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     Eric Reed

Born: Eric Scott Reed on Jun 21, 1970 in Philadelphia, PA
Genres: Jazz, Holiday
Styles: Post-Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Christmas, Holidays, Straight-Ahead Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz
Instruments: Piano

Pianist Eric Reed is one of a growing number of talented musicians who have emerged from Wynton Marsalis' bands to pursue rewarding solo careers in their own right. Born in Philadelphia in 1970, Reed's first exposure to music came through his father, a minister and local gospel singer; he began playing piano at age two and soon discovered jazz, quickly developing into a musical prodigy. He entered music school at age seven, and resisted classical training in favor of jazz, inspired early on by Dave Brubeck, Ramsey Lewis, Art Blakey, and Horace Silver. Four years later, he moved with his family to Los Angeles, where he digested enough jazz history that he was able to begin playing around the city's jazz scene as a teenager, both as a leader and a sideman for the likes of Gerald Wilson, Teddy Edwards, John Clayton, and Clora Bryant. He first met Wynton Marsalis at age 17, and toured briefly with the trumpeter the following year (his first and only at Cal State-Northridge). In 1989, Reed officially joined Marsalis' band as the replacement for Marcus Roberts; the following year, he issued his debut album as a leader, A Soldier's Hymn, on Candid, with backing by his regular trio of bassist Dwayne Burno and drummer Gregory Hutchinson.

Over 1991-1992, Reed worked with Freddie Hubbard and Joe Henderson as a sidelight, returning to Marsalis' group by the end of 1992. He cut a pair of well-received albums for MoJazz, It's All Right to Swing and The Swing and I, during 1993-1994, and in 1995 embarked on his first tour as leader of his own group. Two more dates for Impulse!, 1996's Musicale and 1997's Pure Imagination, found his style maturing and his critical and commercial success growing; he also spent 1996-1998 playing with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. 1999's Manhattan Melodies, his first outing for Verve, was a colorful and sophisticated tribute to New York City; that year, he also undertook the most prominent of several film-scoring projects, the Eddie Murphy/Martin Lawrence comedy Life. Reed also continued to record with Marsalis up into the new millennium. 2001 brought the acclaimed Happiness on Nagel-Heyer, and the next year saw two releases, the well-received From My Heart and a duet album with frequent cohort Wycliffe Gordon on trombone, We.

- Steve Huey (All Music Guide)

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www.nytimes.com/2007/06/14/arts/music/14reed.html?ex=1339473600&en=40950a61e888037a&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss About
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=10611 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.ericreed.net Official website. Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Reed_(musician) About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Reed_(musician) About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Eric Reed - 'From My Heart' - 2002, Savant
 Eric Reed - 'Manhattan Melodies' - 1999, GRP
 Eric Reed - 'Musicale' - 1996, Impulse!
 Eric Reed - 'Pure Imagination' - 1998, Impulse!
 Eric Reed - 'Soldier's Hymn' - 1991, Candid
 Eric Reed - 'Something Beautiful' - 2011, WJ3
 Eric Reed - 'The Baddest Monk' - 2012, Savant
 Eric Reed - 'The Dancing Monk' - 2011, Savant
 Eric Reed - 'The Swing And I' - 1995, MoJazz
  как соисполнитель ...
 David Benoit - 'Jazz For Peanuts' - 2008, Universal
 Wycliffe Gordon - 'Slidin' Home' - 1999, Nagel Heyer Records
 Wycliffe Gordon - 'We' - 2002, Nagel Heyer Records
 Wynton Marsalis - 'Joe Cool's Blues' - 1995, Columbia
 Wynton Marsalis - 'Jump Start And Jazz' - 1996, Columbia
 Wynton Marsalis - 'Standards & Ballads' - 2008, Columbia, Legacy
 Wynton Marsalis - 'Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson' - 2004, Blue Note
 Mary Stallings - 'Live At The Village Vanguard' - 2001, MaxJazz
 Clark Terry - 'One On One' - 2000, Chesky

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