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Online concert: UMO Helsinki feat. Nina Mya (1/2)

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UMO Jazz Orchestra: Green & Yellow

Music of Bennie Wallace
UMO featuring Ray Anderson (trb)

1. Backdoor beauty 7’41
2. Vicissitudes 12’02
3. Broadside blues 6’05
4. Green & yellow 5’12
5. Yard & newk 5’55
6. Free will 10’17

All music composed and arranged by Bennie Wallace.

UMO Jazz Orchestra:

Tenor saxophone: Bennie Wallace

Trombone: Ray Anderson

Conductor: Esko Linnavalli

Trumpets: Esko Heikkinen, Simo Salminen, Jörgen Petersen, Heikki Haimila

Trombones: Markku Veijonsuo, Mircea Stan, Juhani Aalto, Mikael Långbacka

Saxophones: Pentti Lahti, Teemu Salminen, Eero Koivistoinen, Kari Heinilä, Pertti Päivinen

Piano: Seppo Kantonen

Bass: Pekka Sarmanto

Drums: Alvin Queen

Recorded: 1987
Published: 1994
Publisher: Pro Records
Publisher code: 008
Studio: MTV Studios, Helsinki