Chick Corea Slays This Version Of “Tones for Joan’s Bones” (LOTW #225)

After Chick Corea’s passing this year, we truly experienced just how deep of an impact he had. His compositions and performances throughout his career were brilliant and pushed the limits of what we thought was possible in the jazz world. After his original version of “Tones for Joan’s Bones” in 1968, he recorded it again […]

A Soulful E Minor Lick By Bill Evans (LOTW #224)

In 1961, Bill Evans recorded his 4th album as a leader “Explorations.” It featured some more experimental and advanced jazz piano techniques, but through it all carries his deep sense of style and soulfulness. Here is a lick taken from the beginning of his solo on “Nardis,” an original composition of Bill’s which went on […]

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