Brian Groder

Born in New York City, New York City, USA. Groder was raised by musicians parents. He played the trumpet and flugelhorn from an early age. He was a member of Atlantic City’s casino and hotel bands, supporting visiting pop stars early in his professional life. After teaching in Philadelphia for a decade, he returned to New York City in early 1990s. Groder was a well-known avant garde jazz and improvised musician. He recorded Abstract Truth’s Curiosity on Acoustical concepts in 1991. Groder is a distinguished composer, despite being known for his pioneering work in free jazz. The Brian Groder Ensemble, Double Perceptions are two of his bands. These include Rez Abbasi (guitar), Dominic Duval on bass, and Newman Taylor Baker on drums. Taylor Ho Bynum, a trumpeter, and J.C. Feil, Michael Mee and J.D. are some of the other musicians with which he has collaborated. Blaise Siwula and Parran, as well as pianists JoAnne Brackeen, J.C. Feil, Michael Mee, and Ron Thomas, are his fellow musicians. He also studied with JoAnne Brackeen, Burton Greene, Katsuyuki Tanksley, Francesca Tanksley, Ron Thomas, and guitarists Kevin Kuhn. Also, Craig Thomas, Andy McKee, Craig Thomas, and Vince Fay. Along with drummers Jackson Krall and John McLellan, John McLellan, Tony Vigilante, John McLellan, John McLellan, John McLellan, John McLellan, Tony Vigilante. Groder also has a long and prestigious association with Sam Rivers, a veteran free jazz saxophonist, and his trio partners, bass player Doug Mathews as well as drummer Anthony Cole. Groder recorded Torque with the Rivers trio in 2006. It was an album that received a lot of praise. Groder is a remarkablely creative musician. He plays with flair, suppleness and great creativity. Groder describes his music as progressive modern music, which he finds stimulating and rewarding. Latham Records is his label. Groder is not only a jazz musician, but he also collaborates with Cherylyn Lavergnino, a choreographer for whom he created ‘Music For Dance’. This work was first performed in New York City in 2006.

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