“Music can often convey what words alone cannot.” — Alan Storeygard
Classical Music with a Sensational Jazz Twist!
Recently released from jazz pianist Alan Storeygard, and his group The Alan Storeygard Trio, “Jazz Meets the Classics”.
This is a unique and brilliant album featuring Alan Storeygard with the Alan Storeygard Trio and friends. Storeygard, who is a pianist, composer, artist and physician, has taken classics such as Beethoven’s “Ninth Symphony” and added a twist to incorporate a jazz component in his own style.
“Music is medicine for the soul.” — Alan Storeygard
Alan Storeygard is as dedicated to music as he is to medicine. A versatile pianist, composer and arranger and shows his true versatility with his new album. Storeygard harmoniously weaves Jazz, Blues, and Classical music as the mood strikes him. Alan’s new album, ‘Jazz meets the Classics’, reflects a lifetime of musical influence with his signature style. The album delivers a brilliant poetic synthesis of symphonious Classical/Jazz arrangements to honor many great Classical and Romantic composers, along with Contemporary Jazz and Classical artists.
This new album ‘Jazz Meets The Classics’ is Alan Storeygard’s fifth album and it ROCKS!
Track 5 is “The Star Spangled Banner with Italian Ending (from Nessun Dorma)”. This is an amazing rendition. The beginning is very jazzy sounding and then, in big bold notes, one begins to know the melody. A very moving piece! Other surprises on this album are pieces composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Johann Sebastian Bach and Sergei Rachmaninoff that Storeygard has arranged and taken to a new level.
This is an amazing album that has seen Alan Storeygard receive rave industry reviews and has opened up a whole world-wide fan base, it has picked up international radio and is guaranteed to continue its Global popularity among music lovers of both Classical and Contemporary music.
This is a highly recommended CD, it will offer a whole new inspiration and perspective on some brilliant classical music.
“Storeygard is a genius, a renaissance man – a world-class pianist, composer, physician, and artist. While he’s been influenced by Ramsey Lewis, Dave Brubeck, and Oscar Peterson, and Bill Evans, his own unique style has emerged which rivals all of these jazz greats.”
— Garrick Feldman (editor-in-chief, Arkansas Leader; jazz & blues critic)
Unique and Brilliant… Alan Storeygard’s magnificent imagination, and his magical fingers, will take you on a wonderful musical journey…A journey you may not wish to return from in a hurry!