the ed palermo big band

the great un-american songbook - volumes I & II
    - incl. various frank zappa teases // feat. napoleon murphy brock

2016 cd usa cuneiform records rune 420


  ed palermo: alto sax, arrangements
  bob quaranta: acoustic piano
  ronnie buttacavoli: lead trumpet
  john bailey: trumpet
  paul adamy: electric bass
  bill straub: lead tenor sax, flute, clarinet
  phil chester: 2nd alto sax, flute, piccolo, soprano sax
  ted kooshian: keyboards
  katie jacoby: electric violin
  ray marchica: drums
  matt ingman: bass trombone
  charles gordon: lead trombone
  michael boschen: trombone
  bruce mcdaniel: guitar, vocals
  barbara cifelli: baritone sax, eb mutant clarinet
  ben kono: 2nd tenor sax, flute, oboe
  cliff lyons: lead alto sax, clarinet
  steve jankowski: trumpet
special guests
  napoleon murphy brock: vocals on 7 (disc 2)
  mick starkey: vocals

produced by bruce mcdaniel
executive producer: ed palermo

disc one

  1. good morning, good morning  (the beatles)
  2. open up said the world at the door  (the move)
  3. we love you  (the rolling stones)
  4. eleanor rigby  (the beatles)
  5. definitely maybe  (jeff beck)
  6. as you said  (cream)
  7. larks' tongues in aspic, part two  (king crimson)
  8. 21st centrury schizoid man  (king crimson)
  9. send your son to die  (blodwyn pig)
  10. edward, the mad shirt grinder  (nicky hopkins w/ quicksilver messenger service)

disc two

  1. america / american idiot  (the nice, green day)
  2. beggar's farm  (jethro tull)
  3. bitches crystal  (emerson, lake and palmer)
  4. wreck of the hesperus  (procol harum)
  5. diamon dust  (jeff beck)
  6. the low spark of high heeled boys  (traffic)
  7. fire  (arthur brown)
  8. the tourist  (radiohead)
  9. don't bother me  (the beatles) / nardis  (miles davis) / don't bother me (reprise)  (the beatles)
  10. i wanna be your man  (the beatles)
  11. good night  (the beatles)