Progressive Jazz Live — Apollo Theater

11 December 1948

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The Apollo Theater, New York City

After finishing up for the night at the Paramount theater, the band rushed uptown to the Apollo for a set. Click the green arrow to listen.

Tracks

PLAY1. Love for Sale (Cole Porter)
arr. Pete Rugolo
solo: ? (tb)

2. Three Mothers (Pete Rugolo)
arr. Pete Rugolo
solos: Pepper (as) Cooper (ts) Candoli (tp)

3. Soothe Me (Joe Greene)
arr. Pete Rugolo
vocal: June Christy

4. How High the Moon (Lewis Morgan & Nancy Hamilton)
arr. Neal Hefti
vocal: June Christy

Personnel

Alto sax
George Weidler, Art Pepper

Tenor sax
Bob Cooper, Warner Wiedler

Bari sax
Bob Gioga

Trumpet
Buddy Childers, Chico Alvarez,Ray Wetzel, Conti Candoli, Billy Kent (or Ed Badgley)

Trombone
Kai Winding, Harry DiVito, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes, Bart Varsalona (or unknown sub)

Piano
Stan Kenton

Guitar
Laurindo Almeida

Bass
Oscar Pettiford

Drums
Shelly Manne

Bongo
Jack Costanzo

Vocal
June Christy