Please come to CBGB 313 Gallery www.cbgb.com for a set Thursday evening November 6th at 11:00 p.m. Valtinho Anastacio will accompany once again on percussion. $5. cover for the entire evening. Hope you can make it.
Walk the Bike, Richard's first CD which has been praised by The Big Takeover, Performing Songwriter, Dirty Linen, Shredding Paper, and Cadence Magazine among others, has recently charted in jazz , alternative, folk and americana college radio charts and is available at Tower Records
I swear, Walk the Bike is the happiest, sweetest, goofiest, most optimistic album I've heard in a long time, without -- get this -- ever being smarmy or sappy or stupid ... positively uplifting ... arrangements that are simple and perfect..."-- Holly Day The Big Takeover MusicDish Industry e-Journal musicdish.com
Bliwas transforms intricate phrases into seamless music that has flow to go along with the freedom he exhibits in his playing. He has produced an engrossing creative album." -- Cadence Magazine"
Bliwas walks the line between jazz and folkrock with confidence, producing a dialectic sound that compliments rather than conflicts. His lyrics range from profound to silly to cryptic but always with something to say ." -- Shredding Paper
poetic mystic ...other dimensional access..." --Kate Smith, Jazz Radio Promoter
Jazzy, bluesy, uncategorizable work. Eclectic. Quite a cast of players, too! --Brent Wilcox KEUL Jazz Director
Beatles doing rock... but in his way, doing jazz. --Barry Gaston KMUW
Bliwas' Walk the Bike definitely sets it's own boundaries. --Mike Rz WDPS-FM
Walk the Bike. It's way cool..... sort of like early Steely Dan, if they were all sniffing model glue! I love this record --Ray Graf -- All Things Considered
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