Paul Winter Consort: Icarus (live)

Nice You Tube post of this classic work, “Icarus” composed by Ralph Towner.

Nice YouTube post of this classic work. No, not the Iron Maiden thing (which I like too, btw). According to this page: ‘Astronauts of Apollo 15 took the Consort’s album ROAD to the moon with them and named two craters after the songs “Ghost Beads” and “Icarus”‘. See also, Oregon.

Well, while I’m at it, here are more renditions ….
Please let me know if any of these should not be posted here.

Icarus – slide guitar version

‘Icarus’ performed by MGT – Wolfgang Muthspiel, Slava Grigoryan & Ralph Towner

Ralph Towner solo. Yup he plays all the instruments on each track

LAGQ Live!: Icarus by Ralph Towner (arr. Kanengiser)

The samba styled version

Paul Seaforth/Jamie Findlay – Icarus acoustic jazz

Ben Garnett quartet

“Icarus” – Pedro Negrescu, Steve Hamilton, & Hristo Yotsov.

Icarus by Ralph Towner (arr. Kanengiser)

live acoustic version performed by Brighter Lights, Thicker Glasses.

Pensuma – Icarus (original by Ralph Towner)

The most definitive version, by Oregon

Is this the one on the “Oregon in Moscow” CD?

Icarus (slightly brighter than Ralph Towner plays it himself)

“icarus” – usc’s carolina alive vocal jazz ensemble.


What the mythical Icarus might have seen? 🙂

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