Tag Archives: Kenny Wheeler

Behind the Bamboo Curtain

LINEFINELYON 7 Roscoe Mitchell Creative Orchestra Sketches from Bamboo Moers : 1979 RM, alto sax; Leo Smith, trumpet; Anthony Braxton, reeds; Douglas Ewart, reeds; Wallace McMillian, reeds; Dwight Andrews, reeds; Marty Ehrlich, reeds; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Hugh Ragin, trumpet; Mike Mossmann,… Continue reading

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Brass Fantasy

LA LEGGE E’UGUALE PER TUTTI VORTEX WALTZ Laboratorio della Quercia Laboratorio della Quercia Horo : 1978 Alberto Corvini, Enrico Rava, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Danilo Terenzi, Roswell Rudd, trombone; Massimo Urbani, Steve Potts, alto sax; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Tommaso Vittorini,… Continue reading

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WADADA WEEK, Part Two:
The Creative Orchestra, circa 1979

BUDDING OF A ROSE Leo Smith Creative Orchestra Budding of a Rose Moers Music : 1979 LS, trumpet; Roscoe Mitchell, alto sax; Anthony Braxton, reeds; Douglas Ewart, reeds; Wallace McMillian, reeds; Dwight Andrews, reeds; Marty Ehrlich, reeds; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet;… Continue reading

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Chemical Chords

COLEMAN John Stevens Chemistry Vinyl : 1977 JS, drums; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet and flugelhorn; Ray Warleigh, alto sax; Trevor Watts, alto sax; Jeff Clyne, bass. Band chemistry: The x factor that’s all too often ignored. It’s where technique and individual… Continue reading

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SUMMER RE-UP: Dulcinea; Or, “Isn’t It Quixotic?”

Originally posted 26 February 2007 PRELUDE SANCHO PROPHETICAPE Kenny Wheeler and The John Dankworth Orchestra Windmill Tilter Fontana : 1968 KW, fluegelhorn, arrangement; Tony Coe, clarinet, tenor sax; John McLaughlin, guitar; Dave Holland, bass; John Spooner, drums. Orchestra: Hank Shaw,… Continue reading

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Solo Tubes : A guest post by Dave Douglas

We at D:O are incredibly honored to be able to present the following guest post from composer, trumpeter, blogger, label magnate, and all-around brass advocate Dave Douglas. If you like what you read and hear here, be sure to check… Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Pearl

EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US IS A PEARL Globe Unity Orchestra Pearls FMP : 1976 Enrico Rava, Manfred Schoof, and Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Gunter Christmann, Albert Mangelsdorff, and Paul Rutherford, trombone; Peter Brotzmann, Anthony Braxton, Gerd Dudek, Evan Parker, and… Continue reading

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