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“Giant Steps” by Tommy Flanagan Trio

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“Giant Steps” by Tommy Flanagan Trio

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“Giant Steps” by Tommy Flanagan Trio


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    “Giant Steps” by Tommy Flanagan Trio is a jazz song.
    Tommy Flanagan obtains redemption. In the original recording he started and stopped during the piano solo, unsure of what to play. Critics claimed “the song owned him”. But the alternative pianist, Cedar Walton, didn’t even try a solo and played the song much slower in an alternative take. In this recording, Tommy Flanagan finally owned the song.

    Song Title: Giant Steps
    Artist: Tommy Flanagan Trio
    Album: Giant Steps
    Genre: jazz
    Composer: Copyright © 1959 John Coltrane
    Piano: Tommy Flanagan
    Bass: George Mraz
    Drums: Al Foster
    Recorded: February 17&18, 1982
    Date: 1982
    Number of listens: 8783
    Current rank: 1262 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 1189 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)


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