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GREAT BAND -WONDERFUL DVD!
on November 3, 2009
I have always been a fan of Woody's bands in the 60's and this DVD from the Jazz Icon 4th series is a must have for anyone who digs more modern big bands.
The audio and video are both amazing considering this was recorded in 1964. The crew did an excellent job remastering this show.
The band is on fire -with fantastic arrangements,great solo players like Sal Nistico and Joe Romano on saxes,the incredible Phil Wilson on trombone, Paul Fontaine on trumpet and section works the is unsurpassed in most big bands.
Chuck Andrus (bass) Nat Pierce (piano) and Jake Hanna (drums)make up one of the best rhythm sections ever.
Add Bill Chase leading the trumpet section and you've got a true winner.
Many thanks to the team @ Jazz Icons for releasing such great jazz stuff!