This Ain't Your Daddy's Big Band
This CD is a mixture of two of my favorite styles of music: 70's jazz-rock and Big Band swing. Since moving to Los Angeles, I have met many fine musicians who have graciously applied thier musical stylings to this CD. The fantastic musicians on the album- Charles Burns, Dan Ferguson, Matt Fleming, Bob Goodwin, Gary Herbig, Slammin' Sammy K., Denis LaPron, Paul McDonald, Dennis Noda, Matt Phairas, Lance Rickman, Cece Worrall-Rubin, Jim Scimonetti Jr, Jonathan Stanger, Walt Thompson, Brooks West, Jerry Wolfe, Oscar Zisman The awesome writers- Terry Richards, Paul McDonald, Greg Adams, Billy Mays, Bill Chase, Leonard Bernstein Mastered by Eujin at Pappa E Mastering Rex plays on a "Flip Oakes Wild Thing" trumpet and a Getzen flugelhorn, with Mark Curry mouthpieces. Rex would also like to thank Terry Richards (Chase) for his help in producing this album. Greg Adams, for the great charts and support. Clint "Pop's" McLaughlin for his continued "Trumpet God-Like" support. Linda Chase - For her help and support. About Rex: Rex has opened for Maynard Ferguson, Foreigner, Mitch Rider and the Detroit Wheels, Michael Drake, Worlds Most Dangerous Band, Stan Kenton and Steve Morse. Movie soundtracks: Sharkskin 6 and Lights. Also played the 'Jazz Man' in Lights. TV: Ally McBeal, pilot-Then Came Jones, Judy Tenuta's HBO Special Bands/artists he has played in/with: Steve Dahl and Teenage Radiation, IIT Jazz Band, CLC Jazz band, Planet Groove, Sweet Milk, AVC Jazz Band, R.E.X., Rise, Zona Nueva, Joe Vento's Allstar's, Jimmy McConnell Big Band, Joe Vento Las Vegas, Local 284 studio band, The Board of Director's, Lou Pride, Barbara Morrison, Lou Rawls, Buzz Killman and the All Bubba Blues Band, Bobby Shew, Bill Wilson, Clark Terry, Louie Bellsom, Ray Charles Band, Arturo Sandoval, Nortec Collective, Albums: Judy Tenuta, Petra Luna, Bob Moss, Commercials: Chicago Metropolitan Datsun Dealers, Statewide Insurance.