Mike Metheny: The Flintstones Theme


The Flintstones Theme


Mike Metheny (flugelhorn, cornet)


KC Potpourri (3 Valve Music 3V-002)

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Mike Metheny (flugelhorn, cornet), Kim Park (alto sax, flute),

Todd Wilkinson (alto sax, flute), Hal Melia (tenor sax, flute), Doug Talley (tenor sax), Kerry Strayer (baritone sax), Steve Dekker (trombone), Jim Cann (trombone), Phil Thomas (trombone), Rich Coble (bass trombone), Steve Molloy (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bob Harvey (trumpet, flugelhorn), Jay Sollenberger (trumpet, flugelhorn), Barry Springer (trumpet, flugelhorn), Joe Cartwright (piano), Denny Embrey (guitar), Tim Brewer (bass), Tom Morgan (drums)


Recorded: Soundtrek Studios, Kansas City, Missouri


Rating: 87/100 (learn more)

They’re getting jazzy in Bedrock as Mike Metheny and his Soundtrek Big Band swing through the theme of the classic cartoon The Flintstones, with Metheny improvising on the well-known melody on muted cornet. An unexpected take on the tune that’s a lot of fun – and just try to keep yourself from shouting, “Yabba dabba doo” when it’s over.

Reviewer: Lucy Tauss


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