Tracks: Aurora; Jump Start; Persevere; Easy to Love; Swanee; Places; Lester Leaps In; Blue Comedy; Go East, Young Man; Lady Be Good.
Personnel: Doug Beach: director; Tom Klein: trumpet; David Kaiser: trumpet; Adam Nicholson: trumpet; Andrew Ecklund: trumpet; Austin O'Brien, Sam Simpson, Shelley Bishop, Ben Thompson, Tom Zimney: reeds; Richie Palys: trombone; Nate Michalic: trombone; Kevin Kerr: trombone; Timm Migus: trombone; Chris Parsons: guitar; Joe Re: piano; Sean Carolan: bass; Matt Kellen: drums; Vanessa Norman: vocals.
I love jazz because it's been a life's work.
I was first exposed to jazz by my father.
I met Hampton Hawes.
The best show I ever attended was Les McCann.
The first jazz record I bought was Herbie Hancock.
My advice to new listeners is to listen at a comfortable volume.