With Dylan covering a jazz song — Frank Sinatra’s “Full Moon and Empty Arms,” I thought it would be fun to hear some jazz musicians playing Dylan songs.
Check these out.
Nina Simone, “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues”:
Keith Jarrett Trio, “My Back Pages” (from Jarrett’s 1968 live album, Somewhere Before. Keith Jarrett – piano; Charlie Haden – double bass; Paul Motian – drums):
Duke Ellington, “Blowin’ in the Wind”:
Gene Norman Group, “Subterranean Homesick Blues”:
Bill Frisell, “Masters of War”:
Nina Simone, “Just Like A Woman”:
Nina Simone Live:
Van Morrison: “Just Like A Woman”:
Norah Jones, “Forever Young”:
Bill Frisell, “Just Like A Woman”:
Nina Simone, “I Shall Be Released”:
[In August of this year I’ll be publishing my rock ‘n’ roll/ coming-of-age novel, “True Love Scars,” which features a narrator who is obsessed with Bob Dylan. To read the first chapter, head here.]
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