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JLB Jazz Collective
"Providing the listener
with fresh, new sounds
and rhythms..."
~ Music Man
LIVE at Catalina Jazz Club
2012
jlb jazz collective
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Play Track Cissy Strut (The Meters / arr. J. Bruns)
Play Track Autumn Leaves (J. Mercer / arr. J. Bruns)
Play Track Speak Low (Kurt Weill / arr. K. Richmond)
Play Track It Could Happen to You (Van Heusen/Burke)
Play Track So Danço Samba (Jobim/Moraes arr. A. Metz)
Play Track Impressions (J. Coltrane / arr/. J. Bruns)
Play Track Send in the Clowns (S. Sondheim / arr. K. Bachelder)
Play Track Waltz for Desmond (Jason Lee Bruns, BMI)
Play Track Bemsha Gandinga (T.Monk/D. Best/F. Amilio / arr. J. Bruns)

Kevin Bachelder – English vocals
Mahesh Balasooriya – piano
Jason Lee Bruns – drum set, pandeiro
Jason Gamer – trumpet, flügelhorn
Edwin Livingston – upright bass, electric bass
Angelo Metz – guitar, Portuguese vocals, cuica
Kim Richmond – soprano sax, alto sax
Jacques Voyemant - trombone

This Latin-Jazz octet plays to sold-out audiences at Southern California’s most prestigious venues including the Catalina Jazz Club on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA - where this CD was recorded LIVE! The group is comprised of some of the world’s current and future jazz legends with a collective résumé that includes alumni from the legendary Stan Kenton Orchestra and touring and recording artists with Natalie Cole and six-time Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval. Three of the group’s members are on the prestigious jazz faculty at the USC Thornton School of Music; one of which has a Grammy-nominated album. Together we explore our musical influences through a jazz lens, including unique and non-traditional original arrangements and compositions.
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