Armenian State Jazz Band “Masisamba”

masisamba “Masisamba” – the CD by Armenian State Jazz Band led by composer and pianist Armen Martirosyan.

The CD comprises eight ethno-jazz compositions. Martirosyan contrived to make a whole big band play ethno-jazz while using Armenian folk instruments in a couple of pieces, only.

Disc tracklist:
1 Crackdown
Composed and arranged by Thad Jones
5:38
2 Masisamba
Composed and arranged by Armen Martirosyan
4;48
3 Ellis Island
Composed and arranged by Bob Mintzev
5:26
4 Art of Big Band
Composed and arranged by Bob Mintzev
8:02
5 Central Park North
Composed and arranged by Thad Jones
10:21
6 Not Quite Yet
Composed and arranged by Bob Mintzev
6:19
7 Long Yellow Road
Composed and arranged by Toshiko Akiyoshi
6:36
8 Eye of the Hurricane
Composed and arranged by Bob Mintzev
6:40
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