Newcastle Big Band - Newcastle Big Band

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Newcastle Big Band - Newcastle Big Band

Title:Newcastle Big Band - Newcastle Big Band
Medium:1LP
Label:Impulse records
Catalogue number:IS-NBB-106
Release date:1972
Tracks:
  1. Adam's Apple (Alan Broadbent) (arranged by John Pearce)
  2. MacArthur Park (Jimmy Webb) (arranged by John Pearce)
  3. Li'l Darlin' (Neil Hefti) (arranged by Neil Hefti)
  4. Hey Jude (John Lennon/ Paul McCartney) (arranged by John Pearce)
  5. Mercy, Mercy (Joe Zawinul) (arranged by John Pearce)
  6. Trane Ride (Don Rendell) (arranged by Don Rendell)
  7. Love For Sale (Cole Porter) (arranged by John Pearce)
  8. Better Get It In Your Soul (Charles Mingus) (arranged by Nigel Stanger)
Remarks:Parts of the performance in Newcastle and the performance at the Pau Jazz Festival in France were released on the first and only album of The Newcastle Big Band. In total 2,000 copies of this album were pressed. All eight tracks are instrumental and were recorded on a two-track Revox tape recorder. Sting performs bass on all tracks.

Personnel
Electric Piano - Andy Hudson
Electric Bass - Gordon Sumner
Guitar - Kevin Healey
Drums - Don Eddy & Jackie Denton

Saxes:
Graham Sheppard - Baritone
Pat Crumley - Alto
Cormac Loane - Alto
Nigel Stanger - Alto & Tenor
Charlie Carmichael - Tenor
Steve Langdon - Tenor
Alistair Atkinson - Tenor
Geoff Hedley - Tenor & Soprano

Trumpets:
John Pearce, Pete Volpe
David Lord, Colin Aichison
Malcolm Hutton, Alf Parker
Aldo Bertorelli, Robert Tiplady

Trombones:
Gordon Solomon, Brian Chester
Mike Walsh, Ronnie MacLean

Special Thanks To:
Ethel Wryhorn - Trumpet
Geno Binks - Trombone
Dene N. Droll - Reeds

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