On his Jazz Northwest program this Sunday, Jim Wilke (pictured) will play highlights of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra’s recent concert of the music of Stan Kenton and Gerry Mulligan. Jim put on his beret of a skilled audio engineer and recorded the June 22 concert. From Jim’s Jazz Northwest announcement:
The concert includes music composed by Stan Kenton and Gerry Mulligan and played and recorded by both bands. Baritone saxophonist Bill Ramsay is featured prominently in Gerry Mulligan’s music, and pianist Randy Halberstadt takes on the role of Stan Kenton in the Kenton theme ‘Artistry in Rhythm.’ SRJO plays Music of Stan Kenton & Gerry Mulligan on Jazz NW on 88.5 KPLU, Sunday July 6 at 2 PM PDT.