Grant Green Jr Plays Burt Bacharach
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Guitarist and singer Grant Green Jr. has kept it funky with his Masters of Groove music project (with Bernard Purdie and Rueben Wilson) and his own jazz and original funk band. His newest project, a tribute album to Burt Bacharach, was born from hearing his late father's (jazz great Grant Green) homage to him in his Blue Note Records days.
"He is one of my favorite American composers," Grant says. "His sense of melody in a song like "ÂAlfie' is beautiful and timeless."
Grant says his love for all types of music made him the multidimensional musician that he is today. The self-proclaimed Led Zeppelin and Johnny Cash fan recalls how one-time pop songs such as "Days of Wine and Roses," "Misty," and "Stella by Starlight" later became jazz standards.
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