I came across Andy McKee by accident. I was looking to calm down unruly inner city classes by playing this music as they entered the room and saying to each student: 'Just concentrate on the music'. As they entered into the classroom it created a calm atmosphere. However, I also chilled out on this music and I find that McKee is a master of his instrument and so thoroughly acquainted with it that it seems more of a duet than a solo instrument. Enjoy!
Well, it's not a specific artist but a local terrestrial radio station. KMHD broadcasting from Mt Hood Community College in Gresham Or. It's a REAL Jazz station, that means no stupid Kenny GeeWhiz BS crap. Having this available on a standard radio dial has probably saved my life, or at least more than a few days of it.
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it's not really a video, but "Let's eat" by Nick Lowe and Rockpile (here called "Last Chicken In The Shop" for whatever reason) is one of those hidden gems that pulls at my heartstrings - it's from "Live Stiffs", a live compilation album from Stiff Records
Nice choices trmidity. Love the music. I rated Chopin as a master of one instrument. I watched some crappy film about his life which had his girlfriend George Sand (the French authoress and poetess - I believe) saying the Hollywood-inspired words: 'The music of God played by the hands of a mortal'. This is an example:
_________________ Barbarus hic ego sum quia non intelligor illis (I am a barbarian to those who do not know me) Ovid