Basle, 1969

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Basle, 1969
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Live album by Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
Released 1996
Recorded 1969 September, Basle, Switzerland
Genre Jazz
Length 67:46
Label TCB Music
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra chronology
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Allmusic (link) 4/5 stars
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Basle, 1969 (also released as Live on Tour Switzerland) is a big band jazz album recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra in Basle (Basel), Switzerland for a Swiss radio broadcast. It was not released until 1996 – as Volume 4 of TCB Music's "Swiss Radio Days" series.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Second Race" – 10:53
  2. "Don't Ever Leave Me" – 4:29
  3. "The Waltz You Swang For Me" – 9:23
  4. "A- That's Freedom" (H. Jones) – 11:09
  5. "Come Sunday" (Ellington) – 4:55
  6. "Don't Get Sassy" – 11:48
  7. "Bible Story" (Hanna) – 6:47
  8. "Groove Merchant" (Richardson) – 8:22

All songs arranged by Thad Jones. All songs composed by Jones except as noted.


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