The Phat Pack

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The Phat Pack
Studio album by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Released June 13, 2006 (2006-06-13)
Genre Jazz, big band
Label Silverline
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band chronology
XXL (2003) The Phat Pack Act Your Age (2008)

The Phat Pack is the third studio album from the 18-piece jazz ensemble Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band. The album was released June 13, 2006 by Silverline Records. Following the tradition of the group's previous two albums (Swingin' for the Fences and XXL), a bonus DVD is included with the CD purchase. The DVD includes interviews with band members and solo transcriptions from some of the songs. The album's title is a play on The Rat Pack, a 1950s entertainment group that featured Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and Peter Lawford.

Track listing[edit]

1. Cut 'n Run
2. Too Close for Comfort (featuring Dianne Reeves)
3. Count Bubba's Revenge
4. Play That Funky Music (featuring David Sanborn)
5. The Phat Pack
6. Hunting Wabbits 2 (A Bad Hare Day)
7. La Almeja Pequena (The Little Clam)
8. Get in Line
9. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
10. Under the Wire (featuring Eddie Daniels)
11. Whodunnit?
12. It Was a Very Good Year (featuring Take 6)
13. Ever Braver, Ever Stronger (An American Elegy)