john daversa - artful joy
BFM Jazz, 2012
Walter Smith iii
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with special guests
Gretchen Parlato - voice
Bob Mintzer - clarinet

John Daversa - trumpet
Robby Marshall - tenor sax
Tommy King - keyboards
Brandon Coleman - keyboards
Zane Carney - guitar
Jerry Watts - bass
Gene Coye - drums


“She's so wonderful… I heard her so clearly singing the melody on that
song. And she just sounded so beautiful. I wrote the song for my daughter
when she was born and I told Gretchen what it was about, and she just
went deep with it from note one. That's what she can do. She's just really special that way."