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If one loves melodies and a blend of great harmonies with exciting rhythmic explorations, one will love Beatlejazz live or on CD. Brian Melvin and Dave Kikoski create a beautiful new standard for the music of The Beatles. Like the great modern jazz trios of Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett, "Beatlejazz" represents this type of clarity and consciousness in their playing. As the jazz artists of the past always paid homage to the popular standards of their days, Beatlejazz take their hats off to one of the greatest body of music ever written. All four Beatlejazz CDs have been in top 10 of USA radio charts.
by J Hunter
Remember when Miles Davis used Michael Jackson's Human Nature" and Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time" as concert staples? The uproar over his choices brings up a question: What, exactly, is a standard? Is the definition strictly limited to the contents of The Great American Songbook? Or is it simply a tune that did not originate as ...
Label: Lightyear Entertainment
Track listing: 1. Yes It Is 2. Piggies 3. Imagine 4. Strawberry Fields Forever 5. I Will 6. Working Class Hero 7. A Hard Day's Night 8. Across the Universe 9. Lovely Rita 10. And I Love Her 11. The End 12. Chains
by Jim Santella
With its third album of reinterpreted songs associated with the era of the Beatles, this sterling piano trio (plus guests) explores spiritual themes and poignant melodies that have long been tucked away in our mind's library of influential music. Both the latter, mystical period and the earlier, blue collar, everyday affair with the Beatles are included ...
by Paul Olson
Let me be the first to admit that I am prejudiced against jazz musicians covering the Beatles. This is in no way related to the source material: like all sentient mammals on the Planet Earth, I adore pretty much every note the Fabs recorded. It's just that their material is so weighted with cultural and nostalgic ...
by Jim Santella
Most nightclub trios don't take requests. Those that do, however, probably know each of these songs inside and out. Many of us grew up with 'em. They're beautiful songs that take us somewhere special every time we hear them. BeatleJazz laces each familiar tune with new spices. It's the kind of swinging improvisation that comes out ...