Back by popular demand! The video I posted two days ago of Marc Caparone, cornet, and Conal Fowkes, piano, playing PRISONER OF LOVE, garnered a good deal of enthusiastic response. You can see it here. And here are two more from that same day at the San Diego Jazz Fest — most heroically, musicians improvising at (I think) 11 AM. Very hot, very noble.
The Gershwin classic, now rarely played by improvisers, STRIKE UP THE BAND:
and the 1936 pop tune irrevocably associated with Billie and Bunny, NO REGRETS:
What playful heroes these two are, and how they create surprising joys.
May your happiness increase!