[Persevere CD]

Persevere (a.k.a. Per-se-vere)

Frank Mantooth

©(P) 1995 Sea Breeze Records®
This CD was previously released on Optimism Records.

1.White Pontiac6:07
F. Mantooth; Steve Erquiaga, Guitar; Pete Christlieb, Tenor Saxophone.
2.Mean To Me4:38
Words and Music by Fred E. Ahlert & Roy Turk; TRO-Cromwell Music; Commissioned by the Hemet (CA) High School Jazz Ensemble - Jeff Tower, Director; Clark Terry, Trumpet & Vocal.
3.Slow Dancin'6:12
F. Mantooth; Jim Massoth, Soprano Saxophone.
Words by Bob Merrill, Music by Jule Styne; Chappell-Styne, Wonderful Music; Steve Wiest, Trombone.
5.Fly Me To The Moon5:23
Words and Music by Bart Howard; TRO-Hampshire House; Tom Garling, Trombone; Pete Christlieb, Tenor Saxophone.
6.Darn That Dream5:45
Words by Eddie DeLange, Music by James Van Heusen; Scarsdale Music, Lewis Music; Mike Steinel, Flugelhorn.
7.Soon It's Gonna Rain5:08
Words by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt; Chappell & Co.; Commissioned by Texas Tech Jazz Ensemble - Alan Shinn, Director; Bill Sears, Alto Saxophone.
F. Mantooth; Commissioned by the Emporia State University Jazz Ensemble - Bob Lark, Director; Funded by the Emporia Area Arts Council; Steve Erquiaga, Guitar; Bobby Shew, Trumpet.

Additional Personnel:

Howie Smith, Alto & Soprano
Bill Sears, Alto & Flute
Ed Petersen, Tenor & Flute
Jerry DiMuzio, Baritone, Flute, & Clarinet
Pete Christlieb, Tenor

Bobby Shew, Split Lead
Danny Barber, Split Lead
Art Davis, 3rd
Mike Steinel, 4th
Clark Terry, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, & Vocal

Scott Bentall, Split Lead
Steve Wiest, Split Lead
Tom Garling, 2nd
Mark Bettcher, 3rd
Mike Young, Bass

Frank Mantooth & Matt Harris

Steve Erquiaga

Acoustic Bass:
Bob Bowman

Electric Bass:
Curt Bley

Steve Houghton

Alejo Proveda

Produced By:
Frank Mantooth and Freddie Breitberg

All selections arranged by Frank Mantooth