A Beautiful Friendship – Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra

A Beautiful Friendship – Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra

Label: Summit Records (**Download format only**)

Catalog number: 638


01 A Beautiful Friendship
comp: Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne
02 Waltz for Debby
comp: Bill Evans
03 Emmanuel
comp: Michel Colombier
04 Autumn Sojourn
comp: Carl Saunders
05 Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry
comp: Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
06 It Could Happen to You
comp: Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
07 The Gentle Rain
comp: Luiz Bonfa, Matt Dubey
08 Shaw 'Nuff
comp: Charlie Parker, John Birks
09 Look to the Sky
comp: Antonio Carlos Jobim
10 Dear Mr. Florence
comp: Carl Saunders
11 Joy Spring
comp: Clifford Brown
12 We'll Be Together Again
comp: Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine

With a frontline of Watrous, Christlieb, and Saunders, what more could Gary Urwin’s 18-piece orchestra need? How about players like Grammy®-nominated Kim Richmond, or, maybe the legendary Bobby Shew as a guest, or how about trumpet icon Wayne Bergeron in the lineup?

Featured Artists
Bill Watrous: trombone
Pete Christlieb: tenor sax
Carl Saunders: trumpet
Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra

Track Listing
A Beautiful Friendship • Waltz for Debby • Emmanuel • Shaw ‘Nuff • Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry • It Could Happen to You • Dear Mr. Florence • The Gentle Rain • Autumn Sojourn • Look to the Sky • Joy Spring • We’ll Be Together Again

Press Quote
“As brilliant as one would expect from these talents … the repertoire is comprised of veteran standards, but there is nothing tired or predictable about these renditions … Fans of straight-ahead jazz and boppish big bands will certainly enjoy this fine effort.” — LA JAZZ SCENE

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