He also worked and recorded with numerous other musicians among them Jeff Lorber. Elemental — Otmaro Ruiz, Jimmy Branly and Jimmy Haslip… Low end powerhouse and former Yellowjacket backbone, Jimmy Haslip collaborates with pianist, composer, arranger and educator Otmaro Ruíz and virtuosic rhythm guru Jimmy Branly for a project that is a perfect mix of composition and broad audience appeal. During his career, he has also worked with Jimmy Branly, Sal Cracciolo, , , Eddie Resto, Mike Vax, and Trio Nuevo. Before this appointment, he taught the Jazz Studies Program at. He expanded his interests when he began listening to jazz greats like John Coltrane, Elvin Jones, Chick Corea, and Keith Jarrett to name a few.
Haslip has been nominated for 22 Grammy awards and has won 3. He regularly performs with the John Daversa Progressive Big Band, John Daversa Small Band, and is a guest conductor and soloist all over the world. Everything in this book has practical applications to many styles of music. From 1976—1980, he attended in Boston and taught there during the 1980s. The high energy mover leads with dramatic injections from both Mr. Jimmy was actively composing, arranging, producing and performing with Yellowjackets. Over his 50+ years of playing, he has contributed to the biggest names in music over a plethora of genres Je? Jimmy Haslip was born December 31st, 1951 in the Bronx, New York.
Jimmy continued to evolve in his approach to playing the drums when he worked with Gonzalo Rubalcaba who taught him to play with the more sensitive range of the instrument. Considered one of the most important jazz pianists in the current scene, Venezuelan Otmaro Ruiz is known for his versatility and virtuosity. He learned about from friends whose interests went beyond rock and blues. Daversa is Chair of Studio Music and Jazz at University of Miami, and directs the Frost Concert Jazz Band. Jimmy Branly was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in a rich musical environment of Cuban flavors. Jimmy moved to the United States in 1998, performing and recording with many groups and artists.
He performed at The White House in 2013 a Latin presentation for President Obama. The trio brings the audience up then down then back up again all the while compelling exquisite anticipation. Ruíz is regarded as one of the most sought-after keyboardists on the scene yet still finds time forteaching. Branly also has played with greats from all genres including Colin Hay,Abraham Laboriel, Michael Nezmith, John Patitucci, Doc Severinsen, Ricky Martin, Andy Garcia, Natalie Cole, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan. The album features powerful original ballads — songs now haunted by the devastation of the city.
Jimmy Haslip was a founding member and 32 year band mate of The Yellowjackets. Being introduced to this style of music was of special import since Rock was not a significant genre in Cuba. Jimmy decided to move to California after being exposed to the rich range of social and musical opportunities that the United States has to offer. In the 1990s, he moved to Los Angeles and was a sideman for pop acts such as and. Born in Havana in 1964, Juan-Carlos is a fourth generation musician. Haslip jump in quickly in a way that are both supportive and improvisational.
In his early teens he belonged to professional bands that played rock, , and at local venues. He also worked with , , , , and. His playing has been featured on film and television, including , , , and. In 1993 he fled to the United States, to make his own music, his way. There are also play-along tracks with a band so you can apply the examples in a musical setting and begin to develop a real feel for playing this music. Daversa has worked with Moonchild, , , , , Gin, , Holiday on Ice, Big Band, , , , and. Jimmy Branly was born in Havana, Cuba, and grew up in a rich musical environment of Cuban flavors.
At the young age of 9, his father introduced him to rock music including the band, Deep Purple. He went to New York where he established a band, and in 1998 he was signed to the world music label Wicklow Records. He is the son of Jay Daversa, former trumpet player for and Los Angeles studio musician. He grew up in Huntington, Long Island. These lyrical jabs give way to a simple, soaring melody on keyboards that establishes the emotional trajectory for the rest of the song. Branly rounds things out and brings itin as Mr.
Askren started on clarinet and saxophone, but switched to guitar when he was fourteen. The material represents a fusion of his experiences growing up in Cuba and shows how he applied this knowledge when he got to the United States and began performing. Haslip steps out with a subdued but perfect solo. . Then, after several years of touring with his band and some major concerts — with Buena Vista Social Club veteran Eliades Ochoa, and world music stars Cesaria Evora, Milton Nascimento and Susana Baca — Juan-Carlos decided to take on the challenge of a solo guitar project. John Daversa Background information Born , U. .