A Single Sky, music for big band. Featuring Douglas with Grammy-winning arranger/conductor Jim McNeely at the helm of the Frankfurt Radio Bigband, this collaboration offers three new Douglas compositions alongside four works from the Douglas songbook re-imagined by McNeely.
released October 27, 2009
Jim McNeely, conductor
Dave Douglas, trumpet & compositions
Frankfurt Radio Bigband:
Woodwinds: Oliver Leicht, Stefan Pfeifer-Galilea, Tony Lakatos, Steffen Weber, Rainer Heute
Trumpets: Chad Shoopman, Thomas Vogel, Martin Auer, Axel Schlosser Trombones: Günter Bollmann, Peter Feil, Christian Jaksjø, Manfred Honetschläger
Martin Scales, guitar
Peter Reiter, piano
Thomas Heidepriem, bass
Jean Paul Höchstädter, drums
Produced by Dave Douglas and Olaf Stötzler
Recorded January 24 & 25, 2009 at Hörfunkstudio II, Hessischer Rundfunk Frankfurt, Germany
Recording Producer: Axel Gutzler
Recording Engineer: Rainer Schulz
Mixed and Mastered by Geoff Countryman and Tyler McDiarnid
Design: Dave Douglas and Matt Pfahlert for Get a Clue Design Studio
Cover / inside images: Terry Winters / Internal and External Values, 1998 / Intaglio / 42 in. x 49 3/4 in.
Published by Universal Limited Art Editions / ©Terry Winters/ Universal Limited Art Editions, 1998.
All compositions by Dave Douglas
Jim McNeely arranged Bury Me Standing, A Single Sky, Tree and Shrub, Persistence of Memory: Published by Noenmity Music / BMI
Dave Douglas arranged The Presidents, Campaign Trail, Blockbuster: Published by Dave Douglas Music / BMI
Sheet music (score and parts) for all of the compositions is available our Merch page. Click the links below for details on each chart.
The Presidents: bit.ly/SM_ThePresidents
Bury Me Standing: bit.ly/SM_BuryMeStanding
A Single Sky: bit.ly/SM_ASingleSky
Campaign Trail: bit.ly/SM_CampaignTrail
Tree and Shrub: bit.ly/SM_TreeShrub
Persistence of Memory: bit.ly/SM_PersistenceOfMemory