Scofield Plays Ray Charles: 'That's What I Say'

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Songs Scofield plays from his 'That's What I Say':

  • "What'd I Say"
  • "Georgia On My Mind"
  • "I Don’t Need No Doctor"
  • "Talkin' Bout You/I Got a Woman"
  • "You Don't Know Me"

Jazz guitarist John Scofield is known as a master of the modern tradition, capable of playing time-tested standards as well as experimenting with young musicians like Medeski, Martin and Wood.

John Scofield first came into his own as a jazz guitarist in the 1970s.

John Scofield first came into his own as a jazz guitarist in the 1970s. Jason Tanaka Blaney hide caption

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On his new album, That's What I Say, Scofield pays tribute to the late master: Ray Charles. And he has some help, ranging from Mavis Staples and John Mayer to Dr. John and David "Fathead" Newman, who played saxophone in Charles' band.

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