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The Ed Palermo Big Band

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"Twenty-first century big-band music doesn’t get more exciting and impressive than this."

Jazz Times

– LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE –
 The Ed Palermo Big Band
 A Lousy Day in Harlem

 


– INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT –
“NEXT YEAR”
Ed Palermo, arranger


– ORIGINAL COMPOSITION – 
“COWBOY SONG”
Ed Palermo, composer

Arranger/ composer/ bandleader/ saxophonist Ed Palermo   has been leading his beloved Ed Palermo Big Band for decades, performing live in New York and recording albums that delight fans worldwide. His new album, A Lousy Day in Harlem, is a landmark work, establishing Palermo's place within jazz tradition and within swinging, entertaining, big band jazz.  Just as Duke Ellington and Count Basie's orchestras spoke to their 20th century audiences, the Ed Palermo Big Band keeps the tradition of big band jazz alive in the 21st century, embracing the world of popular music of which it's a part.


Download and read the full press release (pdf)

A LOUSY DAY IN HARLEM is a GREAT DAY for JAZZ
with THE ED PALERMO BIG BAND,
as the jazz big band known for
reinventing the music of Frank Zappa
turns its attention to a riveting program of
Monk, Coltrane, Ellington, and hard-swinging originals,
confirming ED PALERMO'S 
place in the top ranks of contemporary
JAZZ BIG BAND ARRANGERS & COMPOSERS!

"[Ed Palermo]...one of the greatest musicians
and arrangers in the world." 
– Christian McBride

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