Shaking the Blues Away
John Gill is one of the top stride piano players working today. Hailing from Perth Western Australia he makes a US tour ever 2 or 3 years. He has performed at many of the premier jazz festivals in the world over the years. He will be at the Scott Joplin festival in Sedalia, MO. this summer and then tour west doing a number of concerts in California. This CD showcases his versatility playing ragtime, jazz, blues and stride. He can take a standard like 'Indiana' and turn it into a hot piano number. This recording has outstanding sound quality.