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Even for a successful composer and arranger in Hollywood, Gordon Goodwin’s numbers are impressive: A 2006 GRAMMY Award for his Instrumental Arrangement of “Incredits” from the Pixar film The Incredibles, three Emmy Awards, and thirteen GRAMMY nominations. Here’s another impressive number to add to the list: eighteen. As in the number of musicians in Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, one of the most exciting large jazz ensembles on the planet. Populated by L.A.’s finest players, the Big Phat Band takes the big band tradition into the new millennium with a contemporary, highly original sound featuring Goodwin’s witty, intricate, and hard-swinging compositions in a veritable grab bag of styles: swing, Latin, blues, classical, rock and more. A steady, persistent audio diet of the giants of jazz, pop, rock and funk has nourished Goodwin’s being since childhood


Raymond Scott Reimagined

Label: ViolinJazz Recordings
Released: 2023
Track listing: Powerhouse (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Raymond Scott On The Creative Process (R. Scott, Spoken Word); Toy Trumpet (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); In An 18th Century Drawing Room (Quartet San Francisco, Take 6; Gordon Goodwin); Raymond Scott On Rehearsing The Quintette (R. Scott, Spoken Word); Cutey And The Dragon (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Huckleberry Duck (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin); “I Remember Nothing Of That” (R. Scott And Art Shifrin, Spoken Word); The Quintette Goes To A Dance (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Yesterday’S Ice Cubes (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); Quintessentially American (R. Scott And John Williams, Spoken Word); Twilight In Turkey (Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band); “I’m An Experimentalist” (R. Scott, Spoken Word); Serenade (Quartet San Francisco, Take 6)



Raymond Scott Reimagined live performance featuring Gordon Goodwin and Quartet San Francisco

Featuring the music of Quartet San Francisco
Duration: 2:13

Filmed at Yoshi's Jazz Club in Oakland, this montage chronicles the thrilling live debut of 'Raymond Scott Reimagined.' For the program, acclaimed Classical Crossover group, Quartet San Francisco was joined by Grammy/Emmy winner Gordon Goodwin and soloists from his Big Phat Band. This same dectet makes its live debut in Los Angeles (playing 'Raymond Scott Reimagined') on Sept 16, 2023 at the Write Off Room, Studio City, CA.

News: Recording

‘Raymond Scott Reimagined,’ The Unprecedented Musical Journey Featuring Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin & Take 6 Is Available Now

‘Raymond Scott Reimagined,’ The Unprecedented Musical Journey Featuring Quartet San Francisco, Gordon Goodwin & Take 6 Is Available Now

Violinjazz Recordings, the label of acclaimed Grammy-nominated musician Jeremy Cohen, principal violinist and founder of Classical Crossover specialists Quartet San Francisco, has announced the release of ‘Raymond Scott Reimagined,’ an unprecedented new collaboration teaming Quartet San Francisco with accomplished Grammy/Emmy Award-winning composer/producer/arranger Gordon Goodwin and revered Grammy-winning a cappella group Take 6. The thrilling 14-track collection, ...


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Toy Trumpet

Label: ViolinJazz Recordings
Released: 2023
Duration: 3:42


Article: Take Five With...

Take Five With Violinist Jeremy Cohen

Read "Take Five With Violinist  Jeremy Cohen" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Jeremy Cohen Jeremy Cohen comes from a family of five musicians. Classically-trained and a student of Itzhak Perlman and Anne Crowden, Cohen's eclectic style reflects his respect for a wide range of violinists from Perlman and Fritz Kreisler to Joe Venuti and Eddie South. He has performed as soloist with numerous orchestras including ...


Article: Album Review

The Las Vegas Boneheads: Sixty and Still Cookin'

Read "Sixty and Still Cookin'" reviewed by Jack Bowers

There aren't many albums a listener might care to revisit again immediately after an initial spin. This is one of them. The Las Vegas Boneheads, a trombone-and-rhythm nonet formed by Abe Nole in 1962, marked their sixtieth(!) anniversary by recording Sixty and Still Cookin', an album that more than lives up to its name while presenting ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Holiday Releases Plus A Celebration of Cab Calloway and More Christmas Capricorns

Read "Holiday Releases Plus A Celebration of Cab Calloway and More Christmas Capricorns" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

The Christmas broadcast presents holiday releases from Herb Albert and Jessy J as well as more Yuletide music penned by women, with birthday shoutouts to Cab Calloway, Edith Piaf, Sue Maskaleris, Camille Thurman, Chris McNulty, Kerry Politzer, Sean Harkness and more. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during ...


Article: Year in Review

2022: The Year in Jazz

Read "2022: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling

Current events impacted the jazz world in significant ways throughout 2022. In its third year, the coronavirus pandemic continued to lurk in some settings, while others recovered in robust fashion. Russia's war on Ukraine was felt by musicians and triggered an outpouring of support for its victims. Initiatives to ensure greater equity in jazz advanced. The ...


Article: Album Review

Doug MacDonald: Overtones

Read "Overtones" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The term “all-star" is not one to be used lightly. Be that as it may, the appellation fits guitarist Doug MacDonald's Los Angeles-based octet as snugly as a glove; he and his colleagues are among the finest, most experienced and in-demand musicians on the West Coast. On Overtones, recorded in September 2021, the ensemble shows its ...


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