Life in the Bubble

Life in the Bubble is an album by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band that won the Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album in 2015. Goodwin won an additional Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement for his version of the song "On Green Dolphin Street".[1]

Life in the Bubble
Life in the Bubble - cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 13, 2014 (2014-05-13)
StudioBill Schnee Studios, Eastwest Studios, G Studio Digital, Angel Song Studios, Capitol Records
GenreJazz, big band
Length63:33
LabelTelarc
ProducerGordon Goodwin, John Burk, Dan Savant, Gregg Field
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band chronology
That's How We Roll
(2011)
Life in the Bubble
(2014)
A Big Phat Christmas
(2015)

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Gordon Goodwin except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Life in the Bubble"6:47
2."Why We Can't Have Nice Things"6:20
3."Synolicks"8:16
4."Years of Therapy"8:22
5."The Passage"6:47
6."Garaje Gato"6:51
7."Does This Chart Make Me Look Phat?"8:21
8."Get Smart" (Irving Szathmary)4:28
9."On Green Dolphin Street" (Bronislaw Kaper, Ned Washington)3:37
10."Party Rockers" (Judith Hill)3:57

PersonnelEdit

  • Gordon Goodwin – tenor saxophone, piano
  • Eric Marienthal – soprano saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Kevin Garren – alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Sal Lozano – alto saxophone, flute, piccolo
  • Jeff Driskill – tenor saxophone
  • Brian Scanlon – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Jay Mason – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Charlie Morillas – trombone
  • Craig Gosnell – trombone
  • Andy Martin – trombone
  • Francisco Torres – trombone
  • Wayne Bergeron – trumpet
  • Dan Fornero – trumpet
  • Willie Murillo – trumpet
  • Dan Savant – trumpet
  • Bob Summers – trumpet
  • Rick Shaw – double bass, bass guitar
  • Andrew Synowiec – guitar
  • Bernie Dresel – drums
  • Joey De Leon, Jr. – percussion
  • Judith Hill – vocals

Production

  • Gordon Goodwin – executive producer, liner notes
  • John Burk – executive producer
  • Dan Savant – producer
  • Gregg Field – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Tommy Vicari – engineer, mixing
  • Michael Aarvold – engineer
  • Charlie Paakkari – engineer
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Life in the Bubble – Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band | Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Life in the Bubble - Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 March 2017.