Born: April 2, 1972
Jazz-Fusion guitarist, Brian Kastan introduces his newest CD, Roll the Dice on Life. This double album showcases dynamic original compositions by Brian Kastan. The goal of this album is to balance the integrity of composed songs with the fierce energy activated by free improvisation. This album produces high energy jazz-fusion between Brian Kastan’s raw yet playful electric guitar, Miles Griffith’s rich provocative vocals, bassist Steve Rust’s artful sound pallet, and Peter O’Brien’s rhythmic and dynamic play on drums—All of which take the listener on a journey to new, uncharted musical territory.
Jazz Views With CJ Shearn: Best albums of 2016
Jazz Views with CJ Shearn Best Albums of 2016 year end list.
A lot of impressive albums this year, if not all have been reviewed on the blog, they
certainly have been listened to. What I consider to be the crème de la crème this year.
Brian Kastan: Roll The Dice On Life (Kastan Records)
ROLL THE DICE ON LIFE: Ev’ry once in a while, a promoter sends me an album they
may not even realize is destined to make musical HISTORY… think “Zappa 21st
Century”… Brian’s guitar is just killer.
Sometimes I get some strange stuff in for review