Can pop hits grow up to be jazz standards?
Skykomish offers 10 of them, recast in fresh new settings, along with a pair of original blues charts. Songs by the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Gordon Lightfoot, Doobie Bros., etc. Let us know what you think below.
The all-star lineup of jazz musicians features:
Craig Buhler (clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax) - Member of HONK, Director
of Stardust Big Band, toured and recorded with Ian Matthews, Brian Doerksen, Andy Park, etc.
Lee Thornburg (trumpet, flugelhorn) - Tower of Power, Tonight
Dan Barrett (trombone) - Concord All-Stars, Concord recording artist, International touring artist
Brian Atkinson (vibes) - Disneyland Band, Lou Rawles, Big Bad
Karen Hammack (piano)
Jamie Findley (guitar)
Chris Conner (bass)
Paul Kreibich (drums) - Ray Charles, Gene Harris, James Moody,
Woody Herman, etc.