Best of the Vintage Solo Piano Jazz
Pianist Gini Wilson: The Duchess, is the Director and co-founder of the well known San Francisco ChamberJazz Quartet. Best of the Vintage contains lyrical and haunting arrangements of well-loved jazz standards, two pop songs, two bossa novas by the famed composer Amandio Cabral, and some emotionally resonant originals by the legendary Bay Area pianist.
Wilson is a highly trained musician who is informed by the best elements of classical music and jazz. Emotion-drenched chord progressions and effortlessly floating harmonies are just a few of the tools she employs to convey her deeply personal musical statements. Wilson's precise execution sounds nothing short of regal ..." --Ken Hohman, All About Jazz.
Legendary in the Bay Area for her irreverent sense of humor as well as her mix of numerous jazz-related styles--Monk, Chopin, Waller, Bach, Bill Evans--pianist Gini Wilson effortlessly and beautifully blends the realms of jazz and classical, ...seemingly disparate musical styles can actually create perfect harmony." --Jonathan Widran, All Music Guide.