Chuck's Groove – Bill Pierce
A tuneful, motivic melody by composer Bill Pierce.
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- Recording: Billy Pierce - One For Chuck
- Recorded on: April 6 & 7, 1991
- Label: Sunnyside (SSC 1053)
- Concert Key: E-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Trumpet - Bill Mobley
- Tenor Sax - Billy Pierce
- Piano - Mulgrew Miller
- Bass - Ira Coleman
- Drums - Alan Dawson
There's also a great quintet arrangement of another composition by Pierce, Patchouli, available in a print edition fromMusicDispatch.com.
born on September 25, 1948
Bill Pierce is known in the jazz world for both his innovative hard bop playing and his distinguished career as an educator. He hails from a musical family in Florida, with parents both educators who emphasized the value of music; he took up the saxophone early. Read more...