Gran Canaria Big Band - Straight Ahead (CD)

SKU: SMT-568

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$ 15.99

Description

A snappy offering from one of the most important big bands in Spain! Very accessible listen containing songs ranging from the most original swing of the Count Basie Big Band, the delicious sound of Kenny Wheeler, and the vocal standards of Ira & George Gershwin to pieces composed by members of the group. Includes five tracks featuring the lush vocals of Laura Simó, of the most important female voices in Spain. Born in Barcelona, her professional career began when she shared the stage with Ray Charles (Girona 1986) and represented Spain in the Performing Arts Festival (MARS, Paris 1988). Gran Canaria Big Band has collaborated and played with musicians such as Ron Carter, Carmen Lundy, Rosa Pasos, Robben Ford, Perico Sambeat, Carme Canela, Cornelius Lund, and Eivin Sannes.

Additional Details

Label: Summit Records

Genre: Jazz

Run Time: 40 mins

Release Date: 07/01/12

UPC: 099402568928

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