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Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – 100 – The Unreleased WDR Jazz Recordings 1957-1974 (2021) [Official Digital Download 24bit/48kHz]

Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – 100 – The Unreleased WDR Jazz Recordings 1957-1974 (2021)
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This 3-CD box set of unreleased recordings by the Kurt Edelhagen Jazz Orchestra made for the German Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) radio station in Cologne presents a fascinating snapshot of an important episode in the history of European jazz. The collection has been put together by Dr Bernd Hoffmann, a German broadcaster and musicologist, who has made the selection from more than 3000 tracks in WDR’s archives. The “100” in the title refers to the fact that the centenary of Edelhagen’s birth was in June last year and that this release celebrates the anniversary.

The Kurt Edelhagen Jazz Orchestra was formed in 1957 under the leadership of Edelhagen, an arranger and teacher of jazz who taught on the jazz programme at the Cologne Musikhochschule. Edelhagen had, from 1952 to 1957, led an earlier big band, the Südwestfunk, which performed at the prestigious Donaueschingen contemporary music festival in 1954. In 1957 the band started working on contract for the WDR, making television shows, soundtracks for films and music for dancing in addition to the jazz work which is documented here. It was also sent to international festivals, notably in Russia and the Middle East as a ‘jazz ambassador’. It played at the opening ceremony of the Munich Olympics in 1972.

There is some wonderful music in the collection, and over the three CDs we see how the music of the band in the domain of jazz developed over its history from 1957 to 1974.

Tracklist:

CD1

01. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Tubbes
02. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – El Mo
03. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Mosquito´s Nightmare
04. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Snap It
05. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – K_JD 485
06. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Fatsination
07. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – I Remember Clifford
08. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Blues for Bohemia
09. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Save Your Love for Me
10. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Till
11. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Sweet Georgia Brown
12. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Sumphin
13. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Black Velvet
14. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Bohemia After Dark
15. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Flookey Pootsey
16. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – KE

CD2

01. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Yah-Yah-Blues
02. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Sabbath Message
03. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Chinatown, My Chinatown
04. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Blues Fifteen
05. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Shaw´Nuff
06. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Beach
07. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – A Cool Day
08. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Russian Roulette
09. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Oliver Haydn Whigham III
10. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – 4 for Berlin
11. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Work Song
12. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – In the Night
13. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – I Will Give You

CD3

01. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Our Delight
02. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Ole
03. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Mo`Jo
04. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – The Sentence
05. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – 4+3
06. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Mc Arthur Park
07. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Oni Puladi
08. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – No Later Now
09. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Triple Adventure
10. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Black Eyed
11. Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra – Ow Dallab

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