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     John Beasley

Born: 1960
Genre: Jazz
Styles: Post-Bop, Crossover Jazz, Fusion
Instruments: Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards

A versatile pianist who has been featured in a variety of settings, John Beasley has been an asset to many different projects. He grew up in Texas to a very musical family. His grandfather played trombone in territory bands and was a junior high school band director for 50 years in Arkansas; his mother led bands and taught music, while his father was a jazz educator at North Texas State University. John Beasley began piano lessons at age eight, but did not become serious about music until he was a teenager. He played guitar, drums and saxophone in local rock bands and even oboe in his high school orchestra, but he eventually switched back to piano and started playing jazz. In 1977 his family moved to Los Angeles and Beasley played both jazz and R&B locally. In 1980, he started working and touring with Sergio Mendes, an association that lasted several years. Beasley became a busy studio musician, producing music for several television series. He spent six years as a member of Freddie Hubbard's quintet, toured with Miles Davis in 1989, has gigged in many different situations in the Los Angeles area, and recorded two albums as a leader for Windham Hill Jazz in the early '90s. Cauldron was issued in 1991 and Change of Heart followed two years later. The new millennium also saw Beasley back again, releasing Surfacing in early 2001.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=3723 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.beasleymusic.com Official website. Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Beasley_(musician) About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Beasley_(musician) About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
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 Jeff Beal - 'Three Graces' - 1993, Triloka
 Will Downing - 'Sensual Journey' - 2002, GRP
 Kyle Eastwood - 'Now' - 2005, Rendezvous Entertainment
 Kyle Eastwood - 'Paris Blue' - 2005, Rendezvous Entertainment
 Michael Franks - 'Blue Pacific' - 1990, Reprise
 Jimmy Haslip - 'Arc' - 1993, GRP
 Hubert Laws - 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' - 2002, Leafage-Japan, Pony Canyon Records
 Hubert Laws - 'Storm Then The Calm' - 1994, Musicmasters
 Tania Maria - 'Love Exposion' - 1983, Concord Jazz
 Eric Marienthal - 'Crossroads' - 1990, GRP
 Eric Marienthal - 'Easy Street' - 1997, Verve, Polygram
 Eric Marienthal - 'Walk Tall' - 1998, Verve, Polygram
 Andreas Oberg - 'Six String Evolution' - 2010, Resonance
 John Patitucci - 'Heart Of The Bass' - 1991, Stretch
 John Patitucci - 'Imprint' - 2000, Concord Jazz
 John Patitucci - 'Mistura Fina' - 1994, GRP
 John Patitucci - 'Sketchbook' - 1990, GRP
 Kenny Rankin - 'A Song For You' - 2002, Verve
 Dianne Reeves - 'Quiet After The Storm' - 1994, Blue Note
 Lee Ritenour - 'Rhythm Sessions' - 2012, Concord
 Lee Ritenour - 'Rit's House' - 2002, Verve
 L. Subramaniam - 'Indian Express & Mani & Co.' - 1999, Milestone
 Andy Summers - 'Earth + Sky' - 2004, Goldenwire
 Steve Tavaglione - 'Blue Tav' - 1997, Creatchy Records
 Steve Tavaglione - 'Silent Singing' - 1997, Unitone

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