Chuck Owen
     
 
Chuck Owen & the Jazz Surge

“. . .it steadily builds momentum . . .(until) the ensemble lets out all the stops to bring the session to a thunderous climax. A superb big band. . . .”
—Jack Bowers, Cadence “Owen manages to balance the finesse of his arrangements with …bop outbursts. A smouldering big band date.”
—David Lands, Jazz Journal

 
Selections

All works composed and/or arranged by Chuck Owen.

1) Surge        
Surge – Listen to Clip
John Allred – Trombone
Jack Wilkins – Tenor Sax
Adam Nussbaum – Drums

2)The Gift Awaits        
The Gift Awaits – Listen to Clip
Dan Jordan – Tenor Sax
Barry Greene – Guitar

3)Along Came Benny
Along Came Benny – Listen to clip
Benny Golson – Tenor Sax
Nat Adderley – Cornet

4)Simon Says
Jack Wilkins – Alto Sax
Tom Parmerter – Trumpet
Dave Hardman – Drums
Gumbi Ortiz – Congas

5)A Quiet Longing
Warren Bernhardt -Piano
Dan Jordan – Soprano Sax

6)Blues On Down
Nat Adderley – Cornet
Benny Golson – Tenor Sax
Mark Neuenschwander – Bass

7)Mo’ Moleids        
Mo’ Moleids – Listen to Clip
Dan Jordan – Tenor Sax
Barry Greene – Guitar

8)A Glimmer of Hope
John Allred – Trombone
Warren Bernhardt – Piano

9)Shaw’ Nuff
Tom Parmerter – Trumpet
Mike Iapichino – Trumpet
Ron Turner – Trumpet
Brian O’Flaherty – Trumpet

 

 

“Owen recalls Thad at his most colorful and playful.”
— Owen Cordle, Jazz Times 

Credits

Produced by: Chuck Owen
Engineered and Mixed by: Tom Morris
Recorded:  Feb 6, 1995 at Stark Lake Studios, Orlando, FL.  August 7 & September 11, 1995 at Morrisound Studios, Tampa, FL.

        

 

 

   Chuck Owen & The Jazz Surge
 
 
 
 
 
Nat & Benny

Nat & Benny

  

Warren Bernhardt

Warren Bernhardt