Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano: Live In New York
The New Year's Eve party at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola featured two institutions of New York jazz: the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, and the Nighthawks, led by multi-instrumentalist Vince Giordano. Both big bands share an affinity for early swing, so it made sense for them to tackle the monumental Hot Fives recordings of Louis Armstrong together. A ten-piece band with members of both ensembles counts down to midnight on the East Coast, with panache and plenty "Skid-Dat-De-Dat."
Rhonda Hamilton, host; Duke Markos and Rob Macomber, mix engineers; Simon Rentner, stage manager; Becca Pulliam, producer; Thurston Briscoe III and Anya Grundmann, executive producers. Recorded at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Dec. 31, 2012. Special thanks to the staff of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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