Archive for October 12th, 2012

Don Grusin & Bill Sharpe – Trans Atlántica

Grammy awarded American composer, producer, arranger and pianist Don Grusin has released in 35 years 20 CDs of his own, performing with the who is who of the jazz world.

Composer and pianist Bill Sharpe is a member of the famous UK group Shakatak. Bill’s solo projects are Famous People (1985), State of the Heart (1998), Close To My Heart (2006) and Peace Of Mind (1999) with guitarist Fridrik Karlsson, member of Mezzoforte.

Sharpe met Grusin through his consultancy work for Technics keyboards. Grusin co-produced Sharpe’s second solo album in Los Angeles. Their first collaboration as composers and musicians was the album Geography (2006). Trans Atlántica (2012) is the second collaboration of these two great keyboardists.

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