From the 1920s to the 1950s, Eddie Condon and his band created a unique style of traditional jazz, characterized by a succession of instrumental solos and abrupt transitions of dynamics; the result reverberates to this day in the world of jazz. Now you can participate in this incredible style and the sophisticated music of the Condon Gang with this all-digital MMO release. Includes a stellar lineup of professionals giving you guidance and a fabulous ensemble with which to perform! Contains a custom-engraved music score featuring the solo instrumental line with improvisational chord changes; and a concert lead sheet for each song;, printed on high-quality ivory paper; and a digital stereo compact disc containing complete versions of each song, and a second compact disc featuring accompaniments minus soloist, plus -20% slow-tempo versions of five up-tempo songs.
Performed by Chris Tyle, trumpet
Accompaniment: Hal Smith's Rhythmakers: Bobby Gordon, clarinet; Clint Baker, trombone; Anita Thomas, tenor saxophone; Ray Skjelbred, piano; Katie Cavera, guitar; Marty Eggers, bass; Hal Smith, leader and drums