Rod Levitt Orchestra


The Dynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra

  • Release Date: 18 Apr 1991
  • OJCCD-1955-2

In 1964, Rod Levitt made the transition from respected but unsung sideman to recognized bandleader and composer. His first octet recording, Dynamic Sound Patterns, led to an enthusiastic feature article in Down Beat and a Grammy nomination that put him in competition with Miles Davis, Woody Herman, Gil Evans, Quincy Jones, Shelly Manne, Oscar Peterson, and Laurindo Almeida. Almeida won the Grammy, but the attention helped carry Levitt into a busy career with his little big b… MORE