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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 Amazon as well as Apple Music, Spotify, 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 saxes, flute, clarinet, Irish flute, penny whistles, slide whistlesDave Mann, soprano & alto saxes, flute, clarinet (except 2,7,8)Adam Kolker, soprano & tenor saxes, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet (except 1,4,6,9)Dave Finucane, soprano, tenor & baritone saxes, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, slide whistle (except 3,5)Roy Okutani, Kerry MacKillop (except 5)Tim Hagans (except 5), Tom Smith (3), Jeff Conrad (5), Paul Perfetti (5), trumpetsBert Strandberg (except 3,5)Gary Valente (3), Dave Harris (5), trombonesPeter Cirelli, bass trombone, euphoniumBruce Barth, piano, keyboardsDave Clark (except 5), Bruno Råberg (5), bassGeorge Schuller, drums, percussionPat Hollenbeck, percussion (1,4,6,9)

Special guest soloist: John La Porta, clarinet (on Nostalgia)

   
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
  
(5) Recorded May 28, 1985 at Splice of Life, Brighton, MA; (3) Recorded Dec 9, 1985 at North Shore Music Center, Beverly, MA; (1,4,6,9) Feb. 24, 1986 and (2,7,8) March 25,1986 at Blue Jay Recording Studios, Carlisle, MA. 
  
Producer: George Schuller
Executive Producer: Gunther Schuller
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