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Hot Brass - The London Sound



Playing time: 73'09"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 8
© 2015 Cala Records Ltd
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of Hot Brass - The London Sound published on 13 July 2015

Listen: Louis Prima, arranged by Paul Sarcich: Sing Sing Sing (track 1, 0:02-1:00)

Louis Prima, arranged by Paul Sarcich:
1 Sing, Sing, Sing
The London Trumpet Sound
Soloists Mike Lovatt and Mike Smith

Zequinha Abreu, arranged by Roger Harvey:
2 Tico Tico
The London Horn Sound
Soloists Frank Lloyd and Richard Bissill

Maynard Ferguson and Alan Downey, arranged by Richard Bissill:
3 Give It One
Give It One
Soloists Pip Eastop, Martin France

Arturo Sandoval, arranged by Tony Rickard:
4 Mambo Caliente
The London Trumpet Sound
Soloists Henry Lowther and Patrick White

Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, arranged by Eric Crees:
5 Layla
The London Trombone Sound
Soloist Richard Edwards

Richard Bissill:
6 Los Jaraneros
Give It One
Soloists Pip Eastop, Richard Bissill and Gwilym Simcock

Freddy Mercury, arranged by Richard Bissill:
7 Bohemian Rhapsody
The London Horn Sound
Soloist Nigel Black

Richard Rodgers, arranged by Timothy Jackson:
8 The Sound of Music
Jazz Suite
Soloists: Jeffrey Bryant, Pip Eastop and Timothy Jackson

Hugh Martin and Ralph Blaine, arranged by Richard Bissill:
9 The Trolley Song
Give It One
Soloist: Richard Bissill

Gwilym Simcock:
10 Blues for Hughie
Give It One
Soloists: Pip Eastop and Gwilym Simcock

Timothy Jackson:
11 Three Point Turn
Give It One
Soloists: Frank Lloyd and Timothy Jackson

Aaron Copland, arranged by Tony Rickard:
12 Hoedown (Rodeo)
The London Trumpet Sound
Soloists: Paul Archibald, Robert Farley, Rod Franks and Tim Hawes

Jim Rattigan:
13 Caseoso
Give It One
Soloists: Jim Rattigan and Gwylym Simcock

Duke Ellington, arranged by Richard Bissill:
14 Caravan
The London Horn Sound
Soloists: Richard Bissill and Jim Rattigan

Meredith Wilson, arranged by Eric Crees:
15 Seventy-six Trombones
The London Trombone Sound and guest trombonists, making 76

Geoffrey Simon, conductor and artistic director

Cool Brass and Hot Brass celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Cala Records.

They derive from The London Sound, one of Cala's renowned signature series. London's finest brass players and arrangers provide dazzling selections of jazz, Latin, show and popular music, porforming in large ensembles of trumpets, French horns and trombones.


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