Kristine Mills Playing with the Big Boys Live!
Playing with the Big Boys! Live at Cezanne's Kristine Mills with the Ken Ward Trio featuring Barry Lee Hall, Jr. and Rocky White, veteran members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra Recorded April 28, 2007 to Released October 2007 Celebrated Houston jazz vocalist Kristine Mills and the Ken Ward Jazz Ensemble recorded live at Cézanne's, Houston's premier jazz club. Featured in the ensemble were two veterans of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, drummer Rocky White and Barry Lee Hall, Jr., conductor/arranger and trumpet player for the Duke Ellington Orchestra. The other members of the ensemble included Ken Ward on piano and David Craig on bass and Paul Chester on guitar. Andy Bradley of SugarHill Recording Studio engineered the recording. The standing-room-only audience enjoyed a very exciting night of jazz classics from the Great American Songbook, including those penned by Ellington, Porter and Gershwin. Kristine performed beautiful and lush renditions of Bossa Nova sung in Portuguese. Also performed were rip-roaring, down and-dirty blues. © 2007 jazz news :: home page, © L.A. Tracks include: I Love Paris Lullaby Of Birdland Do Nothing Til' You Hear From Me Bye, Bye Blackbird Norwegian Wood/All Blues How Long Has This Been Going On Mountain Greenery If You Never Come To Me They Can't Take That Away From Me How High The Moon Tennessee Waltz One For My Baby And One For The Road.