Elliot Lawrence Big Band


Swings Cohn & Kahn

  • Release Date: 24 Aug 1999
  • FCD-24761-2

This collection of recordings by the Elliot Lawrence band features generous amounts of the work of Tiny Kahn, Johnny Mandel, and Al Cohn, arrangers who in the 1950s set standards by which writers of jazz are still judged. In addition, it presents some of the music's finest soloists: saxophonists Cohn, Zoot Sims, and Hal McKusick; trumpeters Nick Travis and Ernie Royal; and trombonists Eddie Bert and Urbie Green. Straddling the fields of commercial music and jazz, Lawrence provided music for r… MORE