The Magic of 2

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The Magic of 2
Live album by
ReleasedApril 9, 2013
VenueKeystone Korner, San Francisco
ProducerTodd Barkan, Zev Feldman
Tommy Flanagan chronology
Giant Steps
The Magic of 2
Professional ratings
Review scores
Down Beat4/5 stars[1]

The Magic of 2 is an album by jazz pianists Tommy Flanagan and Jaki Byard. It was recorded in 1982 and released by Resonance Records in 2013.

Recording and music[edit]

The album was recorded at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, in 1982.[1] The pair play together on five of the tracks ("Scrapple from the Apple", "Just One of Those Things", "Satin Doll", "Our Delight", and "The Theme"), and each has three solo performances.[2]


It was released by Resonance Records on April 9, 2013.[3] CD, limited edition LP, and digital download versions were available.[3] The producers were Todd Barkan and Zev Feldman.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Introduction by Todd Barkan
  2. "Scrapple from the Apple"
  3. "Just One of Those Things"
  4. "Satin Doll"
  5. "Something to Live For"
  6. "Send One Your Love"
  7. "Our Delight"
  8. "All Day Long"
  9. "Sunday"
  10. "Chelsea Bridge"
  11. "Land of Make Believe"
  12. "The Theme"


  • Tommy Flanagan – piano
  • Jaki Byard – piano


  1. ^ a b McDonough, John (July 2013) "Tommy Flanagan/Jaki Byard – The Magic of 2". Down Beat. p. 45.
  2. ^ Bilawsky, Dan (March 21, 2013) "Tommy Flanagan / Jaki Byard: The Magic of 2". AllAboutJazz.
  3. ^ a b c "Tommy Flanagan and Jaki Byard - The Magic of 2". Resonance Records. Retrieved March 28, 2017.