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The Jazz Age (Out Of Stock) by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra

The Jazz Age (Out Of Stock)
Vinyl LP - Sealed

The Jazz Age (Out Of Stock)
by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra

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Product Code:
REDD-BMG-3335
Label:
BMG
Genre:
Jazz
Format:
Vinyl LP - Sealed
UPC:
859381003335
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If there was ever a musical icon and a decade destined to come together it is Bryan Ferry and the Roaring Twenties. The artist as creative powerhouse with a dazzling career of endless surprise, delight and innovation, and the decade - a time of modernity, decadence and bright young things - all driven on by the thrill of it all.

So what better way to celebrate and mark the 40th year anniversary of Ferry's incredible career as a singer and songwriter, than by rearranging his own compositions and have them performed in a 1920's style by his very own Jazz Orchestra? It began as an idea, fueled by Ferry's fascination of that time between the wars known as "The Jazz Age". He decided the songs were to be all completely instrumental reinterpretations. "A lot of the music I listen to nowadays is instrumental," he explains "and I wanted to let my songs have a different life, a life without words."

He put together his very own jazz orchestra comprised of many of the great British jazz players from his past tribute to the 1930s, the album "As Time Goes By" - including his long-term musical director Colin Good, with whom Ferry worked closely on these new arrangements. The 13 songs have been chosen from 11 albums, from his very first release "Roxy Music" (1972) to his recent solo record "Olympia" (2010)

1. Do The Strand
2. Love Is The Drug
3. Dont Stop The Dance
4. Just Like You
5. Avalon
6. The Bogus Man
7. Slave To Love
8. This Is Tomorrow
9. The Only Face
10. I Thought
11. Reason Or Rhyme
12. Virginia Plain
13. This Island Earth

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