Cyrus Chestnut - Cyrus Chestnut (CD, Album)

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  1. Jul 30,  · The foundation holds with his Telarc debut, Genuine Chestnut. The album begins with the delightful "The Brown Soldier. In addition to Chestnut's piano, the song highlights Russell Malone's guitar, with nods to Michael Hawkins on bass and Neal Smith on drums.
  2. Chestnut’s recordings include Dark Before the Dawn (), which debuted in the sixth spot on the Billboard jazz charts; Earth Stories (), for which he composed nine of the CD’s eleven tracks; a solo piano album, Blessed Quietness: Collection of Hymns, Spirituals, and Carols (); Cyrus Chestnut (); Soul Food (), a blend of.
  3. In , Chestnut released his debut album for HighNote, the trio effort A Million Colors in Your Mind, which featured backing from bassist David Williams and drummer Victor Lewis. For his second HighNote effort, 's Natural Essence, the pianist was joined by bassist Buster Williams and drummer Lenny White.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Cyrus Chestnut on Discogs. Label: Atlantic - • Format: CD HDCD, Album, Repress • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Contemporary Jazz/5(3).
  5. Sep 30,  · In Cyrus Chestnut’s hands the piano isn’t so much an instrument as a soul-powered chariot that swings with abandon, carrying listeners along on a joyous ride. A standout since his student days at Berklee, Chestnut spent formative years accompanying vocalese legend Jon Hendricks, anchoring the quintessential young lion quintet of Terence.
  6. Cyrus Chestnut buy CD music This album is quite suberb. I hadnt heard much about CC or his music but this is right up my street. He shows his ability across many genres of jazz piano with great aplomb. His guests, Anita Baker and Jo Lovano particularly, complement him beuatufully.
  7. Oct 10,  · Cyrus Plays Elvis is most satisfying when the pianist breaks loose from the original setting and leaves it way behind. On the album's opening track, "Hound Dog," he sticks cautiously close to the root melody and tempo until it's solo time, at which point Chestnut .
  8. Yves Beauvais has done a good job with Cyrus Chestnut's previous four discs, avoiding contrivance at every turn. Even the pair's most deliberate session, the hymns-and-spiritual album Blessed Quietness, had an utterly natural charm/5(6).

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