ONE O'CLOCK JUMP LIVE
Theserecordings are re-mastered from an audio tape series of live performancesdating back to the 1980s by One O'Clock Jump in both concerts and jazz clubsfrom East to West Coast.
The group,One O'Clock Jump, based out Cape Cod, Massachusetts, was a jazz/swing vocalgroup that performed together throughout much of the 1980's. All five memberswere natives of Boston, New Bedford and Cape Cod.
The groupperformed original vocal arrangements of big band orchestrations and othervocal group charts by well noted jazz and swing groups from the 1930's throughthe 50's, including Lambert Hendricks and Ross, The Modernaires, The AndrewSisters, The Mill Brothers and many more.
Using harmony, vocalese and scat soloing as featured highlights in many of thegroup's songs,
One O'ClockJump had a unique sound enjoyed by jazz and swing audiences on both East andWest Coasts. One O'clock Jump performed together for almost 9 years beforedisbanding, playing concerts, festivals and club dates with a number of renownbig bands including The Count Basie Orchestra, The Buddy Rich Orchestra, TheArtie Shaw Band and more......
BostonHerald says: "It's a contemporarymusical flashback to the 1930's and 40's. A carbon microphone with a20-20,000HZ. The sound would make Glenn Miller smile. The arrangements wouldplease Billy Strayhorn. They're old,they're new, borrowed, blue......Latin swing and jazz vocals, casually elegantand elegantly casual. They will entertain you. They'll make you smile. You'lllove them."
TheMonterey Herald: "One O'Clock Jump'sarrangements are fresh and contemporary interpretations of the classics."
I hope youenjoy listening to One O'Clock Jump Live again!
Rick Britto, pianist/arranger