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"Lone Wolf" Finds Plenty to Chew On

By Published: March 8, 2013
Personnel: John Wasson: leader, tuba; Chad Willis: trumpet, flugelhorn; Pete Clagett: trumpet, flugelhorn; Luke Brimhall: trombone; John Allen: trombone; Jaelon Washington: drums.

One Night in with Hope and More

Tracks: Happy Hour; If You Could See Me Now; Theme from "The Pawnbroker"; I Didn't Know About You; Elmo's Delight; Half May; East 9th Street; My Heart Stood Still; Fire Waltz; Audio Notebook.

Personnel: Roberto Magris: piano; Elisa Pruett: bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath: drums.

Ellington and More

Tracks: It's Freedom; Lotus Blossom; T.g.t.t. (Too good to title); Go Down Moses; Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen; A Child Is Born; Give Me That Old Time Religon; Krk; Blues for M.M.; He's Got the Whole World in His Hands.

Personnel: Johannes Landgren: organ; Hakan Lewin: alto sax.

New and Noteworthy

March 2013

1. R:3 Special Big Band, R3 (Summit Records)
2. Bob Mintzer Big Band, For the Moment (MCG Jazz)
3. Steve Williams & Jazz Nation, With Eddie Daniels (OA2)
4. Albert-Hobbs Big Band, Love Remembered (Eidolon Productions)
5. Sandviken Big Band, In the Name of Freedom (Imogena)
6. Gull Lake Jazz Orchestra, Timeless (GLJO)
7. Kirk MacDonald, Family Suite for Large Ensemble (Addo Records)
8. Keith Karns Big Band, Thought and Memory (Keith Karns Music)
9. Dave Chisholm, Radioactive (Self Published)
10. Duke Ellington Legacy, Single Petal of a Rose (Renma Recordings)
11. Washington State University, Zoot Suit (WSU Recordings)
12. Brussels Jazz Orchestra, A Different Porgy, Another Bess (Naïve)
13. Urban Renewal Project, Go Big or Go Home (URP Music)
14. Empire Jazz Orchestra, Accentuate the Positive (EJO)
15. Flying Dragon Jazz Orchestra, Flying Dragon (FDO)

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