Cool, Hot & Swingin'

LABEL Tantara

NO. TCD-1123

FORMAT CD

PRODUCER Bill Lichtenauer

LINER NOTES Michael Sparke

LOCATION Civic Auditorium, San Bernardino, California

RECORDING DATE
2 February 1956

Tracks

1. The Opener (Bill Holman)
arr. by Bill Holman
solos: Fontana (tb) Niehaus (as) Katzman (tp)

2. My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)
arr. Bill Holman
solo: Nimitz (bs)

3. What's New (Bob Haggart & Johnny Burke)
arr. Bill Holman
solos: Perkins (ts) Noto (tp) Niehaus (as) Larsen (tb)

4. Speak Low (Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash)
arr. Bill Holman
solo: Leddy

5. Stompin' at the Savoy (Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Edgar Sampson & Andy Razaf)
arr. Bill Holman
solos: Counce (b) Blaze (g) Leddy (tp) Perkins (ts)

6. Polka Dots and Moonbeams (James Van Heusen & Johnny Burke)
arr. Bill Holman
solo: Fontana (tb)

7. Intermission Riff (Ray Wetzel)
head arrangement
solos: Kenton (p) Perkins (ts) Fontana (tb) Nimitz (bs)

8. September Song (Kurt Weill & Maxwell Anderson)
arr. by Stan Kenton
band vocal

9. Theme and Variations (Bill Holman)
arr. Bill Holman

10. Don't Take Your Love From Me (Henry Nemo)
arr. by Stan Kenton
solos: Blaze (g) Niehaus (g)

11. I Remember You (Victor Schertzinger & Johnny Mercer)
arr. Bill Holman
solos: Niehaus (as) unidentified (tp)

12. Hav-A-Havana (Bill Holman)
arr. Bill Holman
solos: Niehaus (as) Noto (tp)

13. Lover Man (Roger “Ram” Ramirez, Jimmy Davis and Jimmy Sherman)
arr. Bill Holman
solo: Niehaus (as)

14. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Ted Koehler & Harold Arlen)
arr. by Bill Holman
solos: Blaze (g) Niehaus (as) Leddy (tp) Perkins (ts)

15. Out of Nowhere (Edward Heyman & Johnny Green)
arr. by Bill Holman
solo: Perkins

16. 23 Degrees North - 82 Degrees West (Bill Russo)
arr. Bill Russo
solos: Larsen (tb) Niehaus (as) Lewis (d)

17. Street of Dreams into Artistry in Rhythm (Victor Young & Sam Lewis / Stan Kenton)
arr. by Stan Kenton
solo: Kenton (p)

Personnel

Alto sax
Lennie Niehaus
Tenor sax
Bill Perkins
Spencer Sinatra
Bari sax
Jack Nimitz
Trumpet
Ed Leddy
Sam Noto
Vinnie Tanno
Lee Katzman
Phil Gilbert
French horn
Irving Rosenthal
Fred Fox
Trombone
Bob Fitzpatrick
Carl Fontana
Kent Larsen
Don Kelly (b-tb)
Tuba
Jay McAllister
Piano
Stan Kenton
Bass
Curtis Counce
Guitar
Ralph Blaze
Drums
Mel Lewis