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Tom McDermott: All The Keys And Then Some

Tom McDermott: All The Keys And Then Some

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ncluding 38 tracks and clocking in at 72 minutes, the disc is comprised of two suites. “All the Keys” is a cycle of 24 pieces for solo piano in the all the major and minor keys and has elements of klezmer, tango, boogie-woogie, rag, New Orleans R&B, Chopinesque waltz, Brazilian choro and forms not so easily described. “Some Friends of Mine” is a set of 14 portraits of friends from New Orleans and St. Louis, composed for piano or Kurzweil synthesizer.

This disc came out initially in l995 on New Orleans’ STR label. “Over the years,” explains Tom, “I have been aggressive about getting it in the hands of some of my music idols, and I’ve had wonderfully positive feedback from a motley crew of talented musicians: William Bolcom, Ivan Lins, Leon Redbone, George Winston, Ellis Marsalis, Van Dyke Parks, Harry Shearer, Dick Hyman and others.”


Sample this album
1
Klezmer Nuthouse (D Minor)
2:47


2
Sweetly Awakened (D Major)
1:09


3
Lithuanian Stomp (E Minor)
1:03


4
Blue Buick (E-Flat Major)
1:44


5
Lost Rio (G Sharp Minor)
2:39


6
The Murmur (G-Flat Major)
1:17


7
Madame Zag (For Diane Wanek; F-Sharp Minor)
1:19


8
Dance Of The Networkers (For David Shelander; G Major)
2:08


9
The Thirst (C-Sharp Minor)
1:06


10
Eva (A-Flat Major)
2:49


11
Grunge Piano (G Minor)
1:47


12
The Irish Channel: 1850 (E Major)
1:13


13
Barcarolle (C Minor)
1:49


14
Rebennackin' (For Mac Rebennackin; B-Flat Minor)
1:38


15
To Be Continued (E-Flat Minor)
0:46


16
Choro (D-Flat Major)
1:03


17
Pixilated (F Minor)
1:23


18
This Way And That (For Dick Hyman; C Major)
1:22


19
A Minor Tango (A Minor)
1:33


20
Frumba (F Major)
1:57


21
Frenchified (B Minor)
0:44


22
Waltz Looking East (B Major)
1:17


23
The Omnivore (B-Flat Minor)
1:47


24
Ditty (A Major)
1:36


25
Andrew's Antics (For Andrew Fielding)
2:10


26
Sayleing (For Mary Abbay Sayle)
2:42


27
Heavy Henry (For Henry Butler)
2:25


28
Valse Joe (For Joe Kline)
1:56


29
Maxeesh (For Max Potts)
2:43


30
Woogied (For Mike Bunis)
2:45


31
For Brenda (For Brenda Hearing)
2:55


32
Martin's Mambo (For Martin Jones, M.D.)
2:41


33
The Big Man (For David Thomas Roberts)
3:15


34
The Elsie Dance (For Elsie Parker)
0:39


35
Antonioverde (For Tony Green)
1:59


Auteur, Auteur (For Ken Kwapis And Maria Silver)
1:50


37
Fun Machine (For Brian Hohlfeld)
2:10


38
Oak Street Afterthoughts (For Everette Maddox)
2:12


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