Goz the Great! (FSR 1649 CD)

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Goz the Great!

Fresh Sound Records


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FSR 1649 CD



Goz the Great!

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Conrad Gozzo (1922-1964), was a superb lead trumpet of rare force and vigor. On this album, his only one as leader, “The Goz,” as he was
often called, was given more than adequate representation and freedom for all his talents, appearing in front of sixteen piece band, a group
with strings, and a small band. Featured throughout, he plays with engrossing strength and fire, and his full sound epitomises the trumpet
generation of the Forties. The big band sides—as well as the others— are reflective of the idiom in which this legendary trumpeter had his


01. Blue Lou (Sampson-Mills)
02. La Rosita (D.R.)
03. Squeeze Me (Williams-Waller)
04. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (Ellington-Mills-Nemo)
05. In A Mellotone (Gozzo-May)
06. Deibotch (Gozzo-May)
07. Remember (Berlin)
08. Black Sapphire (Hagen-Spencer)
09. Smooth Talker (Gozzo-Spencer)
10. How Do You Do Miss Josephine (McCree)
11. Come Back To Sorrento (P.D.)
12. Do That Again Daddy (Gozzo-May)

Recorded in Los Angeles, March 5, 7 & 9, 1955.

Featuring: Conrad Gozzo, John Best, Vito Mangano (tp), Murry McEarchern, Herbie Harper, Si Zentner (tb), Harry Klee, Ted Nash (saxes), Paul Smith (p), Tony Rizzi, Al Hendrickson (g), Sam Cheifetz (b), Alvin Stoller, Irv Cottler (d)