"I really enjoyed recording with 'The Modern Jazz
Pilgrims'. The music was very colorful, sincere and unique."
Dave Samuels (Two times Grammy Winner, Berklee College of Music Professor, Vibraphone/Marimba master)
“The Modern Jazz Pilgrims explore contemporary jazz in ways that are at
once engaging, highly- skilled, and fun. The grooves are danceable,
the melodies are playful and catchy, and the playing is first rate at
every level. I had a great time working with these guys, and look
forward to watching them develop and flourish in the coming years”.
Eric Kilburn (Grammy-nominated engineer, Wellspring Sound, Acton, MA)
“The Modern Jazz Pilgrims, a group of world class musicians, play wonderfully diverse music that covers many styles. You are definitely going to enjoy it!”
Ian Froman (Berklee College of Music Professor, Drummer, two times Juno (Canadian Grammy Winner).
“A Song from My Heart" is a unique album that was recorded by the top musicians including two Grammy Winner Dave Samuels. The Modern Jazz Pilgrims is the band that unites musicians from different corners of the world, allowing them to bring their distinct cultures and personalities into their music and performance. Sincere and beautiful melodies of the album, dip right to the bottom of your heart. Whatever images you might have while listening to these melodies, I hope they will evoke a bright emotional response".
Sergei Ioannisyan (international band leader/drummer/composer)
Sergei Ioannisyan - Drummer, Composer
Dave Samuels - Vibraphone
Max Lubarsky - Piano
Annette Philip - Vocal
Daniel Ian Smith - Saxes
Jesse Williams - Bass