As recorded by the Bob Mintzer Big Band, this driving Latin mambo emulates the sound of drummer Elvin Jones. Both solo choruses can be opened up for additional players -- chord changes are provided in the 1st Tenor, 4th Trumpet and 2nd Trombone parts. The chart finishes with a big dramatic sound.…
As recorded by the Bob Mintzer Big Band on their album of the same name, this bright samba for better bands assigns the main solos to tenor and bari sax, with the option of adding trumpet to the solo lineup. Some short solo cameos for 4th Trombone and an expandable drum solo before the final shout…
12 original Mintzer tunes. The CD has excerpts of Bob's transcribed solo recordings, examples and discussion.
Contents: Get Up! -- Land of Oak -- It's Your Thing -- I Thank You -- Sing a Sinple Song -- Truth Spoken Here -- Elegant People -- Civil War -- Yeah Yeah Yeah.
Rerelease of a 1982 album featuring saxophonist Mintzer. With Jaco Pastorius, Don Grolnick and Randy Brecker.
Former Yellowjackets saxophonist Mintzer returns to straight-ahead jazz on this CD. Featuring Steven Kuhn, Eddie Gomez and Steve Gadd.
Trumpeter Daversa is joined by special guest vocalist Gretchen Parlato, bass clarinetist Bob Mintzer, and others. 11 tracks.
Saxophonist Mintzer and the Horn Man Band are heard on this 2001 recording. Featuring Michael and Randy Brecker, Don Grolnick and Peter Erskine.
This group features organist Jermaine Landsberger, guitarist Paulo Morello, and drummer Christoph Huber. With Randy Brecker, Bob Mintzer and Tony Lakatos.
Rerelease of this album by the late Argentinian jazz pianist and his band, Superfriends. With George Benson, Steve Gadd, Bob Mintzer and David Sanborn.
This 1984 recording was the second and final to be released by pianist Dalto and his band, Superfriends. Featuring George Benson, Steve Gadd and Bob Mintzer.
As recorded by the Bob Mintzer Big Band on Incredible Journey, this upbeat tune puts the whole band through its paces over repetitive Latin rhythms. Alto sax, piano and drums are the designated soloists, but additional players can be featured in the open section if desired. This one's great fun for…
As recorded by the Bob Mintzer Big Band on Incredible Journey, this gospel ballad is a full-length solo feature for tenor sax. It starts with a rubato intro in 4/4 before switching to 6/4, and goes out with a dramatic, repeated band shout that alternates fortissimo and subito-piano figures to build…
Recorded by the Bob Mintzer Big Band on the album Papa Lips, the upbeat swing/reggae groove serves as an especially creative canvas for tenor and trumpet soloists. Other highlights include a rhythmic soli for alto sax and harmon-muted trumpet, and really satisfying ensemble passages that are easy on…
Recorded the Bob Mintzer Big Band on their DMP album Spectrum, this crowd-pleasing swing shuffle in the great Basie tradition shines the solo spotlight on piano, with optional solo changes also provided for tenor sax and trumpet. Together with lots of solid ensemble work, it's a big winner in…