Howard Alden On Piano Jazz

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Set List

  • "The Touch Of Your Lips" (R. Noble)
  • "Very Early/Waltz For Debbie" (B. Evans)
  • "Tango El Bonga" (G. Van Eps)
  • "Twilight World" (M. McPartland)
  • "Blue Room" (L. Hart, R. Rodgers)
  • "Single Petal Of A Rose" (E.K. Ellington)
  • "Indian Summer" (A. Dubin, V. Herbert)
  • "Mad About The Boy" (N. Coward)
  • "I'll See You Again (excerpt)" (N. Coward)
  • "Poor Little Rich Girl (excerpt)" (N. Coward)
  • "I'm Beginning To See The Light" (E.K. Ellington, D. George, J. Hodges, H. James)

Guitarist Howard Alden's superb solo and accompaniment skills have led to work with legends including Red Norvo, Woody Herman and his mentor, guitarist George Van Eps. On this episode of Piano Jazz, Alden demonstrates his harmonic and melodic mastery of the seven-string guitar with a glowing version of "Single Petal of a Rose."

Originally recorded July 26, 1999.



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