Gerry Wiggins


Swingtime! is an album by the Canadian Brass, released in 1995. The album featured new arrangements of several jazz standards.


The Canadian Brass:

Also featuring:

The Canadian Brass Jazz All-Stars appear on tracks 1, 6, 13 and 14. The personnel for this ensemble is as follows:

Three tracks on this album also feature archival jazz recordings from the 1950s.

"Night and Day" features a performance from the Zoot Sims Quartet, recorded at the Vogue Studios in Paris in 1950. The lineup was: Zoot Sims: tenor saxophone, Gerry Wiggins: piano, Pierre Michelot: bass, Kenny Clarke: drums.

"The Lady is a Tramp" features a performance from the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, recorded live at the Salle Pleyel in Paris on June 3, 1954. The lineup was: Gerry Mulligan: baritone sax, Bob Brookmeyer: valve trombone, Red Mitchell: bass, Frank Isola: drums.

"The Man I Love" features a performance by Roy Eldridge, recorded at the Vogue Studios in Paris on June 9, 1950. The lineup for this performance was: Roy Eldridge: trumpet, Zoot Sims: tenor saxophone, Dick Hyman: piano, Pierre Michelot: bass, Ed Shaughnessy: drums.

The album was produced and mixed by Steve Vining.

Track listing

(Tracks 1, 6, 13 and 14 arranged by Don Sebesky. Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11 and 12 arranged by Chris Dedrick. Tracks 3 and 8 arranged by Luther Henderson.)

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