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Know The Now

Christopher Simmons

"Know The Now" : all original compositions recorded and mixed at Noble Street Studios in Toronto, Canada. - pianist/composer Christopher Simmons, bassist Artie Roth, and drummer Kevin Dempsey. Engineer is George Seara,

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Piece Time, With Peace

Christopher Simmons

Contemporary/Classical Solo Piano.

Solo piano. 14 original compositions.

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Trio Tribute Trilogy

Christopher Simmons Trio

Christopher Simmons - Piano, Artie Roth - Bass, Steve Davis - Drums.

A tribute to Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and Johnny Green.

"A list of beautiful tunes, some familiar, some less known. Chris has found his own original way of presenting them. Approach has nothing to do with "chops" or ego. Rather than show off his hands, Chris has chosen to

Christopher Simmons - Piano, Artie Roth - Bass, Steve Davis - Drums.

A tribute to Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and Johnny Green.

"A list of beautiful tunes, some familiar, some less known. Chris has found his own original way of presenting them. Approach has nothing to do with "chops" or ego. Rather than show off his hands, Chris has chosen to put the music first. He makes us aware of the melody and the real feeling of the tune. Support from Artie Roth and Steve Davis couldn't be better." ~ Don Thompson, OC

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Time To Give

Christopher Simmons Quartet

Christopher Simmons - Piano, Donny McCaslin - Saxophone, Jay Anderson - Bass, Jeff Hirshfield - Drums.

Recorded 1996 at Acoustic Recording, NYC.

"Canadian expatriate pianist/composer Christopher Simmons offers a lyrical tribute to Brazilian composer, Antonio Carlos "Tom" Jobim on "Time To Give". Backed by tenor saxist Donny McCaslin and rhythm

Christopher Simmons - Piano, Donny McCaslin - Saxophone, Jay Anderson - Bass, Jeff Hirshfield - Drums.

Recorded 1996 at Acoustic Recording, NYC.

"Canadian expatriate pianist/composer Christopher Simmons offers a lyrical tribute to Brazilian composer, Antonio Carlos "Tom" Jobim on "Time To Give". Backed by tenor saxist Donny McCaslin and rhythm players". - WILL SMITH - (Omaha World-Herald). "His comfort with the keyboard comes through on the solo pieces, "How Insensitive" and the closing track, "Two Preludes." With its nicely developed nursery rhyme figure, it is his most engaging composition." - DAVID DUPONT - (Jazz Cadence Magazine).

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Away

Christopher Simmons Trio

Acoustic Jazz Trio

Christopher Simmons - Piano, Chris Wood - Bass, Gene Calderazzo - Drums.

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