Archive for the WDR Big Band Category

WDR Big Band and Superbass (R.Brown & J.Clayton & C.McBride) – Live Cologne 1997

Posted in Christian McBRIDE, JAZZ, John CLAYTON, Ray BROWN, WDR Big Band on December 18, 2010 by whoisthemonk

WDR Big Band and Superbass (R.Brown & J.Clayton & C.McBride) – Live Cologne 1997
May 29th, 2009


One can see Ray Brown is in control of the Bassists and the entire orchestra, there will never be the same Ray Brown. Oscar Paterson once described Ray “as a demanding and talented Jazz Bassist of the 20th century who contributed to modern Jazz, and easily noticeable by swinging style.”
WDR Big Band;
Carmen Bradford- Vocal
John Marshall- Trumpet
Klaus Osterloh- Trumpet
Ludwig Nuss- Trumpet
Dave Horler- Valve Trombon
Heiner Wiberny- Alto Sax
Olivier Peters- Tenor Sax
Frank Chastenier- Piano
John Goldsby- Bass
John Riley- Drums
John CLAYTON, Ray BROWN, Christian McBRIDE- Bass
01.Easy Money 3:55
02.Blue Monk 9:06
03.Lullabye Of Birdland 6:31
04.I Love Being Here With You 4:38
05.Where Do You Start 4:51
06.Mr Paganini 4:43
07.The Bass Mentor’s Suite Part 1 1:17
08.If I Were A Bell 6:22
09.Bye Bye Blackbird 6:50
10.April In Paris 6:13
11.Mack The Knife 4:42
12.Jazz Party 4:43
13.Two For The Blues 2:58

Continue reading