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The SWR BIG Band Feat. Fola Dada »Kings of Swing op. 1«
1 CD | 45min | Nr. 93.310
CD 1: » Sidney (Sid) Garris: Opus One
» Joe McCoy: Why Don't You Do Right
» Irving Berlin: Marie
» Jule Styne: Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friends
» Harry Warren: At Last
» Fats Waller: Stealin' Apples
» Van Alexander: A Tisket A Tasket
» Ziggy Elman: And The Angels Sing
» Duke Ellington: Isfahan
» Nikolai Rimsky-Korssakoff: The Flight of the Bumble Bee
» Harry James: Trumpet Blues
» Frederick Loewe: Almost Like Being In Love
» Louis Armstrong: Swing That Music
» Divid George Weiss: What A Wonderful World

This new collaboration with the SWR Big Band hänssler CLASSIC / SWRmusic proves once again the high professional level of this Stuttgart ensemble. The SWR Big Band is one of the best big bands in the world and has worked with such big names as Sammy Nestico, Phil Woods and Toshiko Akiyoshi. In this recording, the band itself is in the foreground. It is dedicated to the "Kings of Swing" and features skilful arrangements of popular evergreens like "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" and "What A Wonderful World" for fun and lots of good humour. Let's swing!