14 May 2011

GUSTAV BROM - PLAYS FOR YOU POP JAZZ AND SWING




















Gustav Brom & His Orchestra for Opus Czechoslovakia 1976.
Conductor – Gustav Brom;Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – František Navrátil;Baritone Saxophone – Josef Audes;Bass Guitar, Bass – Jan Hubáček;Drums – Vítězslav Vavrda;Electric Guitar, Electric Piano [Fender] – Igor Vavrda; Organ , Electric Piano, Synthesizer , Piano – Milan Vidlák;Percussion – Václav Skála;Tenor Saxophone – Miloslav Petr; Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Zdeněk Novák;Trombone – Gustav Brom , Jan Formánek, Mojmír Bártek;Trumpet, Mellophone – Jaromír Hnilička, Jindřich Šmek, Václav Holub

Big Band Banger from Brom and the boys which is probably best know for the dance floor monster "Calling Up The Rain".Much of the rest of the lp is in much the same vein with driving horn charts coupled with scratchy guitar, organ and a banging rhythm section.
Mostly killer with a few snoozers....