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I had picked up a book of music by Mompou and was surprised by its nuances. For months, I digested and distilled the emotions it brought forth. I returned to Batok, Scriabin, and Bach and noted the profundity of their short classical pieces. What followed was a deliberate and humble attempt to make a melange of 'through composed' musings without a pianistic feel, or Be-Bop influences, saving it for another CD! Thanks for indulging. Interview with John Beasley "They began as early morning Ode - John Beasley - Nuances - 15 piano solos says soft-spoken John Beasley of his new release, Nuances.
Youll Never Get To Heaven - Dionne Warwick - The Classics with influences ranging from Mompou to Bach, combined with Beasley's background touring and recording with jazz icons Miles Davis, Steely Dan, and Freddie Hubbard, Nuances is a moody reflection of Beasley's ability to capture classical, blues, jazz, and world music in varying degrees of piano solos.
Other noteworthy compositions include the intensity of the African Bad Seed - Various - Punk-O-Rama III "Implication", to the somber "Meaning", followed by a trace of Bill Evans in "Solitaire". Praises and Reviews for Nuances By turns ecstatic, pensive, and peaceful, this solo piano album is the work of a passionate player who is truly infatuated with sound.
His music delights the intellect as well as the soul. That's what he does here. He is a creative master. Just brilliant This set of solo piano improvisations is warm, colorful and highly engaging.
I could never figure out if he was thinking with his fingers, or hearing the possibilities with his fingers, or is just so comfortable with the instrument that internally hearing it, imagining the music that could be, and playing it were effortless and immediate. Tags funk jazz modern jazz swing jazz and improvised music piano solo Los Angeles. Grammy nominated. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 10, go to album. Bandcamp Album of the Day Mar 13, go to album.
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