Review by here.“If the EJO’s goal is disciplined variety, it certainly succeeds, laying bare an affinity for a wide range of music, all of which it approaches with awareness and respect. Soloists adapt to the material, while the ensemble strikes the proper balance between articulation and enthusiasm. Little wonder the orchestra has landed a regular Sunday night gig and built a loyal fan base at Doc’s Lab in the city’s North Beach neighborhood. Cheap Rent marks a splendid debut, one that betokens great promise for enterprises yet to come.” – Read the complete review
ESP; Cheap Rent; Electric Squeezebox; Compus Mentis; Bolenge Shuffle; It’s Gonna Be All Right; Gap Toothed Grin; Chataigne Grilles; People Music; Trotsky.
Erik Jekabson: leader, trumpet; Darren Johnston: trumpet; Doug Morton: trumpet (1, 2, 4-8); Henry Hung: trumpet (2, 3, 5-8, 10); Dave Scott: trumpet (1, 3, 4, 9, 10); Ian Carey: trumpet (9); Sheldon Brown: alto sax; Kasey Knudsen: alto sax; Michael Zilber: tenor sax; Marcus Stephens: tenor sax (1-4, 6-8, 10); Teddy Raven: tenor sax (5, 9); Charlie Gurke: baritone sax; Rob Ewing: trombone; Mitch Butler: trombone (1-4, 7, 10); Danny Lubin-Laden: trombone (5, 6, 8, 9); Patrick Malabuyo: trombone; Richard Lee: bass trombone; Grant Levin: piano (1-4, 7, 10); Colin Hogan: piano (5, 6, 8, 9); Jordan Samuels: guitar; Tommy Folen: bass; Eric Garland: drums (1-4, 7, 10); Alan Hall: drums (5, 6, 8, 9).
Record Label: OA2 Records