Mike Spinrad with Guido Fazio | Horns

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Horns

by Mike Spinrad with Guido Fazio

Close your eyes and these original songs take you back to 1962--funky era bop with three horns and exciting arrangements in the style of the Jazz Messengers. It's all about the jazz groove, improvisation, and the blues.
Genre: Jazz: Mainstream Jazz
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1. Smarbar
Mike Spinrad
5:20 $0.99
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2. Bette 'n Hy
Mike Spinrad
5:55 $0.99
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3. Chaim
Mike Spinrad
4:53 $0.99
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4. Shelia
Mike Spinrad
6:13 $0.99
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5. Raul
Mike Spinrad
4:35 $0.99
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6. Brooke
Mike Spinrad
5:48 $0.99
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7. Manny
Mike Spinrad
4:49 $0.99
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8. Texarkana
Mike Spinrad
5:32 $0.99
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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This jazz album was the most fun I've ever had in the recording studio. Guido Fazio's arrangements are first rate. But it was not without problems. On the tune Brooke I used the chords to the jazz standard, Cherokee, and wrote the melody on top of that. A half hour before the recording session, Guido called and said something was wrong with the chart. Don and I were mystified. Don had run through it on piano, and the chart seemed fine. It turned out that the third chord in the bridge section of Cherokee is a B major seven and I had written a B flat major seven. It didn't matter, because I wrote a workable melody over the B flat, but Guido was expecting Cherokee chords. Later the band congratulated me for my hipness, subbing the Bb for the B, but it was just a mistake. This recording is a branch on the "funky era" movement in jazz that flowered around the same time as the 60s Civil Rights movement. My sextet and I hope you enjoy it.

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