• The BIG 18 - The Legendary Swing Sessions; Echoes of the Swinging Bands

The Big 18 was a studio-only big band assembled by musical director Fred Reynolds in 1958 with the idea to showcase some of the star sidemen from the big band era.

With expert arrangements and solos written by Charles Shirley, and the incredible personnel line up featuring Buck Clayton, Billy Butterfield, Lou McGarity and many more!

18 tracks in stereo covering both albums 'Live Echoes of the Swinging Bands' and 'More Live Echoes of the Swinging Bands', with full discography of all the sessions between 10th and 15th July 1958.

Track Listing

1. TUXEDO JUNCTION
2. EASY DOES IT
3. HORS D'OEUVRE
4. BLUES ON PARADE
5. LIZA (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)
6. FIVE O'CLOCK DRAG
7. MARCH OF THE TOYS
8. I'M PRAYIN' HUMBLE
9. THE CAMPBELLS ARE SWINGING
10. SUMMIT RIDGE DRIVE
11. PARADE OF THE MILK BOTTLE CAPS
12. SWINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES
13. FEET DRAGGIN' BLUES
14. OKAY FOR BABY
15. CELERY STALKS AT MIDNIGHT
16. SKYLINER
17. ORGAN GRINDER'S SWING
18. TON O'ROCK BUMP

Other Details
Price Code A
Format CD
Release Date 14/08/2009
UPC Bar Code No 604988052527

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The BIG 18 - The Legendary Swing Sessions; Echoes of the Swinging Bands

  • Product Code: JASCD 525
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