How Big Can You Get? Music of Cab Cal - (Import CD)
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
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- Rock & Pop
- Mono / Stereo
- Joshua Marc Levy; Scotty Morris; Scotty Morris; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Joshua Levy
- How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway
Adapters: Joshua Marc Levy; Tom Peterson.
Tributee: Cab Calloway.
Personnel: Scotty Morris (vocals, guitar); Andy Rowley (vocals, baritone saxophone); Dirk Shumaker (vocals, acoustic bass); Karl Hunter (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Glen "The Kid" Marhevka (trumpet); Joshua Marc Levy, Joshua Levy (piano); Kurt Sodergren (drums); Anthony Bonsera Jr., Lee Callet, Lee Thornburg, Nick Lane, Tom Peterson, Jim Fox, Brian Swartz, Alex Henderson, Bernie Dresel, Robbie Hioki, Ira Nepus, Scheila Gonzalez.
Audio Mixers: Joshua Marc Levy; Scotty Morris; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; Joshua Levy.
Recording information: Capitol Studios A&B; Delroy Sound Lab; Santa Barbara Sound Design.
Arrangers: Joshua Marc Levy; Tom Peterson; Joshua Levy.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's retro-swing approach has its charms, but veteran swing fans may wonder why it's necessary to listen to a group of youngsters who take most of their moves from the original masters of the genre. BBVD address that question on HOW BIG CAN YOU GET?: A TRIBUTE TO CAB CALLOWAY. The album is an 11-track homage to one of swing's great figures, and the band does an admirable job of capturing the essense of Calloway's jumping jive, thanks in large part to the singing of Scotty Morris, who pulls out all the stops with his performances. Evergreen Cab favorites "The Jumpin' Jive," "Reefer Man," and, of course, "Minnie the Moocher" are on offer.
- Country of Origin
- Big Bad
- Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Come on with the "Come On"
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Calloway Boogie
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Call of the Jitterbug, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Hey Now, Hey Now
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Jumpin' Jive, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] How Big Can You Get?
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Old Man of the Mountain, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Ghost of Smokey Joe, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Reefer Man
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Minnie the Moocher
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Tarzan of Harlem
- Studio / Live
- JazzTimes (p.56) - "[A]s has always been true of this band, the musicianship, particularly that of the brass section, is spot-on."
- Dominic Camardella; Charlie Paakari; Scotty Morris; Steve Genewick; Charlie Pakarri; Dominic Camardella; Scotty Morris; Steve Genewick
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