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  • Earl Zindars (2003)

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    Earl's tunes have also been featured on the albums of numerous other artists including Cannonball Adderly, Donald Byrd, Eddie Daniels, Philly Joe Jones, Dino Saluzzi, and Tony Williams. Most recently, pianist Bill Cunliffe brought forward a CD entitled "How My Heart Sings", dedicating it exclusively to the music of Earl Zindars. The CD enjoyed several weeks ranked among Jazz Week's top ten.

    Beyond the jazz realm, Earl's classical compositions have been performed by the International Chamber Orchestra of Rome (Italy), San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony Brass, San Jose Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Chamber Players, and various brass ensembles around the world.
    Pick Artist Album Song Label
    # 1 Donald Byrd, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones and Earl Zindars Soul of Jazz Percussion (LP) Ping Pong Beer (Warwick)
    # 2 Joe Pass Joe Pass in Hamburg On a Clear Day (ACT)
    # 3 Fred Hersch Passion Flower: Fred Hersch Plays Billy Strayhorn Lotus Blossom (Nonesuch)
    # 4 Jack Sheldon Jack Sheldon Sings Just Friends (Butterfly)
    # 5 Bill Evans Explorations Beautiful Love (OJC)
    # 6 Bill Cunliff How My Heart Sings How My Heart Sings/City Tune (Torii)
    # 7 Dmitri Shostakovich Andrew Litton and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102 (Virtual Reality)
    # 8 Stan Getz and Bill Evans But Beautiful You and the Night and the Music (Milestone)
             
    Book Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Essays and Lectures"
             
    Luxury Item A case of red wine
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    Buzz Brooks
    28 Apr
    Natalie Cressman
    10 Feb
    Hershey Felder
    07 Apr
    Aaron Germain
    06 Jan
    Robin Gregory
    17 Feb
    Kasey Knudsen
    17 Mar
    Matthew Montfort
    26 May
    Ray Obiedo
    10 Mar
    Sandi Poindexter
    24 Mar
    David Rogers
    24 Feb