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Rooster of Gold
Les Thimmig, winds and reeds;
Matan Rubinstein, piano
This is a live concert recording of original compositions by Les Thimmig and jazz standards by Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Vernon Duke, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. Thimmig performs on saxophone, flute, and clarinet; Matan Rubinstein joins in on piano.
1. If I Love Again - Ben Oakland
2. Charlie's Wig - Charlie Parker
3. Whisper Not - Benny Golson
4. Minority - Gigi Gryce
5. Freddie Froo - Pepper Adams
6. Radiance - Les Thimmg
7. In the Still of the Night - Cole Porter
8. Autumn in New York - Vernon Duke
9. Children of the Night - Wayne Shorter
10. Lazybones - Hoagy Carmichael
11. Rooster of Gold - Les Thimmig
12. Dr. Jackle - Jackie McLean
13. Repeat - Denny Zeitlin
Les Thimmig is leader of the ensemble Les Thimmig 7 as well as a member of the Adam Unsworth Ensemble and the Latino ensemble Madisalsa. His compositions are recorded on numerous prominent labels, and he has appeared as soloist with ensembles and orchestras throughout the world. He teaches composition, woodwind performance, and jazz studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music.
Matan Rubinstein is a composer, pianist, and electronic musician as well as the founder and leader of the jazz trio Sada Trio and the musical performance group Modular Music Ensemble. He is professor of music at Marlboro College.
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Of related interest:
All the Marbles
The Jazz Compositions of Les Thimmig
Les Thimmig, sax and flute
Jazz compositions from the 1970s to the present by composer and flutist Les Thimmig, featuring University of Wisconsin alumni in the rhythm section. Les Thimmig: soprano and tenor saxophones, alto flute, clarinet; Matan Rubinstein: piano; Nick Moran: bass; Jamie Ryan: drums
Les Thimmig Solo
Compositions and Improvisations
Les Thimmig, winds and reeds
A live performance recording of original works and improvisations for unaccompanied woodwinds. Recorded live in Mills Hall at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
5 5/8 x 4 7/8
CD ISBN 978-1-931569-23-1
No longer distributed by UW Press. Recordings available from the School of Music at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
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