Thursday, February 5, 2015

Big Band CD of the Month - "Randy Brecker: Dearborn Station"

Big Band CD of the Month
Randy Brecker with the DePaul University Jazz Ensemble: "Dearborn Station" (Jazzed Media) 2015

Rating: ***** (musical performance & sonic quality)

Release Date in the USA: February 10, 2015
Produced by Bob Lark
Recorded live at the Jazz Showcase (Chicago, Illinois) on May 16 & 17, 2014 by Metro Mobile Recording
Engineer: Thomas Miller
Mixed by Thomas Miller & Bob Mark, Mastering by Thomas Miller, Dan Steinman & Bob Lark @ IV Lab Studios
Design: Kyle Romberg
Photos: Doug McGoldrick
Liner Notes: Bob Lark

Randy Brecker (trumpet soloist)
DePaul University Jazz Ensemble:
Rhythm - Scott Williams (piano & keyboards), Jackson Kidder (bass), Rob Dicke (drums), Lee Rothenberg (guitar)
Reeds - Brent Griffin (alto & soprano sax, flute), J.T. Teichert (alto sax, flute), Corbin Andrick (tenor sax, flute, clarinet), Andrew Janak (tenor sax, clarinet), Michael Brawley (baritone sax, clarinet)
Trumpets & Flugelhorns - Bob Lark (soloist on "It's You Or No One"), Marques Carroll (lead), Kyle Granville, Gibron Lockhart
Trombone - Brian Scarborough (lead), Bryan Tipps (bass trombone), Chris Shuttleworth, Brett Balika

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