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Chicago Jazz Orchestra- CD Release Event March 14th at City Winery

CD Release Event at City Winery Chicago March 14th - 7:30pm

The Chicago Jazz Orchestra is proud to celebrate the release of it’s new CD, “ Live from Space.” This project, recorded in the Summer of 2016, highlights the writing and playing talents of some of Chicago’s finest musicians. This special project marks the CJO’s first live recording in over 25 years. Featuring an exciting mix of new music and classic transcriptions, this album is sure to please. Some of the highlights of the album include an exciting new arrangement of the Theme from Star Trek by Tom Garling and a brand new commission by Bill Holman entitled, “ A Matter of Time.” The track listing includes:

Hey Jim – Frank Foster Theme from Star Trek – Alexander Courage, arranged by Tom Garling and Phil Woods You Can See – Monty Alexander, arr. Jimmy Heath Chelsea Bridge – Billy Strayhorn Daahoud – Clifford Brown, arr. Tom Garling Ahmad’s Blues – Ahmad Jamal, arr. Tom Garling Lady Chatterley’s Mother – Al Cohn I Like The Sunrise – Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. A Matter of Time – Bill Holman Doodle-Oodle – Billy Byers

Featuring some of the hottest names in Chicago Jazz, the personnel for this album included:

Saxes: John Wojciechowski, Eric Schneider, Scott Burns, Bill Overton, Mark Colby, and Jerry DiMuzio

Trombones: Tom Garling, Tim Coffman, Steve Duncan, Joel Adams, and Mike Young

Trumpets: Danny Barber, Art Davis, Victor Garcia, Doug Scharf

Rhythm: Dan Trudell (piano), George Fludas (drums), Dennis Carroll (bass)


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