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Friday, August 15, 2014

French Jazz - Claude Bolling And All Stars

The Jockey
French Jazz
Claude Bolling And All Stars
Conducted and Arranged by Claude Bolling
Bally High Fidelity
BAL 12003

Conductor, Arranger, Pianist: Claude Boiling. Trumpet: Roger Guerin, Fernand Verstaete, Fred Gerard, Christian Bellest. Trombone: Benny Vasseur, Claude Cousset, Bernard Zacharias. Tenor Sax: Claude Fohrenbach, Guy Lafitte. Alto/Tenor/Baritone Saxes and Clarinet: Pierre Gossez. Drums: Christian Garros, Arthur Motta. Bass: Pierre Michelot, Alphonse Masselier. Guitar: Victor Apicella. Piano: Martial Solal. Accordion: Fernand Verstraette

From the back cover: The recording sessions were held in Paris, France on May 28 and 29, 1956. The sessions were produced by Jaques Kluger, and the engineers at the controls were Jacques Raynaud and Louis Nuzzolese.

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  1. I love Claude Bolling. Very cool to have found such an early recording.


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