Los Angeles Jazz Pianist
This Los Angeles Jazz Pianist is a multi-instrumentalist who expresses himself trough jazz piano improvisation in a variety of different styles including swing, bossa nova, fusion, American standards, gypsy jazz, latin jazz, afro-jazz and original odd metered compositions.
Los Angeles Jazz Pianist credits
This Los Angeles Jazz Pianist has worked extensively in Europe as a studio musician, songwriter, performer and composer and has made frequent appearances on French and Swiss television, as well has worked on several albums with Graeme Alright, a notable singer songwriter and lyricist of Europe. His compositions have included works for the stage, in association with the Phoenix Dance Company, Dance Company West and the Eleanor Graehm International Dance Company. He has also written scores for several short films including, "Mon Village parmi tant d'autres", "Alger Insolite", and "The Saga".
Since his arrival in U.S. this Los Angeles Jazz Pianist has performed with various jazz bands at many venues, clubs, private events, schools, fundraisers, Art shows and festivals in the L.A. area, including and among others, "At my Place" with Robert Freeman, a jazz musician who worked for Gladys Knight, the "Atlas Cafe" with Luda and Eve from "Bye-Bye Brazil", and "Alice Restaurant" with jazz guitarist, James Clark. He has also performed, as a headliner at a Tsunami fundraising event in Beverly Hills, at the "Westwood Music" venue, "The Industry Cafe"... He also performed at a gala anniversary celebration of MGM studios (Former US president Ronald Reagan attended the event).
Los Angeles Jazz Pianist albums
As a songwriter, this Los Angeles Jazz Pianist has recorded 4 albums, "Misty Tides", "Poetrix", "Carte Blanche" and "Side-Effect" with the collaboration of Steve Bartek of Oingo Boingo and Dusan Bogdanovic, whose compositions can be heard on the soundscape channel. One of his original songs,"I look at you", sang by Lorie Mack, who worked with Engelbert Humperdinck and Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers (I had the time of my life, Dirty dancing tour ) entered the Unisong International Song Contest and was placed in the top ten percent of over 4,000 entries. Another of his song "Dreaming" was an Honorable Mention Winner.
This Los Angeles Jazz Pianist repertoire includes original compositions and standard tunes written by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Duke Ellington, Errol Gardner, Dizzy Gillespie, Django Reinhart, Hammerstein, Billie Holiday, Henry Mancini, the Beatles, Thelonius Monk, Cole Porter, Leon Russell, Stevie Wonder...
A natural poet and a long time creator and performer, his unique sound reflects years of experience across the genres from African rhythms to Gypsy jazz and latin music. His work and performances are an exciting fusion of world beat, rhythm and blues, reggae, jazz standards and spoken words, all swirled together in a single universe of sound.
"In my music, I try to draw visions that create a sense of melody wrapped in a poly-rhythmic surrounding that both, musically and emotionally express my perception of the relationship between nature and culture".