Peter Glessing - Dixie Sessions (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 56:54 min | 132 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Old Jazz Records
Peter Glessing, born in Frankfurt in 1960, discovered, by the time he was 12, the fascination of jazz itself. Thrilled by a music that stands out because of the scope for Individual tone and improvisation, he first learned the clarinet.
Two years later, he was already an autodidact through "Learning by Hearing" a the tenor saxophone himself. Particularly influential he was by the Texas tenor style of Illinois Jacquet and Arnett Cobb, Peter Glessing developed his own, unmistakably energetic playing style over the years. This offers a virtuoso, refined elaborate recognition and handle technology combined with his versatile tone.
Peter Glessing works intensively with jazz from the 30s to 60s his preference being the "standards" to reinterpret well known songs into a new listening experience. He lives extroverted, rousing performance, preferred 'Head Arrangements "(as from the 50s with Jazz at the Philharmonic, or the smaller formations of Count Basie and Lionel Hampton usual) and always goes back to the limits of what is possible musically.
In early 1976, the ARD become interested in him, followed by other television appearances on ZDF and private broadcasters. In 1980 Peter Glessing played several concerts with the legendary cornet player "Wild Bill" Davisson and jammed in 1988 with Clark Terry and Earl Warren. In 1990 he went on tour with Gene "Mighty Flea" Conners. Peter Glessing was and can be heard in numerous clubs and at many festivals, eg in Burghausen or as a clarinetist at the Frankfurt La Vida New Orleans band at the Jazz Festival Davos and the Plöner Jazz Festival.
In addition to his own projects, Peter Glessing plays regularly with Eddie Kold- Larry Watkins Blues Band, as a guest soloist with the Brass Time Big Band, the Old Jazz Allstars Union or the international "Tribute to Ray Charles" project of Slovenian Soul Entertainers "Perry" Perich.
01. Bourbon Street Parade (4:17)
02. Basin Street Blues (4:50)
03. Stranger On The Shore (5:01)
04. All Of Me (3:03)
05. Summertime (6:16)
06. Sweet Georgia Brown (3:57)
07. C'est Si Bon (4:10)
08. Cabaret (5:06)
09. St. Louis Blues (4:14)
10. Oh When The Saints (3:52)
11. Just A Closer Walk With Thee (5:49)
12. Indiana (Bonus Track) (6:19)