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Folk Songs For Jazzers

Folk Songs For Jazzers by Frank Macchia
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Frank Macchia

Label: Cacophony
Released: 2009
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Track Listing

I've Been Working on the Railroad; Red River Valley; Skip to My Lou; Oh, Susanna; Did You Ever See Lassie?; Polly Wolly Doodle; Tom Dooley; The Arkansas Traveler; Amazing Grace; The Erie Canal; Hush, Little Baby; The Bluetail Fly; Kumbaya; On Top of Old Smoky.


Personnel

Frank Macchia
composer/conductor

Additional Personnel / Information

Sal Lozano: alto sax; flute; bass flute; clarinet; bass clarinet; Bob Shepard: soprano sax, tenor sax, piccolo, flute, bass flute, clarinet, bass clarinet; Frank Macchia: tenor sax, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute, contrabass flute, clarinet, alto clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet; Jay Mason: baritone sax, bass sax, flute, bass flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, English horn; Wayne Bergeron: trumpet, flugelhorn; Alex Iles: trombone, baritone horn, tuba; Kevin Porter: trombone, bass trombone, baritone horn, tuba; Tom Ranier: acoustic and electric piano; Grant Geissman: electric guitar, banjo;Trey Henry: bass; Ray Frisby: percussion; Tierney Sutton: vocal (2); Ellis Hall: vocal (9).

Album Description

Folk Songs re-imagined by Frank Macchia- featuring the Grammy Nominated Best Arrangement "Skip To My Lou". Picture these classic folk songs and Americana done in a wild jazz style for a big band then add incredible vocalists Tierney Sutton and Ellis Hall and you're in for one wild ride!


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