... a Healing Jazz Journey that was written with a conscious intent to lift Every Body's spirits.
Joyce Kouffman worked in close collaboration with co-artistic producer and co-composer Mary Watkins (MaryWatkins.net). The instrumental songs are celebratory and poignant, energizing and gentle. Drummer Joyce (left)and pianist Mary Watkins (bottom) are accompanied by veteran masters of jazz, both winners of numerous Grammys and platinum albums, saxophonist/composer Don Braden (DonBraden.com) (top) and bassist Ruth Davies (right).
One of the Top Ten Picks of 2004 on KCSM-FM 91.1, the San Francisco Bay Area's Jazz Station
EVERYTHING SEEMS EASIER
KEEP ON MOVING
WHEN TROUBLE KNOCKS, PLAY ON
WHERE'S THE GROUND?
WHEN YOU HEAL ME
NOTHING EXOTIC ABOUT THIS
WHO HAS NOT BEEN TOUCHED
ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
SONG OF THE SOUL
YOU CAN LISTEN TO SAMPLES AND BUY THE CD ONLINE AT CDBABY.COM
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