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Artist: Brown, Lawrence
Title: Inspired Abandon
Format: CD
Catalog Number:316
Barcode:866470316009 itemnumber=1000124005
Price: $14.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 9/20/2019
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Swing, Big Band 

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In this highly charged batch of great originals and Ellington standards, classic trombone great Lawrence Brown, with the help of his fellow Ellingtonian alto sax great Johnny Hodges, deliver eight lessons in articulate emotion. Backed by a specially chosen large group of friends and associates, they display the varied contrast between eloquent lyricism and inspired abandon! Featured alongside Brown and Hodges are Ellington alumni such as Paul Gonsalves, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, Russell Procope, Harold Ashby, and Buster Cooper. Richard Davis, Jimmy Jones, Gus Johnson, and even Hodges' son, Johnny "Brother" Hodges, Jr. round out the band. This session was recorded in 1965, and is just swinging like crazy!

Track Listing
1. Stompy Jones (3:57)

2. Mood Indigo (4:22)

3. Good Queen Bess (3:05)

4. Little Brother (5:14)

5. Jeep's Blues 5:40)

6. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (2:33)

7. Ruint (3:18)

8. Sassy Cue (3:39)

Performers on this Album
Trumpet - Cat Anderson
Cornet - Ray Nance
Alto Saxophone - Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope
Tenor Saxophone - Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves
Trombone - Buster Cooper, Lawrence Brown
Piano - Jimmy Jones
Bass - Richard Davis
Drums - Gus Johnson
Drums - Johnny "Brother" Hodges (track 2 & 4)
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
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