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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
    Castaways by date
    Bruce Ackley

    Geri Allen

    Donald Bailey

    Clint Baker

    Guy Barker

    Michael Bluestein

    Brian Bromberg

    James Carter

    Clairdee

    Ruth Davies

    Madeline Eastman

    Lorraine Feather

    Darrell Grant

    Art Hirahara

    Richard Howell

    Pete Jolly

    Julian Joseph

    Calvin Keys

    Mark Little

    Harold Mabern

    René Marie

    Dmitri Matheny

    Bobbe Norris

    Si Perkoff

    Evan Price

    Jackie Ryan

    John Santos

    John Shifflett

    Marcos Silva

    Ray Skjelbred

    Andrew Speight

    Jacky Terrasson

    Jeff Watts

    John L. Worley jr.

    Earl Zindars

    Michael Zisman