Strike Up the (Unsung) Bands

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New and Noteworthy

1. Jack Cortner Big Band, Sound Check (Jazzed Media)
2. Dana Legg Stage Band, The Other One (Sea Breeze Jazz)
3. Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Detroit (Mack Avenue)
4. Alf Clausen Jazz Orchestra, Swing Can Really Hang You Up the Most (Sunny Nodak)
5. Terry Vosbein / Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, Progressive Jazz 2009 (no label)
6. John Burnett Swing Orchestra, West of State Street / East of Harlem (Delmark)
7. Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra, Where or When (Owl Records)
8. Dan Cavanagh, Pulse (OA2)
9. Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra, Muse (Creative Nation Music)
10. Terry Gibbs Big Band, Swing Is Here (Verve)
11. Dan McMillion Jazz Orchestra, Nice n' Juicy (Sea Breeze Jazz)
12. Dallas' Original Jazz Orchestra, Where There's Smoke (DOJO)
13. Count Basie, Mustermesse Basel 1956, Part 1 (TCB)
14. Ed Palermo Big Band, Eddy Loves Frank (Cuneiform Records)
15. Lamar University, Jimmy Simmons & Friends Encore 2008 (Self Published)


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