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Pianist David Leonhardt's Upcoming Trio Appearances

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April 21 In concert at The Bucks County Community College An Evening Of Gershwin 275 Swamp Road, Newtown PA. Call 215-968-8087. http://www.bucks.edu/cultural

David Leonhardt is featured in an in depth interview in the March issue of Cadence Jazz magazine. Wow!

http://www.davidjazz.com July 7 David Leonhardt trio at The Deer Head Inn w/ David Fathead Newmanhttp://www.deerheadinn.com

July 13-16 Iridium Jazz Club New York city w/ David Fathead Newman http://www.iridiumjazzclub.com

David Leonhardt jazz pianist and composer is featured on the new David “Fathead" Newman CD “City Scapes" on the High Note label with David Leonhardt on piano and arrangements by David Leonhardt. http://www.jazzdepot.com

Coming upa new CD in the fall!

“Leonhardt has been in lots of big-name company in his career.He's a polished, inventive player, a good judge of repertoire, an imaginative arranger."Erie Times-News Bob Protzman

“Leonhardt fashions each interpretation so that it stands out as an improvised work that the group can explore thoroughly. Together, they turn over clusters of brightness that come surrounded by a hearty rhythmic foundation." Jim Santella All About Jazz

About David Leonhardt

Mr. Leonhardt established himself as an international performing artist when he toured for four years as pianist for jazz legend Jon Hendricks, accompanying vocalists such as Diane Reeves and Bobby McFarren. Joining The David “Fathead" Newman Quintet he furthered his reputation as a burning jazz pianist and made his name familiar on the New York jazz scene. He went on to form his own band performing in the U.S., Japan, and Europe. In 1991 he founded Big Bang Records and released his first CD “Departure" to great critical acclaim as well as his popular CD “Reflections".

Mr. Leonhardt has produced, arranged, and performed on numerous recordings with jazz stars Stan Getz, Slide Hampton, Jon Hendricks, Eddie Henderson, Robin Eubanks, Ray Drummond, and Lewis Nash. His compositions have been recorded by such jazz greats as Stanley Turentine, David “Fathead" Newman, Hank Crawford, and Claudio Roditi. He has written arrangements for The Art Blakey Big Band and been guest conductor and arranger for The Benny Carter Orchestra.

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