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PETER MACDONOUGH WITH QUIET DIGNITY - LIVE IN OAKLAND

Oil Painting by Jean Groberg

PETER MacDONOUGH
WITH QUIET DIGNITY
LIVE IN OAKLAND

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1. Freddie the Freeloader (Miles Davis)
2. Footprints (John Coltrane)
3. My Foolish Heart (Washington & Young)
4. Take the “A” Train (Ellington & Strayhorn)
5. Speak No Evil (Wayne Shorter)
6. Impressions (John Coltrane)
7. The Way You Look Tonight (Jerome Kern)
8. My Favorite Things (Richard Rogers)
This album features Peter in an acousitc jazz trio playing jazz standards in a tradiional style. For example, Coltrane’s “Footprints” features the first recorded example of Peter’s “humbingbird” technique. Other notable selections are the beautiful rendition of the ballad “My Foolish Heart” by Victor Young and a classic New Orleans tag on “Take The A-Train” by Duke Ellington. The album was recorded on December 12th, 2003 around Christmas in Oakland. The name of the group was Quiet Dignity and featured New Orleans pianist Joshua Paxton and the Bay Area’s David Ewell on bass.