[Trombone-l] your choice
sgarlock at ashland.edu
Mon Nov 14 07:09:09 CST 2005
You might also want to check out the LP Conversation that Ros did w/
Conte Condoli. On the title track, Ros and Condoli do rather a lot of
scatting-just searing stuff. It's really striking how closely their
scatting resembles their playing.
The Lemon Drop Kid, as Rosolino was called did a lot of commercial
and big band singing in his pre-Kenton days.
On Nov 13, 2005, at 8:28 PM, George Carr wrote:
> He sang a track or two on each of his solo albums: check out this
> guy's list for good examples:
> http://tinyurl.com/b5yeq (amazon.com)
> Also, the Bethlehem box set of Porgy and Bess (in which Frank sings
> and is in the cast, plus plays in the backing band) has finally been
> re-issued on CD; definitely worth picking up. He turns a minor
> Gershwin gem ("It Takes a Long Pull to Get There") into an
> unforgettable piece.
> On 11/13/05, Stan Brager <sbrager at socal.rr.com> wrote:
>> Jeez, where have I been? I've never heard Rosolino sing - all he
>> did was
>> play the tastiest and the swingingest jazz in any band he was in.
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