Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton - Play The Blues - Live From Jazz at Lincoln Center

Eric Clapton and Wynton Marsalis will be releasing a live album/DVD from their “Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play The Blues” concert series this past April. Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play The Blues – Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center, will be released on September 13 as both a CD and CD/DVD package.
The DVD will also feature a bonus performance of the classic Stagger Lee from legendary bluesman Taj Mahal’s opening solo set.

Marsalis, Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and nine-time Grammy Award winner, writes about his collaboration with Clapton, a 19-time Grammy recipient, in the album’s liner notes: “…we wanted these concerts to sound like people playing music they know and love, not like a project.”

Track listing
01. Ice Cream – Howard Johnson/Robert King/Billy Moll
02, Forty-Four – Chester Burnett/Howlin’ Wolf
03. Joe Turner’s Blues – W.C. Handy
04. The Last Time – Bill Ewing/Sara Martin
05. Careless Love – W.C. Handy/Martha E. Koenig/Spencer Williams
06. Kidman Blues – “Big Maceo” Merriweather
07. Layla – Eric Clapton/Jim Gordon
08, Joliet Bound – “Kansas Joe” McCoy/”Memphis Minnie” McCoy
09. Just A Closer Walk With Thee (with Taj Mahal) – Traditional
10. Corrine, Corrina (with Taj Mahal) – Bo Chatmon/Mitchell Parish/J. Mayo Williams

The dvd will have the bonus track: “Stagger Lee” by Taj Majal”

The band featured:
Trumpet -Wynton Marsalis
Guitar, Vocals – Eric Clapton
Trumpet – Marcus Printup
Trombone – Chris Crenshaw
Clarinet – Victor Goines
Piano – Dan Zimmer
Bass – Carlos Henriquez
Drums – Alan Jackson
Keyboards – Chris Stainton
Banjo – Don Vappie
Special Guest
Guitar, Vocals – Taj Mahal

Website Eric Clapton : www.ericclapton.com

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