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Christian Sands and Friends (The Kennedy Center)

Christian Sands and Friends

Christian Sands is a “rising star” in the world of jazz.  He possesses pianistic technique in abundance, but it perfectly matches his conception.  His use of understatement accomplishes a much deeper musical goal.  He takes a fresh look at the entire language of jazz: stride, swing, bebop, progressive, fusion, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban.  He says, “My music is about teaching the way of jazz and keeping it alive.

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Christian Sands and Friends 10/4/08: Christian Sands and Friends

A protégé of Dr. Billy Taylor, pianist Christian Sands is a “rising star” in the world of jazz. He takes a fresh look at the entire language of jazz: stride, swing, bebop, progressive, fusion, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban. Part of the Duke Ellington Jazz Festival.

Christian Sands and Friends

A protégé of Dr. Billy Taylor, pianist Christian Sands is a “rising star” in the world of jazz. He takes a fresh look at the entire language of jazz: stride, swing, bebop, progressive, fusion, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban. Part of the Duke Ellington Jazz Festival.

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