GEORGE BENSON, GARY BURTON, RON CARTER and others - Downbeat Jazz Awards 1976 (CD)

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• Excellent performance live from the DownBeat Jazz Awards
• Includes the entire TV Channel 13 and KZEW-FM Simulcast
• Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality
• Background liners

DownBeat Jazz Awards, Chicago, 1976

In 1976, award winners of DownBeat magazine's annual poll assembled to present a concert in Chicago, the city in which the publication was founded and based.

The performances on this disc were simulcast on KZEW-FM radio and TV Channel 13 and feature some of the top jazz stars of the mid-1970s, including George Benson, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea and Gary Burton.


1. Intro
2. Band introductions - Billie's Bounce
3. Stanley Clarke: Lopsy Lu
4. Announcer
5. George Benson: Breezin'
6. George Benson: Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)
7. Announcer
8. Sonny Fortune: Invitation
9. Announcer
10. Bill Watrous: Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
11. Thad Jones: Autumn Leaves
12. Announcer
13. Chick Corea & Gary Burton: Falling Grace
14. Announcer
15. Ensemble: All Blues
16. Station Interruption
17. Trio: Our Love Is Here to Stay

George Benson - Electric Guitar
Gary Burton - Vibes
Ron Carter - Acoustic Bass
Stanley Clarke - Acoustic And Electric Bass
Billy Cobham - Drums
Chick Corea - Keyboards
Sonny Fortune - Saxophones
Thad Jones - Trumpet
Jean Luc Ponty - Violin


Title Downbeat Jazz Awards 1976
Catalogue No HHCD3081
Format CD
Barcode 5297961308114