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Berlin Calling

   Artist: Helmut Brandt Combo
Label: Sonorama (Germany)
Orig. Released: 1956-58
Catalog No.: LPSONOL75
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP (1.1)

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Description
Ten remastered slices of finest Cool and Modern Jazz from Germany, played by one of the best baritone saxophonists and arrangers of his generation. Compilation of unreleased tracks from the Helmut Brandt estate, recorded at AFN and SFB studios in Berlin or at the German jazz festival between 1956 and 1958, with original material - “Nordlicht”, “Bami”, “Sum” or “Berlin Calling” - plus great versions of “Yesterdays” or “Love For Sale”. Truly distinctive arrangements with Conny Jackel on trumpet in a beautiful “four brothers” style, played in the spirit of the Miles Davis Capitol Orchestra.
Track Titles
01 Nordlicht Helmut Brandt 3:53
02 Salute To Lars Gullin (I Can`t Believe) Jimmy McHugh/ Arr. Helmut Brandt 4:20
03 Yesterdays Jerome Kern 4:27
04 I Surrender Dear Harry Barris 3:45
05 Bami Helmut Brandt 3:14

01 Moon Over Miami Joe Burke/ Edgar Leslie 3:31
02 Manhattan Richard Rodgers 3:00
03 Love For Sale Cole Porter 5:30
04 Sum Helmut Brandt 4:03
05 Berlin Calling Helmut Brandt 3:38


 

Musicians
ALL TRACKS PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED, TRANSFERRED FROM TAPES OF THE HELMUT BRANDT ESTATE. BACKGROUND NOISE OR SLIGHT TAPE HISS CAN BE HEARD IN PARTS. TRACKS 1. AND 8. RECORDED 25.05.1958 AT THE GERMAN JAZZ FESTIVAL (VOLKSBILDUNGSHEIM FRANKFURT) : HELMUT BRANDT (BARS), CONNY JACKEL (TP) GüNTHER MAIER (P), ERICH GEROSCH (B), HANS-DIETER TAUBERT (DR) TRACKS 2., 6., 9. AND 10. RECORDED 1957 AT AFN RADIO STUDIO IN BERLIN: HELMUT BRANDT (BARS), CONNY JACKEL (TP), LUDWIG EBERT (P), KLAUS GERNHUBER (B), HANS-DIETER TAUBERT (DR) TRACK 3. RECORDED 21.05.1956 AT THE GERMAN JAZZ FESTIVAL IN FRANKFURT: HELMUT BRANDT (BARS), GERT MANN (P), KLAUS GERNHUBER (B), HEINRICH SCHRöDER (DR) TRACK 4. RECORDED 23.06.1958 AT SWF RADIO STUDIO IN BADEN-BADEN: HELMUT BRANDT QUARTET FEATURING ROLAND KOVAC (P), PETER TRUNK (B), KENNY CLARKE (DR) TRACKS 5. AND 7. RECORDED IN THE LATE 1950S AT SFB RADIO STUDIO IN BERLIN: HELMUT BRANDT (BARS, TS), SIDEMEN UNKNOWN