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Ted Nash Big Band - Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom album


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Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom is an album by the Ted Nash Big Band that won the Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album in 2017. Spoken at Midnight" won Best Instrumental Composition. Most of the musicians are members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis. Nash has been a member since the 1990s and wrote the music on a commission for the orchestra. All music composed by Ted Nash.

Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom. On this unprecedented historic release, Grammy-nominated / conceptualist Ted Nash transforms key moments from 20th century speeches on freedom into a lushly orchestrated suite of modern jazz. Nash transcribed the speeches for their actual musical pitches and created themes, placing them into contexts that embraced the speakers and the location and era of the speeches.

Artist: Ted Nash Title: Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom Year Of Release: 2016 Label: Motema Genre: Jazz Quality: 16-bit/44. 1kHz FLAC, 24-bit/44. Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom is the two time Grammy Award-winning album from composer Ted Nash and his Big Band. Ted Nash - Spoken at Midnight (5:38) 06. Ted Nash - William Vanden Heuvel reads Franklin D. Roosevelt (1:34) 07. Ted Nash - The Four Freedoms (8:23) 08. Ted Nash - Douglas Brinkley reads Ronald Reagan (1:21) 09. Ted Nash - Tear Down This Wall (4:03) 10.

Presidential Suite was recorded at Varis Leichtman Studio, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY on September 14, 2014. Additional recording: William vanden Heuvel - July 22, 2014 Glenn Close - November 3, 2014 Sam Waterston - July 19, 2015 Andrew Young - June 21, 2016 Deepak Chopra - October 10, 2014 Joe Lieberman - November 3, 2014 David Miliband - February 12, 2015 Douglas Brinkley - January 15, 2016.

His big band album, "Presidential Suite . Ted Nash won twice at Sunday's Grammy Awards: for Best Large Ensemble Album and Best Instrumental Composition. His big band album, "Presidential Suite - Eight Variations on Freedom" interprets Presidential speeches across the last century

Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom. Motéma Music 203. CD.

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Ted Nash Big Band - Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom. Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band) - Spoken at Midnight. Best Song Written for Visual Media: Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls - Can't Stop the Feeling!

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1-1 Overture
Soloist [Alto Sax] – Sherman IrbySoloist [Trumpet] – Ryan Kisor
1:32
1-2 Joe Lieberman Reads John F. Kennedy
Read By – Joe LiebermanWords By – John F. Kennedy
1:23
1-3 Ask Not - Kennedy
Soloist [Tenor Sax] – Waler BlandingSoloist [Trumpet] – Greg Gisbert
5:40
1-4 Deepak Chopra Reads Jawaharlal Nehru
Read By – Deepak ChopraWords By – Jawaharlal Nehru
1:452:4
1-5 Spoken At Midnight - Nehru
Soloist [Soprano Sax] – Ted Nash
5:38
1-6 William Vanden Heuvel Reads Franklin D. Roosevelt
Read By – William Vanden HeuvelWords By – Franklin D. Roosevelt
1:35
1-7 The Four Freedoms - Roosevelt
Soloist [Alto Sax] – Sherman IrbySoloist [Bass] – Carlos HenriquezSoloist [Piano] – Dan NimmerSoloist [Trombone] – Vincent GardnerSoloist [Trumpet] – Kenny Rampton
8:23
1-8 Douglas Brinkley Reads Ronald Reagan
Read By – Douglas BrinkleyWords By – Ronald Reagan
1:21
1-9 Tear Down This Wall - Reagan
Soloist [Trumpet] – Marcus Printup
4:03
1-10 David Miliband Reads Winston Churchill
Read By – David MilibandWords By – Winston Churchill
1:47
1-11 The Deliverance - Churchill
Soloist [Baritone Sax] – Joe Temperley
4:57
1-12 Glenn Close Reads Aung San Suu Kyi
Read By – Glenn CloseWords By – Aung San Suu Kyi
1:46
1-13 Water In Cupped Hands - Suu Kyi
Soloist [Piano] – Dan Nimmer
4:16
1-14 Sam Waterston Reads Lyndon B. Johnson
Read By – Sam WaterstonWords By – Lyndon B. Johnson
1:50
1-15 The American Promise - Johnson
Soloist [Drums] – Ali JacksonSoloist [Trombone] – Elliot MasonSoloist [Trumpet] – Wynton Marsalis
6:11
1-16 Andrew Young Reads Nelson Mandela
Read By – Andrew Young Words By – Nelson Mandela
1:36
1-17 The Time For The Healing Of The Wounds - Mandela
Soloist [Vocal And Trombone] – Chris Crenshaw
5:17
2-1 Overture
Soloist [Alto Sax] – Sherman IrbySoloist [Trumpet] – Ryan Kisor
1:32
2-2 Ask Not - Kennedy
Soloist [Tenor Sax] – Walter BlandingSoloist [Trumpet] – Greg Gisbert
5:40
2-3 Spoken At Midnight - Nehru
Soloist [Soprano Sax] – Ted Nash
5:38
2-4 The Four Freedoms - Roosevelt
Soloist [Alto Sax] – Sherman IrbySoloist [Bass] – Carlos HenriquezSoloist [Piano] – Dan NimmerSoloist [Trombone] – Vincent GardnerSoloist [Trumpet] – Kenny Rampton
8:23
2-5 Tear Down This Wall - Reagan
Soloist [Trumpet] – Marcus Printup
4:03
2-6 This Deliverance - Churchill
Soloist [Baritone Sax] – Joe Temperley
4:57
2-7 Water In Cupped Hands - Suu Kyi
Soloist [Piano] – Dan Nimmer
4:16
2-8 The American Promise - Johnson
Soloist [Drums] – Ali JacksonSoloist [Trombone] – Elliot MasonSoloist [Trumpet] – Wynton Marsalis
6:11
2-9 The Time For The Healing Of The Wounds - Mandela
Soloist [Vocal And Trombone] – Chris Crenshaw
5:17

