Jim Self

My America

(Basset Hound Records-107)

 

Jim Self is the master of monster brass--the tuba and beyond.

In this case beyond is the Fluba, a Self-designed tuba-size flugel horn.

My America is a 17-track tour of musical Americana--Camptown Races, My

Flying Machine, Old Homes. America The Beautiful-- featuring the

Fluba.  Arranged , conducted and produced by Kim Scharnberg,

My America swings brightly as Self, with a cast of solid session players, his

sense of humor, and the Fluba, works the music from top to bottom.

 

Self's tuba work includes hundreds of film scores television shows

Cat in the Hat and Chicago.

 

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