Swing! In the Benny Goodman Style: Andy Firth Live at Theatre Australia 2011
Andy Firth and his band pay tribute to the great Benny Goodman’s small group recordings with a swinging concert that features Goodman’s original solos transcribed, memorized, and performed in Goodman’s style by Andy Firth.
The band features some of Australia’s finest swing musicians: Glenn Henrich-Vibraphone, Jonathan Wade-Piano, Ed Gaston-Bass, and Ron Lemke-Drums.
This stunning, live recording was faithfully captured and produced by ace sound engineer Bob Wheatley.
- After You’ve Gone
- Memories of You
- Rachel’s Dream
- Slipped Disc
- Temptation Rag
- Ballad for Benny
- She’s Funny That Way
- Varsity Drag
- Along the Road to Gundagai
- Poor Butterfly
- The World is Waiting for the Sunrise
Andy Firth: Clarinet & Musical Arrangements. Glen Henrich: Vibraphone. Jonathan Wade: Piano. Ed Gaston: Bass. Ron Lemke: Drums. Recording and concert sound: Bob Wheatley. Cover and artwork: Liz Firth. Mixed and produced at Accessible Music Publishing by Andy Firth
Total Playing Time: 55 Minutes
Downloads and Files
The tracks and both front & back covers are contained in a zipped folder.
The audio is high-quality mp3 format and the covers are jpg files.
Simply locate the downloaded zip file called “Swing! In the Benny Goodman Style-Andy Firth.zip” after it has completely downloaded to your computer and double click this.
The file will expand to reveal a folder called: “Swing! In the Benny Goodman Style-Andy Firth”. From here you can access the mp3 tracks as well as the front & back cover artwork.
The mp3 files are all numbered in the playlist order complete with all of the artist, song title, artwork, and production information for the album.
Tracks will import into iTunes or any mp player and in the correct order if arranged by “name” in the player’s playlist.
The size of the complete zip file is 54.8 MB