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By Lisa Hilton
Label: Ruby Slippers Productions
Track listing: Santa Monica Samba; Random Journey; Nightingales & Fairy Tales; Living in Limbo; God Bless the Child; Chromatic Chronicles; Fall Upon a Miracle; Infinite Tango; Extraordinary Everyday Things; Transparent Sky.
Harold Land, Jr. has toured Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America with Jazz and Funk greats such as Marvin Gaye, Gerald Wilson, Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Burrell, Pharoah Saunders, Lee Morgan, Roy Ayers, Roland Kirk, Sweet Baby J'ai, Dwight Trible, and many others. The Crusaders' pianist Joe Sample introduced Harold to Wayne Henderson. The meeting led to Harold's first professional gig, and to his first two album appearances, including the cult favorite "People Get Ready". He credits bandleader Gerald Wilson with giving him his first traditional Jazz gig, which came shortly after his time with Henderson
Pianist, composer and lyricist, Dave Bass, is a great American success story that reads like a riveting bio-pic script. This Cincinnati kid began piano lessons at age seven, and shortly after graduating high school, played in bands that opened for Captain Beefheart and Alice Cooper. He was soon accepted into Boston’s Berklee College of Music, leaving after just a few months to study piano with the legendary Madame Margaret Chaloff. Madame schooled him and other young, immensely talented jazz artists as Keith Jarrett, Leonard Bernstein, Steve Kuhn and Kenny Werner, who understood the importance of developing a signature sound and style
Quentin Walston is an active composer, pianist, and music educator in Northern Virginia. He composes for piano and his jazz combo, blending memorable melodies and striking rhythms with adventurous improvisations. As an educator, he teaches lessons and classes to individuals of all ages in areas of jazz, improv, and composition. Quentin Walston was introduced to improvisation surprisingly through bluegrass and folk music. As the harmonica player in the folk band Jake and the Burtones, Quentin fostered a passion for improvising solos and appreciating the musicianship of others around him
Originally from Yogyakarta, Indonesia, pianist Amanda Suwondo started learning keyboard at the age of five. She started learning classical music during high school, doing grades, and playing at church. She then took her career as a musician to the next level in 2010 when she moved to Sydney, Australia, studying diploma of contemporary music at C3 College, NSW. During her study, she started to go seeing gigs and got inspired to play jazz by a pianist Judy Bailey, later became her teacher. She started to get more involved in learning jazz by joining SIMA’s Women in Jazz in 2011, taught by Jess Green (through which she was awarded a mentorship by Sirens Big Band)
Mexican pianist graduated from the Higher School of Music (INBA) who has performed in various National and International Jazz Festivals (Philippines, Bolivia). She in international independent performances as well as classical music festivals (Montrèal, France and Italy). She has collaborated with the Panamerican Big Band Jazz, with the JazzFest AC Foundation Ensemble and various independent projects. She has 2 jazz record productions titled "Hilando Lunas" (2010) and "Leitmotiv" (2015) by Resijazz where she composed pieces made for Big Band, quintet, sextet and trio. She is the creator of Jazz en Movimiento in Querétaro (JEM) where she currently resides, that she is dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of this genre. She is currently developing her career as a composer, pianist and arranger.
Sean Giddings is a pianist, guitarist, composer, and record producer. Born and raised in Kansas City, Sean now resides in Austin, Texas. He currently tours with both Christopher Cross and Pat Green. He has also toured and performed with Eric Johnson, Alejandro Escovedo, Cory Morrow, Wade Bowen, Mary Wilson, and the BoDeans. As a studio musician, Sean has been on recordings with Tanya Tucker, Kris Kristofferson, Houndmouth, Brad Cook, Donald Fagen, John Forté, Josh Abbott, and Whiskey Myers. Sean’s piano playing can be heard on Daniel Hart’s film score for “The Old Man and the Gun” starring Robert Redford
Chris Nordman - Piano, Electric Piano, Hammond Organ Chris Nordman plays Multi Keyboards, and performs with his own band, and other bands in Michigan, Florida, and surrounding areas. Coming from Classical roots (several years at Interlochen National Music Camp performing on Piano, Organ, and 'Cello), staff organist at St. Hugo in the Hills Church in Bloomfield, Choir Director at Fellowship United Methodist Church in Troy, MI, Chris became a top "on call" musician to back many acts for shows in Michigan in the 1970's on, playing with the Drifters, Coasters, Chuck Berry, Mel Torme', Bob Hope, and many other acts across all genre's During this time, Chris and his "Detroit" Trio and augmented group played regularly for corporate and private events, and house gigs at the Detroit Yacht Club, Detroit Athletic Club, Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, Hyatt Regency, and other venues. He has led the Chris Nordman Group since 1979, playing thousands of events, shows and clubs
Jazz trio from Odessa, led by Vadim Bessarab. The trio’s sound combines jazz traditions and academic expressiveness, ethnic moods and contemplation characteristic of the modern European jazz language
Isabella began playing the piano when she was four years old and has loved jazz all her life. She was featured on NBC's Nightly News with Lester Holt in a story about the Jazz Institute of Chicago. At the age of 16, Isabella was a featured performer at the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival with her quartet and was featured again two years later with the Isabella Isherwood Trio. A dynamic performer, she has had the pleasure of sharing her music in many venues throughout Chicago, including The Jazz Showcase, The Harris Theater, Wentz Hall, the Palmer House, Andy's Jazz Club, The Athenaeum Theater, Constellation Chicago, and Winter's Jazz Club