Friday, February 17, 2006

The Concert List

While driving home from the Maynard Ferguson concert the other night, I reminisced about some of the other artists I've been fortunate to hear or perform with over the years. It's was fun compiling the list, as fond memories of these concerts are plentiful.

Concerts I have attended include Sonny Rollins, Woody Herman, Jeff Lorber, Chicago, Stan Kenton, Buddy DeFranco, ZZ Top, Sarah Vaughan, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Phil Woods, Mel Torme, Spyro Gyra, Average White Band, David Benoit, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Sonny Stitt, Oregon, Dave Brubeck, Tower of Power, Oscar Peterson, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, B.B. King, The Grass Roots, Junior Walker, Doc Severinsen, Chuck Mangione, Garth Brooks, Dizzy Gillespie, Chubby Checker, Buddy Rich, The Four Tops, Alabama, Statler Brothers, Arturo Sandoval, Pete Fountain, Count Basie, Robert Cray, J.J. Johnson, Little River Band, Urbie Green, Kenny Rogers, Yusef Lateef, The Platters, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, Diamond Rio, Herbie Hancock, The Beach Boys, Branford Marsalis, Frank Zappa, McCoy Tyner, Ernie Ford, Dexter Gordon, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., Boots Randolph, George Benson, Oak Ridge Boys, Michael Franks, Blood Sweat & Tears, Crystal Gayle, Weather Report, War, Helen Reddy, Ray Charles, Rob McConnell, The Righteous Brothers, Bob Hope, Joey DeFrancesco, Christopher Cross, Freddie Hubbard, Percy Sledge, Marie Osmond, Dave Valentin, Huey Lewis, Stanley Turrentine, Kiss, Marvin Stamm, Delbert McClinton, Galactic, B.J. Thomas, Al Jarreau, Lee Greenwood, Burt Bacharach, The Kingston Trio, The Spinners, Clark Terry, Donnie Osmond, Kris Kristopherson, Earl Klugh, Bob Segar, Larry Coryell, The Temptations, Tommy Newsome, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Bachman Turner Overdrive, The Drifters, The Neville Brothers, John Davidson, Three Dog Night, Nnena Freelon, Gary Burton, Roy Clark, Airmen of Note, Gary Morris, Jim Stafford, The Carribean Jazz Project (Paquito D'Rivera, David Samuels, & Andy Narell), and Andy Williams.


At February 19, 2006 5:24 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yo didn't fet to see Stevie Wonder? I didn't see Stevie Wonder on the list. What a great concert.

At February 19, 2006 6:46 PM, Blogger Saxmandavid said...

Unfortunately I have not been able to see him yet. Every time he has been in the area I have been working. He's certainly on my wish list of concerts to see. He is one of my favorite musicians.


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