Here is the first part of a delightful swing interlude, scored for four masters, at the Ear Inn (326 Spring Street, Soho, New York City) on September 14, 2014.
The Masters were (and are) Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet; Dan Barrett, trombone; Chris Flory, guitar; Joel Forbes, string bass. Here are the three remaining etudes from the set I recorded:
TOPSY (Eddie Durham’s irresistible minor rocker):
AS LONG AS I LIVE:
SWINGIN’ THE BLUES, which brings back the Famous Door and lives up to its name:
Great things happen at The Ear Inn on Sunday nights. Here’s your proof.
May your happiness increase!