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The Tony Corbiscello Big Band: Real Time

Read "Real Time" reviewed by Jack Bowers


In reviewing an earlier album by Tony Corbiscello's New York-area big band ( In Full Swing , Alanna 5581), I wrote that “the band is squarely on top of every assignment, and Corbiscello is an admirable big-band drummer who never lets the momentum wane.... [the] ensemble reminds me of a less jazz-oriented version of the Lew Anderson Big Band, which also makes its home in New York City." Real Time offers essentially more of the same, with at least one ...

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Tony Corbiscello Big Band: In Full Swing

Read "In Full Swing" reviewed by Dave Nathan


Selected as the orchestra to open for Frank Sinatra's final tour, Tony Corbiscello's 16-piece big band pulls out most of the stops on a play list of fourteen tunes. If not all big band staples, many are tunes that big bands had their book. The musical agenda includes three originals by Marion Evans who also did the arrangements which are not only tasteful but diverse, i.e, they all don't sound the same. Stocked with players from the New York area ...


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