Irving Bush – “Trumpet and Drum”


Reproduction from original master tapes from 1975 / 1976. Passionate works of US Americana patriotic standards.

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Vinyl and CD re-release of original 1976 work from the original master tapes. Passionate renditions of US Americana and patriotic standards.

Deluxe Edition: 1 x 12” LP, 180g virgin-vinyl, black

Collector’s Edition: 1 x 12” LP, 180g white vinyl with red and blue splatter, numbered limited edition

Hi-resolution CD

Track Listing:

Side 1 Side 2
Battle Hymn of the Republic When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Wayfaring Stranger Barbara Allen
Yankee Doodle Billy Boy
Black is the Color He’s Gone Away
Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean Hail Columbia
Red Rosey Bush< The Foggy, Foggy Dew<
America America the Beautiful
The Nightingale Scarlet Ribbon
Battle Cry of Freedom Star Spangled Banner

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Irving Bush

Irving Bush started his career playing with many top-name big bands, including ones led by Harry James and Nelson Riddle. He also worked in the studio orchestras at 20th Century Fox, MGM, Columbia, Paramount and Warner Bros., and he played on recordings by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, George Shearing, Sarah Vaughan and Nat King Cole. For several years, according to his family, he was the trumpet player Cole would call on first for a recording or engagement.

But in the early 1960s, Bush branched out into classical music and auditioned for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, joining the orchestra for the 1962-63 season.

He recorded with the Columbia Broadcasting Symphony under the baton of Igor Stravinsky and participated in recordings for the Philharmonic with Zubin Mehta, Carlo Maria Giulini, Andre Previn and Michael Tilson Thomas conducting.

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