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Cynthia Hilts

Cynthia Hilts—internationally renowned jazz artist—is a pianist and vocalist, a prolific composer and brilliant lyricist. Her trio CD Second Story Breeze, with Ron McClure

Ron McClure
Ron McClure
b.1941
bass
and Jeff Williams, has just been released. Critics say: “Cynthia Hilts, as mentioned, is true to the bebop tradition with nods to the masters, yet remains uniquely individualistic in style and substance.”

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”Cynthia Hilts is a multifaceted, multitalented artist. She is a phenomenally gifted pianist...This lady can write some terrific, refreshingly new songs and then deliver not only the piano portion but also the lyrics with her dusky, sexy voice.” —Amazon.com

” Cynthia Hilts, as mentioned, is true to the bebop tradition with nods to the masters, yet remains uniquely individualistic in style and substance.” — ejazznews.com

”She plays with the same kind of beauty that Herbie Hancock and Dave Brubeck have in their playing, where it's not just hammering for the sake of hammering, there's a lot of thought in each and every move she makes, which include the amount of space between each chord and phrase...” —the runoffgroove.blog

Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Albums

Second Story Breeze
Second Story Breeze
Blond Coyote Records
2008
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Videos

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