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Background Music: "Ida! Sweet as Apple Cider", from Johnny Varro Swing 7: Afterglow, 1999, Arbors Records, with permission.

Johnny Varro's Swing 7: Afterglow

Afterglow

Personnel

  • Johnny Varro: Piano and Arrangements
  • Randy Sandke: Trumpet
  • Dan Barrett: Trombone
  • Ken Peplowski: Clarinet, Alto Sax
  • Tommy Newsom: Tenor Sax
  • Frank Tate: Bass
  • Joe Ascione: Drums

Discography

97-2
New York, NY
2-3 Dec 1997

Label

Arbors ARCD 19198

Description

"This musical program recalls the Swing Era at its finest. For many jazz lovers, the small bands of that period represented the finest flowering of the genre, and it is to these vital little groups that Varro and his colleagues pay homage." - Duncan Schiedt, veteran writer and photgrapher of jazz since 1939.

Here is what the critics have to say:

Johnny Varro's Swing 7: Afterglow awarded prestigious Grand Prix du Disque de Jazz by Le Hot Club du France Federation.

Selections

  • Itīs a Wonderful World
  • Just Squeeze Me (But Donīt Tease Me)
  • Ida! Sweet as Apple Cider
  • Truckinī
  • Afterglow
  • In the Still of the Night
  • Moten Swing
  • Pom Pom
  • Change Partners
  • Humoresque
  • One For Todd
  • Cross Your Heart
  • Front and Center
  • The Chase
  • Brandy īN Beer

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