Recommended if You Like
Keith Jarrett Ramsey Lewis Vince Guaraldi (Charlie Brown)

Genres You Will Love
Moods: Mood: Christmas Jazz: Mainstream Jazz Holiday: Jazz

By Location
United States - North Carolina

Links
Grant's Myspace Page Jeanne's Myspace Page Jeff's Myspace Page The Little Town Trio Myspace Page

Grant Osborne, Peter Innocenti, & Jeff Crouse

Grant Osborne is a native of Raleigh, NC. At age 14 he began playing professionally for churches and theatre groups. Grant became a serious student of jazz at East Carolina University, where he had already begun to make his own living as a musician. After college, he spent several years playing for major cruise lines and performing at exclusive Miami resort hotels. Grant currently resides in NC, and is the pianist for Grammy nominated jazz bassist John Brown. He also plays piano, accordian, and harmonica for rising independent country artist Jeanne Jolly. He is the musical director at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Cary, NC. He has performed with Vince Gill and Amy Grant, and opened for contemporary jazz greats David Sanborn and Joe Sample.

Peter Innocenti, a graduate of William Patterson College and a student of Ron Naspo and Rufus Reid, is originally from New Jersey. He moved to North Carolina in 2005 and quickly became one of the most sought after bass players in town. Peter is truly a student of the music and is constantly building upon his knowledge of recordings and music history. In addition to his excellent sound on the bass, one of Peter’s best qualities as a musician is his ability to work well with others.

Jeff Crouse grew up in Newport News, Virginia and began studying percussion with Howard Curtis. He attended Virginia Tech. and later the University of Miami earning a Masters in Studio Jazz Drumming. During that time Jeff studied with Dr. John Floyd and Steve Rucker learning orchestrial percussion and various styles on the drum set. Jeff relocated to Cary in 2007 and began teaching privately and performing in various small groups and big bands in the area.