David Angel is one of the best known unknown composers and arrangers in jazz today, having worked on the soundtracks for Bonanza, Laugh-In, the Streets of San Francisco, the Jerry Lewis show, Sonny & Cher, etc. His unique composing and arranging style, combines classical techniques with big band jazz arranging in a distinct and individualistic manner. He is also a great though understated reed man. Some of the finest Hollywood studio musicians have played his charts at his weekly rehearsals at Local 47. This release features Bob Cooper, Bill Perkins, Jackie Kelso, and Bob Enevoldsen, among others, in sessions recorded in 1973 and 1975 at Sage and Sound. David regards this material as among his best in a long and musically rich career that has contributed some remarkable music, much of it enhancing the reputation of others.