The Covalent Bond

This site is dedicated to the sharing of ideas in the field of music, literature, and whatever else strikes my fancy. To play the music, you must have Rhapsody. I am just getting started. There will be more to come. "Imagination is more important than knowledge." -- Albert Einstein

Friday, January 20, 2006

Jazz Piano - A Female Perspective

There have been a lot of great female jazz pianists over the years from Mary Lou Williams to one of my current favorite pianists, Jessica Williams. One listen to the list will expose you to a wide range of styles from the straight ahead style of Marian McPartland to the avant garde playing of Myra Melford. Click here to listen.

1. Early One Morning - Renee Rosnes/Danish Radio...
2. I Remember Bill - Jessica Williams
3. Opium Dream Eyes - Marilyn Crispell
4. Fi-Fi Goes To Heaven - Joanne Brackeen & Friends
5. Soul Heir - Geri Allen
6. Mack The Knife - (previously unreleased) - Mary Lou Williams
7. A Foggy Day - Marian McPartland
8. Polka Dots And Moonbeams - Toshiko Akiyoshi
9. Iko, Iko - Lynne Arriale Trio
10. McGee and Me - Marie McAuliffe
11. Changes I - Myra Melford
12. Blue Nile - Alice Coltrane


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