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  • Falling Grace
    Jo_Jo
    03:37
    Jazz & Blues
    602

    After what seems an eternity away from here , I am delighted to give to you a beautiful track called Falling Grace. Written by bassist Steve Wallow for vibraphonist Gary Burton’s 1966 album, The Time Machine. Covered widely by many artists, most notably by Bill Evens , Chick Corea and Eddie Gomez. Artwork by me :) Enjoy xxx

  • Send In The Clowns
    Jo_Jo
    04:55
    Jazz & Blues
    1,440

    Many apologies for my neglect of this page for a while. I have been so very busy over the Summer. I have had an amazing time but now it comes to a close and Autumn is moving in. A time to reflect upon what has gone and what is to come.. so ... Send in The Clowns..oh and I CANT WAIT !!! to see The Joker Written by Stephen Sondheim for the 1973 Musical - A Little Night Music Newly immortalised in the wonderful movie The Joker ENJOY XXX

  • Young & Foolish
    Jo_Jo
    05:37
    Jazz & Blues
    1,595

    I present for you my cover of the beautiful , tender and heart breaking.. Young & Foolish. Written by Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt and performed by Bill Evans for many years before he finally recorded it on his second album " Everbody Digs Bill Evans " in 1959 ENJOY XX

  • GIRL TALK
    Jo_Jo
    05:57
    Jazz & Blues
    1,177

    Today is International PIANO DAY. To celebrate i present to you my version of the wonderful "Girl Talk" from the 1965 Movie "HARLOW" A biopic of the wonderful Jean Harlow. Written by Neal Hefti and recorded many times over the years by many great musicians, including :-Tony Bennet , Ella Fitzgerald and the amazing Oscar Peterson. ENJOY for Kas ,Viv, Sly ,MissyL, Carmel, Loubear ,LeeAnn, Olaf , Kai, EQ, Cleo and all my KOA GFs :) :) XXXX

  • Days Of Wine And Roses
    Jo_Jo
    05:42
    Jazz & Blues
    928

    I present for you an improvised version of the beautiful "Days Of Wine and Roses" Written by Henry Mancini for the 1962 movie of the same name. Enjoy XX

  • Stormy Weather
    Jo_Jo
    04:55
    Jazz & Blues
    1,318

    I present for you my version of the classic "Stormy Weather" Written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler in 1933 and first performed at the LEGENDARY - Cotton Club. All you need to know about "Stormy Weather" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stormy_Weather_(song) Enjoy XX

  • Maybe Maria
    Jo_Jo
    08:06
    Jazz & Blues
    1,076

    Pause for a moment and relax........ I present for you another of my very loose classical adaptations :) This time it is J.S.Bach's Prelude No.1 which was adapted in 1853 by Charles Gounod into what is commonly called "Ave Maria". Now adapted by me . Enjoy :) XXX Photo by Josef Hanning - https://www.flickr.com/photos/jphanning/ All you need to know about Ave Maria https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave_Maria_(Bach/Gounod)

  • Autumn In New York
    Jo_Jo
    05:54
    Jazz & Blues
    1,510

    I present for you "Autumn in New York" . Probably one of the most covered jazz standards ever and still such a beautiful piece. It was composed by Vernon Duke in 1934 for the Broadway musical “Thumbs Up!”, which opened on December 27, 1934, performed by J. Harold Murray. Just me and the Piano ... :) Enjoy XX

  • Old Man River (feat Pollenfax)
    Jo_Jo
    04:53
    Jazz & Blues
    1,022

    I present for you another remixing of a recent track . Again featuring the velvety vocal talents of the amazing POLLENFAX. https://soundcloud.com/pollenfax From the 1936 movie "Showboat" and originally sang by the wonderful Paul Robeson. It is a song of its time ......

