, 5): flute; Rafael Alcala: piano, Hammond B3 organ; Rick McLaughlin: acoustic, electric bass; Pablo Beneid: drums; Vicente Lebron: congas, bongos, percussion.

Great Northern Express

Tracks: Green Dolphin Street; Crystal Mansion; Airegin; Great Northern Express; Free Fall; First Flight; Songbird; Continued Obscurity; Limelight; Category 4.

Personnel: 2008-09: Jeff Jarvis: director, composer, arranger; Jonathan Bradley, Steve Wade, John Cross, Casey Rice: trumpet, flugelhorn; Dan Kaneyuki, alto, soprano saxophone, flulte; Chase Baird: tenor sax, clarinet, EWI, flute; Yiqun Chen: tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Tristan Johnson: baritone sax, bass clarinet; Mark Lilienthal, Emilina Thompson, Brendan Marcy: French horn; Ermuel Navarro, Adam Liebreich-Johnsen, D.J. Clovis: trombone; Mike King: bass trombone; Will Brahm: guitar; Carlos Ordiano: piano; Nicole van der Pardt: acoustic, electric bass; Randy Drake: drums. 2009-10: Jeff Jarvis: director, composer, arranger; Brian Mantz, Steve Wade, Casey Rice, Casey Martin: trumpet, flugelhorn; Dan Kaneyuki: alto, soprano sax, flute; Dane Peterson: alto sax, flute; Tristan Johnson, Michael Cook: tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Caesar Martinez: baritone sax, bass clarinet; Mark Lilienthal, Emalina Thompson, Brendan Marcy: French horn; David Goyette, Ermuel Navarro, Adam Liebreich-Johnsen: trombone; Mike King: bass trombone; Will Brahm: guitar; Carlos Ordiano: piano; Nicole van der Pardt: acoustic, electric bass; Randy Drake: drums, orchestra bells.

Sketches of Spain

Tracks: Concierto de Aranjuez; Will O' the Wisp; The Pan Piper; Saeta; Solea.

Personnel: Steve Richman: conductor; Lew Soloff: trumpet. Harmonie Ensemble NewYork: Dominic Derasse, Kenny Rampton, Joe Giorgianni, Marc Osterer: trumpet; Ed Joffe, Ralph Olsen, Rick Heckman, Charles Pillow, Ron Jannelli: reeds; Mike Seltzer, Earl McIntyre: trombone; R.J. Kelley, Doug Lyons, Vincent Chancey: French horn; Marcus Rojas: tuba; Stacey Shames: harp; Francois Moutin: bass; Jim Musto: drums; Jon Haas, Erik Charlston: percussion.


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