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Interview

Tony Grey: Stepping out of the Shadows

Read "Tony Grey: Stepping out of the Shadows" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Since graduating from Berklee with honors in 2001, Tony Grey has earned a reputation as one of the most exciting bassists of his generation. His debut solo recording ...Moving (Self Produced, 2004) won enthusiastic reviews and revealed a musician gifted with a very strong sense of melody, and songwriting skills which drew from influences far beyond the parameters of jazz.

As one third of pianist Hiromi Uehara's electrifying trio, Grey has played all over the world to great ...

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Album Review

Tony Grey: Chasing Shadows

Read "Chasing Shadows" reviewed by Ian Patterson


The opening fifty seconds of unaccompanied bass-playing on “Chasing Shadows," the title track, demonstrate beyond a doubt that Tony Grey is an exceptional talent, finely balancing technical prowess with musical creativity. It comes as no surprise, therefore, to learn that one of his early teachers was guitarist John McLaughlin. Grey has played with an impressive list of jazz musicians and gained international success as part of pianist Hiromi Uehara's electrifying trio. Chasing Shadows, his second solo project, helps cement his ...

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Extended Analysis

Tony Grey: Chasing Shadows

Read "Tony Grey: Chasing Shadows" reviewed by Phil DiPietro


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It seems much less than four years ago that electric bassist Tony Grey released his scintillating debut, ...Moving, which excelled most in the way the writing highlighted the talents of each colorist the leader added to his expansive palette, however formidable the player's individual chops factor.

Grey applies the same tenets to an almost brand new cast, further indulging his propensity for working with gifted ...

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Extended Analysis

Tony Grey: ...Moving

Read "Tony Grey: ...Moving" reviewed by Phil DiPietro


Tony Grey ...MovingSelf Produced2004 With the release of ...Moving England's Tony Grey has gone from displaying the most potential to living up to it as fast as any musician that's swung though Berklee's doors. Actually, the exception would be his current employer, Japan's prodigy/goddess of piano, Hiromi , who is spearheading a small but significant movement to put some electricity, both literally and figuratively, back into jazz. Tony's the cat responsible for ...


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