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Vaughn Wiester's Famous Jazz Orchestra: Sight Readin', Baby!

Read "Sight Readin', Baby!" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Remember those boisterous, heavy–swinging in–concert albums from the late ’50s–early ’60s by the Terry Gibbs Dream Band? I was reminded of them while listening to Sight Readin’, Baby! by Vaughn Wiester’s Columbus, Ohio–based Famous Jazz Orchestra. Not that Wiester’s cobbled–together orchestra is as talented (or even as famous) as Terry’s (not many bands can outclass such ...