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Big Ears for Big Sounds

This week, I’ve had big ears for some big sounds. And now you can too. Playlist Thelonious Monk “Esistrophy (Theme)” from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 00:30 Stan Kenton “Prollouge” from Kenton’s West Side Story (Capital Records) 02:00 Don Ellis Orchestra “Turkish Bath” from Electric Bath (Columbia) 06:05 Chick Web and his Orchestra “Heebie Jeebies” from Jammin’ for the Jackpot: Big Bands and Territory Bands of the 30s (New World Records) 16:33 Yu Nishiyama “Honorary Whites” from A Lotus in the Mud (Outside in Music) 20:13 Toshiko AkiyoshiLew Tabackin]] Big Band “Notorious Tourist from the East” from Mosaic Select: Toshiko Akiyoshi–Lew Tabackin Big Band (Mosaic) 26:26 Duke Ellington “Reminiscing in Tempo” from Creole Rhapsody–Duke Ellington In The Thirties (Living Era) 34:01 George Russell and The Living Time Orchestra “So What” from So What (Blue Note) 34:01 Anthony Braxton “22-M (Opus 58)” from Creative Orchestra Music 1976 (Arista) 34:01 Anna Webber, Angela Morris Big band “Climbing on Mirrors” from Both Are True (Greenleaf Music) 1:02:16 McCoy Tyner “Fly with the Wind” from Fly with the Wind (Milestone Records) 1:13:01 Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra “Blues” from Gillespiana (Verve Records) 1:11:01 Tata Vasques and His Orchestra “El Loco” from Ecstasy (Jazz Room Records) 1:34:11 Manuel Valera New Cuban Express Big Band “Distancia” from Distancia (Greenleaf Music) 1:39:07 Sam Rivers and the Rivbea Orchestra “Crux” from Mosaic Select: Trilogy (Moasic Records) 1:48:57 … [ read more ]

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