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These Cats Can Swing! - Maynard Ferguson/Big Bop Nouveau
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  1. Sugar
  2. Caravan
  3. I Don't Want to Be a Hoochi Coochie Man No Mo'
  4. Sweet Baba Suite (Bai Rav)
  5. I'll Be Around
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  1. Sugar
  2. Caravan
  3. I Don't Want to Be a Hoochi Coochie Man No Mo'
  4. Sweet Baba Suite (Bai Rav)
  5. I'll Be Around
  6. He Can't Swing
  7. It's the Gospel Truth
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This is a fairly typical but enjoyable Maynard Ferguson jazz date. His ten-piece Big Bop Nouveau band consists of four trumpets, one trombone, two reeds, and a three-piece rhythm section, so it is quite brass-heavy. Although each of his trumpeters can pop out high notes, Ferguson is still the main screecher, sharing the solo space with pianist Ron Oswanski, altoist Matt Wallace, tenor saxophonist Chip McNeill, and trombonist Tom Garling. The repertoire includes a few swinging pieces, the novelty Ferguson vocal "He Can't ...

These Cats Can Swing! 1995, Concord

UPC: 013431466925

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