Archive for November 11th, 2018

Aston Grey Project – Outta Time

Aston Grey Project has covered so much ground in a short time. On Sept 10, 2013 released Chill Lounge, the bands first CD ever! Right off the top the guys show you they are here for serious business. Released on the Platinum Vybe Recordings label. The CD gives you insight that all the players are very skilled and ready to show the world just what the Aston Grey Project has to offer. The band was founded by Platinum Vybe Recordings president Chris Clay, who ‘s also an active member of the band. Each member of the Aston Grey Project has been apart of the music business for a minimum of 15 years as studio musicians, writers or vocalist. The Nucleus of the band is Chris Clay (Piano, Strings, Programming, Percussions), Dowell Jones (Drums), Lionel Samuel (guitars), Brandon Green (electric/acoustic bass/upright). All whom have been apart of the music industry for many years.

The Project is committed to bringing it’s fans a full musical experience in recordings as well as the groups live performance. In the forming the Aston Grey Project one of the objectives was to become a platform for unsigned and signed guest artist to shine. “We want to and will feature unsung talent on everyone of our recordings.” – Chris Clay

The band is holding true to that with there second smooth jazz offering Changing The Game featuring lots of great surprises. Across this diverse output, Aston Grey Project artistic vision remains unmistakable. The groups music is firmly grounded in groove and pulse, but also rhythmically intricate and highly interactive; fluidly improvisational, yet uncannily orchestrated; emotionally compelling, as well as innovative in texture, style, and musical form. Its many points of reference include jazz piano titans such as Monk, Ellington, Tyner, and other greats like Norman Brown, Dave Koz, Paul Hardcastle, Najee, David Sanborn, and Spyro Gyro. The Aston Grey Project offers jazz lovers something different in live performances.

Their newest album is Outta Time, just arrived on CDBaby.