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Bill Cunliffe big band featuring Denise Donatelli and Harry Allen

Pianist, composer and Grammy-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe and BACHanalia, his big band, celebrate the release of their album "BACHanalia," a jazz spin on classical works along with standards and Cunliffe originals. Guests are vocalist Denise Donatelli and New York tenor saxophonist Harry Allen, who'll also premiere Cunliffe's arrangements of tunes from Stan Getz's brooding 1961 album "Focus."

Featuring three-time Grammy-nominated vocalist Denise Donatelli and acclaimed tenor sax player Harry Allen. With Jamie Hovorka, Kye Palmer, Ron Stout and Jon Papenbrook (trumpet), Francisco Torres, Erik Hughes, Fred Simmons and Cody Kleinhans (trombone), Bob Sheppard and Brian Scanlon (alto sax), Rob Lockart and Jeff Ellwood (tenor sax), Tom Peterson (baritone sax), Andrew Synowiec (guitar), Jonathan Richards (bass), Joe La Barbera (drums) and Bill Cunliffe, piano and leader.