LISA HILTON Jazz Pianist
2009 release. Acclaimed Jazz pianist/composer Lisa Hilton's 11th release features in her band top jazz musicians, all current DownBeat Magazine Critic's Choice winners: Lewis Nash (drums), Larry Grenadier (bass), Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), and J.D. Allen (tenor sax). Recorded at the famed Avatar Studio in NYC by 18-time Grammy Award-winning engineer/ producer, Al Schmitt. Hilton's own piano shimmers throughout on five originals and five iconic covers by artists such as Joni Mitchell, Janis Joplin, Marvin Gaye and Henry Mancini. Hilton continues to receive outstanding reviews, strong radio play, and has developed a broad fan base for her melodic instrumental Jazz approach.