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Andrew Kushnir: Influences

Read "Influences" reviewed by Don Phipps

Judging from the album cover, a coffee-filled cup on a drum, one might anticipate that drummer Andrew Kushnir's debut album, Influences, would be a hard charging affair. And Kushnir and his trio (Ryan Slatko on piano and Rick Rosato on bass) do not disappoint. The trio offers up some head-bobbing jazz at its finest. Piano trios need strong contributions from the piano to convey the spirit of the music, and Slatko's solos explore bop, swing, and blues riffs, ...

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Take Five with Andrew Kushnir

Read "Take Five with Andrew Kushnir" reviewed by Andrew Kushnir

About Andrew Kushnir Montreal born drummer,Andrew Kushnir first came onto the Canadian Music scene when he joined the acclaimed Franco Proietti Morph-Tet at the age of 17 as a DJ/Turntablist. With the Morph-tet , Andrew went on to record three albums (Morphology, Like The Shore is to The Ocean, and Live at St. Ambroise) and play many of the major Canadian music festivals such as the Fringe Festival, The St. Ambroise Funk N' Jazz Festival, and The Quebec ...


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