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Taylor Eigsti

Primary Instrument: Piano

Taylor Eigsti

With Taylor Eigsti's new CD, Let It Come to You, the pianist-composer-bandleader takes another giant stride forward as a significant new voice in the jazz world, and at 23, he stands tall among a select few of his generation, who are in the midst of establishing themselves as the jazz stars of the future.

With this, his sophomore outing, and follow-up release to his 2006 breakout debut CD, Lucky to Be Me, for Concord Records, Eigsti says that this now is “the record that I've always wanted to make.” Indeed, Let It Come to You reveals Eigsti as an adventurous artist who, while steeped in jazz tradition, is also committed to advancing it. As he writes in the CD's liner notes, his compositions “provide a glimpse of the new type of music that I am currently gravitating toward and convey the emotional concepts behind their inspiration.”...
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”It is always a joy, not to mention quite reassuring, for any serious acoustic jazz cognoscente to happen upon a young interpreter of the music that not only masters its tradition, but significantly develops his own voice and sound....Be prepared to be blown away.” - Martin Gladu, ALL ABOUT JAZZ

”He's the most amazing talent I've ever come across. Remember him.” - DAVE BRUBECK

”I was more than impressed by 'Let it Come to You.' I was taken aback by the rich musical experience I had just heard. This is one recording not to be missed, trust me.” - Edward Blanco

”There comes a time in every former prodigy's life when they have to be judged on their output as an adult. Eigsti just keeps getting more compelling and inspiring. Four stars * * * *” - Johnathan Widran - ALL MUSIC GUIDE

”'Resonance' deserves an A+...The Eigsti original, “Avolation,” swings with as much force and savvy as any track on the album, highlighting a composer/ player who's going to have a major-league jazz career” - BILLBOARD MAGAZINE

As a leader:

"LUCKY TO BE ME" 2006 - Concord Records
Personnel: Taylor Eigsti, Christian McBride, Lewis Nash, James Genus, Billy Kilson, Julian Lage, Eric Marienthal, Greg Adams, Ben Wendel, Adam Schroeder, Brian Swartz, Garrett Smith

"RESONANCE" 2003 - Bop City Records
Personnel: Taylor Eigsti, John Shifflett, Jason Lewis

"TAYLOR'S DREAM" 2001 - DIW Records (Japan)
Personnel: Taylor Eigsti, John Shifflett, Jason Lewis

"LIVE AT FILOLI" 2000 - Tayjazz Records
Personnel: Taylor Eigsti, John Shifflett, Jason Lewis

"TAY'S GROOVE" 1998 - Tayjazz Records
Personnel: Taylor Eigsti, Seward McCain, Dan Brubeck

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