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New Trier High School Chamber Orchestra & Jazz Ensemble I China Tour CD CoverBeijing, 
  My Kind of Town

Produced to support the June 2000 summer tour of China by the New Trier High School Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, Beijing, My Kind of Town features beautiful orchestral sounds and powerful jazz music recorded this past fall and performed by the award-winning groups themselves.

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Track List

1 Overture to The Barber of Seville (8:16)
A comic opera by Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)
Chamber Orchestra
2 Peter and the Wolf, Opus 67 (28:33)
A musical fairy tale by Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Darrelyn Marx, narrator
Chamber Orchestra
3 Wind Machine (3:32)
Comp. and Arr. by Sammy Nestico
John Sorock, piano; Jon Freilich, tenor sax
Jazz Ensemble I
4 A Foggy Day (3:19)
Arr. Jim Martin
S.J. Barrie-Chapman, vocal; Jeff Suzda, baritone sax
Jazz Ensemble I
5 Big Mon (2:10)
Comp. Bill Monroe
Don Stiernberg, mandolin
Eli McGlaughlin, guitar; Aaron Weinstein, fiddle
New Trier Bluegrass Band
6 East Tennessee Blues (2:20)
Chandler Gegg, mandolin; Greg Geary, bass
Peter Harper, banjo; Aaron Weinstein, fiddle
New Trier Bluegrass Band
7 Lonesome Fiddler Blues (2:05)
Comp. Bill Monroe
Chandler Gegg, mandolin; Aaron Weinstein, fiddle
Peter Harper, banjo
New Trier Bluegrass Band
8 To and Fro (5:13) *
Comp/Arr. Daniel Barry
Chris Tossing, tenor sax; Jamie Branch, trumpet
Adam Ferrari, drums; Brian Friedland, timbales
Chris Cox, conga drums
Jazz Ensemble I
9 Milton's Blues (5:00) *
Arr. Roy Phillipi
Don Steirnberg, mandolin
Liz Newman, trombone; Chris Cos, organ
Jazz Ensemble I
10 Cherokee (4:25) *
Arr. Frank Mantooth
Don Steirnberg, mandolin; Aaron Weinstein, fiddle
Jon Freilich, tenor sax
Jazz Ensemble I
11 The Entertainer (4:10)
Comp. Scott Joplin, Arr. Mike Story
Chris Tossing, tenor sax; Ben Jackson, trumpet
Adam Ferrari, drums
Jazz Ensemble I
12 Take the "A" Train (4:58)
Comp. Duke Ellington, Arr. Fred Sturm
Sam Bar-sheshet, piano; Jeff Parker, cello
Austin Hartley-Leonard, guitar
(1998-99 NT Jazz Ensemble I with strings/winds)
* Recorded live in concert.

All tracks were recorded using the 32-track digital recording facilities of Soundtraks, a student-run audio/video recording club at New Trier High School, with the talents of student engineers.