You Never Leave My Mind – James Williams & Marc Ostrow

A sultry, mesmerizing James Williams composition with an even 8ths groove and a lyric that describes a lover's obsession. Full track and Minus You practice track without vocals available.

James Williams

March 8, 1951 – July 20, 2004

James Williams' distinguished career began in the city in which he was raised: Memphis, Tennessee. Having taken up piano at the age of thirteen, he graduated from Memphis State University in the early seventies and threw himself into his city's jazz community. Only a year after attaining his degree, Williams was hired as a professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Coming to a new city opened up an entirely new scene for the young pianist, who began to play as a sideman for visiting artists like Red Norvo, Art Farmer, Sonny Stitt and Milt Jackson. When Art Blakey met him in 1977, he convinced the then-26 year-old Williams to resign from Berklee and go on tour with the Jazz Messengers, a post he held for the next four years and with whom he would win a Grammy Award nomination for the album "Straight Ahead." Read more...

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Marc Ostrow

born on February 22, 1964

Marc Ostrow is a New York copyright and entertainment lawyer who also composes, writes lyrics, sings and plays piano. He currently has his own law practice, but he previously was the head of the New York office of music publisher Boosey & Hawkes, where he oversaw the company's expansion into jazz, personally signing jazz legends like Wynton Marsalis and the Charles Mingus estate. During that time, he launched ScoreStreet.net, a publishing service for new composers. Read more...

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