Rising Stars Series: Isaiah J. Thompson Quartet
Isaiah J. Thompson, piano
Julian Lee, tenor saxophone
Philip Norris, bass
TJ Reddick, drums
Isaiah J. Thompson leads his jazz quartet with virtuoso playing and solid technique, coupled with the confidence of a born band leader. Jazz aficionados will notice homages to jazz greats throughout this performance, but very much appreciate the quartet’s fresh, original approach.
Isaiah J. Thompson is a jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer who began studying classical piano at the age of five and quickly branched out to other styles, including jazz. Since graduating with an MM and BM from The Juilliard School, Mr. Thompson has performed with major artists, including Christian McBride, Steve Turre, John Pizzarelli, and Buster Williams. His recording debut, Handful of Keys with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis, was recorded on Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records.
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