Celebrating Thad Jones - 100 Years
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra and the DR Big Band meet in a unique musical tribute to the 100th anniversary of Thad Jones. Leading the celebration is DR Big Band's chief conductor Miho Hazama, who has arranged several Jones' best numbers for symphony orchestra and big band and written a brand-new work in the spirit of his predecessor.
Thad Jones, arr. Thad Jones/Miho Hazama: My Centennial; Jim McNeely: Thad; Fats Waller, arr. Bob Brookmeyer/Ryan Truesdell: Willow Tree; Thad Jones, arr. Thad Jones/Miho Hazama: Morning Reverend; Bob Brookmeyer: Fanfares and Folk Songs; Thad Jones, arr. Thad Jones/Scott Ninmer: A Child is Born; Miho Hazama: Live Life this Day (DR commission, World Premiere)