Lori Mechem Quartet | April In Paris

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April In Paris

by Lori Mechem Quartet

Lori Mechem leads her swinging rhythm section through more of the Count Basie Orchestra's greatest arrangements.
Genre: Jazz: Swing/Big Band
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1. Corner Pocket
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2. Count 'Em
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3. From Russia With Love
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4. To You
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5. Muttnik
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6. Vine Street Rumble
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7. April In Paris
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8. Blue and Sentimental
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9. All of Me
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10. Quince
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11. For Lena and Lennie
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12. I Can't Stop Loving You
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13. Jumpin' at the Woodside
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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A respected jazz pianist, composer and educator, Lori Mechem has been residing in the Nashville area since 1988. In addition to directing production shows and conducting musical theatre, she has performed with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Red Holloway, Jimmy Smith, Cal Collins, Roy McCurdy, Terry Gibbs, Ann Jillian, Edie Gorme and the McGuire Sisters.
A native of Anderson Indiana, Lori received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. . Lori's CD "Welcome to Brazil" was nominated for" Best Jazz Album of the Year" by the Nashville Music Awards in 1997. Lori and her husband, Roger Spencer are the founders and directors of Nashville's first jazz school, The Nashville Jazz Workshop.


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Rudy E. Mondragon


A very good cd. I enjoyed Lori and trio very much good choice of music.

BERNARD CAMPBELL

APRIL IN PARIS
VERY GOOD ARRANGMENTS,LOVED THE CD..

MLRJazz

April in Paris
This album is absolutely fantastic! Lori Mechem is an amazing pianist and her quartet swings like crazy! Pete Christleib is the perfect addition to the album as well. It just doesn't get any better than this. Shiny Stockings is just as good. Get them both! Basie would be so proud!!!

Johanna M. Banker

April in Paris
A wonderful CD from a hometown artist... Had this playing at a dinner party and everyone loved it...

Charles Frank Jones JR

Shiny Stocking & April in Paris
Lori Mechem has capture the essence Basie and she swing's like mad I love both of these cd's