What Record Are You Listening To Today?

Here s the best piano duet i ever hear for the moment. The contrast of their style blends so well . :heart_eyes::heart_eyes::heart_eyes: :sunglasses::sunglasses::sunglasses::sunglasses::sunglasses:

another style and funny one , brillant 4 hands…

Wow… I need to listen to Chick more.

Too much great jazz to listen to! :weary:

I will get there one day!

he was indeed a jazzfunk sax player :wink:

@james and I have got some awesome ideas planned for funk. More to be announced soon :sunglasses:

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Any Ramsey Lewis fans here?
Listened to this today great record. I would recommend also listening to Young-Holt Unlimited which Ramsey Lewis also plays there the piano.

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Me! I am a fan, though probably more of his jazz funk stuff. The ‘Sun Goddess’ and ‘Salongo’ albums are my favourites. Thanks for sharing this: will check it out :grinning:

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+1 for waiting funk jazz lesson

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Thanks @Hayden I will stay tuned for more announcements on this :slight_smile:

So today I pulled a record from the shelf which I have not listened for a long time by the master Duke Ellington, very recommended.

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I really like this jazz piano cover version of Just The Two of Us by Grover Washington Jr. performed by Yohan Kim.

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https://www.shazam.com/fr/track/429311765/easy-living

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Awesome vibe @lisa - it would be nice to add some similar funky arrangements onto PianoGroove with Rhodes piano and this kind of ‘stabby’ syncopated sound. Love it and thanks for sharing :+1:

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Another beauty by Brad Mehldau, his take on Bachrach’s “Alfie.”

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Wow, thanks for sharing. Pierre I’m exploring this artist for sure!!
I noticed that Donald Fagen groove also. He is unique! will be buying some of his albums in the near future.

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I came across his “Red’s Blues” album yesterday:

I find Red Garland’s soft touch and block chording such a wonderful style of playing.

Some of the records are his trio, one with his quintet, and others with horn instruments too.

Timing, swing, comping, and groove are my 4 focus elements for 2019… so lots to study and learn from.

I’m going to use Red’s recordings as one of the main avenues to achieve this. He has such a solid groove, swingin’ vibe and tasteful comping - up there with my favourite musicians of all time :star_struck:

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Groovy!!.. fun to listening and watch… the gig much have been amazing.

what a bunch of cool cats! :sunglasses:

I thought some might find this of interest.

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Mark, I have listened to 7notemode guy for the last couple of years. His version of “Wichita Lineman” is just gorgeous and I learned a lot from trying to play it. And most definitely, “I Loves You Porgy” is a gem. I have always wondered what happened to him and why he didn’t post ever again. I found out that he played a lot for his church in the south; and i wonder if his religious values somehow influenced his decision to stop posting lessons. Whatever…he has left us with some gorgeous interpretations of compositions to learn from. I will also check out that software you found that transcribes from audio. Thank you.

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Yes 7notemode is a wonderfully talented musician @lonnie1277456

I’ve always enjoyed listening to his solo piano arrangements and found them to be a great source of inspiration.

Here’s a link to his channel for anyone interested:

His use of “question & answer” approach or “call & response” is exceptional in my opinion. Truly like having he’s having a conversation with himself whilst playing. Such a great talent.

And yes it’s a shame he hasn’t posted in 5 years, but none the less he has shared so many treasures on his channel… I’ll be listening to a few of his arrangements to start my day today!

Agreed @lonnie1277456 - this is a wonderful arrangement:

“I Loves You Porgy” - Solo Jazz Piano - 7notemode:

@Tuomo has covered this tune for us in a jazz standard lesson - the lesson hasn’t started the editing process yet, but it will be edited and published in the coming weeks.

“Strange Meadowlark” by The Dave Brubeck Quartet

I’ve been listening to this entire classic album (Time Out) a lot recently. I love the whole thing from start to finish, but this beautiful little piece has to be my favorite track. That wonderfully expressive 2-minute solo piano intro is something I’d love to learn in the distant future.

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