Here's Gordon Goodwin's slow, funky version of the holiday classic that's very clever with the initial melody line played by bass trombone and bari sax. The tempo is 110 bpm, it has soprano sax...
This authentic edition of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite," as arranged in 1960 by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, was assembled from the original manuscripts held in the Strayhorn Repository and the...
In the hands of master arranger and composer Gordon Goodwin, this often-recorded Christmas novelty becomes a holiday tour de force for big bands. It's a shuffle at about 135 bpm with the...
Holiday jazz by Gordon Goodwin? Yes... and this adaptation of O Tannenbaum is quite an adventure! Offering a chorale, some Basie style and fast and furious Goodwin bebop, this is not your ordinary...
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