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MJT Project Live at the Bottom Line

By Modern Jazz Tuba Project

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By Modern Jazz Tuba Project. By Clifford Brown; Dave Brubeck; Hoagy Carmichael; David L. Esleck; Michel LeGrand; Glenn Martin; Ray Noble; Sonny Rollins; Horace Silver; Rene Luis Toledo. Country of Origin: United States. Classical. Listening CD (1 disc). Published by Naxos (NX.52233-MCD).

Item Number: NX.52233-MCD

The MJT Project is a ten-piece modern jazz group consisting of professional jazz musicians, primarily based in Nashville, Tennessee. This group presents an exciting new approach to contemporary music. With six low brass instrumentalists and a four-piece rhythm section, the MJT Project builds upon over fifty years of tradition utilizing the euphonium and tuba as lead instruments in jazz. This tradition started in the late 1940's with "the birth of the cool" and the collaboration between Miles Davis and Bill Barber on a number of recordings arranged by Gil Evans, and was extended through the 1950's by Harvey Phillips (the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra, Gil Evans, etc.) and Don Butterfield (Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus and others).

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