Kitch – Gary McFarland

This bright, charming swinger was never recorded by Gary McFarland but he did arrange the Piano part that we use as the basis for our Rhythm Section Workshop recording (complete with Minus You tracks for piano, bass, and drums).

Gary McFarland

October 23, 1933 – November 3, 1971

Gary McFarland, though not a well-known name today, was one of the most important forces in orchestral jazz and bossa nova in the mid-20th century. Critic Gene Lees aptly described him as an "adult prodigy;" his compositions and arrangements were regarded as complex, sensitive, emotional, and sometimes delightfully simple. He was a talented vibraphonist and singer as well. Read more...

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