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Whatever Bubbles Up by Bob Florence

Larry Koonse provides a stellar guitar performance on Dukeisms as Jeff Driskill blows tenor sax, Kim Richmond: alto sax and Dick Weller keeps beat on the drums.
Reminiscent of the Woody Herman band, Dukeisms is a plethora of rhythms and beats.

Nerve Endings brings Carl Saunders to the front on trumpet, with Tom Peterson accompanying on tenor sax.

Charlie Loper on trombone provides the melody; Bob McChesney, trombone with the Streyhorn sound during Chelsea Bridge.

Running With Scissors is as daring as the title implies as Ron Strout blows trumpet, Alex Isles mans the trombone and Dick Weller keeps a soft beat on drums.

Kissing Bug, is another Streyhorn tune with Larry Koonce on guitar and Don Shelton on alto sax.
Chord changes and an intricate bridge, according to the liner notes, provide the melody for this musical masterpiece.

Bob Florence does a rousing piano solo on Never Let Me Go

Q&A gives Steve Huffsteter and chance to showcase his skills on trumpet.

Ron Stout plays trumpet, Alex Isles provides trombone and Jeff Driskill does tenor sax on Whatever Bubbles Up.

Grammy winner, Bob Florence hardly needs an introduction.
His works have garnered international attention with his compositions, arrangements and keyboard skills.

A variety of Big Band sounds keep the listener atune to the ever changing melodies on Whatever Bubbles Up.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Bob Florence
  • CD Title: Whatever Bubbles Up
  • Genre: Straight-Ahead / Classic
  • Year Released: 2003
  • Record Label: Summit
  • Tracks: Dukeisms, Nerve Endings, Chelsea Bridge, Running With Scissors, Kissing Bug, Never Let Me Go, Q&A, Whatever Bubbles Up.
  • Rating: Four Stars
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