Merchandise Items

“Saxophobia, Live in Concert”

“Saxophobia, Live in Concert”: This is a professionally produced 90 minute DVD taken from a live concert performance and filmed by a 3 camera production staff.   The performance showcases 13 different saxophones and also includes a booklet of photos and descriptive information about the musical instruments featured in the performance.

Musical Selections Include:

This I Dig Of You: Straight tenor 

Take 5: Selmer Mark VI alto 

Trumbology: C Melody

Dixie: Conn bass

Si Tu Vois Ma Mere: Connosax

Caprice en Forme de Valse: Selmer alto sax

All The Things You Are: Selmer Mark VI tenor

Saxophobia: Dolnet curved sopranino

Shaker Song: Selmer Mark VI alto

My Favorite Things: Buescher tipped- bell soprano

Mood Indigo: Mellosax curved slide sax

My Little Suede Shoes: Selmer MarkVI baritone

Stompin At The Savoy: Buffet contrabass 

Sax Hits Medley: King C Melody & Selmer tenor

RUNNING TIME:  85 minutes

 

“Saxophobia”

This CD features 14 different saxophones representing a variety of jazz styles.  Most of the musical selections are accompanied by a rhythm section of piano, bass and drums.  This professional Los Angeles studio recording is complete with 10 pages of liner notes, photos, and vintage advertising from the original manufactures.

Saxophobia CDMusical Selections Include:

Saxophobia: Dolnet curved sopranino 

Dixie: Conn bass

Trumbology: King C Melody

Little Suede Shoes: Grafton plastic alto 

Cute: Evette & Schaeffer contrabass 

Body & Soul: Conn-O-Sax

Four Brothers: Buescher straight alto (Overdubbed into a sax quintet) CLICK HERE TO HEAR SAMPLE

Mood Indigo: Mellosax curved slide sax

Walkin’ Shoes: Selmer MarkVI baritone

Take 5: Selmer Mark VI alto

My Favorite Things: Buescher tipped- bell soprano

Shaker Song: Selmer alto

Sax Hits Medley: King C Melody & Keilwerth straight tenor

(My Three Sons,Tequila, Pink Panther Theme)

Running Time: 56 minutes

Musicians: Rob Verdi, saxophones, Curtis Brengle, piano, Bruce Lett, bass, Paul Johnson, drums, Vince Verdi, clarinet, Greg Varlotta, trumpet, Roger Bissell trombone, Larry Giannecchini, guitar.

Recorded: 2007

 

“Prose and CONNversations”

“Prose and CONNversations”:  This CD showcases a very rare saxophone called a Connosax, an instrument produced by the Conn Musical Instrument Company from 1928-29.  The disc includes arrangements of popular traditional jazz standards accompanied by a rhythm section of piano, bass and drums.  Some selections feature additional horns including trumpet, trombone and clarinet.

Prose and CONNversations CDMusical Selections Include:

Autumn Leaves

This I Dig Of You

The Nearness Of You

Oasis

All The Things You Are

Caravan

My One And Only Love

Si Tu Vois Ma Mere

Love Letters

There Will Never Be Another You

When You Wish Upon A Star

Fly Me To The Moon

Running Time: 67:20

Musicians: Rob Verdi, Connosax, Mark Massey, piano, Bruce Lett, bass, Paul Johnson, drums, with Vince Verdi, clarinet, Greg Varlotta, trumpet, Roger Bissell trombone, Anders Swanson, bass

Recorded: 2003

CD:  $17.00, shipping included.  (International $20)

DVD:  $25.00, shipping included.  (international $30)

Please send check to Rob Verdi, 21665 Dunrobin Way.  Yorba Linda, CA.  92887

PayPal account address:  classicsax@sbcglobal.net

Rob, along with the musicians on these discs, can also be heard on several recordings produced by the Side Street Strutters Jazz Band.  Please go to the link on this site or visit www.sidestreetstrutters.com for more information.