Category: Jazz

The Styx - The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band* - Jazz Is Universal (Vinyl, LP, Album)



  1. In the s the Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band became the first important European large jazz ensemble. It was European with an asterisk. Many of the players were American expatriates (drummer/co-leader Clarke, saxophonists Johnny Griffin and Sahib Shihab, trumpeters Benny Bailey and Idrees Sulieman).
  2. Oct 28,  · Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band Live in Prague Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Goykovich (tp) Ake Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb) Derek Humble (as) Johnny.
  3. After recording in Cologne on May 18 and 19, with a smaller group - Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland (The Golden Eight) - the two leaders decided to put together a bigger band, and on December , the recording of Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland ("Jazz is Universal") took place.
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  5. One of the finest modern big-bands ever, this album was their first studio recording. "Jazz is Universal" was recorded on the Atlantic label and this re-issue on CD - although welcome - isn't quite up to the recording standard of the band's later albums for the German MPS label; whether this is the due to the original tapes or re-mastering I can't tell, but the sound (particularly /5(8).
  6. History. American drummer Kenny Clarke and Belgian pianist Francy Boland started the band in Paris in A sextet became an octet before expanding into a big band that combined European musicians with American jazz expatriates. The debut album, Jazz Is Universal, was released in The band collaborated with Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Derek Watkins, and Phil Woods.
  7. Jazz Is Universal by The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band, released 1. Box , Washington, D.C. 2. The Styx 3. Gloria 4. Los Bravos 5. Charon's Ferry 6. Volutes 7. Last Train From Overbrook Once upon a time, the thirteen-striped flag spelled out home land to all jazz musicians. Things aren’t that exclusive anymore.
  8. The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band, Category: Artist, Albums: Volcano / Rue Chaptal (The Complete Live Recordings At Ronnie Scott's), Calypso Blues, Off Limits, Our Kinda Strauss, Change Of Scenes, Singles: Faces, Top Tracks: Lullaby of the Leaves, Lilemor, Symptones, Please Don't Leave, My Favorite Things, Biography: Co-chaired by legendary bop drummer Kenny Clarke and Belgian-born.
  9. The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band discography and songs: Music profile for The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band, formed Genres: Big Band, Jazz, Vocal Jazz. Albums include Change of Scenes, All Smiles, and Off Limits.