The Mysterious Flying Orchestra

The Mysterious Flying Orchestra were an American jazz-funk big band that recorded a self-titled album for RCA in 1977. Members: Bob Thiele (conductor, composition, percussion), Phil Bodner (tenor saxophone, English horn), Babe Clarke (baritone saxophone), Eddie Daniels (flute, tenor saxophone), Steve Marcus (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone), Charlie Mariano (soprano saxophone), Bob Mintzer (tenor saxophone), Donald […]

The Mysterious Flying Orchestra ‎– The Mysterious Flying Orchestra (1977)

The Mysterious Flying Orchestra is a jazz-funk album by the namesake studio ensemble headed by producer Bob Thiele with a host of notable players, including Charlie Mariano, Larry Coryell, Lonnie Liston Smith, and Steve Marcus. The album was released in 1977 on RCA. Tracklist: A1. “Improvisational Rondo for Saxophone and Guitar” (7:06) A2. “Shadows” (7:04) A3. “A […]