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Canadian pianist and composer Jamie Reynolds moved to New York City in 2005, just a year after graduating with honors from the University of Toronto. The move to New York was prompted by a Canada Council grant to study privately with Fred Hersch. A second grant was awarded to Reynolds in 2007, which allowed him to study with Craig Taborn. Reynolds plays regularly in New York City with his own trio and his wife, singer Melissa Stylianou. He has toured the U.S., Canada and Europe with his own group and as a sideman. In summer 2012 he released his debut recording as a leader, Time With People, on the Fresh Sound, New Talent label.
Label: Fresh Sound Records
Track listing: The Earliest Ending (The Westerlies); Grey Mirror (Featuring Matthew Stevens); Church; Lake Cycle (The Westerlies); Small Worlds (Featuring Matthew Stevens); Green-wood; Church (The Westerlies); Untitled Interlude; Sleep (Featuring Matthew Stevens); The Latest Beginning (The Westerlies); Lake Cycle; Good Help; Small Worlds (The Westerlies); The Earliest Ending (Featuring Matthew Stevens)
by Dan McClenaghan
New York-based pianist Jamie Reynolds set himself up with the challenge of conveying the realities of certain emotions musically. The result is Grey Mirror, a piano trio enhanced by the contributions of guitarist Matthew Stevens and The Westerlies, a two trumpet, two trombone quartet. Reynolds proves himself a fine conceptualist, with some tunes featuring ...
by Dan Bilawsky
And now, the arrival of And Now--the debut leader date from bassist Michael Oien. Oien, who's worked with everybody from saxophonist Uri Gurvich to guitarist Nir Felder to pianist Roy Assaf, is primed to make a strong statement here. He's done his homework and he's shown himself to be a musical pillar of ...
by Michael Oien
Meet Michael Oien: Ever since he graduated from Berklee in 2004, bassist Michael Oien has been an important part of the New York jazz scene, appearing on a countless number of dates as a sideman. Recently he recorded his debut as a leader, the consistently creative And Now for Fresh Sound's New Talent label. This ...
by Dan Bilawsky
The space between traditionalism and experimentalism is a tough place to live. The bulk of the attention usually goes to those who work at these polar extremes, either bowing to the altars of tradition or knocking them down with sledgehammers. Pianist Jamie Reynolds does neither when he writes and plays. Reynolds' debut--Time With ...