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ted Nash
  • Licensed To – Motéma Music LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Motéma Music LLC
  • Recorded At – Varis Leichtman Studio
  • Mastered At – Mulholland Music

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Flute, Alto Flute – Sherman Irby
  • Alto Saxophone, Flute, Alto Flute, Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone – Charles Pillow
  • Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Paul Nedzela
  • Cameraman [Videography] – Jordan Welner, Josh Robertson , Yasunari Rowan
  • Co-producer – Adam Inselbuch, Michael Fricklas, Scott Jacobson
  • Co-producer [Assistant Producer] – Ben Gundersheimer, David Longoria, Dennis Sy, Dorie Clark, Grant Maloy Smith, Julian Weller, Kenya Autie, Laura Dickinson, Lori Henriques, Nicolas Rodriguez-Brizuela, Oscar Autie, Paul Avgerinos
  • Co-producer [Associate Producer] – Camille Zamora, Jose Garcia , R.P. Eddy, Ryan Bethea, Ryan Holiday, Saad Khan
  • Composed By, Arranged By, Conductor, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Ted Nash
  • Cowbell – Ansel Scholl (tracks: 1-17, 2-9)
  • Design [Package Design], Illustration – Rebecca Meek
  • Drums, Percussion – Ali Jackson
  • Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass – Carlos Henriquez
  • Executive-Producer – Kabir Sehgal
  • Guest, Soloist, Baritone Saxophone – Joe Temperley (tracks: 1-11, 2-6)
  • Guest, Soloist, Trumpet – Wynton Marsalis (tracks: 1-15, 2-8)
  • Liner Notes – Douglas Brinkley, Kabir Sehgal
  • Mastered By – Doug Schwartz
  • Percussion – Zach Adleman (tracks: 1-13, 2-7)
  • Photography By – Frank Stewart , Josh Robertson , Yasunari Rowan
  • Piano – Dan Nimmer
  • Producer – Alexandre Walser, Douglas Brinkley, Herschel Garfein, Kabir Sehgal, Robert Allen
  • Producer [Senior Producer] – Jana Herzen
  • Product Manager [Project Manager], Public Relations [Publicity] – Jana La Sorte
  • Recorded By, Mixed By, Engineer – Rob Macomber
  • Technician [Recording Assistant] – Jelli Dorman
  • Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute – Victor Goines
  • Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet – Walter Blanding
  • Trombone – Chris Crenshaw, Elliot Mason
  • Trombone [Lead] – Vince Gardner*
  • Trumpet – Greg Gisbert, Kenny Rampton, Marcus Printup
  • Trumpet [Lead] – Ryan Kisor

Notes

Presidential Suite was recorded at Varis Leichtman Studio, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY on September 14, 2014.
Additional recording:
William vanden Heuvel - July 22, 2014
Glenn Close - November 3, 2014
Sam Waterston - July 19, 2015
Andrew Young - June 21, 2016
Deepak Chopra - October 10, 2014
Joe Lieberman - November 3, 2014
David Miliband - February 12, 2015
Douglas Brinkley - January 15, 2016

Packaged in oversized gatefold cardboard sleeve with 40-page booklet.
CD1 contains the spoken word readings and musical pieces. CD2 contains the same musical pieces without the spoken word recordings.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

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Ted Nash Big Band - Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom album
Performer: Ted Nash Big Band
Title: Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom
Category: Jazz
Released: 2016
Rating: 4.1/5
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