Very Early - Updated West Coast Cool

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Track Composer Arranger
1. Love Me or Leave Me Donalsdson & Kahn Marty Paich
2. Keester Parade Johnny Mandel Jack Conway
3. Pink Panther Henry Mancini Geoff Roach
4. A Ballad Gerry Mulligan Geoff Roach
5. Very Early Bill Evans Jack Conway
6. Powder Puff Shorty Rogers Geoff Roach
7. Mosaic Bob Mintzer Jack Conway
8. Born To Be Blue Mel Torme, Robert Wells Jack Conway
9. Saudades Randy Smith Randy Smith
10. Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans? Alter & DeLange Geoff Roach
11. Goodbye Porkpie Hat Charles Mingus Geoff Roach
12. You're My Everything Warren, Dixon, Young Marty Paich

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Brian Brockhouse - Bass
Jack Conway - Guitar 
Bill Hazzard - Vibes  
Roy Kaufmann - Drums 
Matt Kesner - Tenor, Alto, Soprano Sax
Geoff Roach - Baritone Sax and Alto Flute 
Jon Schermer - Trombone
Randy Smith - Trumpet and Flugelhorn

Recording Info:

Recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 25-27, 2006
Geoff Roach - Producer 
Barbara Christmann - Associate Producer
Stephen Hart, Engineer 
Photography - Lucie Paye-Moissinac, Jim Haas
Cover Design - Gary Duyanen
Production - Lucie Paye-Moissinac

Liner Notes by Joe Lang, Past President of the New Jersey Jazz Society, a frequent contributor to "Jersey jazz" and a member of the Jazz Journalist Association

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