Arranger Mark Masters and baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan share a great love for the music of Duke Ellington and have produced a collection of arrangements that highlight compositions by members of the Duke's sax section. They are joined by saxophonist Pete Christlieb, Gary Foster and Gene Cipriano with a rhythm section of Bill Cunliffe, Jim Warrington and Joe La Barbera. The music spans the work of Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Hamilton, Paul Gonsalves, Ben Webster and others. Masters and Smulyan deliver with creativity and reverence as they interpret the Ellington tradition.
Arranger Mark Masters and baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan share a great love for the music of Duke Ellington and have produced a collection of arrangements that highlight compositions by members of the Duke's sax section. They are joined by saxophonist Pete Christlieb, Gary Foster and Gene Cipriano with a rhythm section of Bill Cunliffe, Jim Warrington and Joe La Barbera. The music spans the work of Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Hamilton, Paul Gonsalves, Ben Webster and others. Masters and Smulyan deliver with creativity and reverence as they interpret the Ellington tradition.
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Format: CD
Label: CAI
Catalog: 74118
Rel. Date: 08/21/2012
UPC: 054987411823

Ellington Saxophone Encounters
Artist: Mark Masters Ensemble
Format: CD
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Arranger Mark Masters and baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan share a great love for the music of Duke Ellington and have produced a collection of arrangements that highlight compositions by members of the Duke's sax section. They are joined by saxophonist Pete Christlieb, Gary Foster and Gene Cipriano with a rhythm section of Bill Cunliffe, Jim Warrington and Joe La Barbera. The music spans the work of Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Hamilton, Paul Gonsalves, Ben Webster and others. Masters and Smulyan deliver with creativity and reverence as they interpret the Ellington tradition.