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This album Fifteen Years On was originally recorded in 1984 and was the first release on the newly formed Pasadena Roof Orchestra label. We are delighted to re-release it now in 2009. It is a collection of great titles, brilliantly performed by this renowned jazz orchestra.
Fifteen years on from what - you may ask? Well from the musical equivalent of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls - the discovery in a Manchester attic in 1969 of hundreds ... [MORE]
The Pasadena Roof Orchestra celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a sell out concert at London’s Cadogan Hall on 20th May 2010. This high quality DVD is of the complete show, to which is added some excellent bonus material telling the history of the orchestra.
24 titles, a wonderful period stage setting, superbly filmed with studio quality sound, guest artists, the orchestra’s own brand of subtle humour, and an appreciative audience. There is also ... [MORE]
Two great CDs from this ever popular jazz orchestra. PRO008 Roots of Swing dates from 2007 and features Duncan Galloway’s inimitable vocals. 18 tracks over 61.10 minutes. PRO009 Licensed to Swing was recorded in 2011 and has 16 tracks and a running time of 50.24 minutes [MORE]
SPECIAL FOR CHRISTMAS - Give yourself a treat with this wonderful festive CD. 12 great Christmas tracks recorded in 2011 and played as only the Pasadena Roof Orchestra knows how! What better way to put you in the mood for Christmas? [MORE]
This new album from the Pasadena Roof Orchestra is an intoxicating blend of the Orchestra's 1920s and 1930s repertoire which they haven't previously recorded, with the addition of a couple of popular titles that have been released on vinyl only. There are also three 'new' numbers to the Orchestra, which were given their first outing in last year's 40th Anniversary Concert at London's Cadogan Hall.
For over forty years the Pasadena Roof Orchestra has ... [MORE]
Here are the roots of Swing indeed. Glenn Miller, Gene Krupa, Jack Teagarden, Benny Goodman, all learned their trade in the twenties and thirties playing tunes like these. On this album, the orchestra has made a conscious effort to go back to its own roots. Featuring singer Duncan Galloway who was producer of this album as well. [MORE]