One Nation under Swing!

   

Contemporary Jazz Orchestra

From Monday in the City, Recorded Live@Pearls

Once Around Thad Jones, D'Accord Music   8:47
soloists:  Mike Olmos, trumpet /Howard Cespedes, flute/ Matt Clark, piano

Black, Brown and Beautiful Oliver Nelson, Noslen Music,    4:42
 soloists: Alex Budman, alto saxophone

From TRENCH HEROES, Recorded Live@Yoshis

SLOP Charles Mingus, JAZZ WORKSHOP INC., ASCAP  10:29
soloists: Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone/ Eric Crystal, alto saxophone/ Marty Wehner, trombone/ John Wiitala, bass/Danny Spencer, Drums

CITY LIGHTS Coates, MICANA MUSIC,   5:21
Arranged by Jim Duke/ Vocals; Duane Lawrence, soloists: Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone

Disapproachment Frank Foster, Swing That Music., ASCAP  5:57
soloists: Tod Dickow, tenor saxophone/ Marty Wehner, trombone

From CJO Live at Pearl's

Night in Tunisia Dizzy Gillespie/Frank Paparelli, MCA 10:29
Arranged by Eddie Nuccilli/  soloists: Warren Gale, trumpet/ Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone/ Brad Buethe, guitar

UNRELEASED RECORDINGS

Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, Recorded Live@Monterey Jazz Festival

SLOP Charles Mingus, JAZZ WORKSHOP INC., ASCAP  7:54
soloists: Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone/ Charles McNeil, alto saxophone/ Marty Wehner, trombone/ Chris Clark trumpet/ Lee Alexander bass/Danny Spencer, Drums/ Mark Levine piano

Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, Recorded Live@Spreckles Performing Arts Center

Cottontail and Jeep's Bluesl Duke Ellington
soloists: TBD Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone/

Christopher Pitts EMX

Girolata Christopher Pitts, Jesmon Music BMI

Little Prayer Christopher Pitts, Jesmon Music BMI

Squeen Tones James Van Dyke, Jesmon Music BMI

Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone/Kenn Cox, piano/James Van Dyke, trumpet/Danny Spencer, drums

Ed Pickens, bass

Jackie Mac's Rag Kenn Cox, -- Music BMI

Brad Buethe, guitar/ Jeff Chimente, Piano/ Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone/ Danny Spencer, drums

Ron Belcher, bass


Charle Boles Exploration Unit

OUT Charles Boles, Maymu Music BMI

Katherine Charles Boles, Maymu Music BMI
Theresa Ann Charles Boles, Maymu Music BMI

Christopher Pitts, tenor saxophone/ Charles Boles, piano/James Van Dyke, trumpet/ Ron Johnson, drums

Ed Pickens, bass

Sam Sanders and Visions

Old Crow  MP4 Version Sam Sanders, KahnSamco Music

Sam Sanders, tenor saxophone/ Gary Haverkate piano, Ed Pickens, Bass/ Jimmy Allen, drums

Live at Paradise theatre

 

Trouble Sam Sanders, KahnSamco Music

Sam Sanders, tenor saxophone/ Gary Haverkate piano, Ed Pickens, Bass/ Jimmy Allen, drums

Live at Paradise Theatre

 

Closing Blues

Sam Sanders, alto saxophone/ Gary Haverkate piano, Ed Pickens, Bass/ Jimmy Allen, drums

Live at Paradise Theatre

 

Straight No Chaser  T. Monk

performed Live by Sam Sanders, Woody Shaw, Marcus Belgrave, Kenn Cox, Ed Pickens, and Jon Knust

 Audio recording is not great but the playing is!

 

Closing Blues

Sam Sanders, alto  saxophone/ Charles Boles piano, Ed Pickens, Bass/ Jon Knust, drums/ Chris Pitts Tenor Saxophone/ Brad Felt Tuba

Live at Montreux Detroit Jazz Festival 1983

 

From Gift of Love - Out of Print all tunes by Sam Sanders KahnSamco Music

Gift of Love

Slightly Anxious

Day After Yesterday

Un-stable

Free Fall

Mickey's Tune

FANTASY

Sam Sanders, tenor saxophone/Michael Zaporski, piano, Ed Pickens, Bass/Jon Knust, drums

   

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