Friday, February 26, 2010

Christian Scott plays Thom Yorke

Here is a clip of Jazz Trumpeter Christian Scott performing a cover of "The Eraser," from Thom Yorke of Radiohead's 2006 solo album of the same name. I really like Scott's understated style, and I really think that he does a great job with the song.

"The Eraser" is a great album as well, I actually had never heard it until last year. Musically, it sounds like an extension of Radiohead's "Kid A/Amnesiac" period. Here is a video of my favorite song from that album, "Black Swan." I think the best part of the song is the bass line- always lurking in the background...