Playing tracks by
Ben Sidran, Bob Dylan, Bill Frisell, Keith Jarrett, Marty Ehrlich and more.
They’re selling postcards of the hanging - they’re painting the passports brown - the beauty parlour’s filled with sailors the circus is in town. An intriguing lyric from the Bob Dylan song Desolation Row. Dylan is famously for his lyrical dexterity, but what about his melodies? Dylan explains, “Musicians have always known that my songs were about more than just words, but most people are not musicians.” Having said that, there are precious few instrumental covers of Dylan songs in the jazz genre. This mix showcases some that I like. They range from the laid-back to the outright boisterous. Enjoy!