Land of 10000 Licks
This is the twin cities top professional big band. Great soloists are featured on exciting new arrangements by band members. Both original compositions and some wonderful standards too. Featured soloists: Pete Whitman alto; Dave Brattain & Merle Knudson tenor; Phil Hey drums; Mark Asche piano; Jeff Rinear trombone 'The Cedar Ave. Big Band has been holding fort for over 14 years at O'gara's Bar & Grill in St. Paul MN.This CD deserves your attention'!!! Jerry Swanberg host of Big Band Scene on 88.5 fm Minneapolis, St. Paul Rob McConnell of the Boss Brass says: 'I think it's excellant and have enjoyed listening to it many times. Congratulations to the whole band from me' 'Now comes Land of 10,000 Licks, and Wow! What a mind blowing surprise' Jack Bowers: All About Jazz.com 'This is straight ahead big band playing well constructed arrangements showing off the considerable ensemble skills as well as the soloist' John Killoch: Mainly big bands.com London EnglandOct. 15/05 I have pleasantly stumbled across your new CD 'Land of 10,000 Licks' and I offer a big congratulations to you and the whole band! I would love to purchase one from you, if possible, because I would like you and your band to autograph it for me! It's not often I get to hear my arrangements recorded by such a great band as yours, so it would be an honor to obtain the autographed CD. Sincerely, George Stone Division Chair, Performing Arts Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA 93403.