Results for "The Shirley Horn Suite"
by AAJ Italy Staff
Per questo omaggio alla cantante Shiley Horn, il pianista Ezra Weiss, dopo alcuni dischi alla guida di organici di medie dimensioni, sceglie la formula del piano trio ed una scaletta che alterna cavalli di battaglia della Horn con composizioni originali. Raffinata pianista oltre che cantante, la Horn raggiunse un pubblico più, dopo decenni sulla scena jazzistica, ...
by Wilbert Sostre
Portland based pianist/composer Ezra Weiss' fifth release is a tribute to Shirley Horn, who died in 2005 at age 71. Horn was an excellent pianist and sensitive vocalist, and a Grammy Award-winner in 1991, for Best Jazz Vocal Performance. Weiss is certainly an extraordinaire composer, the winner of three ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Awards. ...
by Bruce Lindsay
Pianist Ezra Weiss' love of Shirley Horn's music began in his youth, coming to fruition on lovingly crafted The Shirley Horn Suite, his tribute to the singer and pianist who died in 2005. A mix of originals and standards, his fifth album as leader is a sophisticated work, with some fresh compositions and terrific performances.