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Johnny Costa, - Johnny Costa Plays Mister Rogers Neighborhood Jazz Album

Johnny Costa, - Johnny Costa Plays Mister Rogers Neighborhood Jazz Album
Title:
Johnny Costa Plays Mister Rogers Neighborhood Jazz
Performer:
Johnny Costa,
Catalog:
MRN-08600
MP3 album size:
1143 mb
FLAC album size:
1094 mb
Genre:
Label:
Rogers' Neighborhood Records

Album


Plays Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. For over three decades beginning in 1968, the Pittsburgh-born pianist Johnny Costa served as the acclaimed show's music director, often playing live in-studio while host Fred Rogers sang the theme song and interacted with beloved characters like Mr. McFeely, Lady Elaine, and the Trolley. An urbane, technically gifted jazz stylist in the vein of his own idol Art Tatum, Costa helped define the show's smart but always welcoming tone. When Mister Rogers Neighborhood premiered in the 1960s, no one would have expected it to have the impact it continues to have to this day. One of the things that made it special, was the music. By the time that Pittsburgh pianist Johnny Costa met Fred Rogers, he was an accomplished jazz musician whod led albums released by Coral, Savoy and Dot, was featured on Manny Albams A Gallery of Gershwin a theme Costa revisited on 1994s A Portrait of George Gershwin and served as music director for televisions Mike Douglas. Costa returned to Pittsburgh in the mid-60s where he met and partnered with Fred Rogers in creating the music for Mister Rogers Neighborhood. Listen free to Johnny Costa Plays Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Jazz Won't You Be My Neighbor, You Are Special and more. 13 tracks 38:51. Dream - Johnny Costa Plays Johnny Mercer - Johnny Costa. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Johnny Costa. Jazz 1982. Rogers' Neighborhood is a swing music album recording by JOHNNY COSTA released in 1967 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. Album by Johnny Costa. You Are Special. is a cover of. You Are Special by Mister Rogers 1969. Please Don't Think It's Funny. Please Don't Think It's Funny by Mister Rogers 1968. When Mister Rogers Neighborhood made its public-television debut on Feb. 19, 1968, its creator and host, Fred Rogers, already knew that music would play an important role in the show he was, after all, a pianist and composer himself. But for most of the programs 31-season run, the melodies Rogers wrote would be given a distinctive character by musical director and Pittsburgh jazz-piano great Johnny Costa. Early on, some criticized Rogers inclusion of jazz, saying it was too sophisticated for a childrens show. Plays Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Jazz. Released: Jan 1982. Dream: Johnny Costa Plays Johnny Mercer. Flying Fingers. Johnny Costa was the pianist, improvising behind the shows dialogue, providing the immortal entrance music for the Neighborhood Trolley and making Wont You Be My Neighbor sound fresh for 28 years. In 1984, he recorded Johnny Costa Plays Mister Rogers Neighborhood Jazz, stretching out a bit on the songs he played five days a week on the show. Originally released by his boss independent record label, the album has become a coveted collectors item-and now makes its CD debut. Dubbed the white Art Tatum by no less than Art Tatum himself, Costa excelled at out-of-tempo introductions that sh