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Spain by Manhattan Jazz Orchestra
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Artist/Band:Manhattan Jazz Orchestra
Name:Spain
Cat No.:XQDJ-1006
Performed by:David Matthews (arranger,conductor,piano)
Lew Soloff (trumpet)
Walter White (trumpet)
Ryan Kisor (trumpet)
Scott Wendholt (trumpet)
Randy Brecker (trumpet)
Jim Pugh (trombone)
John Fedchock (trombone)
Larry Farrell (trombone)
Dave Taylor (bass trombone)
Andy Snitzer (alto sax,soprano sax)
Bob Malach (flute,soprano sax,tenor sax)
Scott Robinson (baritone sax,bass clarinet)
John Clark (French horn)
Vincent Chancy (French horn)
Tony Price (tuba)
Chip Jackson (bass)
Terry Silverlight (drums)
Release Date:05/21/2008
Description:Manhattan Jazz Orchestra was created by pianist/arranger David Matthews and an accomplished Japanese producer Shigeyuki Kawashima (both GRAMMY winners) in 1989. It is one of the premier and most prolific big bands in the US, having released 13 CDs over the years.

Following their Glenn Miller tribute and Swing Journal Gold Disc, In The Mood (XQDJ-1003) is their fourteenth and latest release: Spain. This time, Matthew and co. decided to tackle (mostly) the tunes associated with Spain. The album opens with a fiery rendition of Chick Corea's title composition, and goes onto a refreshing, 8-beat arrangement of "En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor" (from Concierto de Aranjuez).

The top-notch New York musicians execute the tricky "Sabre Dance" (from Khatchatourian's Gayaneh) with perfection. Other highlights include the brilliant "Rhapsody In Blue," Matthews' original "Fiesta de Espana" and the soulful "Amazing Grace."

Matthews' arrangements are brilliant throughout: They are technically sophisticated but accessible. Star players such as Lew Soloff, Ryan Kisor, Randy Brecker, Jim Pugh and Andy Snitzer add fire to the proceedings with their inspired solos. The quality of the recorded sound is quite good, too. A solid recommendation for fans of big band music!

Produced by Shigeyuki Kawashima and David Matthews. Recorded at Sear Sound Studio, New York, on October 5 and 6, 2007.
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$34.00
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Album Tracks:
1. SpainMP3 Sample
2. En Aranjuez Con Tu AmorMP3 Sample
3. Sabre Dance (from Gayaneh)
4. Rhapsody In BlueMP3 Sample
5. Recuerdos De La Alhambra
6. Toreador Song (from Carmen)
7. Fiesta De España
8. Amazing Grace
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