Swingin' New Big Band

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Swingin' New Big Band
BuddyRich SwinginNewBigBand.jpg
Live album by Buddy Rich
Released 1966
Recorded 1966
Genre Jazz
Length 36:45
Label Pacific Jazz
Producer Richard Bock
Buddy Rich chronology
Are You Ready for This?
(1965)Are You Ready for This?1965
Swingin' New Big Band
(1966)
The Sounds of '66
(1966)The Sounds of '661966
1981 LP re-issue
Pacific Jazz LN 10089
Pacific Jazz LN 10089
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Swingin' New Big Band is a 1966 live album by Buddy Rich and his big band.[2]

Track listing[edit]

LP side A:

  1. "Ready Mix" (Bill Holman) – 3:22
  2. "Basically Blues" (Phil Wilson) – 5:39
  3. "Critic's Choice" (Oliver Nelson) – 3:28
  4. "My Man's Gone Now" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) – 3:05
  5. "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) – 2:49

LP side B:

  1. "Sister Sadie" (Horace Silver) – 3:15
  2. "More Soul" (King Curtis, Nelson) – 4:19
  3. West Side Story Medley (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 10:48
    1. "Overture"
    2. "Cool"
    3. "Something's Coming"
    4. "Somewhere"

9 bonus tracks added to 1996 CD re-issue:

  1. "What'd I Say" (Ray Charles) – 2:56
  2. "Hoe Down" (Nelson) – 2:47
  3. "Step Right Up" (Nelson) – 3:17
  4. "Apples (aka Gino)" (Arthur M. Wiggins) – 2:32
  5. "Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)" (Fred Fisher) – 2:26
  6. "In a Mellow Tone" (Duke Ellington) – 3:47
  7. "Never Will I Marry" (Frank Loesser) – 2:40
  8. "Lament for Lester" (Jay Corre) – 2:45
  9. "Naptown Blues" (Wes Montgomery) – 3:29

Personnel[edit]

The Buddy Rich big band
Arrangers
Production
  • Richard Bock – producer
  • Woody Woodward – art direction
  • Wally Heider – engineer
  • Leonard Feather, Stan Kenton – liner notes
  • Fred Felgio – photography
  • Dean Pratt – producer, liner notes, reissue producer
  • Bob Belden – producer, reissue producer

References[edit]

  • Pacific Jazz PJ 10113 (mono), ST 20113 (stereo) (1966 LP)
  • Pacific Jazz LN-10089 (1981 LP re-issue)
  • Blue Note 35232 (1996 CD re-issue with bonus tracks)
  • Swingin' New Big Band at discogs.com
  • Liberty Records discography at bsnpubs.com