Little Man Big Band

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Little Man Big Band
Little Man, Big Band.jpg
Studio album by Jimmy Heath
Released 1992
Recorded January 30 & 31 and March 3, 1992
BMG Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 51:56
Label Verve
314 513 956-2
Producer Bill Cosby
Jimmy Heath chronology
You've Changed
(1991)You've Changed1991
Little Man Big Band
(1992)
You or Me
(1995)You or Me1995

Little Man Big Band (also written Little Man, Big Band) is a Grammy-nominated album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath[1] featuring performances recorded in 1992 and released on the Verve label.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

David Dupont at Allmusic noted "Jimmy Heath brings to life his compositions, including his greatest hits "CTA" and "Gingerbread Boy," with blaring, upper register trumpets, punchy trombone countermelodies and swirling saxophone ensembles".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Heath except as indicated

  1. "Trane Connections" - 5:04
  2. "Two Friends" (Bill Cosby, Stu Gardner) - 4:24
  3. "The Voice of the Saxophone" - 7:46
  4. "Forever Sunday" - 6:56
  5. "C.T.A." - 7:01
  6. "Ellington's Stray Horn" - 7:18
  7. "Gingerbread Boy" - 5:06
  8. "Without You, No Me" - 8:21

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Watrous, Peter (August 6, 1994). "POP REVIEW; A Masterly Artist Comes Into His Own". Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  2. ^ Fitzgerald, M. Jimmy Heath discography, accessed April 22, 2014
  3. ^ a b Dupont, D., Allmusic Review accessed April 22, 2014