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5.0 out of 5 stars Great sound from later Heath band..., 24 July 2009
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C. FULLER (Brixham, United Kingdom) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: The Perfectionist (Audio CD)
Ted Heath was the greatest of Britain's 1950s big band leaders a man who had played with the best of the dance bands and who went on to develop and front one of the most progressive of bands. This double album of beautifully arranged and masterfully performed recordings was among the last that Heath made before his death in 1969. Although he was always known for tightly controlling all aspects of the performance and not allowing improvisation, these recordings explode with a vitality and verve that exemplifies the quality of his musicians. Ted Heath's undoubted mastery of the dynamics of the big band is demonstrated here; he never settled for second best - hence the title of this album.

All original recordings, 40 outstanding recordings which were amongst the last that Heath made before his death in 1969. Soloists on these recordings include Don Lusher, Jacki Armstrong, Henry MacKenzie, Leslie Gilbert, Frank Harrot, and many more. Only previously available as part of a box set. Running time approx 102 minutes.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Heath CD's, 13 July 2009
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J. J. Mason "john m" (England S.Yorks) - See all my reviews
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I have enjoyed Ted Heath since my teens.He was and still is a master of big band swing.
When my mobile sounds, you get Skin Deep. What better response can there be. Excellent CD
john m
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 7 July 2014
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great music quick delivery ,great
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5.0 out of 5 stars the perfectionist, 28 Aug 2013
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i like this work of ted heath. i like everything ted heath ever did.
one of the best british bandleaders of all time,
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE GREAT TED HEATH, 18 April 2013
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David F. Polley (united kingdom) - See all my reviews
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This again is a very good selection of his music he had so many great players in his band and he showcased them so well
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4.0 out of 5 stars ted heath the perfectionist, 21 Jan 2013
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A little disapointed with the contents not many titles I had heard of but otherwise great ted heath sounds I would recommend to Ted Heath listeners
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4.0 out of 5 stars The Greatest British Big Band, 12 Aug 2012
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The Perfectionist may be a great title and yes, Ted was definately a perfectionist. The dissapointment with this release is that it is not a stereo production and yet listed as some of the last recordings made prior to Ted's untimely passing. Not a Vocalian recording for sure, with their superb skill and technical ability for re-editing and digitally enhancing this wonderful orchestra's early recordings. For 'blow your mind' recordings of this British band, which will never be matched in quality and skill, try the "21st Anniversary Concert", or "The Swing Session". Both from around 1958 and in stereo. Wonderful!
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