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The Governor

Label: Storyville Records
Released: 2002
Track listing: Take the "A" Train; In a Mellow Tone; Prelude to a Kiss; Main Stem; Concerto for Cootie; Blue Rose; Perdido; The Governor; Bojangles; Second Line; Mood Indigo; Harlem Airshaft (62:50).

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The Power and the Glory: A Salute to Louis Armstrong

Label: Storyville Records
Released: 2002
Track listing: Copenhagan; The Power and the Glory; Someday You

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The Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra & Jim McNeely: Play Bill Evans

Read "Play Bill Evans" reviewed by Jack Bowers


As Jim McNeely observes in the liner notes, the late Bill Evans’ reputation as a great Jazz pianist overshadowed his remarkable gifts as a composer, an oversight the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra seeks to redress by repositioning seven of Evans’ graceful melodies in a big–band framework (with a medley comprised of bassist Scott LaFaro’s “Gloria’s Step” ...

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The Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra: The Governor

Read "The Governor" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Nearly a third of this splendid album by the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra, recorded in March 1999 at Copenhagen's JazzHouse, is devoted to “The Governor," conductor Niels Jørgen Steen's enterprising centenary salute to Edward Kennedy Ellington on which ensemble and soloists alike (nine in all) masterfully reanimate the enduring Ellington spirit. The other eleven selections were ...

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The Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra Featuring Leroy Jones: The Power and the Glory: A Salute to Louis Armstrong

Read "The Power and the Glory: A Salute to Louis Armstrong" reviewed by Jack Bowers


We’ve heard a number of recorded tributes to Louis Armstrong during the centenary of that renowned Jazz pioneer’s birth but none more captivating than this one by the superb Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra and guest trumpeter Leroy Jones. Louis is gone but his indomitable spirit lives on in stylists like Jones, born and bred, as was ...

Album

Nice Work

Label: Dacapo Records
Released: 2001
Track listing: Pete

Album

The Voice of Silence

Label: Stunt Records/Sundance Music
Released: 2001
Track listing: Prologue; Tempus / Pop Art; The Voice of Silence; The Forest; Authenticity; Snapshots; Those Who Build; Joy; Epilogue (72:51).


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