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Click on the links to hear selected tracks from each of Morning and Jim's CDs.

Live From Boulevard Music
Richard Smith and Jim Nichols
Recorded live at Boulevard Music in Culver City by two masters of the Chet Atkins fingerstyle. The virtuosity of these two guitarists is stunning! Seventeen favorite songs from the Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed Catalogue, with some hot jazz solos. Two vocals by Morninng included. 1. Cascade quicktime mp3
2.Back Up and Push
3. Moonglow
4. Ochi Chornya (Dark Eyes)
5.Django's Castle
6. Who's Sorry Now
7. After You've Gone (with Morning)
8. Dizzy Fingers quicktime mp3
9. Rainbow
10. Autumn Leaves
11. Sweet Georgia Brown quicktime mp3
12. Nuages quicktime mp3
13. Honeysuckle Rose (with Morning)
14. Funky Junk
15. Jerry's Breakdown
16. Stompin' at the Savoy
17. Main Street Breakdown quicktime  mp3

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Dining at Great American Lodges
Big Sky Ensemble
This CD features jazz/folk arrangements of classic songs from the roots of America. There is lots of jazz and some Chet style pickin' on this one. Featuring The Nichols Barshay Septet (The Big Sky Ensemble) with Jim Nichols, guitar; Bobby Black, pedal steel;
Chris Kranyak, violin, Rich Kuhns, accordion; Michael Bluestein, piano, Paul van Wageningen, drums; Peter Barshay, bass

All arrangements are by Jim Nichols and Peter Barshay
This CD has an optional cookbook. To order BOTH, go to: www.menusandmusic.com
1. Tennessee Waltz
2. Red River Valley
3. San Antonio Rose quicktime mp3
4. Rye Whiskey
5. Crawdad
6. Don't Fence Me In
7. Shenandoah quicktime mp3
8. Home on the Range
9. Canadian Sunset quicktime mp3
10 Wildwood Flower
11. Sweet Betsy From Pike
12. La Paloma
13. Delicado quicktime mp3
14. Moe Uhane
15. Buckeye Jim

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Somebody Loves Me
Recorded in Germany with Gilles Naturel on bass, Dave Rokeach on drums, and the fine gypsy-style guitarist Romane guesting on four tracks. This CD is upbeat and swinging. We think of it as romantic retro-jazz. Available on CD only. Featuring:

1. I'll See You in my Dreams
2. I Was a Little Too Lonely quicktime mp3
3. After you've gone quicktime mp3
4. How High the Moon
5. I Was Doing All Right
6. Oh, How My Heart Beats for You
7. The Late, Late Show
8. Somebody Loves Me
9. Says Who?
10. Remember
11. Keepin' Out of Mischief Now
12. Heartaches quicktime mp3
13. Too Marvelous for Words
14. La Vie en Rose quicktime mp3

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Chet Lag
This popular CD, recorded in Germany, features Jim and great Australian guitarist,Tommy Emmanuel in an exciting acoustic tribute to Chet Atkins. Includes some singing by Tommy and two songs by Morning. Available in CD only.

Sorry, "Chet Lag" is currently sold out.
Please see "Happy Hour" below for many of the original cuts ...
Featuring:

1. Avalon
2. Trambone  quicktime mp3
3. Nine Pound Hammer 
4. Moms Rag  quicktime mp3
5. Lover Come Back 
6. House of the Rising Sun
7. Crazy 'Bout You  quicktime mp3
8. Birth of the Blues 
9. Blue Moon  quicktime mp3
10. Who's Sorry Now
11. Any Time
12. I'll See You in My Dreams
13. Stomping at the Savoy


   
Happy Hour cover
Happy Hour

Remixed by Rod Tamlyn for Original Works, Australia
Most of the original work is still here, with 2 new songs
by Tommy Emmanuel.

 1. Happy Hour
 2. Nine Pound Hammer
 3. Avalon
 4. Who's Sorry Now
 5. Trambone
 6. Mom's Rag
 7. Lover Come Back to Me
 8. Birth of the Blues
 9. I'll See You in My Dreams
10. Stomping at the Savoy
11. Sanitarium Shuffle


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Save Your Love For Me
Third CD by Morning & Jim with Terry Miller on bass, Dave Rokeach on drums, Michael Spiro on percussion, Mark Summer on cello. A mixture of jazz, latin rhythms, blues and even a taste of country picking. Available on CD only. Featuring:

1. Suddenly Spring
2. Them There Eyes
3. Save Your Love For Me  quicktime mp3
4. Sails
5. So Many Stars(Tellement D'Etoiles)  quicktime mp3
6. Berimbau  quicktime  mp3
7. Sabrosa
8. St. Louis Blues  quicktime mp3
9. Empty Glass
10. I Chose to Sing The Blues
11. The Station
12. Give It Up

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Unconditional Love

 

Morning & Jim's 2nd CD with Terry Miller on bass, Paul VanVageningen on drums. Alex Murzyn on sax & flute. Peter Horvath on piano, Michael Spiro on percussion. This disc features a larger production with a full palette--jazz latin and a bit of pop. Available on CD or cassette. Featuring:

1. Unconditional Love quicktime  mp3
2. Oh It Must Be Fun
3. Blinded By Love quicktime mp3
4. Esta Noche Mas
5. I Wonder What He'll Say quicktime  mp3
6. No One quicktime  mp3
7. Whenever You Need a Friend
8. High Plains Drifter
9. My One and Only Love

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My Flame
Morning & Jim's debut CD -- with John Nichols and John Hettel on bass, Kent Bryson on drums, Alex Murzyn on sax & flute and Michael Spiro on percussion. This is an intimate first recording by the duo with songs by Bobby Caldwell, Stevie Wonder, Tom Waits, as well as jazz favorites. Available on CD or cassette. Featuring:

1. My Flame
2. Just For A Thrill
3. Some Time Ago
4. I'll Never Give Up
5. Please Call Me, Baby
6. Sweet Georgie Fame
7. I Could Kick Myself
8. Where Are The Words
9. Since I Fell (For You)
10. Something Out Of The Blue

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Jazz and Country
Jim's solo debut. Chosen by Guitar Player Magazine as one of their picks of the year for 1996. From bebop to Chet Atkin's fingerpicking classics. Jim's virtuosity shines through. Available on CD only.

Featuring:

1. Freightliner Blues   quicktime mp3
2. Willow Weep for Me quicktime  mp3
3. Struttin' quicktime mp3
4. Arkansas Traveler / Old Joe Clark
5. Funky Junk   quicktime mp3
6. Black Mountain Rag
7. Steel Guitar Rag quicktime  mp3
8. El Cumbanchero quicktime  mp3
9. My One and Only Love quicktime  mp3
10. It Could Happen to You   quicktime  mp3
11. Something Out Of The Blue
12. Like Someone in Love quicktime mp3
13. My Romance
14. Autumn Leaves
15. You Don't Know What Love Is
16. Dark as a Dungeon

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Jim Nichols Fingerstyle jazz
Mel Bay Presents 2000 Jazz Guitar


Book/CD
published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
featuring solos by the world's finest jazz guitarists, including Jim!
To order, call 1-800-863-5229
DVD or VHS
published by Bransong Music.

To order, email Jim at jim@jimandmorningnichols.com

Morning & Jim Nichols can be reached by email at morning@jimandmorningnichols.com or  morning@jimandmorningnichols.com or  nicholmuse@mac.com