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Artist: Walden Big Band And St John's Choir, Chris
Title: Kurt Marti Suite
Format: CD
Catalog Number:82482
Barcode:805558248221 itemnumber=1000026362
Price: $16.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Release Date: 8/21/2007
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Big band and choir 

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Publicity: Costa Communications Radio Promotion: Neal Sapper Over 75 national & international press contacts serviced; Service to CMJ and Jazzweek reporting stations & 125 others; Service print & internet jazz magazines including Downbeat, JazzTimes, Jazziz & Cadence; Service syndicated and satellite programs (NPR, Sirius, DMX, Music Choice, etc...)

"Walden writes with old-school technique but far-reaching vistas." - Downbeat. Expressing his connection to the German language & culture, Chris Walden chose lyrics from the revered Swiss poet Kurt Marti to compose an ambitious new work for big band and choir. Born and raised in Hamburg, Walden dedicated the piece to the city's 100-member St John's Choir, who appear on the recording, along with his ensemble of reknowned Los Angeles studio and jazz musicians. In addition to the suite, "Slings and Arrows" is a composition by Michael Brecker, who appeared on Walden's first big band recording in 1995. "A compositional virtuoso." - JazzTimes

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