David Janeway - Distant Voices
Cat. no: SCCD33145
Release Date: 08 Oct 2021
For the past several years David Janeway can be heard with his current piano trio featuring drummer Billy Hart and bassist Cameron Brown.
‘Distant Voices’ is a tribute to the many jazz pianists that have inspired and influenced Janeway throughout his career.
Classically trained pianist David Janeway was introduced to jazz when his father took him to hear Oscar Peterson live when was 14 years old. He then immersed himself in the rich jazz tradition of Detroit where he grew up. Janeway moved to New York City in 1978 and has since been an active part of New York jazz scene. In the mid-80s he branched out his career in medical science studying psychiatry at Medical School of Michigan State University. He has been holding a dual profession in NYC.
“Janeway is not afraid to experiment in the moment and has a range of technique that allows him to test the waters fearlessly...he is constantly evolving, and I have never heard one player have so many different ways of texturizing.” - Monique Avakian, The Patch
“A skilled composer and pianist capable of creating music that is imaginative, sensitive and often exciting.” - David Franklin, Cadence
Personnel: David Janeway (piano, Fender Rhodes), Cameron Brown (bass), Billy Hart (drums)
Tracks: Sweet And Lovely / Minor Contention / Blue Serge / Moontrane / Gardenia / One For Cedar / Brigitte / Waltz For Zweetie / Excursion / All Or Nothing At All / In Passing / Nefertiti / Movin’ On
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