Seascape features a selection of classic jazz recordings including: All Blues" and Nardis", (Miles Davis); Lullaby of Birdland", (George Shearing); Seascape", (Johnny Mandel); On Green Dolphin Street", (Kaper, Washington); My Favorite Things", (Rodgers, Hammerstein); Speak Low", (Weill, Nash) and Like Someone in Love", (Van Heusen, Burke). Two original compositions by Bill Howland, Surfsong" and Joharis Window" are also included on the CD.
Bill has resided in Charleston, South Carolina for the past four years. Prior to this, he lived in Brewster, Massachusetts, where he played regularly throughout Cape Cod.
Bill Howland currently appears at the Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, in the Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King Street, Charleston, on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6-9 pm. He will be performing for the Town of Kiawah Island Arts Councils Piano Bar Series on October 7th and 21st.
Howlands prior releases include On A Clear Day" (2005) and Moon Rays" (2008).
Bill Howland gives the tunes some fresh life and performs with taste and a light solid swing."
(Scott Yanow, The Los Angeles Jazz Scene)
Bills style is not overly showy, but solid, beautiful playing that wins over our ears and hearts at once."
(Cheryl Kain, The Cape Codder)
Seascape", Moon Rays" and On A Clear Day" can be found via the internet on Bills website www.howlandonline.com as well as iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby.