Eugenia Choe “Magic Light” (SCCD 33127)

SCCD 33127 Eugenia Choe “Magic Light” While Eugenia Choe is a relatively new face on NY jazz scene, she has been one of the most sought-after pianists around and her own group presented here has been actively performing in NY area for some time. Korean-born Choe also a prolific composer compiles an intriguing repertoire mostly based on her original works fit for the debut album of a burgeoning young artist. EUGENIA CHOE piano DANNY WELLER bass ALEX WYATT drums Recorded April 1 & 2, 2015 1 SHADES OF LIGHT (Eugenia Choe) 3:22 2 KOQUIRRI (Eugenia Choe) 5:38 3 PETALS (Eugenia Choe) 1:15 4 A FLOWER IS A LOVESOME THING (Billy … Continue reading

Peter Zak "Standards" (SCCD 31815)

SCCD 31815 Peter Zak “Standards” Peter Zak presents himself here as a pianist in his inherently natural format of a piano trio performing “Standard” tunes. Michael Bailey of AAJ commented on Zak’s previous release The Disciple SCCD 31771 that “… The smarter artists, like Zak, add a program or theme to their recordings, something that gives an otherwise disparate collection of pieces some continuity or integrity.” The program or theme on this album is the standards interpreted and performed for here and now in order to give them a lasting life. PETER ZAK piano JAY ANDERSON bass BILLY DRUMMOND drums Recorded December 2014 1 MOON AND SAND (Alex Wilder) 7:57 … Continue reading