Julian Waterfall Pollack, Piano, Rhodes, Synth
Noah Garabedian, Bass
Evan Hughes, Drums
"...I've had the great pleasure to work with the rhythm section of Julian Pollack, Noah Garabedian, and Evan Huhges. As a trio they create a warm swinging joyous feeling that is infectious and inspiring...I had a ball playing and exploring all kinds of music with them."
- JOE LOVANO, Jazz Legend
"...reminiscent of early work by French pianist Jean-Michel Pilc or Japanese keyboardist Hiromi."
"...a wonderful new player on the jazz scene...watch out for this kid!"
- MARIAN MCPARTLAND, host of NPR's PIANO JAZZ
"...a tremendously gifted player whose debut CD, Goin' For It, is the work of an artist advanced far beyond his 18 years..."
- CONTRA COSTA TIMES
"I want to be the first to say it: Julian is a genius"
- ALBERT "TOOTIE" HEATH, Jazz Legend
"[Pollack] has been turning heads for a while now, because his playing is loose, confident, rhythmically assured and emotionally committed"
- THE MERCURY NEWS, San Jose
"...amazing young pianist..."
- NPR Music
"Julian Pollack is a talented piano player and composer who glides across the keyboard creating shapes of varying angles. He is talented, confident, and open minded"
- DAVE SAMUELS, legendary jazz vibraphonist (The Carribbean Jazz Project)
"...young discoveries Taylor Eigsti; Kyrgystani prodigy Eldar; California ace Julian Waterfall Pollack; and Houston-bred Helen Sung"
- THE SEATTLE TIMES
"Berkeley High's recent emeriti include drummer Justin Brown, and pianists Mike Aaberg and Julian Waterfall Pollack, and trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire"
- THE EAST BAY EXPRESS