Bill Warfield and the Hell's Kitchen Funk Orchestra

Smile (Planet Arts)

Trumpeter, composer Bill Warfield was born in Baltimore, Maryland, March 2nd, 1952. Bill is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music where he won the Maynard Ferguson Scholarship, the William H Borden award for outstanding achievement in Jazz/Commercial Music and the Carmine Caruso Award for outstanding trumpet performance. Bill moved to NYC in 1979 and quickly established himself as a creative force on the NY scene. He has performed with such diverse artists as Ornette Coleman, Mel Torme, Sheila Jordan, David Liebman, Jon Faddis, Buddy DeFranco, Don Braden, Randy Brecker, and Sonny Stitt.

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Bill Warfield, Cecilia Colman, Scott Neumann, Paul Shaffer, Lou Marini, Matt Hong, Matt Chertkoff, Andres Gould, Dave Riekenberg, John Eckert, Jane Stuart, Julie Michels, Carolyn Leonhart

Track Listing

  1. Smile
  2. Cucumber Slumber
  3. Hip-Hug-Her
  4. Ode to Billie Joe
  5. First Time On A Ferris Wheel
  6. Dance of the Coal Cars
  7. Mad Dog 245 Rainbow Connection
  8. I've Got to Use My Imagination
  9. Theme From Law and Order
  10. This City Never Sleeps
  11. Smile

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