Album: Burning for Buddy: A Tribute to the Music of Buddy Rich Volume II
Artist: The Buddy Rich Big Band feat. Steve Marcus
1997 Atlantic Recording Corporation
CD: 83010-2

The Buddy Rich Big Band
Saxophones: Andy Fusco, Dave D'Angelo, Steve Marcus, Walt Weiskopf, Jack Stuckey
Trombones: John Mosca, Rick Trager, George Gesslein
Trumpets: Dave Stahl, Ross Konikoff, Greg Gisbert, Scott Wendholt
Bass: Chuck Bergeron
Piano: Jon Werking
Flutes: Fusco (6, 13), D'Angelo (6, 13), Weiskopf (13)
Fluegelhorn: Wendholt (6)

Additional musicians:
Trumpet: Bob Millikan, Craig Johnson, Dan Collette, Mike Ponella, Joe Magnarelli, Tony Kadleck
Tenor sax/flute: Gary Keller
Guitar: Chuck Loeb (13)
Piano: Lee Musiker (11)
Tenor sax: Mike Rubino (11)
Trumpet: Dean Pratt (11)

Steve Smith (1)
Steve Gadd (2)
Bill Bruford (3)
Gregg Bissonnette (4)
Dave Weckl (5)
Simon Phillips (6)
David Garibaldi (7)
Kenny Aronoff (8)
Marvin "Smithy" Smith (9)
Joe Morello (10)
Neil Peart (11)
Steve Arnold (12)
Buddy Rich (13)

Cathy Rich (12, 13)
Annie Ross (13)
Domenick Allen (13)
Annette Sanders (13)

Produced by Neil Peart
Engineered by Paul Northfield
Executive production: Cathy Rich, Liam Birt
Recorded at the Power Station, New York City, May 1994, except (11) recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York City, 20 May 1996
Assisted by Robert Smith, with Rich Alvy, Chris Albert
Mixed at Studio Morin Heights, Quebec, June 1994
Assisted by Simon Pressey, Don Hachey
Digital editing by Simon Pressey and "Sadie"

Mastered by Bob Ludwig
A&R: Cathy Rich, Steve Arnold

Art direction/design: Hugh Syme
Liner notes by Neil Peart
Archival photographs courtesy of the Rich family
Recording sessions photographs by Rob Wallis, Pail Siegel

1. Moment's Notice [John Coltrane, arr. by Don Piestrup] (3:31), solos: Fusco, Gisbert, Marcus
2. Basically Blues [Phil Wilson] (6:08), solos: Wendholt, Weiskopf, Werking
3. Willowcrest [Bob Florence, arr. by Florence] (4:51), solos: Marcus, Wendholt
4. In a Mellow Tone [Duke Ellington, arr. by Oliver Nelson] (6:17), solos: Gisbert, Mosca
5. Time Check [Don Menza, arr. by Menza] (3:47), solo: Marcus
6. Goodbye Yesterday [Piestrup, arr. by Piestrup] (6:15), solos: Weiskopf, Wendholt (fluegelhorn)
7. Groovin' Hard [Menza, arr. by Menza] (5:29), solo: Marcus
8. Big Swing Face [Bill Potts, arr. by Potts] (4:27), solo: Marcus
9. Standing up in a Hammock [Potts, arr. by Potts] (2:54), solos: Werking, Mosca, Fusco, Marcus
10. Take the A Train [Billy Strayhorn] (6:11), with Marcus, Werking, Bergeron
11. One O'Clock Jump [Count Basie, arr. by Bill Cunliffe] (7:46), solos: Musiker, Rubino, Wendholt, Pratt, Mosca
12. Them There Eyes [Maceo Pinkard/William Tracey/Doris Tauber, arr. by John La Barbera] (2:33), solo: Marcus
13. Channel One Suite [music: Bill Reddie; lyrics: Allen/Ross; arr. by Reddie, vocal arrangement by Allen] (11:34), solo: B Rich

Notes: A sequel to Burning for Buddy, recorded largely at the same time, but released a while later.

Rich said before his passing that there were only 2 pieces of his that he didn't want anyone else to play, one of which was "Channel One Suite". Honouring that, the track here uses a taped recording of Rich's drumming in 1968. Allen had written a vocal arrangement and lyric (with help from Allen's aunt, jazz singer Ross) for the piece for a 1988 memorial concert, used here. Cathy Rich, who also sings on the piece, is Buddy's daughter. (HP, 4 Nov 12)
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