Colter Harper | Once Upon A Mind

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Once Upon A Mind

by Colter Harper

Composer and guitarist Colter Harper brings together Pittsburgh's finest improvisors to interpret 11 originals. Features drummer David Throckmorton (Maynard Ferguson, BEAM), pianist Mike Murray (Joe Lovano), percussionist Jim Dispirito (Rusted Root).
Genre: Jazz: Traditional Jazz Combo
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1. Fourth Way
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2. Dark Days
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3. Helpless Like A Rich Man's Child
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4. Cascade
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5. What Everyone Wants
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6. Once Upon A Mind
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7. Just Another Melody
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8. Black Volta
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9. Desert Rose
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10. Move
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11. Wrong Turns
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12. Dark Days
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Album Notes
Colter Harper is a graduate of Duquesne University where he received a bachelors in jazz performance. Currently he is completing a PhD in ethnomusicology at the University of Pittsburgh under the direction of Dr. Nathan Davis. Colter has studied privately with Pittsburgh guitarists Jimmy Ponder, Eric Susoeff, Ken Karsh, Marty Ashby, and Joe Negri. His playing is informed by a wide range of styles beyond traditional jazz. In 2000 and again in 2005, Colter studied music in West Africa and continues to incorporate these experiences into his playing. Colter continues to perform regularly as a sideman and bandleader and has had his compositions featured by the band Gemini and trumpeter Sean Jones.


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Joy Ike

"Better than the best"
Colter Harper and his cronies are talented. The CD is incredible but a LIVE experience is even better. Make sure to check them out and buy the CD.