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Summer Sounds 2018 Mixtape Series Credits




During the summer of 2018, in partnership with VISIT PHILADELPHIA, the Philadelphia Jazz Project, presented 90 FREE performances in 45 days in Philadelphia's, historic Old City District. From Friday, June 1 through Friday, September 7, 2018, five different Philadelphia musical ensembles, each presented concerts for three weeks. Luckily for all of us, we recorded some of this great music and we can continue to enjoy it today through this series of six FREE mixtapes.

 

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Old City Sax Quartet | Josh Lee | Tim Price | Big Brass 4tet | Victor North | Greatest Hits

 

Old City Sax Quartet

 

OLD CITY SAX QUARTET

 

The Old City Sax Quartet (OCSQ) is a newly formed ensemble. Pulled together for this special concert series, this group consists of master reedman, Derrick El: alto sax, Terry Lawson: tenor sax, Elliot Levin: soprano & tenor sax and Tim Price: baritone sax. Between them, they demonstrate over 150 years of musical experience within this group. Summer Sounds In The Historic District provided us with the opportunity to experience this special group.

 

SONGS FEATURED ON THIS MIXTAPE:

 

1. Discipline 27 II [written by Sun Ra]

2. Mr. PC [written by John Coltrane]

3. Satin Doll [written by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn]

4. A Call For All Demons [written by Sun Ra]

5. Blue Monk / Amazing Grace [written by Thelonious Monk / John Newton]

6. When The Saints Come Marching In [Traditional]

 

Old City Sax Quartet 2

 

Old City Sax Quartet: Terry Lawson - tenor sax; Elliott Levin - soprano sax; Derrick El - alto sax; Tim Price - baritone sax; Recorded Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Franklin Square, Philadelphia, by sound engineer, Chip Powell.

 

Mixed by Chip Powell & Homer Jackson
Executive Producer: Homer Jackson

 

 

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Josh Lee

 

JOSH LEE TRIO

 

Josh Lee is a multi-instrumentalist who specializes in soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxopones. Lee holds two degrees from Temple University's - Boyer College of Music. In 2018, he joined the legendary Count Basie Orchestra and performs with them around the world. He also performs regualrly with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Delfeayo Marsalis, the Upton Jazz Orchestra and Terell Stafford’s Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia. Josh Lee is co-founder of Jazz Lives Philadelphia.

 

SONGS FEATURED ON THIS MIXTAPE:

 

1. The Opener [written by Josh Lee]

2. Stablemates [written by Benny Golson]

3. Gone With The Wind [written by Allie Wrubel]

4. Solar [written by Miles Davis]

5. Body & Soul [written by Johnny Green]

6. All Gods Chillen Got Rhythm [written by Jurmann, Kahn & Kaper]

 

Josh Lee 3

 

The Josh Lee Trio conists of Josh Lee - soprano & baritone sax, Nick Salcido - bass, Patrick Hwang - drums; Recorded Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, by sound engineer, Christopher Andrew McDonald. Additional musicians who performed as part of the Josh Lee Trio during Summer Sounds 2018, but who are not recorded here include: Justin Sekelewski - bass, Sam Harris - bass and Simon Crosby-Arreaza - alto sax;

 

Mixed by Christopher Andrew McDonald & Homer Jackson

Executive Producer: Homer Jackson

 

 

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Tim Price

 

TIM PRICE TRIO

 

Tim Price is a saxophonist, educator and composer from Reading, Pennsylvania. He teaches jazz saxophone at the New School University in New York City. For over 18 years, Price's writing on jazz has appeared regularly in the Saxophone Journal. During his career, Price has performed with musicians like Bennie Green, Lew Tabackin, Ray Drummond, Don Patterson, Bill Doggett and many others. Tim Price performs and facilitates music clinics around the globe.

 

SONGS FEATURED ON THIS MIXTAPE:

 

1. SonnyMoon For Two [written by Sonny Rollins]

2. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise [written by Romberg & Hammerstein II]

3. Sunny [written by Bobby Hebb]

4. Twins Of Spirit [written by Tim Price]

5. All Blues [written by Miles Davis]

6. Killer Joe [written by Benny Golson]

 

Tim Price

 

The Tim Price Trio consists of Tim Price - tenor sax & stritch; Sandy Eldred - bass, Webb Thomas - drums; Recorded Friday, July 20, 2018 at the National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, by sound engineer, Chip Powell. Additional musicians who performed as part of the Tim Price Trio during Summer Sounds, but who are not recorded here include: Richard Hill - bass and Ben Singer - drums;

 

Mixed by Chip Powell & Homer Jackson

Executive Producer: Homer Jackson

 

 

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Big Brass 4tet

 

BIG BRASS 4TET

 

Big Brass 4tet is an ensemble formed expressly for this Pop-Up concert series. The members of this group are composers who write their own music and are all leaders of their own groups. Summer Sounds In The Historic District provides us with the opportunity to experience this special group. Big Brass 4tet consists of Rob H. Henderson - drums, Dan Nosheny - tuba/sousaphone, Frank Rein - trombone and Koof ibi Umoren - trumpet & flugelhorn.

