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Art of Swing
Gregg Field
Art of Swing
Genres: Jazz, Pop
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All Artists: Gregg Field
Title: Art of Swing
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Dcc Compact Classics
Original Release Date: 4/27/1999
Release Date: 4/27/1999
Genres: Jazz, Pop
Style: Swing Jazz
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 010963017229

CD Reviews

Best big band I've heard since Basie!
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I've been a fan of Greg's since his days with Basie. This album swings harder than anything I've heard in quite some time. He is truly a master of the genre. 5 stars. Highly recomended!"
Bliss for the big band fan
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a fine addition to any big band fan's library, Basie-style arrangements by Sammy Nestico played by a tight ensemble made up of L.A. studio pros. Ron Stout's solo trumpet work is especially noteworthy, along with that of the ubiquitous Pete Christlieb on tenor. Fine, full sounds."
Who are these guys?
Chris Liakos Basie Jazz | Alpharetta, Georgia United States | 02/16/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I can't stop playing this CD. This CD is for anyone who after all these years has missed their Basie "fix". I have over 60 Basie CDs and probably a half dozen Basie "wantabe" CDs. But who are these guys? This is the only Gregg Field CD in the entire... stockpile.Yes, I know Gregg Field played drums for Basie in the later years. Yes, I know the great Snooky Young and I am familiar with most of the Nestico charts on this CD, but this outfit sounds more like Basie than Basie did in the late 70s and early 80s. What a great sound! They sound like they have been playing as an ensemble for years. And the solos on this CD blow my mind. I close my eyes and I hear Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Joe Newman, Al Grey, Thad and the rest. The skimpy CD credits list guys like Ron Stout (trumpet), Sal Lozano (flute/alto), Pete Christlieb (tenor)and a Pete Jolly (piano). Who are these people? I want more."