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Enriching Life With Jazz | JazzMN Debut CD


Enriching Life With Jazz
JazzMN Orchestra

"The musicianship is superb, and the program is eclectic. The folks in the Twin Cities are fortunate to have a quality big band in their area, and those who hear this album can share their pleasure."
- Joe Lang, Jersey Jazz



Our new CD, "Enriching Life With Jazz" is a compilation of live recordings from concerts in 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2010. It's available for purchase at concerts or online. Sample tracks from the CD in the audio player on this page.

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Track Listing:

1. I Love Being Here With You (Lee/Schluger, arr. Kubis)
       with Connie Evingson on vocals
2. Lester Leaps In (Young, arr. Wilkins)
3. Bluesiando (Gallardo, arr. Mossman)
4. Cherokee (Noble, arr. Walden)
5. Skylark (Carmichael, arr. Broomeyer)
6. Love For Sale (arr. Strayhorn)
       with Debbie Duncan on vocals
7. West Side Story Medley (Bernstein, arr. Richards)
8. La Camorra (Piazzolla, arr. Sturm)
9. Splatch (Miller, arr. Sturm)
Bonus Track: Blues In The Closet (Pettiford, arr. Bayer)

MUSICIANS ON THE CD:

Saxophones: Brian Grivna, Pete Whitman, Dave Karr, Dale Mendenhall, Kathy Jensen, David Milne, Clay Pufahl, Mark Henderson, Greg Keel, John Zimmerman

Trumpets: Bob Hallgrimson, Steve Strand, Jeff Gottwig, Dave Jensen, Adam Rossmiller, Steve Wagner, Jack Gillespie, Bernie Edstrom

Trombones: Michael Nelson, Dave Graf, Ethan Freier, Wade Clark, Dean Sorenson, John Tranter, Scott Agster, Mike Paulsen

Rhythm Section: Mary-Louise Knutson-piano, David Singley-guitar, Terry Burns-bass, Joe Pulice-drums, Ron Evanuik-bass, Jay Young-bass, David Mendenhall-bass, Rey Rivera-percussion, Dave Hagedorn-percussion


JazzMN Big Band

Featuring guest artists:

Buddy DeFranco
Dave Weckl
Irv Williams





Our eponymous debut CD is a compilation of live recordings from our first four concerts, from 1999-2000. It's available for purchase at concerts or online. Sample tracks from the CD in the audio player on this page.

PURCHASE ONLINE THROUGH CD BABY

Track Listing:

1. When You're Smiling (arr. Kubis)
       with Irv Williams on tenor sax
2. Intermission Riff (arr. Kenton/Wetzel)
       with John Harner on trumpet
3. A Time for Love (arr. Kenton/Levy)
4. Invitation (arr. Schlabach)
       with Buddy DeFranco on clarinet
5. More Than You Know (arr. DeFranco)
       with Buddy DeFranco on clarinet
6. Take the A Train (arr. Strayhorn)
7. Satin Doll (arr. Byers)
8. What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? (arr. Buddy Rich/Hopkins)
       with Brian Grivna on alto sax, Bobby Peterson on piano, and Dave
       Weckl on drums

9. Speak Low (arr. Kenton/Richards)
10. Body and Soul (arr. Florence)
11. New Blues (arr. Buddy Rich/Piestrup)
       with Bobby Peterson on piano, and Dave Weckl on drums
12. Moment's Notice (arr. Buddy Rich/Piestrup)
       with Bobby Peterson on piano, and Dave Weckl on drums
13. All the Things You Are (arr. Sebesky)

MUSICIANS ON THE CD:

Featured Guests:
Irv Williams, saxophone
Buddy DeFranco, clarinet
Dave Weckl, drums
Bobby Peterson, piano
John Harner, trumpet

Saxophones: Brian Grivna, Pete Whitman, Dave Karr, Kathy Jensen, Dave Hawley, Mark Henderson, Dave Saunders

Trumpets: Bob Hallgrimson, Bernie Edstrom, Dave Jensen, Joe Cosgrove, Jamey Simmons

Trombones: Jeff Rinear, Dave Graf, Dean Sorenson, Wade Clark, Gerard Aliosio, Pete Enblom, Ethan Freier, Tom Matta

Rhythm Section: Laura Caviani-piano, Dave Singley-guitar, Gordon Johnson-bass, Phil Hey-drums

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Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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