This Nagel-Heyer release captures a live performance in October of 1995. International is the appropriate descriptor for this group. The countries represented on the band stand that night in Hamburg, Germany were the United States, Sweden, England and Italy. Nonetheless, they captured the excitement and vitality of jazz music that knows no borders. While this session was set up to honor the King of small group performances, there is no attempt to imitate Goodman's style or even all the arrangements he used.
The major protagonist on this set is reedman Ken Peplowski. His Did I Remember" is done in the ...read more
Join our growing community ofwriters, musicians, visual artists and advocates.