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The Scott Healy Ensemble’s “Hudson City Suite”

2014 Grammy® Nomination for Best Instrumental Composition
“Koko on the Boulevard”


Following a year of rave reviews and national jazz radio airplay, Los Angeles composer, performer, and Conan O’Brien keyboardist Scott Healy scored a 2014 Grammy nomination for his ten-piece jazz ensemble tour de force Hudson City Suite.

Scott Healy’s Hudson City Suite unites past and present musically as well as conceptually, bridging traditional big-band swing with lithe jazz modernism. -Downbeat Magazine

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Healy reveals himself to be a composer of serious sonic merit. -Jon Regen, Keyboard Magazine

Profoundly beautiful…like Hindemith meets Kenton and Ives at Mingus’ house for lunch…a soundtrack for the movies in his mind. -Bill Milkowski

Healy has conjured up a captivating, amazingly varied and colorful range of sounds and moods with just a tentet here, showing that less can be more in jazz ensembles. -George Kanzler, NYC Jazz Record

There’s nothing more you can say about this session other than it’s a four star showcase of killer playing unfurling a load of beautiful music. -Midwest Record Review

…a thrilling panorama of sounds and moods… -Jazz Weekly


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Aug
3
Sun
Scott Healy Quintet @ Memorial Park, Pasadena, CA
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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I’ll be bringing a quintet to this outdoor concert in Pasadena, CA on August 3rd at 7 PM.

I will be doing an organ trio plus two horns…we’ll funk, groove and swing SoCal.

Here’s the band:

Bill Churchville – trumpet

Tom Luer – temor

John Chiodini – guitar

Bill Wysaske – drums

Scott Healy – B3

Click Here for link to Event on levittpavillionpassadena.org

Aug
17
Sun
Mike Price Jazz Orchestra @ Tyhpoon
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mike Price Jazz OrchestraI’m excited about playing piano with Mike and his ensemble, especially since we’re performing some of the greatest music of the 20th century, selections from the Ellington/Strayhorn suites.

Two sets, one at 6pm and one at 7:30.

Typhoon is one of my favorite places to play – it actually has great acoustics, and pretty amazing asian (fusion?) cuisine.

BTW if you know the Suites, you know the piano parts are sparse but profound.

 

Visit Mike’s website.

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