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Notes From The Coast

John Beasley: Everyone Loves John

By Published: March 13, 2013
AAJ: If you had the ability to play on stage with an all-star line up of musicians (past or present) who would they be? JB: Miles, [blues guitarist] John Lee Hooker
John Lee Hooker
John Lee Hooker
1917 - 2001
guitar
, [alto saxophonist] Bird [Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker
1920 - 1955
sax, alto
], [singer/songwriter] Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell
b.1943
vocalist
, Duke Ellington, Elvin Jones, Stevie Wonder, [singer Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
1917 - 1996
vocalist
, Quincy Jones, Wayne Shorter, Milton Nascimento
Milton Nascimento
Milton Nascimento
b.1942
guitar
, Ron Carter, [drummer] Bernard Purdie, Jelly Roll Morton, Dizzy [Gillespie], [conguero] Patato Valdez, [drummer] Billy Higgins
Billy Higgins
Billy Higgins
1936 - 2001
drums
, Rolling Stones, The Meters.

AAJ: What songs would you play in this fantasy concert?

JB: Anything they would want to play.

Photo Credit

All Photos: Scott Mitchell


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