  • SPARTACUS (feat Pollenfax)
    Jo_Jo
    04:41
    Jazz & Blues
    741

    I know it has not been long since i posted my version of the Bill Evans SPARTACUS so please forgive me. ;) I HAD TO !!! go back to it as Jon (Pollenfax) sent me some beautiful vocals. I have replayed and i hope bettered my performance and also added some orchestration and Jazz drums. Enjoy the beautiful SPARTACUS .... again ;) Go visit POLLENFAX https://soundcloud.com/pollenfax

  • Gone With The Wind
    Jo_Jo
    04:09
    Jazz & Blues
    815

    I present for you a very loose adaptation of the wonderful "Gone With The Wind" . Written in 1937 by Allie Rubel and possibly related to the Margret Mitchell novel. It has been covered many times by many great artists, including the great Bill Evans. The most successful version was by the wonderful Jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery on 1960. Written by Allie Wrubel, the lyrics by Herb Magidson Enjoy XX Gone With The Wind Gone With the Wind Just like a leaf that has flown away Gone with the wind My romance has blown away Yesterday's kisses are still on my lips, I've had a lifetime of heaven at my fingertips. But now all-all is gone. Gone is the rapture that fills my heart Gone with the Wind My romance has flown apart Just like a flame Love burned brightly, then became An empty smoke ring that has gone, Gone with the Wind. Gone, gone, gone with the wind Just like a leaf that has flown away Gone with the wind My romance has flown away Yesterday's kisses are still, still on my lips, I've had a lifetime of heaven at my fingertips. But now all-all is gone. Gone is the rapture that fills my heart Gone with the Wind My romance has flown apart Just like a flame Love burned brightly, then became An empty smoke ring that has Gone with the Wind. Gone with the Wind

  • My Foolish Heart
    Jo_Jo
    08:56
    Jazz & Blues
    1,240

    I present for you the wonderful Jazz Standard " My Foolish Heart". Written by Victor Young for the 1949 Movie of the same name and with lyrics by Ned Washington. It was sung by the wonderful Marth Mears. Bill Evans and his Trio went on to cover this on 1973 album … My Foolish Heart Enjoy XXX Jo_Jo

  • Something Wonderful Happens
    Jo_Jo
    05:37
    Jazz & Blues
    1,053

    I present my version of the beautiful Nancy Wilson track "Something Wonderful Happens". Written for her 1960 album "Something Wonderful" and arranged by the brilliant Billy May. Enjoy XXX

  • DREAMSVILLE
    Jo_Jo
    06:28
    Jazz & Blues
    1,473

    I present for you another wonderful Henry Mancini composition, DREAMSVILLE. From the 1958 TV Series "Peter Gunn" and has been covered by many musicians over the years including Andy Williams and Quincy Jones. Enjoy - DREAMSVILLE

  • Spartacus Love Theme
    Jo_Jo
    04:40
    Jazz & Blues
    2,309

    A little while ago someone (sorry i forget who) told me how he fell in love with Bill Evans music after listening to his cover of the Love Theme from Spartacus - the 1960 Stanley Kubrick movie. I had not heard this, so i searched it out and WOW!!! I understood . So i present for you my cover of Bill Evans cover of Alex Norths beautiful "Spartacus Love Theme". xxxX Happy Valentines Xxxx

  • Moon River
    Jo_Jo
    04:21
    Jazz & Blues
    2,732

    I present for you my version of the wonderful "Moon River". Written by Henry Mancini for the beautiful Audrey Hepburn to sing in the movie "Breakfast At Tiffany's". Everything you need to know about Moon River https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_River Enjoy XXX

  • Georgia On My Mind
    Jo_Jo
    05:23
    Jazz & Blues
    2,104

    I present to you my version of the seminal 1930's classic, "Georgia on My Mind" . Written in 1930 by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell (lyrics) and first recorded that year. It has often been associated with Ray Charles, a native of the U.S. state of Georgia who recorded it for his 1960 album The Genius Hits the Road. Enjoy XXX

  • Far Away Places
    Jo_Jo
    03:42
    Jazz & Blues
    916

    I present for you my version of the beautiful "Far Away Places" Written by Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer and published in 1948. It has been recorded by many people over the years , most notably - Bing Crosby , Perry Como ,Glenn Miller and Dinah Shore. Enjoy XXX

  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
    Jo_Jo
    06:11
    Rock
    4,005

    I present for you another Santana (cover). Originally written by George Harrison and covered by Santana for Georges birthday tribute. Used in the wonderful movie Kubo and the Two Strings. Written by George Harrison Covered by Santana feat. India.Arie & Yo-Yo Ma Covered by Jo Jo Vocals by Kas Enjoy XXX