Celebrating Bix! On the Centennial of His Birth

Celebrating Bix! On the Centennial of His Birth

Arbors Records

ARCD: 19271

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Musicians: Dan Levinson clarinet, alto and c-melody saxophones, Randy Sandke cornet, Randy Reinhart cornet, Jon-Erik Kellso cornet, Dan Barrett trombone, cornet, Mark Shane piano, Howard Alden guitar, Vince Giordano bass, bass saxophone, Joe Ascione drums, Greg Cohen bass, Scott Robinson clarinet, tenor and c-melody saxophones, Pete Martinez clarinet, c-melody saxophone, Jack Stuckey clarinet, asto sax, Harvey Tibbs trombone, Matt Munisteri guitar, Barbara Rosene vocals, Dick Hyman piano, James Langton vocals, Manhattan Rhythm Kings vocals


Description:
An outstanding collection of jazz all stars pay their respects to a great master, Bix Beiderbecke, on the one-hundredth anniversary of his birth on March 10, 1903, by faithfully presenting his immortal solos and leads in a new and creative setting, scored variously for a variety of instruments from Dick Hyman«s solo piano, to 3 cornets, 3 C-melody saxes, 3 clarinets, a brass choir, and a brass and woodwind group. They help answer the question as to why Bix still retains the power to inspire us 72 years after his death.
Selections:
1. AT THE JAZZ BAND BALL 2. PROUD OF A BABY LIKE YOU 3. DEEP HARLEM 4. RIVERBOAT SHUFFLE 5. DAVENPORT BLUES 6. JAZZ ME BLUES 7. BLUE RIVER 8. I NEED SOME PETTINÕ 9. IÕM COMING VIRGINIA 10. LONELY MELODY 11. CLEMENTINE 12. FROM MONDAY ON 13. SINGINÕ THE BLUES 14. THEREÕLL COME A TIME 15. BORNEO 16. CLARINET MARMALADE 17.WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS 18. SAN 19. DEEP DOWN SOUTH