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Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra

Label: Smithsonian Jazz
Released: 2004
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Tracks

1.Flying Home(3:17); 2.S'Wonderful(2:38); 3.Ill Wind(4:02); 4.Chloe(3:30); 5.Begin the Beguine(3:25); 6.Sepia Panorama(3:40); 7.Mission to Moscow(2.57); 8.Song of the Volga Boatmen(3:25); 9.Summertime(5:12); 10.Take the "A" Train(2:48); 11.Back Bay Boogie(4:38); 12.Cotton Tail(3:04); 13.Swanee River(3:13); 14.Rain Check(2:37); Back Bay Shuffle(3:15); 16.Just A-Settin' and A-Rockin'(3:46); 17.Hallelujah(2:56)

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Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
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Additional Personnel / Information

Conductors: David Baker, Gunther Schuller. Saxophones: Jim Carroll, Art Dawkins, Bill Easley, Loren Schoenberg, Gary Smulyan, Steve Wilson, Richard Centalonza, Joe Temperley, Billy Pierece, Gene Smith, Louis Ford, Charlie Young, Carl Atkins, Victor Goines, Shannon LeClaire, Charles Russo, Jay Brandford, Dick Johnson, Ken Peplowski. Trumpet: Greg Gisbert, Charles Ellison, Virgil Jones, Mark VanCleave, Joe Wilder, Chris Royal, Lennie Foy, Tom Williams, Larry Wiseman.Trombone:Art Baron, Sam Burtis, Robin Eubanks, Brent Wallarab, David Steinmeyer, Wycliffe Gordon, Benny Powell, Britt Woodman, Bill Holmes. Piano: Sir Roland Hanna, Michael Weiss, Russell Wilson. Guitar: James Chirillo. Bass: John Goldsby, Michael Bowie, Keter Betts, Rufus Reid, Peter Washington. Drums: Tony Reedus, Kennith Kimery, Chuck Redd. Vibes: Chuck Redd.


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