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New York Electric Piano

Just like the universe, New York Electric Piano (NYEP) is expanding. The original trio of pianist Pat Daugherty, bassist Tim Givens, and drummer Aaron Comess has doubled, adding 3 New York musicians: Leon Gruenbaum on his unique instrument the Samchillian, Till Behler on saxes and flutes, and the singer Deanna Kirk. After three instrumental releases that probed the Fender Rhodes electric piano sound their new release, King Mystery, features vocals, acoustic piano, and a diverse set of Daugherty originals that embrace jazz’s past while exploring its future. It all began as NYEP played out their 2007 release Blues in Full Moon

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Keys To The City Volumes 1 & 2

Label: Buffalo Puppy Records
Released: 2011
Track listing: CD1: The Modern World; Very Nice; Planet Spins Around; Temple Dog; Incantation; Scrapple For The Apple; Dance of the Hours; The Day I Fell For You; N.Y.E.P.; Power of Peace; This Time It's On; I Want Love; Life Comes Into Being; In This Land. CD2: Fast Food Socrates; Instrumental Health; Tears of a Skyscraper; Area 6 7 8; Dode's Blues; 2nd Millenium Rag; Rocket The Pocket; Deep Time Waltz; Knock Turn.

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New York Electric Piano: Keys To The City Volumes 1 & 2

Read "Keys To The City Volumes 1 & 2" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


New York Electric Piano started its life as a trio, staying that way for its first three albums. The fourth recording, King Mystery (Buffalo Puppy, 2008), found the band expanding to a septet. Following a minor reshuffle, Keys To The City Volumes 1 & 2 sees further expansion, to an octet with guests, and to a ...

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King Mystery

Label: Buffalo Puppy Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: 10 to 11; The Black Hole, the Lasso and the Loophole; Why Are We Here?; The Wheel; Temple Tantrum; Fireblossom; Too New To Know; King Mystery; Hymn including; the beauty of ambiguity; Legend of Baj; I Shot the Deputy; Road to Newport.

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New York Electric Piano: King Mystery

Read "King Mystery" reviewed by Matt Marshall


Expanding their trio to a septet for King Mystery, New York Electric Piano has fashioned an invigorating, woven work out of the cotton basics of jazz and swatches of futuristic fabric. Most notable in this mix is the addition of Leon Gruenbaum and his self-invented MIDI instrument the Samchillian, though it's difficult to know for sure ...

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New York Electric Piano Releases King Mystery

Adds Vocal and Acoustic Piano to Their Distinctive Sound New York Electric Piano forges new ground with King Mystery, just released on New York Electric Piano’s own label, Buffalo Puppy Records. King Mystery, the band’s fourth album,builds on the original acoustic trio (pianist Pat Daugherty, bassist Tim Givens, and drummer Aaron Comess) with the addition of ...

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New York Electric Piano

Label: Buffalo Puppy Records
Released: 2003
Track listing: Space Travel; I'll Take The Apple; Democrazy; Hidden Path; So Be It; Central Parker; Dreamboat; Split Three Ways; 13th Street Hummingbird; East Village Buffalo Puppy; Blues In Orbit; Last Soldier

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Pat Daugherty: New York Electric Piano

Read "New York Electric Piano" reviewed by Rod Sibley


There was a time when you couldn't swing a dead cat in New York without hitting a Rhodes player, including a first tier of Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Jan Hammer, etc. The Fender Rhodes electric piano was developed by Harold Rhodes (his partnership with electric guitar pioneer Leo Fender lasted only six years), and it has ...


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