Live…On the Road – The Mike Vax Big Band: featuring Alumni of the Stan Kenton Orchestra

Live…On the Road – The Mike Vax Big Band: featuring Alumni of the Stan Kenton Orchestra
Catalog number: 356

Tracks:

> 01 Speak Low
comp: Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash
> 02 Here's That Rainy Day
comp: Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
> 03 Nada Mas
comp: Johnny Richards
> 04 Stompin' At The Savoy
comp: Harold Wheeler, Chick Webb
> 05 Everything Happens to Me
comp: Hoagy Carmichael, Matt Dennis
> 06 Sunrise Lady
comp: Bruce Johnstone
> 07 Theme And Variations
comp: Bill Holman
> 08 Big Sur
comp: Kim Richmond
> 09 Circe
comp: Joel Kaye
> 10 MacArthur Park
comp: Jimmy Webb
> 11 I Remember You
comp: Johnny Mercer
> 12 Espania
comp: Steve Huffsteter
> 13 Fall Ascending
comp: Kim Richmond
> 14 Eager Beaver
comp: Stan Kenton

…. In a venture to relive and display the exuberance and innovation that surrounds the musical styling of the late, great Stan Kenton, The Mike Vax Big Band toured and recorded with the Stan Kenton Alumni to produce Live…On the Road.

With this as motivation, The Mike Vax Big Band set out on an East Coast tour featuring the Stan Kenton Alumni.

Here is a review from Audiophile Audition (middle of page)

Here are a couple of reviews from ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM:

  • review #1
  • review #2

  • If you are interested in purchasing an individual track from this cd, visit Live


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