The US-American Maria Schneider belongs to the world's renowned big-bandleaders, arrangers and composers. She has won multiple Grammy Awards. On May 14th 2000, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Kurt Weill's birth and the 50th anniversary of his death, she was commissioned to design a programme for the SWR Big Band in Stuttgart, which paid homage to the master composer from Dessau. This is a re-release of the live recording from that jazz matinee, which contained among original works also pieces by Kurt Weill as well as other big-band classics.
TRUMPET & FLUGELHORN: Thomas Vogel Claus Reichstaller Karl Farrent Rudi Reindl
REEDS: Klaus Graf Marco Lockner Andreas Maile Rainer Heute
TROMBONES: Ernst Hutter Marc Godfraid Ian Cumming Georg Maus
PIANO: Martin Schrack GUITAR: Klaus-Peter Schöpfer BASS: Dacebol Badila DRUMS: Wolfgang Haffner
Recording from the Jazz-Matinee on May 14th, 2000.
01. Scenes From Childhood Suite - Part 1: Bombshelter Beast 02. Scenes From Childhood Suite - Part 2: Night Watchmen 03. Scenes From Childhood Suite - Part 3: Coming About 04. Allégresse
01. Dance You Monster To My Soft Song 02. Mack the Knife 03. Trouble Man 04. Speak Low 05. Alabama Song 06. It Never Was You 07. Some Circles