Desert Island Jazz
Jim Rothermel (2007)

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Jim Rothermel has been an active part of the San Francisco music scene since 1966. He is an accomplished and talented musician, proficient on soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones, clarinet, flute, recorder and harmonica. He is adept in a variety of musical styles: Dixieland, Swing, Big Band Jazz; Western Swing, Rock and Roll, Blues, Folk, New Age, and Classical. Jim has toured and performed extensively with numerous major artists in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Canada. He is a seasoned studio recording artist with featured performances on more than 100 recordings, a skilled arranger and bandleader, and an experienced teacher who enjoys working with individuals and groups of all ages and levels of ability.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Benny Goodman Complete Capitol Trios All I Do Is Dream of You (Blue Note)
# 2 Paul Desmond Bossa Antigua The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (RCA)
# 3 Cannonball Adderley and John Coltrane Cannonball and Coltrane Limehouse Blues (EmArcy)
# 4 Johnny Hodges Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra Jeep's Blues (Verve)
# 5 Red Norvo featuring Ben Webster Just a Mood Easy on the Eye (Bluebird)
# 6 Jan Garbarek Dis Viddene (ECM)
# 7 David Sanborn Another Hand hObbies (Elektra)
# 8 Michael Brecker Don't Try This at Home Itsbynne Reel (Impulse)
         
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