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John Scofield
Country For Old Men

John Scofield - Country For Old Men

With the help of frequent collaborators – drummer Bill Stewart, organist and pianist Larry Goldings, and bassist Steve Swallow – Scofield renders twelve country tunes through the prism of vigorous modern jazz. “My idea for this record was to take country tunes and turn them into jazz ones,” Scofield explains, “Because country tunes are simple--they’re easy to reharmonize. The improvisation and group feel are essential to each track.”

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FEATURED TRACK

"Jolene (Dolly Parton)"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Mr. Fool (Darrell Edwards/George Jones/Herbie Treece)
  2. 2. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry (Hank Williams)
  3. 3. Bartender’s Blues (James Taylor)
  4. 4. Wildwood Flower (Joseph Philbrick Webster)
  5. 5. Wayfaring Stranger (Traditional)
  6. 6. Mama Tried (Merle Haggard)
  7. 7. Jolene (Dolly Parton)
  8. 8. Faded Love (Bob Wills/John Lee Wills/Billy Jack Will)
  9. 9. Just A Girl I Used To Know (Jack Clement)
  10. 10. Red River Valley (Traditional)
  11. 11. You’re Still The One (Shania Twain/Robert John Lange)
  12. 12. I’m An Old Cowhand (Johnny Mercer)

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Feb 07
    Salzburg, Austria John Scofield at Jazzit
  • Feb 10
    Aachen, Germany John Scofield at Musikbunker
  • Feb 16
    Münster, Germany John Scofield at Hot Jazz Club
  • Mar 20
    Los Angeles, CA, US Lettuce and John Scofield at The Theatre at Ace Hotel
  • May 01
    Utrecht, Netherlands John Scofield at TivoliVredenburg
  • May 17
    London, UK John Scofield at Cadogan Hall
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