Quincy Jones – The Great Wide World Of …Quincy Jones (1959/1961/2019) [Qobuz FLAC 24bit/44,1kHz]

Quincy Jones – The Great Wide World Of …Quincy Jones (1959/1961/2019)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz  | Time – 01:21:31 minutes | 864 MB | Genre: Soul
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This edition presents the complete original classic album “The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones”, presenting the outstanding 1959 Quincy Jones orchestra. Also, it have been added a live performance in Zurich by the same band filled with superlative stars. It was issued under the same title with the addition of the word Live!

Quincy Jones has had such strong success in pop music since the mid-’60s that it is easy to forget just how inventive and distinctive a jazz arranger he was during his prime years. This LP features the Quincy Jones Big Band shortly before they sailed to Europe as part of a Harold Arlen show. Surprisingly, none of the selections are Jones originals, and the arrangements were provided by Ernie Wilkins, Bill Potts, Al Cohn, and Ralph Burns. Despite Jones’ absence musically (he did conduct the group), the music sounds very much like his work. With such fine soloists as altoist Phil Woods, tenorman Budd Johnson, Les Spann on guitar and flute, Julius Watkins on French horn (on “Everybody’s Blues”), trumpeter Art Farmer, and two guest spots for trumpeter Lee Morgan, the music (highlighted by “Lester Leaps In,” “Cherokee,” and “Air Mail Special”) featured a top-notch bop-oriented big band.

Tracklist:
01 – Air Mail Special
02 – Banja Luka
03 – Bess, You is My Woman Now
04 – Solitude
05 – Stolen Moments
06 – Moanin’
07 – A Parisian Thoroughfare
08 – G’wan Train
09 – Lester Leaps In
10 – Ghana
11 – Caravan
12 – Everybody’s Blues
13 – Cherokee (Indian Love Song)
14 – Air Mail Special
15 – They Say It’s Wonderful
16 – Chant Of The Weed
17 – I Never Has Seen Snow
18 – Eesom

Tracks “7-18” Recorded on November 4 & 9, 1959 in New York.
Tracks “1-6” Recorded live on March 10, 1961 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Digitally Remastered.

Musicians (Studio):
Quincy Jones – conductor
Art Farmer, Lennie Johnson, Jimmy Maxwell, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis – trumpet
Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak – trombone
Julius Watkins – French horn
Porter Kilbert, Phil Woods – alto saxophone
Budd Johnson – tenor saxophone
Jerome Richardson – tenor saxophone, flute, piccolo
Sahib Shihab – baritone saxophone
Patti Bown – piano
Les Spann – guitar, flute
Buddy Jones, Buddy Catlett – bass
Don Lamond – drums

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