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Long Overdue Tribute to Frank Foster at Birdland on Jan. 27th

In 2004, The George Gee Swing Orchestra had the good fortune to collaborate with the legendary Frank Foster (NEA Jazzmaster, longtime Count Basie saxophonist and master Big Band arranger/composer (Shiny Stockings)). Frank and bandleader George Gee discussed for years the possibility of combining forces to record many of Foster’s rarer Big Band music. The results were “Settin’ The Pace”, The Music of Frank Foster recorded with the full 17 piece jazz orchestra under the personal guidance of Frank himself, step by step and note by note! …

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