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The debut big band album of award-winning composer and arranger Joe Clark, "Lush" simmers and swings with a line-up of Chicago's best jazz players and Grammy-award winning drummer Jeff Hamilton playing jazz standards and new compositions!


Bob Lark, director

All arrangements by Joe Clark
Conductor: Bob Lark
Lead Engineer: Tom Miller
Asst. Engineers: Emmett Farley and Zachariah Jarrett

Dan Nicholson
Corbin Andrick
Chris Madsen
Anthony Bruno
Mark Hiebert

Brent Turney ( co-lead)
Chuck Parrish (co-lead)
Victor Garcia
B.J. Cord
Joe Clark

Andy Baker
Tom Garling
Bryant Scott
Tom Matta

Mike Pinto - Guitar
Ryan Cohan - Piano
Joe Policastro - Bass

...and special guest artist Jeff Hamilton on Drums!

Artist(s)/Title: Joe Clark Big Band: Lush
Catalog #: JM1060
Songs: Click Here
Album Reviews: Click Here
  1. Well You Needn't - Listen to clip
  2. Red Sky - Listen to clip
  3. Lush Life - Listen to clip
  4. Samba de Martelo - Listen to clip
  5. Free-Wheeling - Listen to clip
  6. Femme Fatale - Listen to clip
  7. Tenderly - Listen to clip
  8. Yesterday's Gardenias - Listen to clip
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  • Award-winning composer and arranger Joe Clark leads the band on exciting and intimate new originals and arrangements influenced by film-noir and the greasy sound of New Orleans brass bands including "Well You Needn't", "Lush Life", and "Tenderly".
  • "Lush" features the hard-driving swing of Grammy-award winning drummer Jeff Hamilton -- co-director of The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and renowned for his work with the Count Basie Orchestra, Woody Herman's Thundering Herd, The Bill Holman Band, Ray Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, and Diana Krall.
  • The debut album of the Joe Clark Big Band, "Lush" simmers and swings with a line-up of Chicago's best jazz players, including Ryan Cohan (piano), Victor Garcia (trumpet), Tom Garling (trombone), Chris Madsen (tenor sax), Tom Matta (bass trombone), and Dan Nicholson (alto sax).

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