Due to the Memorial Day weekend, I'm a day off on my Sunday Music Muse Day post. This time up, three new purchases from my local music shop Hi-Fi Lounge, two of which have local connection. First, there is Paradigm Shirt - Shifting Times CD. They're a local organ trio I've heard on Jazz 90.1 radio, and I've seen their concerts listed in the local papers, but I hadn't had a chance to hear them live. I'll be sure to correct that.
Iyer hail from Freeport, NY, which is near Rochester, and he is one of
the hottest young pianist performing today. I like this CD more than
the last one of brought of his. This one is more accessible to me.
Finally, there is the Brad Mehldau Trio - Anything Goes CD. This set
showcases covers of various well known tunes in a very different
Considering myself a guitar-centric music lover, I try to
step outside that comfort zone with these piano and organ based groups.
They're worth checking out. Enjoy