... featuring Gary Smulyan
The Duke Ellington Band must have been one of the most productive orchestras from the 20th Century.
Gary Smulyan ( photo courtesy: Hans Koert)
The Mark Masters Ensemble features some great names like baritone saxophone player Gary Smulyan with Gary Foster, Pete Christlieb, Gene Cirpriano and Don Shelton on reeds; pianist Bill Cunliffe, bass player Tom Warrington and drummer Joe LaBarbera.
Pete Christlieb ( photo courtesy: Hans Koert)
It is hard to say what track fascinated me most, …………… Jeep's Blues, Get Ready or the opening tune Esquire Swank ..... You may find out yourself.
The latest album by Mark Masters Ensemble: Ellington Saxophone Encounters is a great album.
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