My Main Man – Jeanfrançois Prins
A medium slow groove tune, originally recorded with just guitar, bass & drums but with a big band vibe.
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- Recording: Steve Davis and Jeanfrançois Prins - Light
- Recorded on: September, 2001
- Label: GAM Records (GAM 918)
- Concert Key: D
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (groove - medium slow)
- Guitar - Jeanfrançois Prins
- Bass - Larry Kohut
- Drums - Steve Davis
As to the origin of this composition, Jeanfrançois says: "My Main Man refers to my father, Jeanpierre Prins. He always loved big bands (Duke and Basie of course, but also Lunceford and Hampton . . . ). So the idea for the tune was to give a trio impression of a big band tune."
born on February 18, 1967
Belgian jazz guitarist Jeanfrançois Prins is a professional musician, arranger, producer, and educator. By the age of nineteen Prins was a band leader and was awarded the "Golden Sax" and First Prize for Instrumental Performance at the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles. He has released six CDs as a leader. His most recent, "El Gaucho," was recorded in NYC and released on Challenge Records in mid-2012. His interviews and performances have been featured on TV around the globe. In 1994 he was an actor/musician in the Oscar-nominated Belgian movie, "Just Friends." Read more...