Thursday, 10 February 2011

Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra - The Lion & the Dragon - Label ID. Gateway 002


Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra - The Lion & the Dragon - Label ID. Gateway 002


Description from the Sleeve -

Side One


*THE LION AND THE DRAGON 3159

1. The Lion and the Dragon (Soloist-Ashley Frohlick)
2. Downtown Wanchai (Vocal-Andy Prior. Soloists-Ashley Frohlick Gareth Robinson Malcolm Melling lan Green)
3. Dragon Dance (Gehu Solo) (Jazz Solo-Ashley Frohlick)
4. A View from the Peak 


At the centre of Hong Kong Island is Victoria Peak 556m high. From this vantage point can be seen one of the most breathtaking panoramas in the world as you look down over Hong Kong and Kowloon.

(Soloists-David Humphreys Paul Bridge Malcolm Melling. Interlude played by Paul Mitchell-Davidson and Ashley Frohlick).

Side Two

5. The Heart of the Lion
6. Dim Sum Dim Sum served from morning to early afternoon consists of bite-size delicacies.

a) Birdwalking
The Chinese have the curious but dignified practice of taking their caged birds for a walk in the morning.

b) Requiem for a Large Fish
Restaurants exhibit tanks offish in their windows. One large morose specimen seemed resigned to its fate so the composer wrote a short Requiem. (Saxophone Section).

c) Goodbye (Wanchai Reprise) (Vocal-Andy Prior)
7. Finale . (Soloist-Ashley Frohlick)
 


ID. 100210 - Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra - The Lion & the Dragon - Label ID. Gateway 002

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