Absolutely true. I've been listening to a bunch of his albums and collaborations since this weekend, having not listened to most of them for years.Something quite amazing that happens when a legend like Tony passes on is the wave of appreciation and discovery/rediscovery of their work for those who either had never heard or hadn’t listened to them in some time. They themselves have moved on, but their gift lives on for us to enjoy.
Grier is a big one for me as well. Really appreciate Dan's playing, but it's something I never was able to get into much for some reason. Grier's "Got the Whole House to Myself" album is one of my favorites, his version of Ookpik Waltz floors me every time I hear it.My list is
If I remember correctly, the weather was nasty that day. Just a normal central Florida downpour. They couldn't use the two outdoor stages for any of the shows that day. The hall where they performed was a small hall that was used for small acts. The officials at the Stephen Foster park had to move all the Saturday acts indoors & alternated between two stages on either end of the hall. Sound has never been good in that hall & Tony had a few comments to the monitor guy during the set. Considering what they had to do to pull this off...That was wonderful. I was wanting to kill the sound engineer though.