Cyrus Chestnut

Cyrus Chestnut – ‘My Father’s Hands’

(HighNote HCD 7339. Album review by Peter Vacher) Now something of a veteran, the Berklee-educated pianist Cyrus Chestnut, who will be 60 this coming January, had racked up some 195 recording sessions by the time Tom Lord compiled version 17.0 of his discography. And there have been more recordings to add since then. In other words, he’s immensely experienced, perpetually busy and used to being in fast, post-bop company, and as it happens is a front-runner when it comes to making ‘name’ albums like this one.
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New Music Monday — Carmen Sandim, Cyrus Chestnut, and Tom Harrel

We have new music for you! Tune in to New Music Monday with Arturo Gómez on Monday, July 11 at noon on Lunchtime on the Oasis. Originally from São Paulo, Brazil Carmen began playing piano in her pre-teens. She moved to Boston in 1996 to attend the Berklee College of Music graduating Magna Cum Laude she moved to Washington, DC to begin her professional career. In 2005 she arrived in Boulder and obtained her Jazz Performance and Pedagogy from CU Boulder. Since then, she has recorded several excellent albums while teaching at several Front Range universities. her new recording was produced by Art Lande and dedicated to the late Ron Miles who plays on 1 track, in addition, Sandim is accompanied by Gilad Hekelsman-guitar, Greg Garrison-bass, and Colin Stranahan-drums.
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