Gini Wilson, The Duchess, is legendary in the Bay Area as a brilliant jazz pianist, entertainer, composer This chamberjazz CD SFCJQ is sexy and intelligent and features as special guest vocalist the celebrated Jackie Ryan.
" Enormously gifted Bay-Area pianist and composer Gini Wilson puts her own spin on an eclectic repertoire...music this tasteful and accomplished cannot be bound by genres" Ken Hohman, All about Jazz.
Co-founder of the SFCJQ, saxophonist and composer Steve Heckman "creates an extravaganza of beautiful tenor playing", and has performed with such as Howard McGee, Roswell Rudd, Andrew Hill, Bennie Green and many other.
Pat Klobas is known as a creative bass player and composer in both classical and jazz fields from the SF Opera to The American Jazz Philharmonic. Drummer Ron Marabuto worked in NYC with Pepper Adams, Roland Hanna and Rufus Reid.
Dear Gini-Just checking out your CD and it really is beautiful! I love the orchestration ideas...and compositions! Good ideas in the solos! Well constructed!!!