:::The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays:::

Posted: Friday, 17 September 2010 by jazzlover in Etykiety: , ,

Arranger Bob Curnow transcribed a dozen compositions by Pat Metheny and/or Lyle Mays (originally recorded by the Pat Metheny Group) and adapted them for his Stan Kenton-influenced big band. The instrumentation differs drastically from Metheny's quartet and some of the pieces were originally very electric, but somehow these new renditions make the songs sound as if they were originally designed for this orchestra. The 20-piece big band is full of some of the cream of L.A.'s jazz scene and includes such soloists as trombonists Andy Martin and Rick Culver; saxophonists Bob Sheppard, Rob Lockart, and Danny House; pianist Bill Cunliffe; and a mighty trumpet section. This is an unusual concept that somehow works perfectly and with surprising logic.
:::Review by Scott Yanow:::

Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band - The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays (1994)

01. It's Just Talk (7.24)
02. Always and Forever (5.23)
03. The First Circle (8.51)
04. Letter from Home (2.49)
05. Are We There Yet (4.50)
06. If I Could (8.39)
07. See The World (4.33)
08. Minuano (Six Eight) (8.07)
09. Dream Of The Return (5.21)
10. Every Summer Night (7.02)
11. In Her Family (3.20)
12. Have You Heard (7.06)

Andy Martin - Trombone, Soloist
Lyle Mays - Composer
Tom Peterson - Clarinet, Soloist, Sax (Baritone), Clarinet (Bass), Flute
Jerry Pinter - Clarinet, Sax (Tenor), Flute
Don Rader - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist
Ron Stout - Trumpet, Soloist, Flugelhorn
Paul Viapiano - Guitar, Soloist
Tom Warrington - Bass
Wayne Bergeron - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist
Chuck Hughes - Trombone, Soloist
Bob Curnow - Arranger, Conductor, Liner Notes, Producer
Rick Culver - Trombone, Soloist
Bill Cunliffe - Piano, Soloist
Steve Houghton - Drums, Soloist
Danny House - Clarinet, Soloist, Flute, Sax (Alto)
Dana Hughes - Trombone (Bass)
Alexander Iles - Trombone
Brian Kilgore - Percussion, Soloist
Rob Lockart - Clarinet, Soloist, Flute, Sax (Tenor)
Buddy Childers - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Photography
Bob Sheppard - Clarinet, Flute, Sax (Alto), Sax (Soprano), Soloist
Bobby Shew - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist

3 komentarze:

  1. bobbysu says:

    thank you very much

  1. miles says:

    i'm not particularly a fan of metheny, but i do like the sound of a big band and i look forward to giving this a spin. thanks for sharing it.