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Sunday Sleep In ~ “Sweet Sorrow” ~ Joshua Redman Quartet.

Joshua Redman Quartet_Mood Swing

 

More like Sunday “Sass”…what a great piece of composing here by Redman that would befittingly seep into any film noir, sounding here right out of the 40s and 50s. Makes you want to write a script.

Certainly slips right into the album’s title – “Mood Swing” released in 1994 with a line up of players musicians dream of.

 

Joshua Redman
Tenor Saxophone

Brad Mehldau
Piano

Christian McBride

Bass

Brian Blade
Drums

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Sunday Sleep In ~ “Nostalgia” ~ Igor Butman Quartet.

What a beautiful piece of music composed and played by Russian virtuoso jazz tenor sax player Igor Butman.

He has been playing since the 1980’s among the cream of the crop of jazz.

Placed another live rendition below with full orchestration including strings to really let you absorb this man’s exemplary talent.

President Bill Clinton at one time had stated that Butman was his favorite living sax player, it’s certainly not hard to hear why.

 

Igor Butman

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