Vibraphonist, Composer Jay Hoggard’s music has touched the hearts and souls of listeners around Planet Earth for 40 years. Jay Hoggard has long ranked with the greatest vibraphone innovators. Jay’s music is positive, spiritual, uplifting, and happy. He masterfully draws on traditional and contemporary musical vocabulary to develop new directions for the vibraphone. Jay seamlessly blends jazz and gospel roots with African marimba rhythms. His performance repertoire represents the three B’s of the jazz tradition (Blues, Bop, Ballads) with original innovations.
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JHVM LABEL RELEASES FIVE JAY HOGGARD RECORDINGS!
by Scott Yanow
A very significant vibraphonist for for over 30 years, Jay Hoggard has long
with the greatest innovators of his instrument including Lionel Hampton, Red
Milt Jackson, Terry Gibbs, Bobby Hutcherson, Gary Burton, Khan Jamal and Walt
Dickerson, as well as his contemporaries Steve Nelson, Joe Locke, and Stefon
The release of five of his CDs, including SOULAR POWER and SOLO FROM TWO
SIDES, gives listeners an opportunity to experience some of the many sides of
vital musician, and they document the vibraphonist's musical language during
first ten years of the 21st century