Ezra Weiss Discography of CDs
||Five A.M. Strut CD (2003) |
Ezra Weiss CD discography "This is not only a great first outing but also one of the more enjoyable recordings of the year. We can only hope that Weiss can keep the standard this high for many years to come."
-Duck Baker, JazzTimes
-based pianist Ezra Weiss plays and writes with such remarkable forethought and reach on The Five A.M. Strut, its sobering to think that this was recorded just a year after he finished school."
-Greg Buium, Downbeat
"The Five A.M. Strut is out of this world..."
-Steve Morse and Steve Greenlee, The Boston Globe
-Dick Bogle, The Skanner
"Rarely does a young graduate of a jazz-studies program show the kind of maturity and imagination Ezra Weiss does in The Five A.M. Strut. The 23-year-old pianist has put together an expert band to play an all-original set that sparkles throughout."
-Jay Harvey, The Indianapolis Star
"This sextet date shows Weiss to be a triple threat; he is skillful as a pianist (Horace Silver, McCoy Tyner, and Cedar Walton are obvious pianistic influences) and he is also talented as a bandleader/arranger and a composer."
-Alex Henderson, Allmusic
"Newcomer Ezra Weiss, a pianist/composer, comes out of the gates blazing on this sextet recording.... An auspicious debut from the young pianist/composer."
-Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz
"For a jazz piano debut CD collection, this is a knockout of a winner.... Every musician in this collection is topnotch. Every solo is flawless. If you want to hear one of the finest young jazz pianists to come along in a ...
||Persephone CD (2005) |
Ezra Weiss albums Track Listing of songs: Lord Give Me Wings; Rise and Fall; Family Song; Winter Machine; The Dancer; Capricorn; Persephone; Laugh at Yourself; Spring;
||Get Happy CD (2007) |
Ezra Weiss music CDs On this highly personal album, composer/pianist Ezra Weiss explores the theme of happiness with a wide range of songs, styles, and instrumentation. He is joined by some of New York's top young musicians, plus greats Billy Hart and Antonio Hart.
personnel:Ezra Weiss, piano, rhodesKevin Louis, trumpetAntonio Hart, alto saxophoneKelly Roberge, tenor saxophoneAndy Hunter, tromboneAndrae Murchison, tromboneHeidi Krenn, voiceSamantha Grabler, voiceElif Caglar, voiceCorcoran Holt, bassJason Brown, drumsBilly Hart, drums
All music arranged by Ezra Weiss
Ezra Weiss was born in 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona. He studied at the Oberlin Conservatory and Queens College. Previous recordings include Persephone and The Five A.M. Strut. Weiss has toured the U.S. and ...
||Our Path to This Moment CD (2012) |
Ezra Weiss discography Our Path To This Moment features the dramatic big band compositions of Ezra Weiss. The 17 musicians here are led by saxophonist Rob Scheps, who once worked with big band titans Buddy Rich, Mel Lewis, and Gil Evans. World-class trumpeter Greg Gisbert (Maria Schneider, Mingus Big Band, Jazz at Lincoln Center, etc.
) is featured as a special guest, appearing on three of the seven tracks.
Recently listed in the 2012 DownBeat Critics Poll, composer/pianist Ezra Weiss has led bands in many of the country's greatest clubs including Dizzy's in NYC, the Triple Door in Seattle, and Catalina's in Los Angeles. His recordings include The Five ...
||Shirley Horn Suite CD (2010) |
Ezra Weiss songs Track Listing of songs: I Wish I'd Met You; Great City, The; Shirley's Horn's Sound of Love; Blues for Shirley; I Loves You, Porgy; Now That You Mention It; Estate; Something Happens to Me; May the Most You Wish For;
Ezra Weiss Songs
Popular or famous Ezra Weiss music songs: It's You Or No One, Rise and Fall, Laugh At Yourself, Lord Give Me Wings, I Regret, Winter Machine, Symmetrics. More music songs Jessie's Song, Promise, Don't Need No Ticket, Great City, Capricorn, He Loves and She Loves, Run Under The Fountain, Dancer. More music songs For Heather, Waiting, Spring, Estate, I Loves You Porgy. See All Songs
|Member Name||Worked With|
|Steve Williams||Shirley Horn, Budgie, Ann-Marita, Will Downing, John Farnham, Olivier Hutman, Denise King, Vince Norman, Afrobop Alliance, Marcia Ball|
|Paul Mazzio||Gino Vannelli, Tom Grant, Mary Kadderly, John Nilsen, 3 Leg Torso, Stan Bock, Rosemary Clooney, Rosemary Clooney, Kevin Deitz, Here Comes Everybody|
|Scott Hall||Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Cory Jamison, Kitty Wolf, New Radiant Storm King, Jessica Williams, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Bobby Torres Ensemble, Brian Culbertson|
|Stan Bock||Jeff Baker, Tim Jensen, Lily Wilde & Her Jumpin' Jubilee Orchestra, New Tradition, Lily Wilde, Ben Wolfe, Mt. Hood Jazz Band, Philmore|
|Tom Hill||Aine Minogue, Kirsty Greenwood, Kicks Band, Decemberists, Anthony Braxton, Les Brown, Tom Grant, Victoria Hart, Wauvenfold|
|Gary Harris||Obo Addy, Ellen Kjelgaard Godula, Kicks Band, Curtis Salgado, Rhonda Smith, Leroy Vinnegar|
|Greg Garrett||Paul DeLay|
|Shirley Nanette||Tom Grant|
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