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#2038128 - 02/23/13 07:33 PM Your favorite non classical solo performances
pianoloverus Offline
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A few of mine:

Keith Jarrett:Be My Love, Old Man River
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iENQgr0l2Qw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIUIuCrPGVg

Almost anything by Art Tatum:Tatum Pole Boogie, All The Things You Are
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyKOPXP2Z88
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apkgYw7QMhU

Adam Swanson:Maple Leaf Rag
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP5V65LsUbo

Yiruma: The Sunbeams...They Scatter
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY1pRmfw9GQ

Rombi:Paradise Theme from Angel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5f76j_gQTI

Mike Garson:Lullaby For Our Daughters
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qW__f8K0THQ

Luca Sestak
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l8oJgXzbyE

Bill Evans:Love Theme from Spartacus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YlK86dBDDI




Edited by pianoloverus (02/23/13 07:53 PM)

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#2038132 - 02/23/13 07:46 PM Re: Your favorite non classical solo performances [Re: pianoloverus]
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#2038133 - 02/23/13 07:51 PM Re: Your favorite non classical solo performances [Re: pianoloverus]
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Oscar Peterson, baby!!!


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#2038134 - 02/23/13 07:52 PM Re: Your favorite non classical solo performances [Re: pianoloverus]
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Wow! Adam Swanson. Good to know he's got currency out of pure ragtime circles. I'm not sure he's entirely human.

Just for fun, check out the chopsticks and chopsticks redux videos with him and Tom brier fooling around at the piano. The videos were taken about a year apart. There's very much a playful "try to keep up, kid" vibe in the first one and a lot more give and take in the second one. The videos are almost like a "cutting contest".
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#2038139 - 02/23/13 08:03 PM Re: Your favorite non classical solo performances [Re: pianoloverus]
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My favorite folk singer, with a truly unique voice, from Staffordshire, England:

http://youtu.be/EzQDzeDVeFE
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#2038151 - 02/23/13 08:35 PM Re: Your favorite non classical solo performances [Re: pianoloverus]
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#2038166 - 02/23/13 09:08 PM Re: Your favorite non classical solo performances [Re: pianoloverus]
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Koln Concert, especially Part II B (track 3).
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#2038718 - 02/24/13 10:39 PM Re: Your favorite non classical solo performances [Re: pianoloverus]
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Loc: Cameron Park, California
I like Bradley Sowash's (jazz educator) solo'ing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3yzH861MDY scroll to 13:50
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OtVbbm7slA

and you can't beat Keith Jarrett

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPqK1JJOFxw

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