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Artist: Erskine, Peter
Title: Side Man Blue
Format: CD
Label: FUZZY MUSIC
Catalog Number:10
Barcode:650130001028 itemnumber=1000119150
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 2/19/2016
Availability: In Stock
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The Tony Award-winning play, written by Warren Leight, is set in New York City between the years of 1953 and 1985, and it chronicles the life and lifestyle of a jazz trumpeter, exploring the creative forces which drive a musician and binds him ever closer to his fellow jazzmen while tearing his own family apart. It’s a wonderful play, and the cast and crew for this production are all brilliant. The interesting thing about this production is the use of a newly-recorded score (as opposed to the “needle drop” scoring solution used in previous productions of the show in New York and elsewhere), and I was very lucky to get the call from director Andy Robinson to write the music. Be-bop lives! Peter Erskine scored the production with a jazz quintet. The WDR Big Band also makes a guest appearance.

Track Listing
 1. 
Side Man Blue

 2. 
I Remember Clifford (Quintet Version)

 3. 
Rhythm Changes

 4. 
Like Some Song, Take 1

 5. 
Burnin'

 6. 
St. Jimmy's

 7. 
Side Man Blue (Combo)

 8. 
Side Man Bop, Take 2

 9. 
Song for a Friend

10. 
I Remember Clifford (Quartet Version)

11. 
Song for a Friend (Combo Version)

12. 
Like Some Song, Take 2

13. 
Intermission Riff ("From Kenton to Know")

14. 
Artistry in Rhythm ("From Kenton to Know")

15. 
Northern Cross ("Behind Closed Doors")

16. 
Side Man Bop, Take 3

17. 
Song for a Friend (Wdr Big Band Version)

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