Desert Island Jazz
Harold Mabern (2003)
Harold Mabern (born March 20, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a hard bop and soul jazz pianist.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Mabern led four albums for Prestige Records, performed with Lee Morgan, and recorded with Stanley Cowell's Piano Choir. Harold Mabern has recorded as a leader for DIW/Columbia and Sackville and toured with the Contemporary Piano Ensemble (1993-1995).

A longtime faculty member at William Paterson University, Mabern is a frequent instructor at Stanford Jazz Workshop.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Phineas Newborn jr A World of Piano For Carl (OJC)
# 2 Ahmad Jamal Pittsburgh Bellows (Atlantic)
# 3 Frank Sinatra Greatest Love Songs My Funny Valentine (Warner Bros)
# 4 Art Tatum God Is in the House Begin the Beguine (High Note)
# 5 Charlie Parker Charlie Parker with Strings: The Master Takes I Didn't Know What Time It Was (Verve)
# 6 George Coleman At Yoshi's They Say It's Wonderful (Evidence)
# 7 John Coltrane Blue Train Blue Train (Blue Note)
# 8 Carmen McRae Carmen McRae I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life (Mainstream)
Book The King James Bible, or a book on Numerology
Luxury Item A solar-powered calculator
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Paul Anastasio
25 Sep
Macy Blackman
19 Jun
George Cole
21 Aug
Alex Condé
06 Mar
Kit Eakle
04 Sep
Phillip Greenlief
13 Feb
Noah Griffin
06 Nov
Tammy Hall
27 Feb
Alan Hall
22 May
Christian Howes
27 Mar
Kymberly Jackson
03 Apr
Julie Kelly
20 Feb
Maya Kronfeld and Valerie Troutt
29 May
Jennifer Lee
17 Apr
Steven Lugerner
24 Jul
Steve McQuarry
05 Jun
Jacqui Naylor
13 Nov
Dave Newhouse
14 Aug
Zack Rogow
24 Apr
Holli Ross
17 Jul
Ellen Seeling
02 Oct
Richard Seidel
09 Oct
Edward Simon
31 Jul
Tessa Souter
23 Oct
Steve Turré
07 Aug
Donna Viscuso
20 Nov
Patrick Wolff
16 Jan