1. Open Me First
3. Part I
4. Part II
5. Part III
6. 1st Movement
7. 2nd Movement
8. 3rd Movement
Playing time: 56 min.
Contributing artists: Phil Woods, Ray Brown, Snooky Young
Producer: Jack Elliott
Distributor: Universal Distribution
Recording type: Studio
Recording mode: Stereo
SPAR Code: n/a
The American Jazz Philharmonic is a 60 piece jazz orchestra led by composer/conductor Jack Elliot. The pieces on this debut disc are original works commissioned from four composers: John Clayton, Manny Albam, Ray Brown and Claus Ogerman.
The American Jazz Philharmonic includes: Jack Elliott (conductor); Charlie Davis (trumpet); Lloyd Ulyate (trombone); Vince DeRosa (French horn); Tommy Johnson (tuba); Gene Burkert, Louise DiTullio (flute); Earl Dumler (oboe); Vince Trombetta, Ralph Williams (clarinet); Ron Janelli, John Lowe, Ray Reed, Bob Tricarico (bassoon); Murray Adler (violin); Katie Kirkpatrick (harp); Tom Garvin (piano); Trey Henry (bass); Sol Gubin (drums).
Additional personnel: Phil Woods (alto saxophone); Snooky Young (trumpet); Ray Brown (acoustic bass).
Recorded at Paramount Studios, Scoring Stage "M" and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Hollywood, California. Includes liner notes by Jack Elliott and A. James Liska.