MP3 Charley Harrison - Keeping My Composure
Composer/Arranger/Conductor, Charley Harrison, with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, featuring Freddy Cole, Kurt Elling, Cedar Walton, Bobby Broom, Sara Gazarek and Frieda Lee.
11 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: Big Band, JAZZ: Jazz Vocals
"Charley Harrison is one of the outstanding new voices in jazz arranging and composition. His ability to incorporate improvisation with Orchestration is masterful."
- Kenny Burrell, legendary guitarist
"Harrison''s compositions provide great platforms for the soloists...This is a promising effort, with bright swinging arrangements, a good array of tunes and plenty of ensemble power."
- Will Smith
"Brilliant arrangements like these remind us why we love big bands."
- Ed Trefzger
"If you like well-crafted Big Band music, that swings, featuring great vocalists and world class soloists, you must discover this new, young composer and arranger. He has put together a swinging, dynamic group of performances that will lead listeners back for a desire for more!"
- Rick Holland
"Charley Harrison is one of the finest young composers on the scene today. The compositions and arrangements that he has contributed to the CJO have helped to give the orchestra its special identity. ''Keeping My Composure''
sparkles with the wonderful creativity of Charley Harrison''s music, and it is a CD that exemplifies that special relationship between Charley and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra."
-Jeff Lindberg, Artistic Director
Chicago Jazz Orchestra