"Straight Up" Jazz and Cocktails
Emmy Award winning Pianist/Composer Brad Hatfield has written and performed music that is perfect for background jazz uses. The music on this CD was written for use in Film and Television when a scene called for elegant background jazz. Many of these pieces have been used in films such as Analyze This, and television shows such as Judging Amy, The Sopranos, Friends, soap operas, and dozens of others.
If you've watched the Boston Pops on July 4th or their "Evening at Pops" Broadcasts, you probably have seen Brad Hatfield performing with artists such as Patti Labelle, kd lang, James Taylor, and Martina McBride. If you've seen the movie "Mystic River", you have heard Brad's featured solo piano playing Clint Eastwood's movie score, along with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Brad also keeps busy performing with a variety of jazz groups in the Boston area and internationally.
Brad has enlisted some of Boston's finest jazz players to perform this relaxed, sophisticated listening music. With over an hours' worth of music, this CD will surely provide the right mood for brunches, cocktails, dinner, and any time you want to hear some light and swinging jazz.