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Big Band Caravan

Skelton Skinner All Stars / Clare Fischer Big Band / Ron Carter's Great Big Band

By Published: February 10, 2012
Personnel: Dr. Clare Fischer: composer, arranger, keyboards (2, 6, 9); Brent Fischer: composer, arranger, conductor, vibraphone; Rob Schaer: trumpet, piccolo trumpet (1, 3, 5, 8, 10); Pete de Siena: trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet (1, 2, 4-10); Ron Stout: trumpet, flugelhorn, alto bugle; Carl Saunders: trumpet, flugelhorn; Steve Huffsteter: trumpet, flugelhorn, mellophone; Larry McGuire: trumpet (3); Josh Aguiar: trumpet (7); Don Shelton: alto, soprano sax, clarinet, flute (1, 3-6, 8-10); Alex Budman: alto sax, clarinet, alto clarinet, flute, piccolo; Bob Sheppard: alto sax (2); Gary Foster: alto sax, clarinet (3); Steve Marsh: soprano, alto sax (7); Jeff Driskill: tenor sax, clarinet, flute (3-5, 8); Glenn Morrissette: tenor sax, clarinet (1-3, 10); Sean Franz: tenor sax, bass clarinet, flute (1-6, 8-10); Phil Feather: tenor sax (7); Bob Crosby: tenor sax (7); Gene Cipriano: tenor sax, bass clarinet (3); Rob Hardt: tenor sax (5, 10); Lee Callet: baritone sax, clarinet, flute; Bob Carr: bass sax, contrabass clarinet, flute, piccolo, tenor sax (1, 3-6, 8-10); Nancy Newman: bass sax (7); Rob Verdi: contrabass sax (4), sopranino sax (3, 5), slide sax (2); Loren Marstellar: alto horn, baritone bugle (4, 10); Charlie Loper: trombone (1, 3-5, 8); Andy Martin: trombone (1, 3, 5, 8); Scott Whitfield: trombone (1-5, 8); Charlie Morillas: trombone (2-4, 10); Jacques Voyemant: trombone (2, 3, 7, 10); Dave Ryan: trombone (7); Les Benedict: trombone (3, 7); Morris Repass: bass trombone (3, 7); Steve Hughes: bass trombone (1, 2, 8, 10); Bill Reichenbach: bass trombone (3-5), e-flat valve trombone (4, 5, 8, 10), e-flat cornet (3); Jim Self: tuba (2, 4, 5); Alan Steinberger: keyboards (1-4, 7, 8, 10); Quinn Johnson: keyboards (5); Dave Stone: bass (1, 2, 4-6, 8-10); Zach Mathews: bass (3, 7); Ray Brinker: drums (1, 2, 8, 10); Ron Manaog: drums (5); Kendall Kay: drums (3); Dave Derge: drums (7); Peter Erskine: drums (4).

Ron Carter Big Band

Tracks: Caravan; The Eternal Triangle; Pork Chop; Opus 1.5 (Theme for C.B.); Con Alma; Sail Away; Opus One; Sweet Emma; St. Louis Blues; Line for Lyons; Footprints; The Golden Striker; Loose Change.

Personnel: Ron Carter: leader, bass; Robert M. Freedman: arranger, music director; Tony Kadleck: trumpet, flugelhorn; Greg Gisbert: trumpet, flugelhorn; Jon Owens: trumpet, flugelhorn; Alex Norris: trumpet, flugelhorn; Jerry Dodgion: alto, soprano sax; Steve Wilson: alto sax; Wayne Escoffery: tenor sax; Scott Robinson: tenor sax; Jay Brandford: baritone sax; Charles Pillow: English horn; Jason Jackson: trombone; Steve Davis: trombone; James Burton III: trombone; Douglas Purviance: bass trombone; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Lewis Nash: drums.

Holland Park Non-Stop

Tracks: Oh You Crazy Moon; Strollin'; Baby Won't You Please Come Home; Antonia; That's All; Shine; Body and Soul; JCC; Holland Park; Travelin' Light; Ricochet; These Foolish Things.

Personnel: Frank Griffith: leader, arranger, tenor sax, clarinet; Tony Dixon: trumpet; Freddie Gavita: trumpet; Steve Fishwick: trumpet; Ed Benstead: trumpet; Sam Mayne: alto sax, flute; Matt Wates: alto sax, flute; Bob Sydor: tenor sax, clarinet; Karen Sharp: tenor sax, clarinet; Richard Shepherd: baritone sax, bass clarinet; Adrian Fry: trombone (1-10); Simon Walker: trombone; Mattias Eskilsson: trombone; Chris Gower: trombone (11); Roger Williams: bass trombone; John Turville: piano; Spencer Brown: bass; Matt Home: drums. Guest artist: Tina May: vocals (1, 5, 10).

Premiere

Tracks: Love for Sale; Satin Doll; Caught Speeding; Work Song; Indiana; Route 66; Brush Hour; I Ain't Gonna Ask No More; All Blues; Georgia on My Mind; I Got Rhythm.

Personnel: Rolf von Nordenskjold: music director; Greg Bowen: trumpet; Lars Ranch: trumpet; Martin Wagemann: trumpet; Gerhard Greif: trumpet; Matthias Kuhnle: trumpet; Oliver Link: alto, soprano sax; Dieter Velte: alto sax, bass clarinet; Peter Ludewig: tenor sax, clarinet; Rainer "Macky" Gabler: tenor sax; Karola Elssner: baritone sax; Guntram Halder: trombone; Friedrich Milz: trombone; Sebastian "Sese" Krol: trombone; Thomas Richter: bass trombone, contrabass trombone; Matthas Hessel: piano; Manfred Dierkes: guitar; Christoph Niemann: bass; Rudiger "Rube" Ruppert: drums; Andreas Birnbaum: percussion; Bill Ramsey: vocals (4-6, 9-11).


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