Jazz from the TODD MYERS QUARTET
"The first time playing with Todd was a swinging time. He has a conscious mind for keeping
the time steady and always swinging. Todd is soon to be a major influence on
Jazz musicians of the future."
. . .Jaki Byard
"If you close your eyes you can hear a little of, Elvin Jones, Roy Haynes, Art Blakey &
Jeff Watts, but Todd still brings his own sound to the drums."
. . .Earl Turbinton
"Archie Shepp's Quartet was driven by the hard swing of drummer Todd Myers."
. . .Rainer Bratfisch Berliner Zeitung, Germany
"a loose group of soon-to-be important Musicians."
. . .Peter Watrous, NY Times
"Myers, a drummer, leads a band of neo-boppers who prove that mature players need not be
. . .Deni Karsel, JazzTimes
"Their Sound is a fresh, vivid and sharp: so called 'Neo four-beat' Jazz"
. . .Jazz Life, Japan
The TODD MYERS QUARTET is:
- Todd Myers: Drums
- Carlos McKinney: Piano
- Steve Wilson. Alto Saxophone
- Rasmus Lee: Tenor Saxophone
- Jesse Yusef Murphy: Bass
- Johannus Weidenmuller: Bass
Recorded May 29, 1993 at Sear Sound, N.Y., N.Y.
live to two track on Panasonic SV-3700 Pro Dat
Steinway C - 7'6' played on all tracks
Steve Wilson appears courtesy of Criss Cross Records
Todd Myers plays Sonorlite drums
Produced by Todd Myers
Engineered and Mastered by Frederic Kevorkian at Sear Sound
Photography by Barry Michlin
Cover Designs by Eileen Byrne
check out Todd's performance dates on the Changing Tones Event
- Comedian Lea Deleria: U.S. tour
- Fall 95: Archie Shepp Quartet European Tour
- Berlin Jazz Fest '95: Live TV broadcast
- Pescara, Italy Jazz Festival '95
- Summer, 1996 Japan Tour: Todd Myers Quartet with Japan's premiere Jazz pianist
- Jaki Byard Trio on Timeless Records
- Voyage on Buzz Records, featuring Steve Wilson & Carlos Mckinney
Special thanks to Mom @ Dad (S. & G.), Miles Davis, Art Blakey,
Max Roach, Jack Dejonette, Carl Allen, Keith Copeland, Tony
Williams, Royal Hartigan, Jim Hall, John Coltrane, Elvin Jones,
Reggie Workman, Milton Hinton, Steve Wilson, Boom Restaurant,
Dr. Martha Cortes D.D.S., and Eileen Byrne.
MACK THE KNIFE
WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE
BLUES FOR YOU
YOU, THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC
BODY AND SOUL
All Songs (ASCAP) except Uptown Traveler - E'Jaaz Music Inc. (BMI)
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