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Out on the Coast is a triple CD set released by the David Angel Jazz Ensemble, a Los Angeles-based 13-piece jazz band. The style of the music—which is all composed or arranged by David Angel—is described as “Gil Evans meets J.S. Bach with all 13 musicians playing polyphonic lines.” It is swing and Latin music reminiscent of the 60s West Coast jazz scene with impressionistic classical elements.
The band members are among the finest jazz musicians on the west coast and all members of Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA):
David Angel: tenor sax, conducting
Phil Feather: alto sax, soprano sax, piccolo, flute, alto flute
Gene “Cip” Cipriano: alto sax, soprano sax, clarinet
Jim Quam: tenor sax, clarinet
Tom Peterson: tenor sax, flute, alto flute
Bob Carr: baritone sax, bass clarinet
Jonathan Dane: trumpet, flugel horn
Ron Stout: trumpet, flugel horn
Stephanie O’Keefe: horn
Scott Whitfield: trombone
Jim Self: tuba, bass trombone
John Chiodini: jazz guitar
Susan Quam: string bass
Paul Kreibich: drums