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Barney McAll

Australian pianist, keyboardist, composer and arranger, Barney McAll received a Bachelor Of Music from The Victorian College of Arts and moved to NYC in 1997 after being invited to join Miles Davis alumni Gary Bartz' quartet. He also tours regularly with the various ensembles of trombonist Josh Roseman and with Fred Wesley and the JB's, and The Groove Collective.

Since moving to New York Barney has also performed or toured with Dewey Redman, Jim Black, Maceo Parker, Kenny Garrett, Vernel Fornier, Badal Roy, Stefon Harris, Wallace Roney, Jimmy Cobb, Eddie Henderson and Roy Ayers.

He leads numerous ensembles including; Sylent Running, Triplum and MODAS (Mother Of Dreams And Secrets) and has also written scores for various films including the multi award winning documentary Liberia: An Uncivil War.

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”Barney McAll is a musical conjurer of the highest order.” —CMJ WEBSITE REVIEW

“There was a virtual absence of familiar bop riffs, extended bop harmonies or precise bop rhythms. Instead, Rosenwinkel’s pieces offered turbulent, thickly textured waves of sound, mostly produced by Barney McAll’s impassioned keyboard work.” —LOS ANGELES TIMES

“Barney is a special piano player with that certain heart and touch, so he has great possibilities. He’s a genuine musician, not just a skilled artist. There’s a certain touch that I’m talking about. It’s hard to explain, but he has that.” —BILLY HARPER

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Extra Celestial Arts
2009

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Release The Day

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Transparent Music
2001

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Yemaya One

Yemaya One

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Mother Of Dreams & Secrets

Thirty Two

Thirty Two

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Widening Circles

Release The Day

Release The Day

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Release The Day

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