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Toy Trumpet by Quartet San Francisco

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Album Title: Raymond Scott Reimagined
Label: ViolinJazz Recordings
Released: 2023
Duration: 48:07


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About the Album

Originally recorded in 1937, "Toy Trumpet" soon soundtracked a famous Shirley Temple-Bill Robinson dance number in the 1938 comedy film, “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.” On this reimagined version, Jeremy Cohen and Grammy-nominated Classical Crossover specialists Quartet San Francisco partner with Grammy-winning artist Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band to create something truly magical, a jubilant musical excursion like no other. Features Wayne Bergeron on a real trumpet.

Song Listing

Powerhouse (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Raymond Scott On The Creative Process (R. Scott, Spoken Word); Toy Trumpet (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); In An 18th Century Drawing Room (Quartet San Francisco, Take 6; Gordon Goodwin); Raymond Scott On Rehearsing The Quintette (R. Scott, Spoken Word); Cutey And The Dragon (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Huckleberry Duck (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin); “I Remember Nothing Of That” (R. Scott And Art Shifrin, Spoken Word); The Quintette Goes To A Dance (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Yesterday’S Ice Cubes (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Quintessentially American (R. Scott And John Williams, Spoken Word); Twilight In Turkey (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); “I’m An Experimentalist” (R. Scott, Spoken Word); Serenade (Quartet San Francisco, Take 6)


Quartet San Francisco
band / orchestra
Gordon Goodwin
composer / conductor
Take 6
band / orchestra
Joey DeLeon
Justin Smith
composer / conductor
Sal Lozano
Brett McDonald
Thomas Luer
saxophone, tenor
Jay Mason
saxophone, baritone
Dan Fornero

Additional Personnel

Aaron Janik: trumpet; Dan Savant: trumpet; Andrew Martin: trombone; Charlie Morillas: trombone; Francisco Torres: trombone; Craig Gosnell: bass trombone; Wade Culbreath: marimba, vibes, xylophone, cowbell; Meredith Clark: harp; Don Williams: timpani, tom-toms; Raymond Scott: spoken word; John Williams: spoken word; Art Shifrin: spoken word


Date featured

June 9, 2023

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