MP3 Mark Harrison Quintet - Just Add Water
The Mark Harrison Quintet returns with their third contemporary jazz CD - a signature mix of great melodies and arrangements, funky toe-tapping grooves, and exciting solos from these top L.A. players.
10 MP3 Songs in this album (55:27) !
Related styles: Jazz: Contemporary Jazz, Jazz: Jazz-Funk, Featuring Piano
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The Mark Harrison Quintet raise the bar again with their third CD release, "Just Add Water". Keyboardist/composer Mark Harrison creates a very distinctive contemporary jazz and funk mix, again assisted by some of L.A.''s finest players. From the hard funk of "Get In Line", to the gentle lyricism of "Conundrum", to the joyous shuffle groove of "So Far So Good"...this CD truly has something for all fans of contemporary jazz!
Here is an introduction to the Quintet:
Mark Harrison is a Keyboard Magazine columnist and a Grammy-winner endorsed educational author. He composes music for numerous TV shows and commercials, and has performed with top pros such as Jimmy Haslip, John Molo and Jay Graydon.
Rick Rossi is a Grammy-nominated saxophonist who has performed with Ray Charles, Bobbie Caldwell, Brian Setzer, George Duke and many others.
Mark Chosak is a noted L.A. guitarist and producer, and has worked with top pros such as Bob Sheppard, Ric Fierabracci, Jason Harnell and Bill Fulton.
Steve Billman is a member of the bass faculty at the Los Angeles Music Academy, and has performed with Frank Gambale, Alex Acuna, Rob Mullins, Gary Novak and many others.
Matt Starr is a member of the drum faculty at the Los Angeles Music Academy, and has performed with top pros such as Russell Ferrante, Steve Tavaglione, and Kevin Lettau.
Here are some radio and DJ comments about the Quintet:
"Soul and passion - the only way to describe such beautiful music." - KRTU, Texas
"Cool and adorable jazz pieces...your grooves became intelligent friends...I will certainly play more tunes from this wonderful CD." - Radio 94.3, Sweden
"It''s been a pleasure featuring your music on our radio show. Your recording is balanced, with tight arrangements and a sense of fun and enthusiasm throughout." - CHUO, Canada