Projects

Jerry Tilitz Meets Joe Gallardo

Paul Kirby, Rick Hollander ,Jerry Tilitz, Joe Gallardo and Martin Zenker, in Echo Park
Studios in Hamburg recording Jerry Tilitz Meets Joe Gallardo (TCB 32202).

 

Raging Bones

Orchestra

What!? A four trombone front line latin band from Hamburg, Germany?

Originally put together to play arrangements bequeathed by Wayne Andre from Kai Winding’s 50s and 60s trombone groups Raging Bones is now mining its member’s roots in the latin music scene with considerable success.

You are welcome to listen to Raging Bones below in streaming audio. If you would like to have the complete takes in hardcopy or as a download please email me (1 US dollar for the full track or 10 US dollars for the hard copy plus postage). Payment can be made via PayPal at the following email address. Those Requests and booking inquiries for Raging Bones can be directed to jerrytilitz@yahoo.com.

The trombonists of Raging Bones are:

Jose Gallardo

Joe comes from Corpus Christi, Texas. Played with Luis Arcaraz, Stan Kenton,Mel Lewis, Kai Winding, Benny Bailey, Peter Herbolzheimer, Mongo Santamaria and various other jazz and latin artists. His composition Amanecer (Dawn) was the title piece of Mongo Sanatamaria’s Grammy Award winner as best latin recording of 1978.

Jerry Tilitz

Jerry studied with Jazz luminaries Lennie Tristano and the influencial trombonist Curtis Fuller, then began his career with BillyTaylor’s Jazzmobile Big Band. Jerry taught jazz theory and analysis at Queensboro College and trombone at The Rotterdam Conservatory and has been awarded a grant for composition and performance from the prestigious U.S. National Endowment for the Arts. He hosted his own radio program in Germany called An American In Hamburg and has written for publications such as Jazz Journal International. Jerry has performed with Horace Parlan, Gerry Mulligan, Tom Harrell, Hank Jones, Roy Eldridge, Randy Brecker, The Johnny Colon Orchestra, Jim McNeely, Arnie Lawrence, Billy Hart and many others.

Dan Gottshall

Dan was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania USA, Dan studied at the Townson State University in Baltimore, Maryland and continued his studies with Carmine Caruso and Garry Dial in New York and in Chicago with Charles Vernon (Chicago SymphonyOrchestra). In addition to contributing to more than 60 CDs Dan has performed with the Clayton/Hamilton Big Band in L.A., Peter Herbolzheimer´s RC&B, as well as playing and recording with artists such as Chaka Khan, Al Jarreau, LenaHorne, Albert Mangelsdorff, Greg Osby, Gene Jackson, Chuck Brown, Robin Eubanks,Bob Moses, Charlie Mariano, Tony Bennett, Gladys Knight & the Pips, and TheTemptations. From 1993-2001 he played the first trombone at the RIAS Big Band.

Dan is a member of the NDR-Bigband.

Ingo Lahme

Ingo is a member of the NDR-Bigband, Ingo Lahme studied bass trombone and tuba at the academy of music in Hilversum,Netherlands. He was also taught by Jiggs Whigham and in the US by Dave Taylor,George Flynn, Cionrad Herwig and Tony Studd.He played (amongst others) with Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Vince Mendzoa and Klaus Doldinger, and several big bands.

The rhythm section of Raging Bones is:

Matthäus Winnitzki, pno;

Thomas Altmann, latin perc;

Hanjo Polk, drums;

and special guest

Omar Rodriguez Calvo, bass

Born in Cuba Señor Calvo studied acoustic bass, electric bass, classical music, jazz and popular music in Matanzas and Havana. At 17 he began to work with Argelia Fragoso and later on with Carlos Maza andRamon Valle. 1994 he moved to Hamburg, Germany and has performed with Nils Landgren, Julio Barreto, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Perico San Beat, Roy Hargrove, Mike Stern, and many others.

 

The Swing Composers’s Orchestra

Orchestra

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