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THE REAL BOOK was our premier CD, recorded Feb 2001, that showcases a group of Santa Barbara musicians... Putting their spin on some standard tunes from the cool jazz era...* Blended with a little funk and r&b from today's music scene... Serving-up a unique contemporary style of music... Check out these (mp3) sound clips from our CD, you can download them & have a listen... * If you dig what you hear, drop us a line.. & we can send you one.... CD's still available... !!!
|green dolphin street ... swing with a twist of funk....updated full length Lo-fi cut... 491kb|
|stella by starlight... mellow ballad.....updated full length Lo-fi cut... 602kb|
|black orpheus ... . timeless bossa nova... updated full length Lo-fi cut... 591kb|
|four... Miles Davis classic cool jazz tune... 1 minute sound byte..|
|night & day... swingin' jazz standard...1 minute sound byte..|
|this I dig of you... cool smooth bossa..1 minute sound byte..|
|well you needn't... another funky classic by Monk...1 minute sound byte..|
|dolphin dance... Herbie Hancock tune... a contemporary feel...1 minute sound byte..|
|mercy mercy... Joe Zawinul hit... a little on the rock side...1 minute sound byte..|
|stolen moments... great Oliver Nelson tune... with bluesy swing ...1 minute sound byte..|
|Musicians on all trax... Jon Anderson: Saxes ~ Joe Martorana: Bass ~ Billy Goodnick: Drums ~ Ken Griffith: Guitar|
Also Take a listen to these Tracks from Gigs & Sessions.. NEW ! !
[ Repertoire ]
Instrumental menu...(partial list)
NEW ! ! Songlist / pdf
All the things you are
Days of wine & roses
Green dolphin Street
In Walked Bud
Lullaby of birdland
Night & Day
Once I loved
Pick-up the Pieces
Seranade to a cuckoo
Shadow of your smile
Someday my prince..
Song for my father
Straight no chaser
There will never be a another U
This I dig of you
Well you needent
When sonny gets blue
[ Extra Goodies ]
Cool Music Links....
Try these great free Internet jazz radio stations
Streaming Jazz Radio links...
[Pick hits / Favorite Cool Jazz CD's ]
Top Ten Desert Island CD's
1. Miles Davis... the must have jazz classic..."Kind of Blue" the roots of "So What" kombo
2. Wes Montgomery ... the "Complete Riverside Recordings" / box set...
3. John Coltrane ... the Complete Atlantic Recordings "Heavyweight" / box set...
4. John Scofield....Great Funky Jazz ... all albums are cool... "Hand Jive"
5. Steve Khan... The trio albums are my favorites... "Got My Mental"
6. Steve Laury...Sounds like an updated /contemporary Wes Montgomery..."Keepin' the Faith"
7. John Abercrombie... Some great recent albums with saxman Charles Loyd...
8. Bill Frisell ... a Truly original guitarist, some great monk tunes with paul motin "Monk in Motin"
9. Pat Metheny... a long history of great stuff...hard to pick a favorite but his early ..."Bright Size Life"
10. James Brown .... you can't deny he's got the funk... "Godfather of Soul" box set...
...contemporary jazz... with a twist of r&b & funk...
Online Since 2001
updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2011 21:54