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Piano Inside And Out: You Have To Be Modernistic


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Today, a survey of piano approaches from James P. Johnson to Dorothy Donegan to Satoko Fujii and lots of folks in between. This is piano jazz.


  • King Fleming Trio "Junction City Blues" from Stand By (Argo) 0:00:30
  • Randy Weston "Boram Xam Xam" from Khepera (Verve) 0:04:01
  • Earl Hines "Blues in Thirds" from The Father of modern Jazz Piano, Earl "Fatha" Hines (M.F. Distribution) 0:08:25
  • James P. Johnson "You've Got To Be Modernistic" from Piano Jazz vol. 2 Barrel House and Boogie Woogie (Brunswick Records) 0:15:17
  • Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio "Green Dolphin Street" from Live in Seattle (Arena Music Promotion) 0:19:34
  • Vijay Iyer Trio "Break Stuff" from Break Stuff (ECM) 0:26:14
  • Keith Jarrett Trio "In Front" from Facing You (ECM) 0:31:40
  • Satoko Fujii Trio "Ice Waterfall" from Stone (Libra Records) 0:42:47
  • Dorothy Donegan Trio "Autumn In New York" / "I Can't Get Started" / "On Green Dolphin Street" from Live At The Widder Bar 1986, Zürich (Timeless Records) 0:45:55
  • Nina Simone "Love Me or Leave Me" from single (Bethlehem) 0:56:14
  • Billy Lester "Scrapple From The Apple" from From Scratch (Newvelle Records) 1:00:36
  • Aruán Ortiz "Danza Negra" from Cuban Nocturne (Newvelle Records) 1:06:41
  • Charles Mingus "Big Alice" from Mingus At Carnegie Hall Deluxe Edition (Run Out Groove) 1:15:45
  • Lisa Ullen "Treble and Bass" from Piano Works (disorder 05) 1:35:09
  • Yuko Fujiyama "Kurikaesu" from Quite Passion (Intakt Records) 1:40:52
  • Jessica Williams "Flamenco Sketches" from Live At Yoshi's Volume Two (Max Jazz) 1:49:54
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