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Tom Harrell: Boundless Beauty

By Published: May 1, 2009
AAJ: I wish more people wanted to be better people.

TH: Right now I feel like being a good person is more important than being a good musician. Of course they're related... but...

AAJ: You mentioned earlier that you feel that musicians are good people, in general?

TH: Yeah, I learned about being a good person from musicians.

AAJ: Can you give me an example who from or what you learned?

TH: John Coltrane
John Coltrane
John Coltrane
1926 - 1967
saxophone
. Practically every musician I've talked to... the better they are as musicians, the better they are as people.

Selected Discography:

Tom Harrell, Aurora (Total) (Adamo-Pinnacle, 1976)

Phil Woods Quintet, Integrity (Red, 1984)

Jim Hall, These Rooms (featuring Tom Harrell) (Denon, 1988)

Tom Harrell, Upswing (Chesky, 1993)

Tom Harrell, Live at the Village Vanguard (Bluebird, 2001)

Tom Harrell, Prana Dance (HighNote, 2008)

Photo Credit

Dario Villa


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