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Quinn Johnson

Pianist and composer Quinn Johnson has lived in four different countries on three different continents, and has played music from around the world with Cuban, Brasilian, Persian, African, Middle Eastern and Chinese artists. Some of those he has had the pleasure of working with include Rod Stewart, Diana Ross, Rita Coolidge, Mike Stoller, Martin Short, Jack Sheldon, Diane Schuur, Tom Scott, Richard Carpenter, Judith Hill, Poncho Sanchez, Flora Purim, Wayne Brady, John Densmore (of The Doors), Ben E King, Bettye La Vette, Elba Ramalho,DowntotheBone,JerrySeinfeld, AirtoMoreira,FranciscoAguabella,Christopher Cross, Alvaro Torres and Dancing with the Stars (US/Canada tour). Quinn was the music director/pianist for American songbook singer Steve Tyrell for 16 years

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Ever Since The World Ended

Label: Cafe Pacific Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: If You Never Fall In Love With Me; Just The Two Of Us; Ever Since The World Ended; Alone Together; Remembering The Rain; Some Of That Sunshine; Take Love Easy; Shattered.

Album

Pastimes (from times past)

Label: QuinnJ Music
Released: 2021
Track listing: Carol's Delight; After Silence; Child's Song- Portrait; Child's Song- First Steps; When All Is Done (and Said); Remembrance; Falling Forward; If, At First; Another Rainbow; Bayou Baião; Impromptu 11/99

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Article: Album Review

Lauren White: Ever Since The World Ended

Read "Ever Since The World Ended" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


There is a cadre of West Coast jazz musicians who tacitly orbit one Mark Winkler. This embarrassing wealth of talent includes: Cheryl Bentyne, Dolores Scozzesi, Judy Wexler, Robyn Spangler, Gary Brumburgh, Jeffery Gimble, Ada Bird Wolfe, and our present subject, Lauren White. White, an original East Coast product, expatriated to Westward to act and sing...and record. ...

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News: Recording

Vocalist Lauren White Releases 'Ever Since The World Ended' On Cafe Pacific Records, Coming March 26th

Vocalist Lauren White Releases 'Ever Since The World Ended' On Cafe Pacific Records, Coming March 26th

Ever Since the World Ended, the newest album by vocalist Lauren White, is a family affair. It is not White’s consanguineous family but her extended music family to whom she turned for succor as the country deals with the Covid-19 pandemic. The loneliness and isolation caused by the quarantine are exacerbated by the disruption of our ...

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Ever Since The World Ended

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Label: Cafe Pacific Records
Released: 2021
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Article: Album Review

Lauren White: Life in the Modern World

Read "Life in the Modern World" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


Vocalist, actress, producer.... Lauren White does it all. And, as befits a Renaissance artist, she not only excels, but also explores the unique, the compelling and the substantive. With Life in the Modern World she and her team of Los Angeles aces do precisely that, delivering 11 fine selections, most lesser-known, but each a certified gem. ...

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Article: Bailey's Bundles

Ten Artists: June 2019

Read "Ten Artists: June 2019" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Polly Gibbons All I Can Do Resonance Records 2019 Polly Gibbons's 2017 Resonance release, Is It Me...? was positively received by All About Jazz and other outlets when it appeared. That recording featured a crack trio augmented with soloists, establishing Gibbons as a sensitive yet muscular interpreter of the American ...

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Article: Radio

A Conversation with Vocalist Abigail Rockwell

Read "A Conversation with Vocalist Abigail Rockwell" reviewed by Lorens Chuno


Join me in a conversation with Abigail Rockwell, a talented vocalist whose singing effortlessly tells a unique intimate story to each listener. Her new album, Autumn Noir, is a collection of 12 songs with arrangements that are meticulously executed to preserve the power and intimacy of Abigail's interpretation. Autumn Noir features Abigail Rockwell on vocals, Quinn ...

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Article: Album Review

Dolores Scozzesi: Here Comes the Sun

Read "Here Comes the Sun" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Vocalist Dolores Scozzesi is a charter member of the West Coast Jazz Gangstas that also includes Mark Winkler, Jeffery Gimble, Lauren White, Cheryl Bentyne, Sara Gazarek and others too numerous to mention. This is a creative bunch who like to support their own. Scozzesi has just released her follow-up to A Special Taste (Rhombus Records, 2010), ...


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