Great Musicians


Great Musicians to listen to: We will have two kinds of studies on this page. 1st there will be a study of different songs played by different musicians. This will show how music varies between artist. 2nd there will just be performances by different musicians to listen to and enjoy.
New Musicians added March 17, 2019

3.17.19
Gary McFarland – America The Beautiful
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C84rtaAIpA&t=823s
Gary McFarland & Clark Terry – Soul Bird
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfQREMfqae4
Gary McFarland How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B35oENKI6UQ
Gary McFarland A Hard Days Night By Gary McFarland
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zx29R7xt598
Stam Getz – Manha De Carnaval Gary McFarland, I watched Gary write the album sitting on my Sister and Brother-in -laws couch with his legs crossed… David Baker picked him up and took him to the airport to go to NY…. I am not sure if he ever heard anything before it was recorded … it is truly beautiful…..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaiZA7ZRSO8&list=PLOxWtATWIBVc8aDQMxPj09Wg0Y_Nvgebd
Chega De Saudade( No More Blues)— Gary Mcfarland Orchestra, Stan Getz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufY08ePnmsY

3.16.19
Chet Baker – Greatest Hits Vol. 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-LTz7-5eWI&t=1s
Chet Baker – Sings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZGys4CH6CE
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco (1959)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymnXaR6h9p0

3.12.19
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIdIqbv7SPo Bill Wither,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIdnpjceg9A Shawn James,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN5RDJFwI3I Joe Cocker,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktyhXq00RxQ John Mayer,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLsye_LJ_Ks Matt Anderson,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cD65IUlS4Ug Soft Jazz,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_VNApsPGFo Strange Instrumental,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOOvJmH3nXU Rap Beat,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiK0ldB2YjI Piano Instrumental,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji6cowNVhYs DMX Instrumental,
3.15.19
Paul Desmond Alto Saxophone
Take Five
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmDDOFXSgAs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHdU5sHigYQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8WODSAznRQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP75r0K4BpI
Paul and Gerry Mulligan Take Five
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbDRSgqKNOU
3.12.19
One of the ways to learn how to play a melody is to listen to great women singers
This is Whitney Houston singing I Will always love you… it has 770,205,220 views and YouTube. The saxophone solo is by Kirk Whalum
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JWTaaS7LdU
3.9.19
Someday My Prince Will Come
Bill Evans Piano https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Wd–YgSCfA
Miles Davis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBq87dbKyHQ,
Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Paul Desmond
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=someday+my+prince+will+come
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KwdZHDJi64
Oscar Peterson and Nelson Riddle arrangement
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcJoY4xFXNk
Oscar Peterson Trio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nji9HXJNjiE
Stephan Braun Jazz Cello https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-qtjFY655U
Barbara Streisand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0mURZzBpnE
Andrea Motis and Joan Chamorro Group
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSCaGOvbPL4
Chick Corea Akoustic Band https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4G2sWSJtN0
Cory Henry Piano https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gl0unXivxz0
3.15.19
John Coltrane
Equinox
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m2HN2y0yV8
Giant Steps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30FTr6G53VU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTYzYpb1MY0
Naima
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTMqes6HDqU
Camille Bertault Scat “Giant Steps” jazz improvisation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwTroXPxsec