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Myra Melford

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: January 5, 1957    

Myra Melford

”From her first album in 1991, it was clear that this pianist and composer would stay around,” the New York Times said of Myra Melford. Melford has not only stuck around, but she has flourished. She has appeared on more than 20 recordings, including nine as a leader , performed in more than 30 countries, won major awards for composition and piano performance, and worked with some of the world's most innovative musicians. Melford's staying power is the product of ceaseless musical travels; she's always going somewhere. As Francis Davis noted , “Myra Melford is the genuine article, the most gifted pianist/composer to emerge from jazz since Anthony Davis.”...
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  • Life Carries Me This Way

    Firehouse 12 Records
    2013
  • The Whole Tree Gone

    Firehouse 12 Records
    2010
  • Big Air

    Babel Label
    2009
  • The Image of Your Body

    Cryptogramophone
    2007
  • Heart Mountain

    Perspicacity Records
    2007
  • The Image Of Your Body

    Cryptogramophone
    2006
  • When The Two Worlds Touch

    Arabesque Jazz
    2004
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Firehouse 12 Records (2013)

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