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Unique and Interesting Instruments

Started by James Yount. Last reply by Qiana-Maieev 21 hours ago. 21 Replies

Music is always evolving and so are the instruments that people use. Have you seen any unique performances that you'd like to share?Continue

Like Like Gospel Music--Do You?

Started by Donald R Barbera. Last reply by Donald R Barbera Mar 25, 2015. 2 Replies

I like music. I like all kinds…Continue

Tags: Musical, Apprceation, Musicians, Music, Founders

Atheist Themed Music and Reasoned Rythms

Started by James Yount. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 9, 2015. 31 Replies

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Nothing Fails Like Prayer (Dan Barker)

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by James Yount Nov 4, 2014. 2 Replies

Dan Barker's lyrics just had to be shared:Nothing Fails Like Prayer (Dan Barker)The farmers pray for precipitation, and they say "In God we trust." Then along comes a drought and drives their crops…Continue

Tags: music, placebo, songs, prayer, efficacy of prayer

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Comment by The Flying Atheist on April 22, 2016 at 3:31pm

Does this count as a music video?

Comment by Randall Smith on April 22, 2016 at 7:04am

Count me among those "old fogies" that never listened to Prince. Yeah, sorry he died, but that's life.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on April 10, 2016 at 9:52pm

Miles Davis is awesome.  John Coltrane is awesome.  The two together...absolutely sublime.

Love the Chet Baker album also.  Thanks for posting, Chris. 

Comment by Randall Smith on April 10, 2016 at 7:37am

Good stuff, Chris. Thanks for sharing.

Comment by Chris G on April 10, 2016 at 12:28am

Chet Baker

Comment by Chris G on April 10, 2016 at 12:21am

Miles Davis

'So what' is one of my favorites from Miles Davis. I think with John Coltrane, this performance is just superb.

Comment by Randall Smith on April 8, 2016 at 7:02am

Yeah, Art is "God", whose prodigious talent became the standard by which all others strive to attain. My own father was greatly influenced by him--Nat King Cole later. (My dad was REALLY good!)

Loren, really nice! Thanks for sharing Dave with us.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on April 7, 2016 at 1:34pm

Loren, that Dave Grusin piece is beautiful.  Love the melding of the piano and vibes. 

Randy, another pianist who is definitely on my short list is Art Tatum.  I could listen to him all day.

Comment by Loren Miller on April 7, 2016 at 8:15am

Thinking about the artists you mentioned, Randall, do you enjoy the music of Dave Grusin?  He's done a lot of work in several venues, from the soundtrack to _Heaven Can Wait_ and the theme to the television series, _St. Elsewhere_ to his own jazz stylings, such as the following lovely piece, "A Child is Born:"

Comment by Randall Smith on April 7, 2016 at 7:14am

Ah, the Errol Garner classic. Beautiful rendition. Garner ranks in the top 5 of my all-time favorite pianists (jazz wise). Oscar Peterson, Andre Previn, John Lewis, Dave Brubeck perhaps round out the list, although I can think of several others.

 

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