James Bazen Big Band
Wednesday Night Pizza Band
- Patty McKay (One For My Baby)
- James Bazen, soprano and alto saxes, flute; Hally Shoenberg,
alto sax, clarinet; Jeff Gray, tenor sax, clarinet; Jesse
Meman, tenor sax, flute; Don Lerman, baritone sax, flute
- Mike Davis, Kyle Funn, Jeff Summers, Randy Martell
- Jerry O'Sullivan, David Blackstone, Shirley Coggon, Chuck
- Leonard Stevens, guitar; Larry Brown, piano and keyboards;
Robert Wagner, acoustic and electric bass; Steve Larrance,
For My Baby (And One More For The Road):
James Bazen's arrangement of this great standard frames Patty
McKays sultry voice in an evocative and swinging way. Features
a soulful soprano solo by James Bazen.
Chick Corea's tune is turned into a tone poem inspired by
Claude Debussy. This is a musical exploration of the many
moods of the sea.
A hot trombone feature played in sizzling fasion.
A contemporary blues featuring tight ensemble work and amazing
Duke Ellington meets Bob Marley in a fun and funky arrangement
featuring "jungle" trumpets and screaming guitar.
A light swing number featuring a fat sax soli.
A medley of Charlie Parker bebop standards with aggressive
brass and swinging solis.
Irish Washer Chic:
A whimsical rendition of the traditional Irish jig "The Irish
Jobim's tropical Latin number featuring trombone.
A tribute/lament for the victims and events of September 11,
James Bazen Big Band Is Available For Festivals and Concerts
is available for festivals, concerts and club dates. For booking
information please call Music Unlimited, LLC at (301) 948-5419
and ask for James.