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Félix Simtaine
Félix Simtaine
Intensive Act
 
Record Labels Igloo
Phonographic reference IGL 125
Released 1996
Media cd
 
Recorded Brussels

Félix Simtaine is much more than just a sideman : "Intensive Act " presents Félix, the drummer, in solo, trio, quartet, in quintet with baritone saxes Gary Smulyan (USA) and Bo Van der Werf (B) and at the head of his famous ACT BIG BAND, who recorded 4 new compositions by Michel Herr and Bert Joris.

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 Performers

Félix Simtaine - Drums    
Eric Legnini - Piano   (1-4)
André Donni - Tenor saxophone   (1-3)
Philippe Aerts - Double bass   (1-4, 8-12)
Gary Smulyan - Baritone saxophone   (6-7)
Bo Van Der Werf - Baritone saxophone   (6-7)
Ron Van Rossum - Piano   (6-7)
Nicolas Thys - Double bass   (6-7)
Act Big Band      
Michel Herr - Composer, Arranger, Piano    
Bert Joris - Composer, Arranger, Trumpet    


 Bands

Act Big Band  


 Tracks

QUARTET (Donni, Aerts, Legnini, Simtaine)
1.   All Gods      
  B. Kaper, W. Jurman, G. Kahn
2.   My old flame      
  A. Johnson, S. Coslow
3.   Gettin' there      
  Bud Powell
 
TRIO (Legnini, Aerts, Simtaine)
4.   Happy Talking    
  Eric Legnini
 
SOLO (Simtaine)
5.   Leedy Babylass    
  Félix Simtaine
 
QUINTET (Smulyan, Van Der Werf, Van Rossum, Thys, Simtaine)
6.   Olivia's Arrival      
  G. Smulyan
7.   Tonk      
  D. Ellington, B. Strayhorn
 
ACT BIG BAND (Michel Herr, Bert Joris, conductors)
8.   Walkin' Tip Toe      
  Bert Joris
9.   Song for Lucy      
  Michel Herr
10.   Out of the silence      
  Michel Herr
11.   Atonal      
  Bert Joris
Félix SIMTAINE is much more than just a sideman : "Intensive Act " presents Félix, the drummer, in solo, trio, quartet, in quintet with baritone saxes Gary SMULYAN (USA) and Bo VAN DER WERF and at the head of his famous ACT BIG BAND, who recorded 4 new compositions by Michel HERR and Bert JORIS.

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