You can read my review of this concert here. For the full list of musicians in the World Jazz Orchestra, scroll down to the bottom of this post.
And here’s a snippet of the orchestra’s take on Black, Brown and Beige – sadly, because the arrangements hadn’t arrived, more of the suite wasn’t played so this is a tantalising taster
Edinburgh Jazz Festival World Jazz Orchestra
Director: Joe Temperley (baritone sax & bass clarinet)
Trumpets: Anders Gustafsson (Sweden), Frank Brodahl (Norway), Florian Menzel (Germany), Itamar Borochov (Israel)
Trombones: John Allred (USA), Jan Oosting (Netherlands), Jung Joogwha (South Korea)
Saxes: Jesper Thilo (tenor, clarinet; Denmark), Karolina Strassmayer (alto; Austria), Naoyuki Takano (alto, clarinet; Japan), Michael Buckley (tenor, soprano; Ireland), Lisa Parrot (baritone; Australia)
Piano: Aaron Diehl (USA)
Bass: Pierre Maingourd (France)
Drums: Tom Gordon (Scotland)
Vocals: Cecile McLorin Salvant (France/USA)
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Great to be a part of this now- love Joe Temperley