Results for "Josh Nelson"
“Josh is that rare young musician who has not only a wealth of study and experience under his belt (all but assuring him a prominent place in jazz music), but he also possesses those rarest of musical attributes: a touch, a tone, and a “sound” that are all identifiably his own.” — Peter Erskine, legendary drummer Born and raised in Southern California, pianist-composer-bandleader Josh Nelson has performed with some of the most respected names in jazz, including Kurt Elling, John Pizzarelli, Benny Golson, Sheila Jordan, John Clayton, George Mraz, Jeff Hamilton, Dave Koz, Joe Chambers and Peter Erskine
by Dan McClenaghan
The Oceanic Brew Pub's waitress, Rafaela, told the owner, Roy Leahy, not to hire that dumb ass pianist and his chihuahua again to play on Jazz Night. But Roy ignored her. The place had gotten a lot of publicity out of the duo's previous engagement, when pianist Sinbad Rindowski's howling vocal accompanist chihuahua, Sweetie Pie, damned ...
by Russell Perry
The past decade has been a great one for lovers of jazz singing with most of the exciting music coming from women vocalists. In this hour and the next of Jazz at 100 Today! we'll survey 20 releases from 15 female vocalists who range from the rediscovered vintage jazz of Catherine Russell to the powerful hybrid ...
Label: Lower 9th
Track listing: The Best is Yet to Come; S'Wonderful. Stars Fell on Alabama; I've Got the World on a String; I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues; Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered; Invitation; Here's to Life; Sweet Georgia Brown; No More Blues (Chega De Saudade); Smile.
By Josh Nelson
Label: Dash Hoffman Records
Track listing: Did I Ever Really Live; You Must Believe In Spring; Lush Life; Here’s To Life; In Praise of Bill Evans: I Remember Bill/Very Early/Waltz For Debby; If You Never Come To Me/Skylark; Straight No Chaser; Billie’s Bounce; Imagine; Blame It On My Youth; I Chose The Moon; Always And Forever.
By Amber Weekes
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: The Christmas Waltz; I'll Be Home For Christmas; My Romance (Christmas Mix); I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus; Some Children See Him; What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?; Winter Wonderland; Silent Night; Let It Snow; The Gathering.
by Chris M. Slawecki
In the golden age of television commercials, one commercial distinguished between a product that was popular because it was associated with good taste and one that was popular because it tasted good. The Discovery Project Live in Japan has nothing to do with canned food but it demonstrates pianist Josh Nelson's excellent taste in repertoire and ...