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Legacy

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Gerald Wilson, Jazz s reigning composer/orchestrator pays homage to his adopted hometown, Chicago on his fifth Mack Avenue Records release, Legacy. Composers Igor Stravinsky and Giacomo Puccini also receive Wilson s musical tips of the hat. Wilson s son, guitarist/composer Anthony Wilson, and grandson Eric Otis are also represented by a composition/orchestration apiece, thus extending Gerald s musical legacy.
The Gerald Wilson Orchestra assembled for Legacy comprises many of the great jazz artists who ve been Gerald s collaborators for the lion s share of his Mack Avenue canon. A first-class rhythm section of pianist Renee Rosnes, guitarist Anthony Wilson, bassist Peter Washington and drummer Lewis Nash anchors the group. Trumpeters Sean Jones, Frank Greene, Jeremy Pelt, Tony Lujan, Freddie Hendrix and Mike Rodriguez along with trombonists Dennis Wilson, Douglas Purviance, Luis Bonilla and Alan Ferber stud the brass section. Antonio Hart, Dick Oatts, Kamasi Washington, Ron Blake, Jay Brandford and Gary Smulyan comprise the reeds.
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Product Details

  • Audio CD (June 21, 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Mack Avenue
  • ASIN: B004X6J3EQ
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #212,279 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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I'm loving this CD!
Although it has little elements of those classical composers it honors, it's definitely all Jazz!
The theme on Stravinsky is my favorite and it breaths fire with it's brassy horns roaring.

I love the piece by Anthony Wilson written for his dad called "Virgo". A bit Gil Evan's in arrangement but the Gerald Wilson Orchestra brings it to life and Anthony's guitar styling is delicately textured. It starts off slowly then builds into some cool grooves.

The song "September Sky" written by Gerald's grandson, Eric Otis, has a subtlety with it's delicate flute and then breaks into a lively jazz feel
before it returns to it's haunting melody.

Wilson's big piece, another suite of themes, this time on Chicago, brings many aspects of that great city to mind. I especially love the first 3 in the suite.
They are driven by swing and great horn arrangements showing GW at his best.

Thank you for the wonderful Lecacy you have given your fans.
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Unfortunately (for me), I had never heard of Gerald Wilson before seeing an article about his new CD just a few months ago. If you like jazz, if you like that big band sound, then please TREAT YOURSELF to this amazing CD. This is no kiddie jazz. This is the music of a seasoned musician! I've worn it out and it's worn me out! I can't sit still when I listen to it. This man is 94 years old and writes and conducts music like this? I can't even find the pen I just had. So happy that I bought it!
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Once again Greald Wilson proves that he is a Legend in the field of music. As with all of his past recordings, they are never a disapointment to ones' ears. I look forward to his next recording. Thank you Mr. Wilson!!
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This is rally a good big band. I wish he would play more upbeat songs because this band could really handle it!
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Gerald Wilson never disappoints,and with "Legacy" he has hit another grand slam.This album equates with his other great albums:and I know,because I own them.I believe that anyone who is a fan of big band jazz will find this music very stirring and that their purchase was well worth the money.
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