Adventures in Jazz

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LABEL Capitol
NO. 1796
FORMAT 12” Record
PRODUCER Lee Gillette
Capitol Tower Studios, Hollywood
RECORDING DATE 13, 14 December 1961

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Best large group instrumental jazz performance of 1962


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1. Turtle Talk (Dee Barton)
arr. by Dee Barton
solos: Baltazar (as) Stamm (tp) Barton (tb)

2. Stairway To The Stars (Matt Malneck, Frank Signorelli & Mitchell Parish)
arr. by Bill Holman
solo: Baltazar (as)

3. Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham & Douglas Furber)
arr. by Bill Holman
solos: Baltazar (as) Stamm (tp) Donahue (ts)

4. Malaguena (Ernesto Lecuona)
arr. by Bill Holman
solos: Fitzpatrick (tb) Donahue (ts)

5. Misty (Erroll Garner)
arr. by Gene Roland
solos: Baltazar (as) Stamm (tp) Barton (tb)

6. Waltz of the Prophets [long version] (Dee Barton)
arr. by Dee Barton
solos: Stamm (tp) Barton (tb)

7. Body and Soul (Johnny Green & Edward Heyman)
arr. by Sam Donahue
solo: Donahue (ts)

8. It Might As Well Be Spring (Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II)
arr. by Lennie Niehaus
solos: Baltazar (as) Donahue (ts)

Additional Capitol versions

7243 5 21222 2 6 — CD [with 2 extra tracks]

Other versions

Creative World reissue — ST-1010 — 12” LP


Alto sax
Gabe Baltazar

Tenor sax
Buddy Arnold
Paul Renzi

Bari sax
Allan Beutler

Bari & bass sax
Joel Kaye

Dalton Smith
Bob Behrendt
Marvin Stamm
Bob Rolfe
Norman Baltazar

Ray Starling
Dwight Carver
Carl Saunders
Keith LaMotte

Bob Fitzpatrick
Dee Barton
Bud Parker
Jim Amlotte (b-tb)
Dave Wheeler (b-tb, tuba)

Stan Kenton

Pat Senatore

Jerry Lestock McKenzie

Soprano sax, Mellophonium
Gene Roland