Finally this highly sought-after record comes back on record stores shelves in a remastered edition.
“It is my pleasure to present you the famous Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Ensemble who will play at our party in Rolandseck. Tonight’s music and profits are in benefit of Arts and Music, which is a non-profit enterprise that will transform this old station into a center for the arts. I hope we’ll all meet again here in Rolandseck”
These are the words used by Marcel Marceau to introduce The Clarke-Boland at his party in Rolandseck.
"That night on the Rhine was like being in Cuba. The ten best pieces were captured on this record that also demonstrates the atmosphere of that evening: diplomats who had never heard jazz before clapped and shouted, as well as the fans who had come from afar to finally see the Ensemble already known from their successes"
(From the original sleeve notes by Hans Hermann Koper)