The Green Gate - Phil DeGreg $15
The piano trio is widely considered to be the ideal medium for rhythm section players to express their full potential, both as soloists and as sensitive accompanists. In more ways than one, this recital of music signals another stage of development in the musical adventures of pianist Phil DeGreg. Although several of the selections on the CD are performed with the quartet, it is the trio that is the focus of each composition and arrangement.
Mr. Degreg is a resourceful pianist, whose steady progress reflects his various experience and interests. The influence of Bill Evans is never too far removed from Phil's playing, but his musical scope is far reaching...
James Williams, jazz pianist, New York City, June 7, 1998
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