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The Roy Wiegand Jazz Orchestra: Stan -- The Big Sur

Read "Stan -- The Big Sur" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Trombonist Roy Wiegand’s third big–band release in the last couple of years is by far his best to date with radiant charts by David Stout, Howie Shear, Kim Richmond, Johnny Richards, Rusty Higgins and Pete Rugolo / Bob Russell, and intrepid blowing throughout by Wiegand and his well–endowed companions. Wiegand, who once played in orchestras led by Stan Kenton and Woody Herman, among others, has invited several other Kenton / Herman alumni to the party including saxophonist Bill Perkins, trumpeters ...


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