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January 13, 2008

Vancouver Jazz Pianist Miles Black Celebrates CD Release

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Miles Black Trio
CD Release
Some Enchanted Evening
Fri & Sat, Feb 19 & 20
The Cellar, Vancouver

Miles Black Trio Swings Hard on Album of Classics

Vancouver jazz pianist and composer Miles Black returns to The Cellar jazz club to celebrate the release of his new CD Some Enchanted Evening, February 19 & 20.

Recorded live at the club in August of 2007 and officially released in December, Some Enchanted Evening features the Miles Black Trio, with the pianist joined by Miles Hill (bass) and Dave Robbins (drums). The straight ahead, hard swinging album sees Black and his trio interpreting nine classic standards from the Great American Songbook.

Miles Black began his professional music career in 1980 (at age 14) in Victoria, British Columbia after studying piano in the provincial capital with George Essihos.

Currently based in Vancouver, BC, Miles has a wealth of musical experience as an arranger, producer, composer, session musician, guitarist, bassist, saxophonist, songwriter, musical theatre director, music therapist and college level music instructor. He has performed on countless albums, and has played with many music greats around the world.

Some of the artists/acts with whom Miles has worked include Mark Murphy, Lee Konitz, Slide Hampton, Chuck Israels, Dee Daniels, Jane Siberry, Sheila Jordan, Ernestine Anderson, Paul Horn, Juno-nominated fusion band Skywalk, Shari Ulrich, Moreen Meriden, Carl Allen, Max Roach, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Harry “Sweets” Edison, The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Christine Duncan, Rodney Whittaker, Maynard Ferguson, Lew Tabackin, Bill Goodwin, Claude Ranger, Claudio Roditi, Ingrid Jensen, Carl Anderson, Jim Byrnes, Ann Mortifee, Fraser MacPherson, Houston Person, Johnny Frigo, Von Freeman and many other well known stars of the music world.

for more info visit www.milesblack.com

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