Results for "Brenda Earle"
Brenda Earle is a woman on a mission. She is a quadruple threat - a singer/pianist/arranger/composer, who is taking the internation jazz community by storm. Born and raised in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada Brenda attended York University in Toronto. In 1998, she attended the Banff Centre for the Arts, studying and performing with such jazz luminaries as David Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, Hugh Fraser and Kenny Werner. She has a Master’s in Music from the Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Luciana Souza, Garry Dial and Dave Liebman. In June 2005, Brenda was won of a few hand-picked performers to attend the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, where she was mentored by all-time greats Nathan Davis, David Baker, Rufus Reid and James Moody
by C. Michael Bailey
Simin Tander Where Water Travels Home Jazzhaus 2014 German-Afghani vocalist and composer Simin Tander follows up her well-received debut recording Wagma (Neuklang, 2011). She again prefers the company of her trio: pianist Jeroen van Vliet, who also provides judicious electronic effects; stand- out bassist Cord Heineking; and drummer ...
By Brenda Earle
Label: Allsheneeds Records
Track listing: You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To; Is It Any Wonder?; The Waltz; Valio La Pena; All These Questions; Song For A New Day; Nobody Else But Me; Don't Dream It's Over; A Few Lines; So I Say (Sal Dessa); Standing.
by Marcia Hillman
Brenda Earle has a well-trained, sweet-sounding, pure voice and piano and songwriting skills that are displayed ably in this, her fifth album. The New York-based Canadian native is abetted by Ike Sturm (bass), Jackie Lewis (guitars) and Jared Schonig (drums), as well as guest appearances of one track each by saxophonist Joel Frahm and cellist Lauren ...