Listen to, “one of the top big band efforts of the year.”

In his All About Jazz review of Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra – Jimmy Heath: The Endless Search, Dan McClenaghan says, “It is an orchestral offering that leaps out of the speakers with a rich fanfare of gorgeous harmony and tight rhythmic zest,” and declares the release, “…one of the top big band efforts of the year.” (read the full review)

Cover: Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra - Jimmy Heath: The Endless Search

Michael Steinman, in Cadence Magazine, says, “The SRJO sounds lovely in its ensemble work (and in the recorded sound) and its soloists are at Heath’s level— their conception as a group is more than commendable, with none of the self-indulgent excesses prevalent in Jazz big bands.” (read the full review)

And George Fendel, in Oregon Jazz Scence, adds, “Please don’t refer to them as a big band. About five minutes with this recording, and you’ll agree that this is a jazz orchestra. ” (read the full review)

Have you listened to the Origin Records release, yet? You’ve heard from the critics, now check it out and let us know what you think. You can hear the entire album right here. You can also share it (please do) and buy it (we’d love that!)

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2 responses to “Listen to, “one of the top big band efforts of the year.”

  1. It’s a true fact that many people lots of great things to say about the SRJO. I’m assuming I can buy their recordings. From the download here, they have an incredible, full sound capturing the essence of the all time greats.

    Jazz Artist

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