Joy Ride – Bobby Timmons
An uptempo cavort with a thrilling melody. The improvised bridge is transcribed on the C treble clef lead sheet. Solo piano arrangement available.
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- Recording: Bobby Timmons - This Here Is Bobby Timmons
- Recorded on: January 13 or 14, 1960
- Label: Riverside (RLP 12-317)
- Concert Key: B-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (uptempo)
- Piano - Bobby Timmons
- Bass - Sam Jones
- Drums - Jimmy Cobb
December 19, 1935 – March 1, 1974
A beloved pianist with one of the most easily recognizable styles, Bobby Timmons is responsible not only for bringing his unique gospel-tinged voice to the piano, but also for his funky compositional masterpieces that have become jazz standards, like Moanin’ and This Here (Dis Here). These two are by no means the only memorable original works of Bobby’s—nearly all of his works are instantly recognizable as Bobby Timmons originals, as they all have his signature style of soul, funk, and gospel, while maintaining the hallmarks of true hard-bop jazz. Born in Philadelphia to a religious family, Bobby studied piano with his uncle, who also taught McCoy Tyner. He moved to New York at age 20 to start his recording career with Kenny Dorham’s Jazz Prophets. Read more...