Peter Ecklund Ecklund at Elkhart (Live)
- Released: August 10, 1994
- Label: Jazzology
- 1.Opening Remarks
- 2.Sweethearts On Parade
- 3.Yacht Club Swing
- 5.Somebody Stole My Gal
- 6.The Moon Is Low
- 7.Indian Summer
- 8.I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
- 10.Black Cat Moan
- 11.Doin' The New Low-Down
- 12.Nobody's Sweetheart
- 13.How And I To Know?
- 14.Prince Of Wails
- 15.Where The Blue Of The Night
Personnel: Peter Ecklund (whistling, trumpet, cornet); Marty Grosz (vocals, guitar); Bobby Gordon (clarinet); Dan Barrett (trombone); Mark Shane (piano); Hal Smith (drums).
Liner Note Authors: George H. Buck, Jr.; Peter Ecklund.
Recording information: Elkhart Indiana Jazz Festival (07/15/1994-07/17/1994).
This CD has trumpeter and cornetist Peter Ecklund leading an all-star septet that he assembled for the 1994 Elkhart Indiana Jazz Festival. Ecklund is joined by the members of the Orphan Newsboys (clarinetist Bobby Gordon, rhythm guitarist and singer Marty Grosz, and bassist Greg Cohen) plus trombonist Dan Barrett, pianist Mark Shane, and drummer Hal Smith. Grosz has four vocals, Ecklund whistles on "Where the Blue of the Night," and the band romps on such numbers as "Yacht Club Swing," "Borneo," "Nobody's Sweetheart," and "Prince of Wails." The musicians play up to their usual level, so this set is easily recommended to mainstream swing collectors. ~ Scott Yanow
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