SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION

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The 1970s, an era best known in jazz as the "fusion years," seemed like a very unlikely time to form a classic jazz/mainstream group. At Dick Gibson's annual Colorado Jazz Party in 1972, Bob Wilber and Kenny Davern so enjoyed playing together during one song that within a short time Soprano Summit was formed. Wilber and Davern both doubled on sopranos and clarinets, and were originally joined by pianist Dick Hyman, guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, bassist George Duvivier, and drummer Bobby Rosengarden, cutting their first two sets for the World Jazz label. By 1976, when the group really hit its stride, Wilber and Davern were teaming up with acoustic guitarist/vocalist Marty Grosz and a variety of bassists and drummers. The band featured passionate versions of pre-bop standards and obscurities, and the interplay between the co-leaders was often quite intense and consistently exciting. Before their breakup in 1979, Soprano Summit had recorded read more...
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SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Bob Wilber & Kenny Davern: Soprano Summit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bob Wilber & Kenny Davern: Soprano Summit
Swing 1975
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Chalumeau Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chalumeau Blue
Swing 1976
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Crazy Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crazy Rhythm
Swing 1977
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Summit Reunion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summit Reunion
Swing 1990
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Summit Reunion 1992 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summit Reunion 1992
Swing 1992
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Yellow Dog Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yellow Dog Blues
Swing 1996
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Summit Reunion in Atlanta album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summit Reunion in Atlanta
Swing 2001

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SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Bob Wilber • Ken Davern • Marty Grosz • Ray Brown • Jake Hanna: Soprano Summit In Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bob Wilber • Ken Davern • Marty Grosz • Ray Brown • Jake Hanna: Soprano Summit In Concert
Swing 1976
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Live At The Big Horn Jazzfest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Big Horn Jazzfest
Swing 1976
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Live in England (aka Live At Thatchers) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in England (aka Live At Thatchers)
Swing 1976
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION The Meridian album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Meridian
Swing 1977
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Bob Wilber, Kenny Davern, Marty Grosz, Jake Hanna, Monty Budwig : Soprano Summit Live At The Concord '77 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bob Wilber, Kenny Davern, Marty Grosz, Jake Hanna, Monty Budwig : Soprano Summit Live At The Concord '77
Swing 1978
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Summit Reunion: Recorded Live in Hamburg 1994 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Summit Reunion: Recorded Live in Hamburg 1994
Swing 1994
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION Soprano Summit : Recorded Live At Illiana Jazz Club, November 7, 1978 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soprano Summit : Recorded Live At Illiana Jazz Club, November 7, 1978
Swing 1996
SOPRANO SUMMIT / SUMMIT REUNION The Soprano Summit in 1975 and More album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Soprano Summit in 1975 and More
Swing 2008

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