Gerry Mulligan and the Concert Jazz Band on Tour

Gerry Mulligan and the Concert Jazz Band on Tour (subtitled Guest Soloist: Zoot Sims) is a live album recorded by American jazz saxophonist and bandleader Gerry Mulligan featuring performances recorded in California, Berlin and Milan 1960 which were released on the Verve label. In the CD era it has been superseded by The Complete Santa Monica Concert [1][2][3]

Gerry Mulligan and the Concert Jazz Band on Tour
Live album by
Released1962
RecordedOctober 1 and November 4 & 14, 1960
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, CA, West Berlin, West Germany and Teatro Lirico, Milan, Italy
GenreJazz
Length40:39
LabelVerve V/V6 8438
Gerry Mulligan chronology
The Concert Jazz Band
(1960)
Gerry Mulligan and the Concert Jazz Band on Tour
(1962)
Gerry Mulligan and the Concert Jazz Band at the Village Vanguard
(1960)

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[4]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars calling it a "highly recommended album" and stating "Tenor saxophonist Zoot Sims, who had previously toured with Mulligan's sextet and always swings effortlessly, is featured as a special guest on several of the selections".[4]

Track listing

  1. "Go Home" (Ben Webster) - 7:27
  2. "Barbara's Theme" (Johnny Mandel) - 5:17
  3. "I Want to Live" (Mandel) - 6:57
  4. "Red Door" (Zoot Sims, Gerry Mulligan) - 5:32
  5. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 4:41
  6. "Apple Core" (Mulligan) - 5:05
  7. "Go Home" (Webster) - 5:40
  • Recorded at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, CA on October 1, 1960 (tracks 4, 5 & 7), West Berlin in West Germany on November 4, 1960 (track 3) and the Teatro Lirico in Milan, Italy on November 14, 1960 (tracks 1, 2 & 6)

Personnel

References

  1. Verve Records Catalog: 8400 series accessed February 26, 2016
  2. Discography of the Verve, Clef and Norgran labels accessed February 26, 2016
  3. Gerry Mulligan Discography Archived April 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine accessed February 29, 2016
  4. Dryden, Ken. The Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band on Tour – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
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