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Warren Chiasson


Warren Chiasson is a highly regarded musician in the jazz world who has been called "one of the six top vibraphonists of the last half century" by the New York Times. Originally a member of the {{m: George Shearing = 1961}} Quintet, he has emerged as his own man with a distinctive four-mallet technique that he weaves into a percussive, melodic style. Prior to forming his own group, Chiasson was for many years best known for his creative contributions to the {{m: Chet Baker = 3578}} Quartet, the {{m: Tal Farlow = 6636}} Trio, and jazz/pop diva {{Roberta Flack}}. In addition to recording his own albums, he has played on over 100 recordings with such artists as {{Eric Dolphy}}, {{m: Bill Dixon = 6301}}, {{m: Hank Crawford = 5970}} and was featured on a Grammy Award winning album with {{m: B.B


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Vintage Dolphy

Read "Vintage Dolphy" reviewed by Duncan Heining

Vintage Dolphy appeared originally in 1986/7 on both vinyl and CD. Featuring recordings from three separate live performances from Eric Dolphy, two at Carnegie Hall, both with his own quartet and in two 'third stream' settings devised by Gunther Schuller, the album provided intriguing insights into Dolphy's improvisational skills and approach. Were this not enough, the ...




Featuring the music of Warren Chiasson
Duration: 8:14

Master vibraphonist Warren Chiasson playing "Caravan" with guitarist Joe Cohn (son of legendary saxaphonist Al Cohn) and Jon Burr on bass at Gillespie Auditorium in New York City.

Article: Live Review

Warren Chiasson: New York, January 31, 2012

Read "Warren Chiasson:  New York, January 31, 2012" reviewed by Bob Kenselaar

Warren Chiasson: A Tribute to George ShearingNew York Bahá'í Center, John Birks Gillespie AuditoriumNew York, NYJanuary 31, 2012 “Joy"--now, there's a word people don't always toss around loosely when talking about music. But it's the perfect word to describe how Warren Chiasson approaches the vibraphone--with great joy and with terrific mastery, ...


Good Vibes For Kurt Weill

Label: Perforate My Heart Music
Released: 0


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