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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: March 14    

Bill Beach has performed with many jazz legends including Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Eddie Harris, Nat Adderley, Mark Murphy and Howard Roberts. He has studied with Marian McPartland, Jack DeJohnette and Warren Bernhardt. Bill has performed in Japan, Mexico, and many European countries.

In 2002 Bill began serious study of Brazilian music and the Portuguese language. His well received 2004 release “Letting Go” included 5 vocal interpretations of Brazilian classics as well as 5 of his original instrumental compositions. He made his first trip to Brazil in 2006 where he met and performed with many Brazilian musicians...
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Featured recording “BRASIL BEAT”

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BRASIL BEAT

Axial Records (2010)

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“Bill Beach is a swinging jazz pianist with a terrific sense of motion, understated pyrotechnics and a fleet set of rhythmic reflexes. Singers and instrumentalists (including well-knowns like Joe Henderson, Mark Murphy and Bobby Hutcherson) have known that for years. What's been kept under wraps is that Beach is also a great singer, with a soft João Gilberto timbre and a yen for slinky bossa novas (sung in Portuguese, no less!).” -Tim Duroche, Willamette Week

“Bill Beach’s pianistic technique is striking, inventive and musically effective. His solos emerge in a crisp lyricism that is engaged, resonant and consistently brilliant.” -Rebecca Webb, KINK radio

“Not content to be one of Portland’s finest jazz pianists, on his new album “Letting Go” Bill showcases his singing with some beautiful Brazilian songs-in perfect Portuguese.” -Darrel Grant, Leroy Vinegar Institute

“a wistful, classic Brazilian sound” “beautifully articulated Portuguese”

“Legato lines flow effortlessly, and lush chord voicings never obscure his clean touch and rhythmic dexterity...

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