Live at the Kulturpalast Dresden - The SWR Big Band plays Duke ellington, George Gershwin and Sammy Nestico
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2012-08-28Works: Sammy Nestico: A Swingphonic Collection, for big band; George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé); Duke Ellington: Harlem
Performers: Farrent, Karl; Godfroid, Marc; Kuhn, Axel [Bass]; Paquette, Pierre; Wagenleiter, Klaus; Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ]
Conductors: Marshall, Wayne
Perhaps no other musical style has exerted a greater influence on the culture of the first half of the 20th century than Jazz. This utterly...continue...
Recording information: Kulturpalast Dresden (07/17/2011).
The phrase "German swing" may still cause a few hairs to stand up on the back of the neck, but this competent release is more the produ...continue...