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Joni Mitchell

Singer Christine Tobin guides Alyn Shipton through the jazz-oriented repertoire of Joni Mitchell, including her work with Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius and Herbie Hancock.

Singer Christine Tobin guides Alyn Shipton through the jazz-oriented repertoire of Joni Mitchell, including her work with Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius and Herbie Hancock. Mitchell often employed jazz musicians on her recordings, but she was also fascinated by Charles Mingus, making an album of his music shortly before his death.

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  • Joni Mitchell

    The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

    Composer: Guerin/Mitchell Performers: Joni Mitchell (vocals), Chuck Findlay (trumpet), Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute), Victor Feldman (keyboard), James Taylor (guitar), Max Bennett (bass), John Guerin (drums, moog). recorded 1975

    • The Hissing Of Summer Lawns.
    • Asylum.
    • K253018, Track 6.
  • Joni Mitchell

    Coyote

    Composer: Mitchell Performers: Joni Mitchell (vocals, guitar), Larry Carlton (guitar), Abe Most (clarinet), Neil Young (harmonica), Chuck Findley, Tom Scott (horns), Victor Feldman (vibraphone), Jaco Pastorius (bass), John Guerin (drums), Bobbye Hall (percussion). Rec: 1976

    • Hejira.
    • Elektra.
    • 1087, Tr 1.
  • Joni Mitchell

    Paprika Plains

    Composer: Mitchell Performers: Joni Mitchell (vocals, piano), Wayne Shorter (soprano saxophone), Jaco Pastorius (bass), John Guerin (drums). Orchestra arr, dir and cond by Mike Gibbs. Recorded 1977

    • Don Juan's Reckless Daughter.
    • Asylum.
    • 263003, Tr 4.
  • Joni Mitchell

    Dreamland

    Composer: Mitchell Performers: Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan (vocals), Airto Moreira (bass drum), Don Alias (percussion), Jaco Pastorius (cowbell), Alejandro Acuna (shakers), Manolo Badrena (conga). Rec 1977

    • Don Juan's Reckless Daughter.
    • Asylum.
    • 263003, Tr 7.
  • Joni Mitchell

    A Chair In The Sky

    Composer: Mitchell/Mingus Performers: Joni Mitchell (vocals, guitar), Jaco Pastorius (bass), Wayne Shorter (soprano saxophone), Herbie Hancock (keyboard), Peter Erskine (drums), Don Alias (conga), Emil Richards (percussion). Rec 1979

    • Mingus.
    • Asylum.
    • 7559 60557-2, Tr 4.
  • Joni Mitchell

    God Must Be Boogie Man

    Composer: Mitchell Performers: Joni Mitchell (vocals, guitar), Jaco Pastorius (bass), Wayne Shorter (soprano saxophone), Herbie Hancock (keyboard), Peter Erskine (drums), Don Alias (conga), Emil Richards (percussion). Rec 1979

    • Mingus.
    • Asylum.
    • 7559 60557-2, Tr 2.
  • Joni Mitchell

    Goodbye Porkpie Hat

    Composer: Mingus

    • Shadows and Light.
    • Elektra.
    • Tr 5.
  • Joni Mitchell

    I Wish I Were In Love Again

    Composer: Rodgers/Hart Performers: Joni Mitchell (vocals), Herbie Hancock (piano), Chuck Berghofer (bass), Peter Erskine (drums). Orchestra conducted by Vince Mendoza. Rec. 2000

    • Both Sides Now.
    • Reprise.
    • 9362476202, Tr 11.
  • Joni Mitchell

    Both Sides Now

    Composer: Rodgers/Hart Performers: Joni Mitchell (vocals), Herbie Hancock (piano), Shorter (soprano saxophone), Chuck Berghofer (bass), Peter Erskine (drums). Orchestra conducted by Vince Mendoza. Rec. 2000

    • Both Sides Now.
    • Reprise.
    • 9362476202, Tr 12.

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