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Claus Ogerman - Verve (continued):



Wes Montgomery, "Talkin' Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz", Verve #529580 (1996).[CD Compilation]

Claus Ogerman conducts and arranges these tracks on this compilation:  "Bumpin' On Sunset" [from the "Tequila" album], "Willow Weep For Me" [from the "Willow Weep For Me" album].

Other conductors and arrangers featured are Johnny Pate, Don Sebesky, and Oliver Nelson.

Personnel: Wes Montgomery (guitar); Don Sebesky (conductor, arranger); Jack Jennings (vibraphone); Wynton Kelly (piano); Jimmy Smith (organ); Paul Chambers, Ron Carter, Richard Davis (bass); Grady Tate, Jimmy Cobb (drums); Ray Barretto (conga).

Claus Ogerman's Orchestra includes: Claus Ogerman (conductor, arranger); Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin); Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello); Cedar Walton (piano); Grady Tate (drums); Ray Barretto (conga).

Compilation producer: Aric Lach Morrison.

Principally recorded at Van Gelder Recordings/Vervetudio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey between 1964 and 1966. Includes liner notes by Bill Milkowski.

Produced by Creed Taylor.

Various Artists, "All the Things You Are: The Jerome Kern Songbook", Verve/Polygram #314-52990 (1996).[CD Compilation]

Claus Ogerman arranged and conducted the track "Why Was I Born" from Arthur Prysock's "Funny Thing" album.


Cal Tjader, "Talkin' Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz", Verve #314-531562 (1996).[CD Compilation]

Claus Ogerman--arranger/conductor of the "Los Jibaros" track from the Tjader/Palmieri "El Sonido Nuevo" album.

Personnel includes: Cal Tjader (vibraphone); Oliver Nelson, Chico O'Farrill, Stan Applebaum (conductor, arranger); Eddie Palmieri (arranger, piano); Claus Ogerman (arranger); Willie Bobo (vocals, percussion); Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone); Donald Byrd (trumpet); Julian Priester, Jose Rodriguez, Mark Weinstein (trombone); George Castro (flute, percussion); Seldon Powell, Jerry Dodgion, Paul Horn (flute); Chick Corea, Lonnie Hewitt, Al Zulaica, Clare Fischer, Joao Donato (piano); Dick Hyman (organ); Attila Zoller, Kenny Burrell (guitar); Bobby Rodriguez, Al McKibbon, Stan Gilbert, John Hilliard, Freddy Schreiber, Bob Bushnell, Richard Davis, Red Mitchell, George Duvivier (bass); Tommy Lopez, Manny Oquendo, Grady Tate, Johnny Rae, Carl Burnett, Ed Thigpen (drums); Armando Peraza (percussion, bongo); Ray Barretto (conga, percussion); Barry Rogers, Patato Valdez, Wilfredo Vincente, Bill Fitch (conga); Jose Mangual (timbale); Ismail Quintana, Victor Pantoja, Alberto Valdes (percussion); Lalo Schifrin's Orchestra: Lalo Schifrin (conductor, arranger, piano); Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet); Urbie Green (trombone); Bob Northern (French horn); Don Butterfield (tuba); Walt Levinski (flute, woodwinds); Phil Bodner, Phil Kraus, Stan Webb (woodwinds); Leon Cohen, Irving Horwitz (oboe); George Berg (bass clarinet, bassoon); Jimmy Raney (guitar); George Duvivier (bass); Ed Shaughnessy (drums); Jack Del Rio (conga, tambourine);Johnny Rae (timbale, percussion).

Compilation producers: Aric Lach Morrison, Jesse "Chuy" Varela.

Recorded between August 1961 and September 1967. Includes liner notes by Jesse "Chuy" Varela.

Astrud Gilberto, "Jazz Round Midnight", Verve/Polygram #531934 (1996).[CD Compilation]

Claus Ogerman arranged and conducted "Fly Me To the Moon" and "Who Can I Turn To?".

This CD reissue contains material from "The Shadow of Your Smile", "A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness", "The Astrud Gilberto Album", "Look to the Rainbow", "Beach Samba", "Getz Au Go Go" and "Getz/Gilberto".

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Hank Jones, "Favors", Verve #7-31453-73162-2 (1997).[CD]

Ogerman composition included is "Favors".

Musician personnel for "Favors" track:  Hank Jones Piano Trio: Hank Jones, Piano; George Mraz, Bass; Dennis Mackrel, Drums.

Recorded live on May 18, 1996 at The Fifth Hank Jones Piano Workshop with Winds Jazz Orchestra, College Opera House, Osaka, Japan.

Produced by Junji Takahaski.


Bill Evans, "The Complete Bill Evans on Verve", Verve #7 31452 79532 8 (1997).[18-CD boxed set]

This extensive boxed set contains all of the "Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra" album [on Disc #8] on which Claus Ogerman was composer, arranger & conductor.

Astrud Gilberto, "The Silver Collection", Verve [Germany] #823 451-2 (199_).[CD Compilation]

This compilation contains material from the following albums:

Tracks 1-11 are from "The Astrud Gilberto Album" (1965) - arr. Marty Paich, w/Jobim on guitar & Donato on piano

Tracks 12-22 are from "The Shadow Of Your Smile" (1965) - arr. Sebesky, Donato, Ogerman

Track 23 is from "A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness" (1966) - arr. Wanderley

Track 24 is from "September 17, 1969" (1969) - arr. Albert Gorgoni

Track 25 is from "Look To The Rainbow" (1966) - arr. Gil Evans

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