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Out on the Coast


The David Angel Jazz Ensemble

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

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