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Orange Then Blue:
Music for Jazz Orchestra
MUSIC FOR JAZZ ORCHESTRA coverOrange Then Blue features some of Boston’s finest jazz musicians. 

The members of the 12 piece ‘little’ big band, with special guest John La Porta on clarinet, let loose on original compositions by Charles Mingus, Ornette Coleman and Thelonious Monk, including “Nostalgia in Time Square” and “Think of One.” 

“60 plus minutes of sumptuously arranged, imaginatively interpreted jazz ... an artistic rarity.” —Boston Herald
  

Qty: · CD Price: $12.00 ·

Also available for downloads on iTunes as well as Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic and other digital sites.

   
Also check out these other fine albums of Orange Then Blue:
Jumpin' in the Future Where Were You? Funkallero While You Were Out Hold the Elevator
Jumpin’ in the Future Where Were You? Funkallero While You Were Out Hold the Elevator
      
PERFORMERS

  Orange Then Blue (Matt Darriau, soprano, alto, tenor & baritone saxophones, flute, clarinet, Irish flute, penny whistles, slide whistlesDave Mann, soprano & alto saxophones, flute, clarinetAdam Kolker, soprano & tenor saxophones, flute, clarinet, bass clarinetDave Finucane, soprano, tenor & baritone saxophones, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, slide whistleRoy Okutani, Kerry MacKillop
Tim Hagans
, Tom Smith, Jeff Conrad, Paul Perfetti, trumpetBert Stranderg
Gary Valente
, Dave Harris, trombone
Peter Cirelli, bass trombone, euphonium;  
Bruce Barth
, piano, keyboardsDave Clark, Bruno Råberg, bassGeorge Schuller, drums, percussionPat Hollenbeck, percussion;

Special guest soloist: John La Porta, clarinet

   
PROGRAM
1. Balkan Bounce (Matt Darriau) 7:34
2. Nostalgia in Times Square (Charles Mingus, arr Roy Okutani) 9:40
3. End of a Love Affair
(E C Redding, M Laub, arr Adam Kolker)
5:43
4. Attila the Hun (George Schuller) 11:25
5. Friday the Thirteenth (Thelonious Monk, arr Gil Evans) 7:08
6. Java Man (Bruce Barth) 8:14
7. Think of One (Thelonious Monk, arr Bruce Barth) 7:56
8. Ornette’s Muse (Based on a theme by Ornette Coleman) (Matt Darriau) 10:00
9. African Folk Song (Senegalese folk song, arr Matt Darriau) 5:50
  
Recorded on (#5) 28 May 1985 at Splice of Life in Brighton, Massachusetts; (#3) 9 December 1985 at North Shore Music Center in Beverly, Massachusetts; (#1, 4, 6, 9) 24 February 1986 and (#2, 7, 8) 25 March 1986 at Blue Jay Recording Studios in Carlisle, Massachusetts. 
  
Producer: George Schuller
Executive Producer: Gunther Schuller
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