Album Remarks & Appraisals:
Celebrating his return to his homeland of Argentina after many years of living and working i NYC, Jorge Anders is a part of the continuum of great Argentinean jazz musicians, bandleaders and arrangers of the 50s and 60s such as Gato Barbieri , Lalo Schifrin, amon others. His career also included a playing and arranging with the Mercer Ellington-led Duk Ellington orchestra in the 1980s and his arrangements have also had a prominent place on the bandstands of Mel Lewis, Butch Miles, Machito and more. This aptly titled album brings together live recordings of different performances of Anders' Jazz Orchestra in Buenos Aires between 2011 and 2014, including a track that features Anders' wife and vocalist, Maryanne Murray front and center.
Personnel: Maryanne Murray (vocals); Mauricio Deambrosi (alto saxophone); Juan Presas, Hernán Galiano (tenor saxophone); Marcello Garófalo (baritone saxophone); Miguel Tallarita, Julian López, Federico Fernández Giordano, Santiago Costanza (trumpet); Hugo Gervini, Laura Molina, Miguel Píccolo (trombone); Alejandro Kalinoski (piano); Juan Bayón (double bass).
Recording information: 2011/2014.
Photographer: Horacio Annecca.