Thomas R. Erdmann

Thomas R. Erdmann

Jazz vocalist and keyboard player Daniel Austin grew up in Los Angeles and has spent time as a member of a number of popular rock and R&B bands backing up big-name singers.…
Japanese born and Osaka University of Foreign Studies (Japan) and Berklee College of Music (Boston) trained guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto is the leader of the eight-member ens…
The first thing that immediately strikes you about Seattle drummer/percussionist/composer Steve Korn’s latest recording, Points In Time, is his remarkably musical cy…
Each year the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal organizes a series of concerts to feature a single artist. A different jazz musician is chosen and he/she performs …
The genius that was Art Tatum (1909-1956) was magnificent. Not only was he perhaps the best technician to ever play the piano, influencing scores of pianists including Osca…
To say vocalist/pianist and Cleveland native, now New York transplant, Tom Lellis is significantly influenced by Mark Murphy would perhaps be the understatement of the mont…
Grammy nominee and winner of the 1989 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Award, pianist Bill Cunliffe’s latest recorded project is a collection of his own arrangement…
This album of breezy and light jazz features trombonist/teacher/chef/restaurant-owner Eric Trapp in partnership with renown Polish guitarist Jarek Smietana. Of the two, Smi…
30-year old Israeli pianist Gilad Barkan began his studies at the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music before moving to the United States to earn a degree at the Ber…
There are rare too few piano trios where the musicians play with the unbridled joy and happiness in the simple fact they make their music together. A situation where you ca…