Swing, Waltz, Swing

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Swing, Waltz, Swing
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Studio album by Carl Drevo and the Clarke-Boland Big Band
Released 1966
Recorded February 28, 1966
EMI Studios, Cologne, West Germany
Genre Jazz
Label Philips
840 246 PY
Producer Gigi Campi
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band chronology
Now Hear Our Meanin'
(1965)
Swing, Waltz, Swing
(1966)
Sax No End
(1967)

Swing, Waltz, Swing is an album by Carl Drevo and the Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band featuring performances recorded in Germany in 1966 for the German Philips label. [1] [2] [3] [4] The album features big band interpretations of classical waltzes interspersed with jazz standards and original compositions.

The Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band was one of the most noteworthy jazz big bands formed outside the United States.

Philips Records Dutch record label; imprint of Philips Phonografische Industrie

Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips. In 1946, Philips acquired the company which pressed records for British Decca's Dutch outlet in Amsterdam.

Contents


Track listing

  1. "Frühlingsstimmen" Opus 410 (Johann Strauss) - 3:00
  2. "My Favourite Things" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 3:17
  3. "Schön ist die Welt" (Franz Lehár) - 2:38
  4. "Wives and Lovers" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 2:26
  5. "Rosenkavalier" Opus 59 (Richard Strauss) - 3:12
  6. "Claudia" (Karl Drewo) - 2:28
  7. "By Strauss" (George Gershwin) - 3:49
  8. "Kaiserwalzer" (Johann Strauss) - 3:25
  9. "Just Give Me Time" (Francy Boland) - 3:14
  10. "Keep On Keeping On" (Jimmy Woode) - 2:48

Personnel

Drum kit collection of drums and other percussion instruments

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum. A drum kit consists of a mix of drums and idiophones – most significantly cymbals, but can also include the woodblock and cowbell. In the 2000s, some kits also include electronic instruments. Also, both hybrid and entirely electronic kits are used.

François Boland was a classically trained Belgian jazz composer and pianist.

Piano musical instrument

The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700, in which the strings are struck by hammers. It is played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands to cause the hammers to strike the strings.

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References

  1. Discogs album entry accessed August 23, 2016
  2. Payne, D., The Clarke-Boland Big Band discography accessed August 23, 2016
  3. Dusko Gojkovic discography accessed August 23, 2016
  4. Bigband Paradise album entry, accessed September 20, 2016