The University of Illinois Jazz Band made a two weeks tour in Romania in October 1968. This tour ended with a recording session which the Band did in the Studios of the Romanian Radio & Television. Version on gray labels with black and cyan print Sequential tracklist on sleeve Track durations not printed on release FT logo on rear sleeve. Matrix, Runout (Side A runout, machine stamped): M-1224-1-A.
James Oscar Smith (December 8, 1925 or 1928 – February 8, 2005) was an American jazz musician whose albums often charted on Billboard magazine. In 2005, Smith was awarded the NEA Jazz Masters Award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest honor that America bestows upon jazz musicians.
The Jazz Division at the University of Illinois School of Music offers degrees in both instrumental and vocal performance: Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, Artist Diploma, and Doctor of Musical Arts. A full-time internationally renowned and respected faculty guides students through an extensive and flexible curriculum, allowing students to focus on areas of interest while building well-rounded skills necessary for a career in jazz. Jazz courses offered include keyboard, improvisation, arranging, history, composition, styles, pedagogy, music business, applied instruction, and ensembles.
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John Garvey and the UI Jazz Band were acknowledged by the Smithsonian Institute as one of the major contributors of recorded jazz during the period from 1966 through 1975. A publication compiled by the Smithsonian included Garvey and his band along with jazz noteables Count Basie, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Charles Mingus, Oscar Peterson, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Sarah Vaughan, and other legendary musicians. For materials relating the the University of Illinois Jazz Band see the Morgan Powell Music Manuscripts and Medicare 7,8 or 9 Dixieland Cooperative Jazz Band Record.
John Garvey (March 17, 1921 - July 18, 2006) was an American musician, orchestra leader, and academic who played viola in the Walden String Quartet for 23 seasons, introduced a jazz curriculum at the University of Illinois, and created its Jazz Big Band which he led until his retirement from the university in 1991. The jazz band dominated collegiate jazz festival awards in its early days and in 1969 was chosen by the state department to tour the USSR and Eastern Europe.
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|A1||People Got To Be Free
Arranged By – Howie SmithSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Ron Dewar*Vocals [Singer] – Don Smith*Written-By – Young Rascals*
|A2||You Are Too Beautiful
Arranged By, Soloist, Trumpet – Ken Ferrantino*Vocals [Singer] – Don Smith*
|A3||I've Got The Feelin'
Arranged By – Cecil BridgewaterSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Ron Dewar*Vocals [Singer] – Don Smith*
|A4||I'll Be Back
Arranged By, Soloist, Soprano Saxophone – Howie SmithSoloist, Bass Clarinet – Ron Dewar*Written-By – Smith*
Soloist, Piano – Jim McNeelySoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Ron Dewar*Written-By, Arranged By – Billy Byers
Soloist, Piano – Jim McNeelyWritten-By, Arranged By – Billy Byers
Soloist, Piano – Jim McNeelyWritten-By, Arranged By – Sammy Nestico
Soloist, Alto Saxophone – Howie SmithSoloist, Congas – Willie AmoakuWritten-By, Arranged By – Kim Richmond
- Alto Saxophone, Clarinet – Ken Mauro (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4), Larry Cangelosi (tracks: A3)
- Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet [E Flat] – Howie Smith
- Baritone Saxophone – Bill Feldman
- Bass – Bill Isom
- Congas [Congo Drums] – Maurice McKinley (tracks: A3), Willie Amoaku (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)
- Drums – Chuck Braugham*
- French Horn – Jim Keays
- Guitar, Banjo – Terry Pettijohn
- Leader – John Garvey
- Piano – Jim McNeely
- Recorded By – Paul Rainey (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4), Sue Braugham (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)
- Recorded By [Taped By] – Jim Cuomo
- Tenor Saxophone – Ron Scalise
- Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Clarinet [E Flat] – Ron Dewar*
- Transferred By – Stan Ricker
- Trombone – Al Andreasen, John Leisenring (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4), Larry Dwyer, Phil Swanson (tracks: A3)
- Trombone [Bass], Horn [Baritone] – Rich Roush
- Trumpet – Jerry Tessin, Ken Ferrantino*, Nate Banks , Ron McWilliams (tracks: A3)
- Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Cecil Bridgewater (tracks: A3), Ric Bendel (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4), Tom Connely (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)
- Tuba – Dean Leff (tracks: A3), Paul Rainey (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)
NotesTracks A1, A2, A4 to B4 recorded August 1970 in Orchestra Rehearsal Room of the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois.
Track A3 from a concert given in Tashkent, in the Uzbek Republic of the U.S.S.R. during a tour of the Soviet Union played by the band in November-December, 1969.