Saratoga (Through the Years)

from by Randy Simon Jazz Project

  • Digital Track
    Streaming + Download

    Immediate download of "Saratoga (Through the Years)" in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $1 USD  or more

    You own this


  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    CD version of Light It Up in a jewel case.

    Ordering the CD also includes at no cost the immediate download of the 10-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
    ships out within 2 days

      $15 USD

    You own this  


  • Full Digital Discography Full Digital Discography

    Get all 3 Randy Simon Jazz Project releases available on Bandcamp and save 35%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of The Linda Sessions, Nyhavn Live, and Light It Up. , and , .

    Purchasable with gift card

      $14.30 USD or more (35% OFF)

    You own this



A three-part composition. I started by writing a distinctly old-school piano piece - sort-of ragtime, stride or honky-tonk. It was lots of fun, but what to do with it? Then I had the thought that it somehow reminded me of the Saratoga racetrack, nearly 160 years old and going strong, but gradually changing with the times. So I wrote a couple of additional related tunes that keep many of the "traditions" of the first piece, but evolve towards a more modern sound. The third part lets the band cut loose with some swinging bluesy playing. For the first part, I decided to play it myself and record it at home. In the studio, we have turned it into a reasonable facsimile of a turn-of-the century recording.


from Light It Up, released July 9, 2010
Adrian Cohen: piano, John Menegon: bass, Danny Whelchel: drums, Pete Bellino: trumpet, Kevin Barcomb: tenor sax, ("old-time" piano solo: Randy Simon)


all rights reserved



Randy Simon Jazz Project Schenectady, New York

contact / help

Contact Randy Simon Jazz Project

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code