Boston based keyboardist/songwriter Dave Osoff has just been awarded '2004 Instrumental Jazz Album of the Year' for his critically acclaimed album, 'Mosaic', at the annual 'Just Plain Folks' 2004 Music Awards show in Los Angeles on November 7.
In addition, the album track 'Never Enough' was awarded top honors as the the '2004 Instrumental Jazz Song of the Year'.
This year, there were over 100,000 song entries and 10,000 album entries in 60 genres of music.
Just Plain Folks is a worldwide community of over 25,000 Songwriters, Recording Artists, Music Publishers, Record Labels, and numerous other members of the Music Industry.
The album, 'Mosaic' has garnered much critical praise for its innovative blend of jazz, funk, pop, rock, blues, R&B and electronica. An expanded re-release is scheduled for December, 2004, complete with spicy remixes of several tracks, as well as bonus tracks not on the original release.
Dave is also currently recording the follow up to 'Mosaic', as well as a solo piano album, both scheduled to be released in Spring/Summer, 2005.
Dave Osoff has been a touring musician, independent recording artist and producer for over 15 years, and has recorded and/or performed with many top New England based artists, including Rounder recording artist Michelle Wilson and Evil Gal, Tone-Cool artist Tony Lynn Washington, dynamic Boston blues/R+B/soul artist Nicole Nelson, the Vykki Vox Band, Max Creek, Jiggle, Boston Music award winner, The Chris Fitz Band, and critically acclaimed Boston/NYC songwriter Jennifer Matthews.
'Mosaic' features some of New England and New Orleans' finest musicians, including Nyno recording artist Amadee Castenell (tenor sax and flute), who has recorded with Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and New Orleans legends Dr. John, Alan Toussiant and the Neville Brothers, and Scott Murawski (guitar), of the legendary Max Creek, who has also worked with members of Phish.
Dave Osoff has also been previously featured in Keyboard Magazine, as well as in numerous online jazz and music sites, and several Boston based publications.
The album is currently in rotation on over 60 commercial, college and internet stations throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia.