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Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO

Music by Thad Jones. The album was published in 1978 and it was a Grammy-nominee in 1979.

 

Music: 

Groove Merchant 5:11 

It Only Happens Every Time 5:50 

Tip Toe 6:40 

The Great One 9:39 

Kids Are Pretty People 6:04 

Summary 5:55 

Little Pixie 7:46 

Only For Now 7:12

 

UMO Jazz Orchestra: 

Eero Koivistoinen  Alttosaksofoni, Tenorisaksofoni, Tenorisaksofonisoolo

Esko Heikkinen  Trumpetti, Flyygelitorvi, Trumpettisoolo

Esko Linnavalli  Piano, Sähköpiano, Pianosoolo, Sähköpianosoolo

Esko Rosnell  Congat, Shakerit, Chimes, tuulikello, Kellot

Juhani Aalto 1. pasuuna

Juhani Aaltonen Huilu, Klarinetti, Alttosaksofoni, Sopraanosaksofoni, Alttosaksofonisoolo, Huilusoolo

Kaj Backlund  4. trumpetti, Flyygelitorvi, Trumpettisoolo

Markku Johansson  Trumpetti, Flyygelitorvi, Trumpettisoolo

Mircea Stan  2. pasuuna, Pasuunasoolo

Otto Berger  Kitara

Pekka Pöyry  Huilu, Alttosaksofoni, Sopraanosaksofoni, Alttosaksofonisoolo

Pekka Sarmanto  Basso

Pentti Lahti  Bassoklarinetti, Baritonisaksofoni, Baritonisaksofonisoolo

Petri Juutilainen  3. pasuuna, Pasuunasoolo

Simo Salminen  Trumpetti, Flyygelitorvi, Trumpettisoolo

Teemu Salminen  Huilu, Klarinetti, Tenorisaksofoni, Tenorisaksofonisoolo

Tom Bildo  Bassopasuuna

Thad Jones  Kornetti, Kapellimestari, Scat-laulu, Kornettisoolo, Säveltäjä

Mel Lewis  Rummut, Rumpusoolo

 

Published: 1978
Publisher: Discophon, RCA
Publisher code: PL 40096
Studio: SoundTrack Studios, Helsinki