Portrait of A Silk Thread : Newly Discovered Works of Billy Strayhorn

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The Dutch Jazz Orchestra

Portrait Of A Silk Thread : Newly Discovered Works Of Billy Strayhorn

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The Dutch Jazz Orchestra: Mike Booth, Ruud Breuls, Erik Veldkamp, Peter van Soest (tp) Ack van Rooijen (flhrn) Martijn Sohier, Ilja Reijngoud, Hansjorg Vink (tb) John Ruocco (cl) Albert Beltman, Hans Meijdam (as) Toon Roos, Ab Schaap (ts) Nils van Haften (bs) Rob van Bavel (p) Frans van der Hoeven (b) Eric Ineke (d) Jerry van Rooijen (ldr), NCRV Studio 1, Hilversum, January 6-8, 1995

Blue Star/Bagatelle/Love Has Passed Me By Again/Le Sacre Supreme/Portrait of a Silk Thread/Tonk/Wounded Love/ Cashmere Cutie/Lana Turner (aka Charpoy)/ Pentononsilic/ Lament for an Orchid (aka Fluid Jive, Water Lily, Absinthe)/The Hues

In my locality, at least, the landscape for retail CD sales is pretty barren. Consequently, my only options are mail order or scouting out some of the local used outlets. It was on one of the latter forays that I made the serendipitous discovery of this.

The Dutch Jazz Orchestra is a repertory band of superior quality. …


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