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  • Randy Vincent (2005)

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    Randy Vincent began his career in Florida and moved to the San Francisco Area in 1980. Since then, he has divided his time between performing and teaching. Among the many musicians with whom he has performed and recorded are: Joe Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie, Bobby Hutcherson, Leny Andrade, Stephanie Ozer, Mel Martin, Benny Barth, Mel Graves, Bennett Friedman, Larry Baskett, Peter Welker, Chris Amberger, George Marsh, Smith Dobson, Bill Watrous, George Cables, Tony Dumas, Akira Tana, Billy Childs, Bob Sheppard, Steve Smith, Harold Jones, Bob Badgley, Ernie Watts, Warren Gale, Herb Pomeroy, the Bay Area Jazz Composers' Orchestra, the New Oakland Jazz Orchestra, Dave Eshelman Jazz Garden Big Band, and The Turtle Island String Quartet. He plays on a regular basis with many local musicians throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
    Pick Artist Album Song Label
    # 1 Stan Getz Focus I'm Late (Verve)
    # 2 Chick Corea and Origin Changes The Spinner (Concord)
    # 3 Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall Bye-Ya (Blue Note)
    # 4 Grant Green Idle Moments Jean de Fleur (Blue Note)
    # 5 Bill Evans Explorations How Deep Is the Ocean? (Riverside)
    # 6 Bill Evans and Jim Hall Undercurrents My Funny Valentine (Blue Note)
    # 7 Wes Montgomery The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery Airegin (Riverside)
    # 8 Joe Henderson In 'N' Out Serenity (Blue Note)
    Book Jared Diamond, "Guns, Germs and Steel"
    Luxury Item A Swedish neck pillow
    Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
    Alt 1 Bill Evans Everybody Digs Bill Evans N/A (Riverside)
    Alt 2 Bill Evans and Jim Hall Intermodulation N/A (Blue Note)
    Alt 3 Stan Getz Voyage N/A (Blackhawk)
    Alt 4 Jim Hall Concierto de Aranjuez N/A (Columbia)
    Alt 5 Jim Hall Live N/A (A&M)
    Alt 6 Herbie Hancock Speak Like a Child N/A (Blue Note)
    Alt 7 Keith Jarrett Standards, Vol. 1 N/A (ECM)
    Alt 8 Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio Smokin' at the Half Note N/A (Verve)
    Alt 9 Sonny Rollins The Bridge N/A (RCA)
    Alt 10 McCoy Tyner The Real McCoy N/A (Blue Note)
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    05 Jan