Paul Berner
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button for music The World Like It Was
The opener from the new CD Back Porch. It sets the mood for the whole album. Beautiful guitar swells, gorgeous low-register clarinet!
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A traditional 'love and death' ballad, this song was learned from an old Bob Dylan record. From Back Porch.
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By Monty Alexander, a simple, moving tune, also recorded on Open Country. Here the version from Back Porch.
button for music Shirts and Skins Theme
The opening track from the album Running Outside; the next 2 songs are also from the same album.
button for music I Loves You Porgy
From Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, this is a fresh look at a classic melody; also from Running Outside.
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A little traveling music; from Running Outside.
button for music Amazing Grace
A song we all know so long that we forgot when we learned it; from the album Open Country.
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Monty Alexander and Paul on familiar ground; also from Open Country.
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The title track of Paul's first album.
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A new take on one of the most beautiful songs; from Open Country.
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Lionel Hampton on vibes, George Wein on piano, Fred Levine on drums, Sam Turner on congas and Paul, live for TV in 1985.