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The Clown – The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop – Atlantic 1260 (1957)/ Warner Bros./ Speakers Corner

The Clown – The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop – Atlantic 1260 (1957)/ Warner Bros./ Speakers Corner

This is a lovely remastering of one of Mingus’ best albums – his 1957 mono release. The Clown – The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop – Atlantic 1260 (1957)/ Warner Bros./ Speakers Corner – mono vinyl [11/4/6] *****: (Charles Mingus, doublebass/ Curtis Porter, alto & tenor sax/ Jimmy Kneeper, trombone/ Wade Legge, piano/Donnie Richmond, drums) These […]

Annapolis Brass Quintet = ‘Forever is Composed of Nows’ = JERZY SAPIEYEVSKI, Aesop Suite, with John McDonough, Narrator; ELAM SPRENKLE, Six Songs (text by Emily Dickinson) with Elaine Bonazzi, mezzo, and Three Fanfares; GEORGE HEUSSENSTAMM: Ensembles for Brass Quintet; ROBERT STARER: Annapolis Suite (with Heidi Lehwalder, Harp); DOUGLAS ALLANBROOK: Night and Morning Music – Crystal

Annapolis Brass Quintet = ‘Forever is Composed of Nows’ = JERZY SAPIEYEVSKI, Aesop Suite, with John McDonough, Narrator; ELAM SPRENKLE, Six Songs (text by Emily Dickinson) with Elaine Bonazzi, mezzo, and Three Fanfares; GEORGE HEUSSENSTAMM: Ensembles for Brass Quintet; ROBERT STARER: Annapolis Suite (with Heidi Lehwalder, Harp); DOUGLAS ALLANBROOK: Night and Morning Music – Crystal

A good survey of recent brass music, but too diverse for my taste.