I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor Solo Piano
https://amzn.to/2PMOMh3

Billy Taylor and Gerry Mulligan Live
https://amzn.to/2Rb3uid

Billy Taylor Piano Transcriptions
https://amzn.to/2q8KSEa

Jazz legend Billy Taylor, in a performance of his renown composition, “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free,” featuring Victor Gaskin on bass and Curtis Boyd on drums.

“I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free” is a song written by Billy Taylor & Dick Dallas. Originally recorded by Nina Simone in 1967 on her Silk & Soul album. Billy Taylor’s own version (as “I Wish I Knew”) was recorded November 12, 1963 and released on his Right Here, Right Now album (Capitol ST-2039) the year after. His 1967 instrumental take was later used as the theme music for The Film programme on BBC television.

Billy Taylor reports that “I wrote this song, perhaps my best known composition, for my daughter Kim. This is one of the best renditions I’ve done, because it is very spiritual.”

Please visit: http://www.billytaylorjazz.com for all things Billy.

29 views
Posted on 4 de October de 2020

You may also like

Page 1 of 95

Related posts

vol16アルルの女より「間奏曲」L’ARLÉSIENNE Intermezzo

saxo

Petite Fleur Africaine – Duke Ellington

saxo

Folium Fugit plays String Quartet nº8. D. Shostakovich

saxo

Leave a Comment


The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.