Tone Poems 3

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Tone Poems 3
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Studio album by David Grisman, Mike Auldridge, Bob Brozman
Released August 22, 2000 (2000-08-22)
Recorded February 1999
Studio Dawg Studio
Genre Jazz, bluegrass, country
Length48:48
Label Acoustic Disc
Producer David Grisman
David Grisman chronology
I'm Beginning to See the Light
(1999) I'm Beginning to See the Light1999
Tone Poems 3
(2000) Tone Poems 32000
The Pizza Tapes
(2000) The Pizza Tapes2000
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Tone Poems 3 is an album by mandolinist David Grisman, dobro player Mike Auldridge, and guitarist Bob Brozman that was released in 2000 by Grisman's label, Acoustic Disc. The album is a sequel to Grisman's albums Tone Poems and Tone Poems 2 , which were recorded with Tony Rice and Martin Taylor, respectively. The trio plays vintage slide and resophonic instruments such as the Dobro and resonator guitar. The songs cover many genres: Hawaiian, blues, country, bluegrass, and jazz. [1]

David Grisman Mandolinist, composer, and record label owner

David Grisman is an American mandolinist. His music combines bluegrass, folk, and jazz in a genre he calls "Dawg music". He founded the record label Acoustic Disc, which issues his recordings and those of other acoustic musicians.

Mike Auldridge musician

Mike Auldridge was a Dobro player and a founding member of the bluegrass group The Seldom Scene. The New York Times described Auldridge as "one of the most distinctive dobro players in the history of country and bluegrass music while widening its popularity among urban audiences". He also worked as a graphic artist.

Bob Brozman American guitarist and ethnomusicologist

Bob Brozman was an American guitarist and ethnomusicologist.

Contents

Track listing

  1. Nostalgia Prelude (Brozman) 2:21
  2. Akaka Falls (Parker, traditional) 2:03
  3. Moonlight Bay (traditional, Percy Wenrich) 2:24
  4. Peach Pickin' Time in Georgia (Clayton McMichen) 1:31
  5. St. Louis Blues (W. C. Handy) 3:27
  6. Whispering (traditional) 3:07
  7. Trash Can Stomp (Auldridge) 2:18
  8. Frankie and Johnny (traditional) 1:56
  9. Kohala march (traditional) 2:09
  10. Crazy Rhythm (Irving Caesar, Roger Wolfe Kahn, Joseph Meyer) 3:33
  11. Beat Biscuit Blues (Auldridge) 2:55
  12. The Great Speckled Bird (Guy Smith) 2:26
  13. It Happened in Monterey (Billy Rose, Mabel Wayne) 3:03
  14. Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) 2:23
  15. Style O Blues (Auldridge) 2:31
  16. Honolulu Nights (traditional) 1:46
  17. Stompin' at the Savoy (Benny Goodman, Andy Razaf, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb) 2:27
  18. Fort Worth Drag (York) 1:05
  19. Just Joshin' (Josh Graves, Tullock) 1:34
  20. New Steal (Auldridge) 2:23
  21. Las Niñas (Auldridge) 1:26

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References

  1. 1 2 Uhl, John. "Tone Poems 3". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 November 2017.