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Gerald Wilson Orchestra: In My Time

Read "In My Time" reviewed by Marcia Hillman

The Gerald Wilson Orchestra comes out swinging on this CD, recorded in New York with an all-star cast. From the opening “Sax Chase, Wilson and orchestra wend their way through eight Wilson originals and reworkings of two standards, Miles Davis' “So What and Cole Porter's “Love For Sale.

The octogenerian leader pays no ...

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Gerald Wilson Orchestra: In My Time

Read "In My Time" reviewed by Edward Blanco

We are fortunate that jazz has been touched by men like Gerald Wilson. Many legends have passed through this music, leaving us with memories of performances and recordings that will remain long beyond their time. Recorded in our time from a man for all time, In My Time is Wilson's second album for Mack Avenue Records ...

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Gerald Wilson Orchestra: In My Time

Read "In My Time" reviewed by Jim Santella

Gerald Wilson has contributed prolifically to modern jazz while serving as an educator for generations of practicing musicians. Coming through his bands is like going to college with one eye on the books and one eye on learning things the right way. He's turned out some mighty fine jazz artists in his time, and he's influenced ...

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Gerald Wilson Orchestra: In My Time

Read "In My Time" reviewed by Jack Bowers

While the question of who's our finest contemporary big band composer/arranger could be debated for days on end without any resolution, there's no doubt about who's the dean. Gerald Wilson, who celebrated his 87th birthday in September, wrote his first chart ("Yard Dog Mazurka ) for the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra circa 1940. In case you're keeping ...