Friday, April 11, 2008
Herbie Hancock: A Case of Joni Mitchell
If you don't have Herbie Hancock in your music collection, you may want to reconsider.
The renowned jazz pianist recently won the 2008 Grammy for Album of the Year.
River: The Joni Letters, is a tribute to the music of JUNO award winning Joni Mitchell -- my all time favorite Canadian musician.
The CD's dozen cuts include Court and Spark, featuring Norah Jones; River, with Corinne Bailey Rae; Amelia, featuring Luciana Souza, The Jungle Line with Leonard Cohen and Tea Leaf Prophecy with Joni Mitchell. Other artists include Tina Turner and Sonya Kitchell.
There's also a lovely instrumental version of A Case of You.
Musicians performing with Hancock include Wayner Shorter, soprano and tenor sax; Dave Holland, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums; Lionel Loueke, guitar; Larry Klein, bass; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion; and Dean Parks, guitar.
Beautifully produced and arranged by Larry Klein and Herbie Hancock.
Photograph by Sue Frause
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