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A Tribute To Benny Goodman / Julian Bliss Septet - Goodman,Benny / Julian Bliss Septet

Goodman,Benny / Julian Bliss Septet
Release Date: 07/24/2012 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 288  
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Recreating the exciting sound of swing from the 30’s and 40’s, Julian Bliss’s dynamic virtuosity leads his sextet through some of the great tunes of the swing era, staying true to the authentic feel but naturally with a modern twist.

Julian Bliss says “I decided in the summer of 2010 that I wanted to start my own Jazz group. I enlisted the help of Neal Thornton (Piano) to help make this dream a reality. We spent months listening to every version of each tune we could find, and putting together our own versions while still being mindful of the light and fun feel Goodman captured all those years ago. We then had the task of putting the rest of the band together. We were specifically looking for musicians that had a great
Read more interest in the Swing era, and I must say we couldn’t have picked a better set of players”

"Julian Bliss threatens to steal the show on clarinet," Norman Lebrecht Recent review of Julian's performance with Grammy-award winning soprano Hila Plitmann on 'The Ancient Question' (SIGCD276), released December 2011.

1. Don't be that way / Stompin' at the Savoy - Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson 4.26
2. Caprice No.24 - Nicolo Paganini, Original arr. Lloyd 'Skip' Martin 3.05
3. Up a Lazy River - Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin 4.41
4. The World is Waiting for the Sunrise - Ernest Seitz, Eugene Lockhart 4.25
5. Moonglow - Eddie De Lange, Will Hudson, Irving Mills 4.20
6. Lady be Good (Rifftide) - George & Ira Gershwin 4.13
7. Seven come Eleven - Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian 2.42
8. Here's that Rainy Day - Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke 5.29
9. Sheik of Araby - Ted Synder, Harry B. Smith, Francis Wheeler 3.34
10. Goodbye - Gordon Jenkins 3.34
11. Avalon Al Jolson, B.G. De Sylva, Vincent Rose 2.37
12. Soft winds - Benny Goodman, Fred Royal 2.47
13. After you've gone - Henry Creamer, Turner Layton 4.16

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