 

SONGS FEATURED ON THIS MIXTAPE:

 

1. I Think I’ll Miss You Most Of All [written by Frank Rein]

2. Breaking Fast [written by Koof Umoren]

3. On Our Own [written by Koof Umoren]

4. Toxic [written by Cathy Dennis, Henrik Jonback w/ Bloodshy & Avant]

5. All Of Me [written by Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons, arranged by Frank Rein]

 

Big Brass 4tet 3

 

Big Brass 4tet: Koof Umoren - trumpet, Frank Rein - trombone, Dan Nosheny - sousaphone, Rob H. Henderson - drums; Recorded Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at the Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, by sound engineer, Chip Powell.

 

Mixed by Chip Powell & Homer Jackson
Executive Producer: Homer Jackson

 

 

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Victor North

 

VICTOR NORTH GROUP

 

Victor North is a tenor saxophonist and composer, who migrated south from Alaska to Philadelphia to immerse himself in our rich jazz culture. Since his arrival, he’s worked with Mickey Roker, Charles Fambrough, John Swana, Terell Stafford, Jimmy Bruno, Duane Eubanks, Elio Villafranca, Orrin Evans and and for nearly 15 years has collaborated with organist, Lucas Brown, who together, with drummer, Wayne Smith Jr. comprised the modern organ trio, Three Blind Mice.

 

SONGS FEATURED ON THIS MIXTAPE:

 

1. Gingerbread Boy [written by Jimmy Heath]

2. Soul Eyes [written by Mal Wadron]

3. Paint It Black [written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards]

4. Aisha [written by McCoy Tyner]

5. Higher Ground [written by Stevie Wonder]

6. Straight Street [written by John Coltrane]

 

Victor North 3

 

The Victor North Group consists of Victor North - tenor sax, Elliot Bild - trumpet, Richard Hill - bass, Khary Abdul-Shaheed - drums; Recorded Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia by sound engineer Christopher Andrew McDonald. Additional musicians who performed as part of the Victor North Group during Summer Sounds 2018, but who are not recorded here include: Madison Rast - bass and Gusten Rudolph - drums.

 

Mixed by Christopher Andrew McDonald & Homer Jackson

Executive Producer: Homer Jackson

 

 

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Greatest Hits

 

GREATEST HITS

                     
1. Toxic - Big Brass 4tet [written by Cathy Dennis, Henrik Jonback, Bloodshy & Avant]
2. Sunny - Tim Price Trio [written by Bobby Hebb]
3. Body & Soul - Josh Lee [written by Johnny Green]
4. Paint It Black - Victor North Group [written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards]
5. Blue Monk/Amazing Grace - Old City Sax Quartet [written by Thelonious Monk/John Newton]

 

Mixed by Chip Powell, Christopher Andrew McDonald & Homer Jackson
Executive Producer: Homer Jackson

 

 

LINKS:

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MANY THANKS...

 

To all of the participating musicians, as well as to those artists who performed during the series, but are not captured in these sessions; THANK YOU.

 

A Special Thanks... to Britney Norman, Andi Coyle and Veronica Wentz of Visit Philly, and to Brett Mapp and Gabriella Sacidor of Old City District (OCD), as well as to our collaborating partner organizations, Lisa Acker-Moulder and the Betsy Ross House, Courtney Risch and the Museum of the American Revolution, Kristen Kreider and the National Museum of American Jewish History, Nyla Daniel and Emma Fried-Cassorla of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and Spruce Street Harbor Park, Jennifer Nagle and Independence Visitor Center Café, James Claiborne and the African American Museum In Philadelphia, Barbara Hogue and Christ Church, Ilya Moses and Amy Needle of Franklin Square and Jenna Winterle Kehres of the National Constitution Center.

 

Thanks to folks behind the scenes like, sound and recording engineers, Chip Powell of Chip Powell Live Sound and Christopher Andrew MacDonald of Christopher Andrew Studios, who recorded the music on these mixtapes, as well as to photographer, Zamani Feelings, who photographed each ensemble. In addition, we'd like to thank the support staff, Melissa Talley Palmer, James Solomon, Karen Smith, Kim Pedro and John Abner, who endured the searing mid-day heat of the summer of 2018, to make sure that these events happened on time and safely.

 

To revisit some of the info about Philadelphia Jazz Project's, 2018 Pop-Up Concerts during Summer Sounds in the Historic District - CLICK HERE or to learn more about the entire Summer Sounds series head over to VISITPHILLY.

 

So now, grab a moment and take a listen to some SUMMER SOUNDS.

 

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