This is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of part two of Alexander Shulgin's Songbook, Triptych. Producer Richard Niles and multi-instrumentalist Gary Husband discuss what it was like creating part two of Alexander Shulgin's instrumental album.
Atmosphere is a key word for me in my musical endeavor, whether it's in the pop, jazz, classical or fusion realms, and here I had a chance to explore exactly that.." - Gary Husband
Album: Triptych, Shulgin's Songbook - Part 2 Genre: Instrumental/Smooth Jazz/Lounge Composer: Alexander Shulgin Performers: Gary Husband (piano), Martin Taylor (guitar) Producer: Richard Niles Label: Familia Entertainment http://alexandershulgin.musicdish.net
I love jazz because it expresses things so deep that I can't transform in words.
I met John Pizzarelli.
The best show I ever attended was MASP in São Paulo Brazil.
The first jazz record I bought was a Baby Dodds CD.
My heroes on drums: Papa Jo Jones, Sid Catlett, Gene Krupa, Baby Dodds, Zutty Singleton, Ray Bauduc, Vernell Fournier,
Shelly Manne, Jimmy Cobb, Joe Morello, Daniel Humair, Kenny Clarke, Sonny Carr, Buddy Rich, Sam Woodyard, Cozy Cole,
Sonny Greer, Neil Peart, Carl Palmer, Tony Sbarbaro, Vic Berton, Edison Machado, Milton Banana, Rubens Barsotti.
My heroes in jazz: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Coleman Hawkins, Teddy Wilson,
Barney Kessel, Lester Young, Johnny Hodges, Jelly Roll Morton.