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BILL HOLMAN <br>Bill Holman's Great Big Band <br> 1960 (Capitol Records - Out of Print)

Details: Capitol T1464, mono, black label with rainbow perimeter and logo left of hole, 1960.

Condition: Vinyl VG+ (some light scratches & scuffs, good luster), Jacket VG (some edge damage to top and bottom seams repaired with clear tape, light ring wear)

From the All Music Guide:
This lesser-known effort from arranger Bill Holman, who is also heard on tenor, was his last recording as a big-band leader for some time. The brevity of the performances (none of the 11 songs are over 41/2 minutes long, and several are under three minutes) is a bit disappointing, cutting down on the solo space, but the versions of such unusual material as "Shadrack," "The Moon Is Blue," "June Is Busting Out All Over" and "Old Man River" are full of surprises. Among the key soloists are tenorman Bill Perkins, trumpeter Conte Candoli (showcased on "Lush Life"), and trombonist Frank Rosolino. This out-of-print LP is worth searching for.

The tracks are:
1. Shadrack
2. The Moon is Blue
3. Quickstep
4. In a Sentimental Mood
5. Stereoso
6. June is Busting Out All Over
7. Old Man River
8. Lush Life
9. Spinuet
10. Speak Low
11. The Gentleman is a Dope

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