Smooth Jazz Pianist Pays Homage To Iron Butterfly

Joe McBride does something a little different on his latest CD.

JoeMcBride.jpgReady for a smooth jazz version of �In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida�?

Pianist Joe McBride offers one for your listening enjoyment on his upcoming CD called Texas Hold �Em. The Dallas native's is calling his cover of the Iron Butterfly classic �In A Garden of Eden.�

Unlike the original 1968 version, which clocked in at more than 17 minutes, McBride's�s jazzy version is just a little more than three-and-a-half minutes.

The rest of the 11-song CD features McBride with his group of local musicians known as the Texas Rhythm Club.

Texas Hold �Em, McBride�s seventh release for the Heads Up label, will be available on Sept. 27.