Buselli/wallarab Jazz Orchestra - The Gennett Suite (Black And White Marble Vinyl (LP)

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Performance of an original suite composed & arranged by Brent Wallarab based on early jazz recordings at Gennett Records

The Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra is proud announce the release of a special project that has been in the making for years. Brent Wallarab composed a 4 movement, 1 hour 20 minute long jazz suite as a tribute to Richmond, Indiana's Gennett Records and the jazz greats that recorded there in the 1920s: King Oliver, Jelly Roll, Hoagy, Bix, and Louis. It is named The Gennett Suite and recognizes the critical role that these musicians, this studio, and the state of Indiana played in the worldwide popularization of Jazz and the development of a distinct American identity and character.

The recording was held in Bloomington by the 17 member BWJO in August 2022 and the final editing, mixing, and mastering is now complete with CD and Vinyl pressing slated for 2023 (June CD release with Vinyl due later in the year based on availability to limited, high in demand pressing capacity).

Noted jazz historians John Hasse and David Brent Johnson are writing the liner notes. Classic artwork for the cover and discs is complete and both a documentary (the recording session and interviews with key principals were taped).

In 1994, Mark Buselli and Brent Wallarab co-founded the Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra and with over 1000 public performances to their credit including a 12-year residency at the world-famous Jazz Kitchen, the BWJO has cemented their place within the historic Indianapolis jazz scene and is proud to be a part of the city's illustrious musical legacy.

This special 140-gram deluxe vinyl edition includes 2 black and white marble colored vinyl records and extensive booklet with liner notes.

Track Listing

Disc 1:
  • Introduction: Tin Roof Blues, part 1; Tin Roof Blues, part 2; Chimes Blues
  • Dippermouth Blues
  • Davenport Blues
  • The Jazz Me Blues
  • Interlude
  • Wolverine Blues
Disc 2:
  • Star Dust
  • Riverboat Shuffle, part 1
  • Riverboat Shuffle, part 2
  • King Porter Stomp
  • Grandpa’s Spells

Additional Details


Genre: Jazz

Run Time: 79:22 mins

Region: 0

Release Date: 12/15/23

UPC: 843563167786

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