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Mauch Chunk Is Jim Thorpe by Mostly Other People Do the Killing

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Album Title: Mauch Chunk
By: Mostly Other People Do the Killing
Label: Hot Cup Records
Released: 2015


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Fiona's Comments

Contains...beautiful chaos...calibrated crazy...made up stuff with bits you know...and other allegories for all about jazz. #bringyourladder

About the Album

"Mauch Chunk Is Jim Thorpe" is the first track off bassist-bandleader Moppa Elliot's Mostly Other People Do the Killing's new CD, "Mauch Chunk". "Mauch Chunk" is the eighth studio album and first release by the new quartet lineup, including pianist Ron Stabinsky in addition to saxophonist Jon Irabagon and drummer Kevin Shea. Mauch Chunk contains seven new compositions by bassist/bandleader Moppa Elliott and returns to the hard-bop roots of the ensemble. Deeply rooted in the tradition of the post-bop small ensembles of the 1950s and 60s, "Mauch Chunk" presents a unique approach to jazz in the 21st century.

Track Listing

Mauch Chunk is Jim Thorpe; West Bolivar; Obelisk; Niagra; Herminie; Townville; Mehoopany.


Jon Irabagon: alto saxophone; Ron Stabinsky: piano; Moppa Elliott: Bass; Kevin Shea: drums.


Date featured

October 27, 2015

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