The prelude, which is the first thing on this score, is what we were listening to on that Yo Yo Ma track. It’s in D so it could be a could thing to segueway
I was recently refreshing the ‘ol noggin on the tune Red Clay and noticed that most cats and the Real Book play “Red Clay” in C-minor when Freddie mostly played it in C#-minor. I
I heard Bobby Hutcherson, Chris Potter play this at J@LC - good tune for us
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The Story Bewitched “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” is a show tune and popular song from the 1940 Rodgers and Hart musical Pal Joey and is one of the most loved songs of the Great American Songbook. It is a classic and revered Jazz Standard that has been recorded by the best, most loved performers and musicians.
The Story Blue in Green It has long been speculated that pianist Bill Evans wrote “Blue in Green”, even though the most famous recoding of the piece on the album “Kind of Blue” and most jazz fakebooks credit Miles Davis only with its composition. In his autobiography, Davis maintains that he alone composed the songs on “Kind of Blue”. The version on Evans’ trio album “Portrait in Jazz”, recorded in 1959, credits the tune to ‘Davis-Evans’. Earl Zindars, in an interview conducted by Win Hinkle, said that “Blue in Green” was 100-percent written by...
The Story My Funny Valentine “My Funny Valentine” is a show tune from the 1937 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart musical Babes in Arms. It is now a jazz standard, appearing on over 1300 albums performed by over 600 artists. Make that 602 artists now! From Roy Hargrove, Chet Baker, to Miles Davis this is arguably a trumpeters tune to croon and we really enjoyed putting our voices on it.
The Story Thank You , Written by Mark Rapp, and a featured track on The Mark Rapp Group's debut CD Token Tales is the first offering of The Song Project and features acoustic guitar, trumpet and vocals.