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Rediscovered Music of Mary Lou Williams

Label: Challenge Records
Released: 2006
Track listing: Chief; Aries Mood (A Portrait of Ben Webster); MediII; Scorpio; O.W. 3/01; Scratcin' In The Gravel; Shafi; What's Your Story, Morning Glory?; New Musical Express; You Know Baby; Lonely Moments; Ghost of Love; Walkin' and Swingin'.

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The Dutch Jazz Orchestra: Rediscovered Music of Mary Lou Williams

Read "Rediscovered Music of Mary Lou Williams" reviewed by Edward Blanco

The Dutch Jazz Orchestra is known for performing the obscure and neglected works of better-known composers, arrangers and bandleaders like Duke Ellington, Gil Evans, Billy Strayhorn, and Gerry Mulligan. With this album, the group continues its historic mission by unearthing and reviving the music of Mary Lou Williams. One of the few women in jazz who ...

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The Dutch Jazz Orchestra: Rediscovered Music of Mary Lou Williams

Read "Rediscovered Music of Mary Lou Williams" reviewed by Bob Jacobson

Thankfully, Mary Lou Williams' music has been getting “rediscovered" quite a bit over the past few years through reinvestigation of her sacred works, as well as her own solo and small group performances, plus interpretation/tributes by small groups led by Dave Douglas, John Hicks and Geri Allen. Now the Dutch Jazz Orchestra has given us Williams' ...

You Go to My Head: Billy Strayhorn and Standards

Label: Challenge Records
Released: 2003
Track listing: Autumn in New York; Where or When; The Man I Love; I

So This Is Love: More Newly Discovered Works of Billy Strayhorn

Label: Challenge Records
Released: 2003
Track listing: Anatomy of a Murder; Swing Dance; Blue Heart; Remember; Feet on the Beat; So This Is Love; Matinee; Jo; Flame Indigo; Fol-de-Rol-Rol; Boll Weevil Ballet; Tiffany; Orson; Lozit; Lonely Again (a.k.a. Lush Life); Pomegranate; Valse (69:50).

Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Label: Challenge Records
Released: 2003
Track listing: Fantastic Rhythm; A Penthouse on Shady Avenue; Let Nature Take Its Course; Something to Live For; Everything Is Copasetic!; Day Dream; Hip; Blue House; Sprite Music; The Flowers Die of Love; Love, Love; Hipper-Bug; Pretty Girl; Chelsea Bridge; On the Wrong Side of the Railroad Tracks (51:31).

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The Dutch Jazz Orchestra: Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Read "Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The fourth in the Dutch Jazz Orchestra’s series of albums devoted to songs composed and/or arranged by Billy Strayhorn focuses primarily on music written by Strayhorn for the theatre, beginning with the few surviving pieces from the concise show Fantastic Rhythm, produced around 1935, shortly after Strayhorn was graduated from high school. Also included are four ...

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The Dutch Jazz Orchestra: So This Is Love: More Newly Discovered Works of Billy Strayhorn

Read "So This Is Love: More Newly Discovered Works of Billy Strayhorn" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Billy Strayhorn composed so many wonderful songs that even his employer, the indefatigable Duke Ellington, was unable to keep pace and record them all. A number of those precious treasures have been reclaimed from undeserved obscurity by musicologist Walter van de Leur and the world-class Dutch Jazz Orchestra, which here performs seventeen of Strayhorn’s previously unrecorded ...

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The Dutch Jazz Orchestra: You Go to My Head: Billy Strayhorn and Standards

Read "You Go to My Head: Billy Strayhorn and Standards" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The ballad component of the Great American Songbook has seldom sounded better than it does on this marvelous collaboration between the superlative Dutch Jazz Orchestra and the brilliant composer / arranger Billy Strayhorn, who wrote these exquisite charts for the Duke Ellington Orchestra over two decades beginning in the early ’40s. Eight of the arrangements are ...


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