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UMO Jazz Orchestra Celebrates Ellington

1. Overture 4’47
I. Things Ain’t What They Used To Be (M. Ellington – M. Parsons)
II: Sophisticated Lady (Ellington – Mills – Parish)
III. Peridido (Tizol – Lengsfelder – Drake)
Solos: Pepa Päivinen bars, Mikko Mustonen trb, Pentti Lahti asax, Tero Saarti tp

2. Satin Doll (Ellington – Strayhorn) 4,12
Solos Janne Murto tsax, Pekka Sarmanto, bass

3. Creole Love Call (Ellington) 5’06
Solos: Esko Heikkinen tp, Teemu Salminen cl

4. Day Break Express (Ellington) 2’53
Solo: Esko Heikkinen tp

5. Star-Crossed Lovers (Strayhorn) 3,48
Solo: Pentti Lahti asax

6. Happy Go Lucky Local (Ellington) 6’04
Solo: Mikko Mustonen trb, Timo Paasonen tp

7. Caravan (Ellington – Tizol – Mills)/The Mooche (Ellington – Mills) 6’30
Solos: Mikko Mustonen trb, Esko Heikkinen tp, Markku Veijonsuo trb, Jouni Järvelä asax

8. Rockin’ In Rhytm (Ellington – Mills – Carney) 3’58
Solos: Teemu Salminen cl, Markku Veijonsuo, trb

9. Concerto For Cootie (Ellington) 3’26
Solo: Esko Heikkinen tp

10. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (Ellington) 4’02
Solos: Pentti Lahti asax, Markku Veijonsuo trb, Tero Saarti tp

11. Prelude To A Kiss (Ellington – Mills – Gordon) 3’23
Solo: Kirmo Lintinen, p

12. Take The ”A” Train (Strayhorn) 3’51
Solos: Kirmo Lintinen p, Tero Saarti tp

UMO Jazz Orchestra: 
Conductor & piano: Kirmo Lintinen
Trumpets: Esko Heikkinen, Timo Paasonen, Teemu Mattsson, Tero Saarti
Trombones: Markku Veijonsuo, Mikko Mustonen, Vesa-Matti Matsson, Pekka Laukkanen
Reeds: Pentti Lahti, Mikko Mäkinen (lead 4, 8), Jouni Järvelä, Teemu Salminen, Janne Murto, Pepa Päivinen
Bass: Pekka Sarmanto
Drums: Markus Ketola, Mikko Hassinen (4, 8 )

Recorded: 1999
Published: 1999
Publisher: UMO Production
Publisher code: UMOCD102
Studio: Arabia Studios, Helsinki