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GEORGE GEE SWING ORCHESTRA: "SWING MAKES YOU HAPPY!" (RJ1009)

The workingest, swingingest dance band in NYC delivers their strongest recording to date with inventive, high quality arrangements from musical director David Gibson and stellar performances from the band.

TRACKS:

  1. Comin' Home 5:10
  2. Bedrock 4:33
  3. Lindyhopper's Delight 2:40
  4. Sweet Pumpkin 3:30
  5. No Moon At All 3:00
  6. I Knows 2:58
  7. I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water 3:37
  8. Baby, Won't You Please Come Home 3:51
  9. Midnight In A Madhouse 2:28
  10. The Road To Roscoe's 5:07
  11. If I Were A Bell 2:40
  12. It Was A Very Good Year 4:22
  13. That's No Joke 3:45
  14. You Say You Care 2:49
  15. Hash Mash 4:55
  16. Nature Boy 4:18
  17. Evenin' 4:01
  18. A Tribute To Someone 6:22
  19. Blue Minor 3:04

PERSONNEL:

GEORGE GEE: bandleader / DAVID GIBSON: musical director & trombone / HILARY GARNER: vocal / JOHN DOKES: vocal / ED PAZANT: alto saxophone / MICHAEL HASHIM: tenor saxophone / ANTHONY LUSTIG: baritone saxophone / ANDY GRAVISH: trumpet / FREDDIE HENDRIX: trumpet / STEVE EINERSON: piano / MARCUS McCLAURINE: upright bass / WILLARD DYSON: drums

 
 

REVIEWS:

AllAboutJazz review, Dec 2014

Jazz Times review, May 2015

London Jazz News review, May 2015

Downbeat Editor's Pick review, Jan 2015

PRODUCTION: Recorded at Studio G, Room B in Brooklyn, NY, March 18th, 2014 by Glen Forrest & Shane Michael Rose / Mixed by Ian Hendrickson-Smith & David Gibson / Mastered by Paul Gold, Salt Mastering / Produced by David Gibson / Executive Producer: George Gee / Graphic Design & Layout by Ian Hendrickson-Smith / Cover photo by B-House Photography