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The Buck Clayton Legacy Band in Concert

Julian Joseph presents a concert of music by the Buck Clayton Legacy Band recorded at the Gateshead International Jazz Festival. Buck Clayton was star trumpeter with Count Basie in the 1930s and went on to become a fine arranger and bandleader in his own right.The Buck Clayton Legacy Band features writer, broadcaster and musician Alyn Shipton, and when Shipton published Buck Clayton's life story the legendary trumpeter gave him a set of new arrangements that had never been recorded. The band features the stellar line-up of Menno Daams and Ian Smith, trumpets; Alan Barnes and Matthias Seuffert, reeds; Adrian Fry, trombone; Martin Litton, piano; Martin Wheatley, guitar; Alyn Shipton, bass and Norman Emberson, drums.The set features the Clayton compositions Smoothie, Scorpio and Claytonia.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 9 Sep 2012 23:00
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