Celebrating the Sunnyside Records release of SONGS I LIKE ALOT, featuring Kate McGarry and Theo Bleckmann and John's arrangements of songs by Jimmy Webb, Imogen Heap, Ornette Coleman and others. "John Hollenbeck’s 18-piece Large Ensemble can explode with rhythmic drive and technical dazzle, or it can evoke serene calm, tone poetry and even prayer. It’s a big band for a new eclectic world, building on the legacy of seminal big-band composer Bob Brookmeyer and other role models. Hollenbeck holds it together with intricate drumming, compositional acumen and searing wit as he marshals the resources of top jazz improvisers.
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