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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1962 Karl Schuke organ at Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtniskirche, Berlin, Germany][decorative stamp]
1962 Karl Schuke organ at Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, Berlin, Germany

[2000 Woehl organ at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany][decorative stamp]
2000 Woehl organ at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany

[1929 Wurlitzer organ, Opus 2103, at Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, California][decorative stamp]
1929 Wurlitzer organ, Opus 2103, at Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, California

All That Jazz

…In swinging Bach arrangements, Fats Waller improvisations, and original new scores, the King of Instruments lets it all hang out.

Audio 1 hr 58 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

DAVID TIMM: Praeludium –David Timm (1993 Voigt/St. Nicholas Church, Bad Liebenwerda, Germany) Raumklang 9711

DAVID TIMM: D-minor SwingReiko Brockett, saxophone; David Timm (2000 Woehl/Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany) Hänssler CD-04.087

ANDREAS BÖTTCHER: Blue Pipes IAndreas Böttcher (1956 Jehmlich/St. Hubert RCC, Dresden-Weisser Hirsch, Germany) Querstand CD-9701

THOMAS ROSS: Fünf Achtel, from Jazz Stücke für OrgelSimon Nieminski (2007 Copley/Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) Pro Organo CD 7222

ANDERS JORMIN: Sommerorgel, from In Winds, In Light –Lena Willemark, soprano; Marilyn Crispell, piano; Anders Jormin, bass; Karin Nelson (1998 Verscheuren/Organ Hall, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden) ECM 1866

CHICK COREA: Children’s Songs: Number 11 & Number 6 –Neos Ensemble; Matt Curlee (1952; 1991 Austin/Third Presbyterian, Rochester, NY) Neos 2005

THOMAS “FATS” WALLER: Hog Maw StompDick Hyman (1926 Wurlitzer/Emery Theatre, Cincinnati, OH) MHS CD-512089

BERNICE PETKERE: Lullaby of the LeavesDan Bellomy (1928 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Brooklyn, NY) Cambria CD-1108

BARBARA DENNERLEIN: FunkishBarbara Dennerlein (1962 Karl Schuke/Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Berlin, Germany) Bebab 250974

Filler –CHICK COREA: Children’s Song Number 2 (see above)

Hour 2

BARBARA DENNERLEIN: Just PlayBebab Ensemble; Barbara Dennerlein (Hammond B3) Verve 314.537.122

GEORGE GERSHWIN: 3 Preludes –Peter Stoltzfus Berton (1920 Skinner/United Congregational, Holyoke, MA) JAV CD-126

GEORGE GERSHWIN: My man’s gone now & I can’t sit down now, from Porgy & BessAnders Paulsson, saxophone; Andrew Canning (1898 Åkerman & Lund; 1956 Hammarberg/Kungsholms Church, Stockholm, Sweden) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 17, 2007

HARRY REVEL: Looking around corners for you. JAMES MONACO: Only ForeverSidney Torch (1932 Wurlitzer/Union Theatre, Kingston-Upon-Thames, England, UK) Sterndale CD-1005

GLENN MILLER: A Glenn Miller SaluteJack Bethards Orchestra; Lyn Larsen (1929 Wurlitzer/Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, CA) Beldale 421

THOMAS “FATS” WALLER: Medley –Tom Hazleton (1938 Möller/Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA) Pipedreams Archive recorded April 23, 1980

BART HOWARD: Fly me to the moon –Thomas Jäger (1993 Jann/Bambert Concert Hall, Germany) Jäger & Majevskaja 2

BILLY STRAYHORN-EDMUND ANDERSON: Thank you for everythingAlice Babs, soprano; Ulf Wessleen (1927 Åkerman & Lund/Mary Magdalena Church, Stockholm, Sweden) Prophone PCD 021

Filler –BARBARA DENNERLEIN: Funkish (see above)


This program was originally issued as #0932 in August 2009.


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